Wanwadi

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Wanawadi
Neighbourhood / Village
Wanawadi
Wanawadi is located in Maharashtra
Wanawadi
Wanawadi
Coordinates: 18°29′32″N 73°54′00″E / 18.492190°N 73.900082°E / 18.492190; 73.900082Coordinates: 18°29′32″N 73°54′00″E / 18.492190°N 73.900082°E / 18.492190; 73.900082
Country India
StateMaharashtra
DistrictPune District
TalukaHavelli
Government
 • TypeMunicipal Corporation
 • CorporatorMr. Prashant Jagtap
Population
 (2006)
 • Totalapprox. 18,500
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Postcode
411040
Telephone code020

Wanawadi (spelt Wanowrie in legacy records of British India) is a neighborhood in Pune, India. It is located at eastern part of Pune. Wanawadi consist of historic structures like Shinde Chhatri temple, Bhairavnath temple, Gwalior bunglow. Structures built during modern times are Mahatma Phule Cultural Center, Armed Force Medical College and Hospital (AFMC), Shivarkar Garden and Bapusaheb Kedari Swimming Pool which attracts people.

Shinde Chhatri[edit]

Shinde Chhatri, Wanwadi, Pune

Shinde Chhatri, located in Wanwadi, is a memorial dedicated to the 18th-century military leader Mahadji Shinde, who served as the commander-in-chief of the Maratha army under the Peshwas from 1760 to 1780. It is a hall that marks the spot of Mahadji Shinde's cremation on 12 February 1794. The three-story memorial has an iron entrance gate and intricate carvings.