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Visit Shinde Chhatri

The Shinde Chhatri is a memorial constructed for the Maratha leader, Mahadji Shinde. The memorial is situated in Wanowrie and holds great importance for the Scindia (Shinde) people.

The Shinde Chhatri is a memorial constructed for the Maratha leader, Mahadji Shinde. The memorial is situated in Wanowrie and holds great importance for the Scindia (Shinde) people. It has a hall that happens to be the cremation spot of Mahadji Shinde and was built on 12th February 1974. The memorial has a painted silver likeness of the warrior covered with a flame colored turban and a shawl. Prayer vessels are also kept at his feet and are used to please the Lord every morning.

It is said that the warrior Mahadji Shinde also built a temple for Lord Shiva inside the hall in 1974. The carvings and idols of saints in the temple are made of yellow stone and the sanctum has been constructed of black stone. The memorial bears an Anglo-Rajasthani style and showcases fine regional culture.

The Chhatri or hall has carvings and painting along with a gallery in it. It consists of paintings and photographs of the Scindia family. It is considered as an insult to the Maratha Lord if opens an umbrella within the memorial.

Open:Every day

Visiting Charges:None

Timing

Every Day 6.00 AM - 9.00 PM

PREFFERED BY

Photographers, History Seekers

TIME SPENT

Less than 1 hour

ENTRY FEE

Rs.2

Quick Info

  • Attractions

    Education Center
  • Altitude

    560 m
  • STD Code

    020
  • Best Season

    Jul - Feb
  • State/Code

    Pune/4110xx
  • LANGUAGES

    Marathi, Hindi and English