Vishrambaag Wada is a fine mansion situated at central Pune's Thorale Bajirao Road, was the luxurious residence of Peshwa Bajirao II, the last Peshwa of Maratha confederacy, in early nineteenth century. The 20,000 sq. Feet. Wada presently houses a submit office on its floor ground, some other offices of the municipal agency and a small museum of Maratha artefacts put together via cited Maratha historian, Babasaheb Purandare.
This shape is well-known for its excellent entrance and the balcony with carved woodwork. Vishrambaag Wada became built in 1807 AD at the price of Rs 200,000. It took six years to finish the development. Bajirao II favored this residence to the sick-fated Shaniwar Wada, the fort of the Peshwas. Bajirao II stayed here for eleven years till his defeat in the Third Anglo-Maratha War. After the war the British exiled him with a pension to Bithur near Kanpur. His spouse, Varanasibai, persevered to live right here for a while before joining him in Bithur.
Soon the British took over Pune. In 1821,The new East India Company rulers of Pune commenced the Hindoo university inside the Wada to preserve Sanskrit studying inside the metropolis. The university turned into the forerunner of the Poona university which later became Deccan College. A high college referred to as Vishrambag High School also operated out of the palace. In 1871, an act of arson entirely destroyed the japanese wing of the wada.