Monday Window: Shinde Chatri, Pune, India, 27/3/17…

During my tour of the history of Pune city, a visit was made to Shinde Chatri, a memorial to 18th-century military leader Mahadji Shinde.

The Anglo-Rajasthani style of construction has exquisite and detailed carvings and an imposing three-storey facade. Within the building is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Photographs inside are forbidden, but I did snap one before I was advised of the rule and kindly admonished.

Shinde Chatri was the only place we visited that no-one else was there. I suspect that’s possibly quite unusual in Indian cities and as it has some rather lovely windows and beautiful carvings, I was able to snap away at my leisure…

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