Established during the late 17th century, Shaniwar Peth is a famous residential area located in Pune District
. In ancient times, this locality was also known as Murujabad or Murtuzabad when Pune
was under the Muslim rule.
Shaniwar Wada is a major draw here. Hutatma Smarak and Amruteshwar Mandir are some of the other famous places of tourist importance.