Aga Khan Palace

#15 of 23 things to do in Pune

Established by Sultan Muhammed Shah Aga Khan III in 1892, there lies a mighty structure of Aga Khan Palace. It is amongst the most prominent memorials in Indian archives and has been conducive in marking flashes of India's liberation. Aga Khan Palace has been famously recognised both for its architectural perfection as well as its historical importance. In 2003, the building was certified to be of national significance. Expanded over an enormous area of 19 acres, the mansion is presently the headquarters of the Gandhi National Memorial society. Processing khadi is still one of the prime activities in the place. The rationale behind the building of the aforementioned castle was to assist the distressed in the bordering distances who were beaten by famine. Charles Corea, the artist instituted the memorials of Kasturba Gandhi and Mahadev Desai, in the premises of the palace. The palace is also home to a museum which retains a magnificent compilation of photographs. There are also other articles like the special belongings of Mahatma Gandhi. The place also houses ashes of Mahatma Gandhi instilled in its spot. 

Entry timings: 9:00 A.M to 5:30 P.M 

Entry fee: 5/person (Indian), 100/person (foreigner)

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Aga Khan Palace  tour
Aga Khan Palace  tour
Aga Khan Palace  tour
Aga Khan Palace  tour
Aga Khan Palace  tour
Aga Khan Palace  tour
Aga Khan Palace  tour
Aga Khan Palace  tour