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Aga Khan Palace, Pune

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See an important landmark and monument of Indian national history at Aga Khan Palace, a building linked to the lives of Mahatma Gandhi and his family. Gandhi, his wife Kasturba, and his secretary Mahadevbhai Desai were held prisoner here following the launch of the Indian independence movement in 1942. Kasturba and Desai passed away while in captivity, and today their samadhis (tombs) represent major sites of pilgrimage. The Italian-influenced palace, built in 1892 by Imam Sultan Muhammad Shah Aga Khan III, now houses the national memorial to Gandhi, with photographs and paintings capturing moments from his life and the independence movement he inspired. To visit Aga Khan Palace and get the most from your holiday in Pune, create itinerary details personal to you using our Pune vacation builder.
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  • Historically, Aga Khan Palace of Pune holds great significance as from 9th August 1942 to 6th May 1944, this palace was the prison for Mahatama Gandhi, his wife Kasturba and his secretary Mahadev Bhai...  more »
  • Very beautiful place will cost you 200 rupees to enter it have a museum tells the story of gandi and the freedom revolution I recommend it  more »
  • This is a must see place in Pune. Situated in the city and easily accessible by any mode of transportation. We enjoyed our 4-5 hours within it, seeing all valuable items. Garden is beautiful too.  more »
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  • Nothing much to explore. The place is clean and well maintained. If you intend to be lazy and just spend time then this place is good. It has a canteen in backyard. The food is good and decent. It's close to pheonix mall so its easily accessible. One can easily take a cab to reach.
  • This place is part of Indian history. Our father of Nation Great Mahatma Gandhi was arrested and kept at this place for his involvement in Quit India Movement. This place has various things used by Gandiji. The palace is well maintained and clean. The entry fee is Rs.15 per person, and little extra for foreigners. A good historic place to visit.
  • Good place to visit. The entry fee is nominal and the place along with the garden around it is well maintained and clean. Clean and water filter is available at the place making water easily accessible for the tourist. The parking lot is big enough due to which there is no parking issues.
  • Good place to visit for tourists. Entry fee is a mere Rs.15 per person. Photography is allowed in the garden and there are no extra charges for it. Looks really beautiful in the rains. There is also a museum one may visit !
  • Popular amongst foreign tourists and history buffs. So read some before visiting to improve the experience. Nice architecture and good place for unwinding. A part of Gandhiji's ashes rest here. Kids-friendly.

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