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Aga Khan Palace

Aga Khan Palace situated at a mere distance of 7 km from Pune city is easily accessible by road. This heritage site allows you a glimpse of the events of the past along with its majestic beauty. Sprawled over an area of 19 hectares, the Aga Khan palace will take you to the time of the struggle for independence when after the Quit India Movement, Mahatma Gandhi and his wife Kasturba Bai were held prisoners in 1942.

For History lovers, the Gandhi National memorial society has been set up within the walls of this palace. You can even take a peek into the Mahatma’s room and find yourself reliving the past moments by viewing the pictures on the walls depicting the Mahatma’s austere life. The best time to visit the palace is during the celebration of Martyr's Day, Kasturba Gandhi's Death anniversary and Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary which are organised in remembrance of the great leader. You can also revel in the pristine and soothing aura of the Aga Khan Palace gardens which holds the ashes of Mahatma Gandhi.

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Location:
Pune
Maharashtra, India
Best time to visit Pune: 
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
₹5
Time people usually spend here:
2 hours
Latitude / Longitude:
18.5528607°N, 73.8996227°E
Distance from Pune city center to Aga Khan Palace
-- km
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Opening and Closing Timings:

Monday: 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Thursday: 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Saturday: 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Sunday: 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Read traveller's reviews about Aga Khan Palace..

Overall Rating:4.2

reviews
  '4' out of 5
"Must visit tourist location in Pune, especially if you like a serene campus with a touch of Indian history, related to independence. many articles /items used by Mahathma Gandhi (was in house arrest here) are kept in the museum. Kastuba Gandhi resting in peace here. Good parking, right next to the main Nagar road. "
  '4' out of 5
"A good and historical place in pune... there is a big park outside with big trees... inside there are so many items if gandhiji is kept as museum... a one time visit place in pune.."
  '5' out of 5
"Very nice place and has lot of value historically. Gandhiji, his wife Kasturba & freedom figher Mahadevbhai desai were kept here by britishers."
  '5' out of 5
"Serene and cool place..gandhi stayed here for 2 years ( imprisonment)... Good memories.... Must visit place for every Indian...Overall awesome!!! "
  '4' out of 5
"Great historic value. If you like a peaceful place then must visit. If looking for something exciting then this is not the best place for you"

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