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Aga Khan Palace

 The Aga Khan Palace Pune

The Aga Khan Palace Pune is known as the 'Gandhi National Memorial' which is located near Kalyani Nagar Pune on outskirt of old Pune,  virtually near bank of Mula-Mutha river.  It is a national monument of India’s freedom movement.  Following the launch of Quit India movement in 1942, Gandhiji, his wife Kasturba and his secretary Mahadevbhai Desai were interned at the palace from August 9, 1942 to May 6, 1944.

    Mahadevbhai and Kasturba passed away while in captivity at the Agakhan palace and their samadhis are located in the campus. The palace is a simple memorial to Gandhi and his life.The palace has Italian arches and spacious lawns.The palace area covers of 19 acres. It captivates the eye of an spectator with its magnificence and picturesque beauty. Sultan Mohammad shah Aga khan built this Palace in 1892. Prince Karim Aga khan donated this palace to Gandhi Smarak Samittee in 1972 and since then Parks and Gardens organization is maintaining this National Monumental Garden.

Picture gallery and museum at Aga Khan Palace

 Pictures depicting important events in the freedom struggle and things used by Mahatma Gandhi during his stay in the palace like utensils, clothes and his personal effects. This museum is maintained by Gandhi Memorial Society. This place is visited by a large number of tourists. It is open on all working days except national holidays.

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How to Reach to Aga Khan Palace

  • Distance from Pune Airport : 4-5 Km ( 15  Minutes by car)
  • Distance from Pune Railway Station : 4-5 km (by auto 15-20 minutes)
  • Distance from Shivaji Nagar Bus Stand: 7-8 Km

How to approach from place that you might know

  • It is at distance  2-3 Kilometer from Yerawada 
  • It is at distance 3-4 Kilometer from Koregaoun Park

Local Conveyance in Pune

    Other than your personal vehicle or hired one you can go for-
  • Radio Cab
  • Auto Rickshaw
  • Corporation Buses (PMPL)

Famous places, Attractions nearby Aga Khan Palace

  • Osho Ashram Koregaon Park
  • Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati Budhwar Peth
  • Shaniwar Wada
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Where to Stay in Pune

Pune has good range of Hotels. Here are few to list..
  • Hotel Blue Diamond of Taj group
  • The Sagar Plaza
  • Sun-n-Sand
  • Hotel Aurora Towers
  • Le Meridien
  • Hotel Shree Panchratna
  • Cetral Park
  • Gandharv Residency
  • Hotel Best Western The Pride
  • Royal Orchid Golden Suites
To find more about  Hotels in Pune click here