Aga Khan Palace - Places to Visit in Pune

Aga Khan Palace - Places to Visit in Pune

It is the landmark palace & infamous Gandhi prison. Aga Khan Palace is an important historical monument in Pune. The structure was built by Sultan Mohammad Shah in the year Started in 1892.


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Construction was completed in 1897. It cost Rs 12 lakh and provided employment to thousands of people. Since Gandhiji lived in this building from 1942 to 1944, this building gained historical significance.


Sultan Mohammad Shah (Aga Khan III) bought land on the Pune-Nagar road around 1890. He started the construction of this building to provide employment to the people during the drought in Pune at that time. In the past, this building was also known as 'Yerawada Palace'.