Legacy Tour Kolhapur to Pune

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Day 3. On the road from Kolhapur to Pune. Visiting Aga Khan Palace.


Aga Khan Palace on a Gandhi Legacy Tour stop

Aga Khan Palace is a majestic building, featuring Italian arches and spacious lawns, is considered to be one of the greatest marvels of India. The palace is closely linked to the Indian freedom movement as it served as a prison for Mahatma Gandhi, his wife Kasturba Gandhi. It is also the place were Kasturba Gandhi and Mahadev Desai breathed their last breath. In 2003, Archeological Survey of India (ASI) declared the Palace as a monument of national importance.