AGA KHAN PALACE

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The Aga Khan Palace, Pune was built in 1892 by Sultan Mahommed Shah, Aga Khan III, as an act of charity to provide employment for people hit by famine in the neighboring regions. It was donated to India in 1969 by Prince Karim El Husseni, Aga Khan IV.

The Aga Khan Palace is closely related to Gandhi's life and his contribution to India's freedom struggle. Gandhi's wife, Kastürbā and his long time aide Mahadev Desai breathed their last in this house. Charles Correa built their samādhis (memorials) in the outlying grounds. Gandhi's ashes are also interred at this location. Today, this mansion is also known as the Kastürbā Gāndhi Memorial or, Kastürbā Samādhi.

How to get there: 

Gandhi National Memorial,
Nagar Road,
Pune 411006.

Timing: 
9:00 am to 5:45 pm
Contact Number(s): 
26680250/1834