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About Historical Tour of Maharaja's Palace

Maharaja’s Palace which is known as New Palace is a historic building, is situated on the Bahvani Mandap-Kasaba Bavda Road. Constructed during the period from 1877 to 1884, this architectural marvel is built in black, polished stone. It is still the residence of Shreemant Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj, the direct descendent of the founder of Maratha Empire, the famous ruler Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. This palace is an eight-angled building with a clock tower in the center. Small towers are erected at certain distances and paintings depicting events in Shivaji’s life adorn every glass. With a zoo, garden, fountain, wrestling ground and a lake, this palace also houses a museum the Shahaji Chhatrapati Museum, and you can go through the memorabilia of the Kolhapur rulers here. Feel like royalty while you are here. Visit this palace and museum and as you walk through the royal ways of existence, you are sure to feel like a Peshwa of the Maratha Empire.

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  • Cost Category Economy
  • Activity For Group, Solo, Couple, Family
  • Entry Fee INR 50
  • Closed On Saturdays and Sundays

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