Maharaja's Palace


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Maharaja's Palace Overview

Ranked 10 of 22 sightseeing in Kolhapur

Maharaja's Palace, also known as the New Palace, was built in 1884 on the designs of Major Mant. The palace is famous for its Hindu and Jain architectural works, inspired from Rajasthani and Gujarati styles. Moreover Maharaja's Palace also showcases the Rajwada style of architecture.

The present Maharaja of Kolhapur resides on the first floor of Maharaja's Palace. Furthermore, tourists can also visit the Chhatrapati Sahu Museum that is situated on the ground floor of Maharaja's Palace.

At the museum, travellers can view different weapons, costumes, jewellery, trophies, embroidered items and various other belongings of the royal family. Moreover, travellers can also view the letter from the Governor General of India and the British Viceroy at the museum. Maharaja's Palace also has beautiful parks, a lake and a zoo within its precincts.

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Sunset
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Operating hours

Monday - Friday:
9:30 AM -6:00 PM
9:30 AM -6:00 PM
9:30 AM -6:00 PM
Public Holidays:
9:30 AM -6:00 PM

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Dipesh Vora

Dipesh Vora4.3/5

19 reviews

Awesome palace

This very huge and massive palace. This place is work of art. Inside palace you can see big hall where Shahu Maharaj use to sit with their ministers. Animal skin is preserved in the palace which is mounted on animals which look like real animals.