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Once a majestic palace, now in need of maintenance

This is one of the highlights of a visit to Kolhapur. It used to be the residence of the Maharaja... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Historic Museum

The prime tourist attraction of the town is New Palace (is actually not new :D ). It was... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a good place to visit once in life. It remembers about history and we get information about historical things

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank hemaushuk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Palace is located 3km away from Kolhapur city centre.It was constructed between 1877–1884.The whole building is eight-angled and has a tower in the middle. The clock on it was fixed in 1877.  The museum has on display memorabilia belonging to the Kolhapur rulers which include...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Suryakatakam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the best palace in kolhapur. It's superb maintenance overall building, Maharastra Rullers are different. Especially Shivaji Empire is an excellent period in Indian History. He gave importance of Hindu Dharma development of our culture, tradition, architecture etc., are excellent in his period. This...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank gslakshmi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I could like to thank Sahu ji maharaj royal family for maintaining such a beautiful palace, this will help the generation to know which weapons were used in the war & how the life style of kings during those days, its good that this is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank karansinghvg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the highlights of a visit to Kolhapur. It used to be the residence of the Maharaja Chhatrapati Shahuji but the first floor is now a museum. The royal family still live upstairs. Located in a nice garden, the architecture of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank NesligulD
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Entry fee 35 RS pp. The best palace I have seen so far. Entire building is kept in superb condition. Museum inside palace is amazing. You can how culturally and astheticaly rich we were. Furniture . Guns , stuffed animals, portraits and photos of historical...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank akash_akash
Reviewed 8 November 2018

This should have been the highlight of my trip to Kolhapur, but was very disappointing. Firstly they ask you to take off your shoes and there is no secured place for putting them. The display articles are poorly maintained and are smeared with dust. Rather...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Piyali3007
Reviewed 18 October 2018

The prime tourist attraction of the town is New Palace (is actually not new :D ). It was constructed between 1877–1884. They took 35 rs entry fee at the gate. My suggestion is please visit this place in the morning. Sometimes they close this place...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Waman_Parulekar
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Historic place. Must visit. Please take care of transportation. Going back is painful if you don't have vehicle. We walked like more than a km. One of the best preserved Heritage places in Maharashtra as well as India. The palace is well maintained to its...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank iamrp0235
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Located in a secluded green area of Kolhapur, the palace converted into museum was a pleasant surprise. As you enter the palace gate, you will for sure miss the office where tickets need to be bought. So make a point to buy them. 30/- per...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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25 December 2018|
Response from Waman_Parulekar | Reviewed this property |
Ther r so many hotels near CBS kolhapur. Palace is very near from CBS. Hotel anugrah, swagat, samrat, Sahyadri are few options. You can search other options on google
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16 May 2018|
Response from 195payalg | Reviewed this property |
Opens at around 10am .... charges ₹30 per adult.