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13 Apr 2019
“Historic Mnument”
13 Apr 2019
“Shiwaji Childhood Home”
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Lal Mahal Chitra Tours and Tickets
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Reviewed 15 April 2019 via mobile

The newly constructed Lal Mahal does not have many features the old one possessed and it is not built in the same fashion as well.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank NaziaK786
Reviewed 14 April 2019

This is a place where Shiwaji Maharaj lived in his childhood and later to fight with Aurangazeb,he attacked here when Shahistekhan somehow escaped but lost his fingers.Parents should take children here and explain Shiwaji Maharaj life history.Currently it is under construction.This is red brick mahal.Just...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank sbgholse
Reviewed 14 April 2019 via mobile

This is currently closed for renovations work.It has historical importance of attacking Shahistekhan when he had lost his fingers and escaped somehow.Parents should take children to know shiwaji maharaja

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Travel825528
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Lal Mahal, as the name suggests, is a red brick building located at Pune. It is an important historical building as it was built by Dadaji Konddev in 1640, two years after he had ownership of Pune city from the Adilshahi Sultans. Konddev brought Shivaji...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Prathmesh K
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I went to Lal Mahal Chitra. The Lal Mahal is the place where Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj spent most of his childhood. The name Lal Mahal literally means the Red Colourd Palace shares an intense connection with the great Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, the founder of the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

One of the historic place in pune. Located near shanivarvada. Mughal king shahistekhan used to stay here during war with Shivaji Maharaja. Shivaji came to Mahal at night and while he was trying to kill shahistekhan his fingers are cut into pieces by Shivaji Maharaja....More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Mitjames
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

This place is just opposite Shaniwar wada. Is totally under renovation for the moment, one can definately give it a miss if in Pune now. No historical data of any kind available on site.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank D J
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Near to shanivar bada, the guide asked us to visit this place, as in this place the great Chatrapathi Shivaji spent his childhood days. Nothing is written anywhere about this fact and we ourselves are not sure of this. No guidance, no boards. We are...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank sivaramprasadv
Reviewed 22 February 2016

The only claim to fame for this place is that it is credited to be at the same place, so it says, where Shivaji Maharaj's palace used to be... Other than that, there is nothing in this building that is remotely part of that era....More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank RishirajBiswas2014
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Visited this place after several online reviews but after reaching there found its not yet open. The entry is closed due to some modifications are going on and it might be opened after a month. SO who all are planning to visit this place need...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Vinay P
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16 April 2019|
Response from sbgholse | Reviewed this property |
Yes closed for renovations and may take 2_3 months