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Lal Mahal in Pune lies next to the famous Shaniwar Wada. Check out the Lal Mahal of Puna, India.
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Lal Mahal

Location: Shaniwar Peth (next to Shaniwar Wada)
Main Attractions: Jijamata Garden

Lal Mahal, PuneLal Mahal (Palace), dating back to the year 1634, was constructed by Sahaji Bhonsale, Shivaji's father. When Sahaji received territories in Pune from Bijapur Sultanat, he sent his wife, Jijabai, and his son to the city and got the palace built as their residence. In 1998, Lal Mahal came under the management of Pune Municipal Corporation and underwent large-scale renovation. Read on to get more information about the Lal Mahal of Puna, India.

Lal Mahal has an impressive collection of Shivaji and Jijabai's pictorial representations, of which one shows young Shivaji plowing land with a golden plough and Jijabai and Guru Dadoji Konddev looking at him. The other major attractions of the Lal Mahal of Pune include four Umbrellas on its terrace and a statue of Jijabai. There is also a beautiful garden inside the palace complex, known as Jijamata Garden. Now the garden has been converted into a children's garden and is very popular amongst kids as well as senior citizens.