Palatul Mudhoji Manmohan Rajwada

Explore This! Take a [virtual] trip to Mudhoji Manmohan Rajwada, an old palace in the city of Phaltan in Maharashtra, India. The palace was once the maternal home of Sambhaji Maharaj, son of the founder of the Maratha Empire, who succeeded the realm after his father’s death. The compound consists of residential buildings, several temples, spacious courtyards, and long halls. The interior reflects the architectural style of the period, from the intricate hand-carved woodwork seen in the columns and arches to the rich color palette in the paintings and tapestries. All of the rooms in the palace open out onto a central courtyard, or chowk, demonstrating a key feature in Indian architecture, allowing cool air to flow throughout the various rooms. The opulence of this royal home along with its architectural wonder make it a very sought after attraction for tourists visiting the town of Phaltan.