Maharashtra is known all over the world for some of the most magnificent historical monuments. Each of these Monuments stands tall and imperial, bearing an emphatic testimony to the very rich cultural and social, historical past. Most of these Monuments, adorn the capital city of Mumbai and some of them are attracting tourists for cities like Pune, Nagpur and Aurangabad as well. These cities are rather proud to have such illustrious historical monuments situated within their premises. Maharashtra with its rather long history made significant contribution to enhance the overall splendor and magnificence of the History of India. Maharashtra has been an eye witness to many eras and periods of various rulers and dynasties.
With all these salient features of varied and imperial past, Maharashtra Monuments make this state historic and rich with cultural and social heritage. Those who are in love with Mughal Architecture can bathe their eyes in the luxurious beauty of Chand Minar in Daulatabad. Shahaji Chattrapati Museum is within the premises of Maharaj’s New Palace in Kolhapur. Both Jain and Hindu architectural influences that depict the Gujrati and Rajasthani style along with local Rajwada style can be noticed in the architecture of New Palace .It is an innovative combination of Jain and Hindu architecture .One of the other most significant Maharashtra Monuments is Aga Khan Palace which is incredibly popular. The fact that it is very elaborately and intricately connected with the day to day life of Mahatma Gandhi that makes it a very well known and frequently visited monument.
Other Monuments that attract a lot of attention from foreign and local tourists are, Khuldabad, Kesari Wada, Lal Mahal, Raste Wada, Shaniwar Wada, and Vishrambag Wada, Aga Khan Palace, Bibi Ka Maqbara, Bombay high Court, Chattrapati Shivaji terminus. These are popular for their historical significance as well as for the fact that they speak volumes about the brilliance and the intricate skill of the craftsmen of our country. Millions of tourists come from all over the country and overseas to see the remarkable architecture of these Maharashtra Monuments. Each single monument portrays a different architecture style namely, Maratha, Mughal, or European.