Kirti Mandir was built by Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III for his ancestors. The sun, the moon and the earth in bronze with the undivided map of India adorn the sikhara of Kirti Mandir. It was built in Year 1936 as part of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations of Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III. It is known for its murals by Nandlal Bose, a famous painter from Tagore’s Shantiniketan, with scenes from the Mahabharata and of Mirabai’s life.
Also known as the Temple of Fame, it is situated near the picturesque Vishwamitra Bridge of the city, in the memory of deceased members of the Royal Gaekwad family.