Ajinkyatara is a fort on one of the seven mountains surrounding the city of Satara in the Sahayadri Mountains of Maharashtra, India. It is a 16th Century fort and now also holds the television tower for the city of Satara. This fort has been the place where several pivotal moment in Maratha history took place.
The fort is located at Ajinkyatara Mountain, which is 3,300 feet high. As the fort is in the higher altitude, visitors can enjoy a magnificent view of the entire Satara city. There are number of water tanks inside the fort for storing water. So, there is no scarcity of water even as the fort is in the higher place
In 1708, Shahu Maharaj won Ajinkyatara, remained with the Marathas till 1818. The Ajinkyatara fort is a major historic place of Maharashtra, and was very vital as one could keep watch of the entire South Maharashtra.
Ajinkyatar Fort Quick Facts
- Fort Height : 3300 feet
- Type : Hill forts
- Grade : Easy to trek
- Days : 1 day trek
- Accommodation : About 15 persons can be accommodated in the hanuman temple
- Food Facility : Food and other facilities are not available on the fort. You have to carry your own food.
- Drinking Water : not available during summer and winter
- Time to reach : Approximately about 1 hours will be required to reach the fort