Forts near Pune

Maharashtra has highest number of forts than other states in India. Many of these forts are in Pune, Satara, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sidhudurg districts. These forts ruled by master of guerrilla warfare Shivaji Maharaj. Today these forts are attraction for tourists and a passion for trekkers. Many of these forts in Pune and around Pune are […]

Rohida Fort

About the fort and its history The Rohida fort also popularly known as Vichitragad and Binicha killa is located to the south of Bhor in Pune. It is a Yadav Era fort built during the rule of Yadavas later this fort became a part of Shivaji Maharaja’s Swarajya. This historical fort conquered by the Moghuls […]

Shivneri Fort

Shivneri is one of the historically important forts in Maharashtra. It is birth place of ¬†Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj ¬†famous ruler of Maharashtra. Attractions at the fort 7 Darwaja: Mahadarwaja, Pir Darwaja, Parwangi Darwaja, Hatti (Elephant) Darwaja, Shipai Darwaja, Phatak Darwaja, Kulabkar Darwaja, Shivai Temple: Inside the fort is a small temple dedicated to the goddess […]

Ajinkyatara

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. […]

Sajjangad

Sajjangad meaning Fort of Good People, is located near the city of Satara, India. It is the final resting place of Sant Ramdas, a saint and social reformer in 16th century India. His teachings and works are read and followed by many people even today in the state of Maharashtra and Sajjangad is a popular […]

Visapur Fort

Visapur Fort was built during 1713-1720 CE by Balaji Vishwanath. It is a hill fort near Visapur village in Pune, Maharashtra, India. Visapur Fort is larger and at a higher elevation than its twin fort- Lohagad. Within the fort are caves, cisterns of water, a decorated arch and old houses. Some facts of Visapur Fort […]

Lohagad

Lohagad (Iron fort) is one of the many hill forts of Chatrapati Shivaji. It is situated 52 km from Pune in western India. Lohagad is at an elevation of 3,450 feet (1,052 m). Attractions at the fort Ganesh Darwaja Narayan Darwaja Hanuman Darwaja Mahadarwaja How to reach the fort From Mumbai, you can take a […]

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