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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 in 1666, but could not hold it for long. It was again conquered by Shivaji Maharaj in 1670 from the Mughals.

Attractions at the fort
There is not much structure available on the fort but is very famous in small trekking groups of Pune and Mumbai. You can see and capture Rohideshware temple, different styled bastions, Darwaja, water cisterns greenery in your camera.

Buruj at Rohida Fort

  • Shirvale Buruj
  • Patne Buruj
  • Damgude Buruj
  • Vagjai Buruj
  • Futte Buruj
  • Sadar Buruj

How to reach:
Pune-Shivapur-Kapurhol-Bhor-Bajarwadi (Distance from Pune around 66KM)
From Swargate Bus stand in Pune board any bus to the Bhor, then by local transport go to Bajarwadi

Rohida Fort Quick Facts

  • Other Names : Vichitragad, Binicha killa
  • Fort Height : 3660 feet
  • Type : Hill forts
  • Grade : Easy to trek
  • Base Village : Bajarwadi
  • Days : 1 day trek
  • Accommodation : About 5 to 7 persons can be accommodated in the temple
  • Food Facility : Food and other facilities are not available on the fort. You have to carry your own food.
  • Drinking Water : Water cistern near first darwaja
  • Time to reach : Approximately about 1 hours will be required to reach the fort

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