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 Shivai Devi, after whom Shivaji was named.
Near by Attractions
Lenyadri Caves: The Lenyadri Caves is a series of around 30 rock-cut Buddhist caves, situated close to Junnar in Pune district of Maharashtra. Cave 7 is a famous Hindu temple dedicated to the God Ganesha. It is one of the Ashtavinayak temples around Pune.