Raigad (2700ft)

The historic Raigad fort was elevated as the capital of the maratha empire in 1674. Located in the Raigad district, Raigad fort is much more than a tourist spot. It is a sacred place of pilgrimage to many which has left an imprint of the grand vision of Hindavi Swarajya as cherished by Shivaji Maharaj. One of the most well preserved monuments in Maharashtra Raigad fort is a must visit for anyone interested in the history of Maharashtra.

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'Waghya' - Epitome of Loyalty...

Waghya shivaji's pet dog is known as the epitome of loyalty and eternal devotion. Legend has it that after Shivaji's death, the dog mourned and jumped into his master's funeral pyre and immolated itself.

Distance from Major cities

Pune to Raigad140

Mumbai to Raigad 180

Kolhapur to Raigad265

Nagpur to Raigad 675

Ahm'bad to Raigad 650

B'lore to Raigad875

Raigad Ropeway
Raigad Ropeway

Raigad Ropeway built in 1996 under the leadership of late Shri V M Jog is an unique feature of Raigad fort. The ropeway takes the visitor up the fort in just 4 minutes and the ride up is a great experiance especially after monsoons when the carriages takes you up through mist laden clouds.

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