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Jijamata Palace
Jijamata Palace at Pachad holds significant place in the history of Maratha kingdom. Jijabai, the mother of Shivaji is credited for the greatness of Sivaji. Jijamata palace is the place where Jijabai, a lady of high values lived till her death. Unfortunately, this monument was destroyed by the Brit... More
Queen's Palace
Raigad fort is a blend of numerous amazing structures, and the Queens Palace is one among them. The Queen's quarters in the fort consists of six chambers with each chamber having its own private commode with plumbing. The royal ladies were using these six rooms. The Queen’s palace was constructed... More
Raigad Fort
Raigad Fort, also called as ‘the Gibralter of the east’ was the invincible capital of the legendary king Sivaji. Placed at an altitude of 2700 feet on an irregular wedge-shaped mass of rock, Raigad fort is inaccessible from three sides. A massive fort, nested on a steep vertical rock face, appea... More
Raigad Museum
A tour to Raigad will not be complete without a visit to the Raigad museum, which is located at Lower Station of Raigad Fort. The museum has been created with the help of stalwarts of the Maratha history like Shri Ninadji Bedekar and Shri Babasaheb Purandare. The museum exhibits photographs of va... More
Raj Bhawan
Raj Bhavan is the palace of Shivaji Maharaj from where he administered his kingdom with his valour. The palace rests on a dual podium and had wooden columns to carry the grand structure. A palatial citadel, the Raj Bhavan witnessed so many glorious moments in the life of the great king. Raj Bhavan ... More
Takmok Tok
Takmak Tok, or the punishment point is the place from where Shivaji's enemies were brusquely chucked down into the valley. The rock face inclines down over 1200 feet and presents a tremendous vision of the Sahyadri hills and its dropping crevasses and over-folding edges. Takmak Tok is amazing vi... More

Nature (1)

Gangasagar Lake
An artificial lake constructed adjacent to the Raigad fort, Gangasagar Lake is a wonder. The popular belief is that this pond was built in the time of Sivaji’s coronation and water from the holy river Ganges had been brought to this lake for Sivaji’s crowning ceremony. The villages and the reso... More

Religious (1)

Jagadishwar Temple
Sivaji was an ardent follower of the Hindu religion. Jagadishwar temple built in his royal palace is a clear proof of his devotion. History says that Sivaji used to visit this temple daily. The dome at the top of the temple is the reflection of the mughal architecture of that time. The main deity ... More

Adventure (1)

Rock Climbing
Raigad holds so many interesting routes to reach there, varying from the comparatively simple ones to the exigent. From Pachad, Raigad is an easy destination, but those who want to deviate from the ordinary path can opt the adventure-filled route either from Mahabaleshwar or Pune. Rock climbing in... More

Miscellaneous (1)

Mahad
A small town on the bank of river Savitri, Mahad is famed for the water agitation mooted under the leadership of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar. A 'Kranti Stambh' has been put up in memory of this agitation. One of the important places to be visited in Mahad is the holy shrine of Shri Varad Vinayak Temple... More
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