Raigad

Type: Hill Fort

Height (Approx in ft.): 2900

Grade: Easy

Base Village: Raigad

District: Raigad

Nearest Railway Station: Mahad

How to reach:

Raigad being situated 30km to the north of Mahad, ST buses ply regularly from Mahad. There are buses from Mumbai Central and Pune which ply to Mahad or Raigad via Mahad. We can ascend Raigad either by walk or by ropeway. If we want to ascend the fort by walk, we can go from Chitta Darwaja or Nana Darwaja and we reach MahaDarwaja. It takes about 2 hours to reach the top. If we reach the top of the fort by ropeway, it takes only 15-20 minutes. However, wait time for ropeway depends on the crowd.

Time to reach from base village: 2 hrs

What to see:

Jijamata’s Palace at Pachad, Khubladha Buruj, Nana Darwaja, Madarmorcha (Mashidmorcha), Maha Darwaja, Chordindi, Hatti Talao, Pillars, Palkhi Darwaja, Queens Palace, Rajbhawan, Ratnashala, Rajsabha, Mena Darwaja, Nagaarkhana, Shirkai Temple, Kushavarta Talao, Bajarpeth (Market), Takamak Point, Bhavani Point, Gangasagar Talao, Jagdishwar Temple, Shivaji Maharaj Samadhi, Wagh Darwaja, Hirkani Point.

Accommodation Facility: Available

Food Facility: Available

Drinking Water Facility: Available

Best Season to Visit: All the year

 

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