Shivneri Fort

ClimateSummers are bearable, winters are pleasant, and the monsoon season is awesome
Best time to visitOctober to March and the monsoon season
Major attractionsThe fort itself, Shivai Devi Temple, 7 Doors at Shivneri Fort, Jijabai’s Wada, Statues of Maasaheb and Bal Shivaji, Ganja Jamuna Water Tank, Badami Talav, etc.
Activities to doExplore the area, visit temples, learn about the history, take photos, etc.
Nearest airportPune Airport
Nearest Railway StationPune Railway Station
How to reach?It is 94km from Pune Junction. Get to the nearest airport or the railway station and book a cab or taxi to the Western Ghats
Elevation1024m above the sea level
Entry fees0

This was the birthplace of Chhatrapati Shivaji who was one of the greatest Maratha emperors. It is said that it was at this place that the great ruler got his early training.

To reach the fort, one has to pass through seven gates which shows how well it was protected from outside forces. Inside the fort, there is also a beautiful lake and a statue of Shivaji with his mother, Jijabai.

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