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Capital of Maratha Empire

Its honour to visit this Historical place. The Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Living in this fort at... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2012
Vijay D
Mumbai, India
The king of forts

Best season to visit is june to december Two routes are there 1 from chor darvaja 2 from gunjavani... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2012
Pune, India
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Reviewed 1 September 2012

Its honour to visit this Historical place. The Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Living in this fort at the last time of his life. Its amazing place to adventure, very difficult and best example of Mountain fort.

5  Thank Vijay D
Reviewed 21 August 2012 via mobile

Best season to visit is june to december Two routes are there 1 from chor darvaja 2 from gunjavani village First route is difficult not for a first time visitor Speciality is the balekilla above main fort

4  Thank Rahulbhunde
Reviewed 8 August 2012

its specially beaituful in the rainy season to b there.very well located. amazingly cool weather there at all times of the year.and u can almont see the entire area from there.a beauty of its find....a must visit place.

2  Thank DrAarushi
Reviewed 27 July 2012

I visited the the place as a trekker, rappled down 1 of its straight edge 350ft. was an amazing experience.

3  Thank Krupal S
Reviewed 3 July 2012

Very strategic and Shivajis stronghold completely impenetrable,tough to get up there but when there you feel the power and the immensity of the view and command you have over the area surrounding you Rajgad has always been my haunt in terms of history and the...More

Date of experience: March 2012
1  Thank piscean24
Reviewed 3 July 2012

Historical place. This is a must to see fort and gives us a good history views on how our fore public rajas dealt different cases and lived in the India. This place is also very very close to Pune and little in the out skirts....More

Date of experience: June 2012
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Reviewed 5 June 2012

Rajgad- as the Name suggest, means King of the Forts. Its believed that shivaji has spent most of his time at this for because of its special location and ability to identify the passers easily. The fort has not much to see except some remains...More

Date of experience: July 2011
8  Thank Chaitanya T
Reviewed 31 May 2012

One of the most revered sites but has fallen to the apathy of the Govt. Could have preserved better. Not much there to see except feel the history around you. The guide service is costly but at least helps understand the history better

3  Thank Chetan U
Reviewed 5 May 2012

It says the history .. and how our forefathers managed to live !!Rajgad (Marathi: राजगड), literally meaning King of forts, one of the forts of Maharashtra state in India. Situated in the Pune district, the fort is 1318 meters above sea level.

Date of experience: July 2011
2  Thank sosmy
Reviewed 26 April 2012

Bale killa is what I learnt from my early trekking days to be a core important part of any fort meant as a strong fort built in those days and it has two make it a double delight to watch.The view of the valley with...More

2  Thank VrushaliJamodeSaluja
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5 September 2018|
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Response from Virag R | Reviewed this property |
Hi Chaithanyach, You need to reach to Swargate bus depot in Pune first. Then take a State Transport (ST) bus to Gunjawane (which is the base village for Rajgad). It will take around 1 and half to 2 hours to reach to base... More
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Response from kavitaj123 | Reviewed this property |
you go by swargate bus stand from Pune. from swargate you get bus for nasarapur. first bus is @ 7 am & last is 8 pm. from pune its just 1 and half hour.
19 March 2018|
Response from iamvbr | Reviewed this property |
The summers in Raigad are hot and generally avoided by the tourists. Temperatures range between 29 to 49 degrees Celsius during these months. The best season to visit Rajgad is during the monsoons and the winter season... More