Raigad Fort (रायगड किल्ला) | इतिहासाच्या पाऊलखुणा | Maharashtra Forts

We had a awesome trip to the Raigad Fort(रायगड किल्ला) for one of the event called “इतिहासाच्या पाऊलखुणा” where they revealed so many new things about Maratha History.!

Fort History:
Raigad Fort is Located in Raigad District near Pune & Mumbai. Raigad fort height is approx 2851 feet (820 metres )above sea level. Raigad is hill type fort that based on Sahyadri mountain range. Raigad Fort was the Capital of Maratha Empire made By Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj At 1656 . Raigad fort have approximate 1475 steps . In 1818 the fort was bombarded and destroyed by British Govt.
“Baghtos Kay… Mujra Kar!” (बघतोस काय… मुजरा कर!)

From Mumbai: Mumbai to Panvel by Goa highway towards Goa up to Mahad-Raigad.
Distance from Mumbai to Raigad is 140 Km.

From Pune: Chandani Chowk – Paud Road – Nizampur – Via Mangaon Road Mumbai-Goa Highway – Mahad – Raigad
Distance from Pune to Raigad is 150 Km.

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