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Are you Fashion about traveling and enjoy traveling by making tour and trips with your friends or family in your free time then Hello friends, I am back with my new post i.e. Top Traveling Places where you can enjoy your trip.
So in this Post I am sharing the information about the Top 8 Amazing Forts near pune where you can enjoy your trip with making more enjoyment with your friends or family, So let’s know the forts information in below lines.
Top 8 Amazing Forts near Pune
So Pune city is well known and famous for its Forts in Pune you will find lots of Forts to visit and enjoy your trip.
because Pune city is ruled by Great hindu King Chhatrapati shivaji Maharaj and Maratha Empire
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj built beautiful Forts surrounding Pune in their ruling period So you can see those all forts in pune and enjoy your trip.
So in these all forts I am listed Some top 8 Popular forts where you enjoy your trip with more enjoyment with your family or friends.
So in below ines iam listed its name and information let’s see one by one.
1) Sinhagad Fort
Sinhagad Fort is first and Top most visiting forts near Pune because of its beauty and structure of the fort. This fort is also famous and popular tourist destination in pune.
Singhgad Fort is also perfect place for trekking because the fort is surrounded by forest and beautiful Nature sightseeing.
the trek has 13 km with medium difficulty So you can enjoy trekking with your friends on Sinhagad fort.
Singhgad fort also best place for enjoy the nature sightseeing because Singhgad fort located is 1312m(430ft) height from sea level.
So once you stand on the top fort you enjoy the beautiful view of nature sightseeing and cold climate with cloudy fogs on the top of the fort .
So you enjoy the Climate and refresh your mood with beautiful climate of Singhgad fort.
Sinhagad Fort is also famous for its battle happened on the Sinhagad fort in March 1670.
in this battle one the great Soldier of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj the soldier name called as Subedar Tanaji Malusare who fought against Mughal enemy and Sacrifice his life in this battle.
So for that reason Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj renamed the fort name as Kondana fort to Sinhagad Fort by memory of the Tanaji Malusare.
So for this reason Singhgad is first and most important forts to visit near Pune. if you plan a trip for pune then visit this fort without missing.
Singhgad fort is 36 k.m. away form Pune city so you will easily get local transport facility from pune city or else you can move with you own vehicle.
if know more about Singhgad fort then click on below link get the brief information about sinhagad fort .
2. Purandar Fort
After visiting Sinhagad Fort the Purandar Fort is another most famous forts to near pune to visit.
Purandar Fort was birthPlace of the the 2nd great Hindu king Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj, Son of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.
for this reason Purandar fort is counted as top tourist destination Place in pune.
Purandar fort is located 4500 feet above from sea level and this fort is also surrounded by forest so you can enjoy the beautiful nature sightseeing on the fort.
once reaching on the fort you will notice that the fort has been divided into two distinct levels- the upper level known as Balekilla and lower level known as Machi.
both the upper and lower house you will visit like temples dedicated to lord shiva and purandareshwar inside the fort.
Purandar fort also best place enjoy the trekking and paragliding because of the surrounded forest and beautiful natural sightseeing scenes on the fort.
So for this reason Purandar fort is another best visiting Forts near pune to enjoy your trip.
Purandar fort is 41 k.m. away form Pune so you can easily get the local transport facility to reach Purandar Fort or else if move with your own private vehicle to reach the fort.
3. Lohagad Fort
Lohagad is also another popular forts near pune to enjoy your trip because of its beautiful historical structure and natural beauty.
Lohagad is also called as Iron fort because of its strong building and structure of the fort , so for this reason this fort is also counted as popular tourist attraction places in pune.
Lohagad fort is 3400 ft. height from sea level so for that reason the fort is perfect place for adventure and nature sightseeing.
once you stand on the top of the fort you can see the beauty of the surrounding nature and its climate.
Lohagad fort is famous for watching the view of sunrise and sunset you can enjoy the view of sunrise in the early morning and sunset in the evening on standing on the fort with clicking some nice photos with your friends and family.
Totally Lohagad is one of the best enjoyable place for the trip. Lohagad fort 63 k.m. away from pune railway station so you can easily get local transport facility to reach this fort or you can travel with your own vehicle.
4. Torna Fort
Torna Fort is another awesome fort near pune to enjoy your trip, because of its structure and visiting point on the fort.
Torna Fort is historically Significant because when Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Started their ruling It was the First Fort Captured by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in 1646 at age of 16. From this fort Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Forming Maratha Empire.
Torna Fort also known as Parchandgad because the fort is having very large space.
Torna Fort is 1403 meters (4603 ft) above from sea level , this fort also best place to enjoy the sightseeing because of the surrounding greenery nature and nice climate.
There are the 2 Best Places is available to enjoy the Nature Sightseeing i,e. Place is Zunjar Machi and Budhla Machi
from these Place you can enjoy the full view beautiful Nature sight seen and also feel thunder because these 2 Places are situated top end of the fort.
Torna fort also famous for trekking because the Challenging Path of the torna fort.
If love trekking then don’t forgot to take a trek form Torna fort to Rajgad fort because of its narrow route and treacherous trails for this reason it counted as most challenging trek.
So by looking all the above points Torna Fort is one of the best Place to enjoy your trip with your friends or family.
Torna Fort is 67 k.m. from Pune so you can easily get the local transport facility from pune or else you can reach with your own vehicle.
5. Rajgad Fort
Rajgad Fort also known as famous fort visit near Pune because of its beauty and structure.
Rajgad Fort is an hill fort, The fort was the Capital of the Maratha Empire under the rule of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj for almost 26 years.
Rajgad Fort is 1,736m (4,514ft) height from sea level, this fort surrounded with Sahyadri mountains so you can enjoy the view beautiful Nature sight seen.
The most visited Places on the fort is Balle killa and Sanjivani Machi from these 2 Places you enjoy the beauty of the Sahyadri mountains range and it’s beauty with clicking awesome photos with your friends or family.
Rajgad fort also famous for trekking because the Path or route of the fort is surrounded by thick forest so you take the trek and enjoy your trekking experience on the path of Rajgad Fort.
So looking the above points Rajgad fort also known as best fort to visit near pune to enjoy the trip.
Rajgad Fort is 53 Km away from Pune Station So from Pune city you will easily get the local transportation facility to reach this fort or if you have your own vehicle then you can move with your own vehicle.
6. Shivneri Fort
Shivneri Fort is another important fort to visit near Pune because of its beauty and popularity in Maharastra State.
Shivneri fort is famous fort in Maharastra because this fort is birthPlace of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. for this reason this fort counted as one of the most famous and tourist destination Place in pune.
on Shivneri fort is hill fort so from the top of the fort you can enjoy the entire surrounding nature and nice climate.
Apart from this there are some Places is available to seen on the fort, you can visit Places like which I mention in below lines
- Birt Places point of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj
- Goddess Shivai devi mandir
- Jijabai and bal Shivaji Statue
- Kadelot Kada
So by visiting this above Places you can enjoy yourself more with your friends or family.
Shivneri fort is 93 km away form pune city so you can easily reach this fort from pune city by hiring public transportation or else you can move with your own vehicle.
7. Rajmachi Fort
Rajmachi fort is another popular fort to visit near pune because of its beauty and climate.
Rajmachi fort is famous for Adventure and trekking Place near pune, it is counted as top trekking Place near pune.
Rajmachi fort is situated in Bhor ghats and this ghats is fully surrounded with thick forest so for this reason it is hubspot for trekking.
Rajmachi fort is hill fort so once you reach on the top of the fort from the top point you can enjoy the surrounding Nature sightseeing and beautiful climate.
For Ex. You can just Imagine by looking the above image how you enjoy the view of nature and climate from the top of the fort .
Monsoon season is the best season and right time to visit this fort because in this season the heavy rain is dropping down so at that time the whole climate looking more beautiful in this season.
Rajmachi fort is 79 km away form Pune city so you can reach this fort by hiring public transportation from pune or else you move with your own vehicle and reach to this fort by opening the fort location on Google Maps.
8. Pratapgad Fort
Pratapgad fort is another best fort to visit near pune because of it’s structure and history.
Pratapgad fort is buit by Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in 1656. this hill fort and it is 1080 meters (3540 ft) height from sea level.
This fort is historically famous for the Battle between Afzal Khan and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on 10th November 1659.
The battle is happening on the ramparts of this fort. In the battle Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj killed the Afzal khan in this battle so for this reason reason this fort is historically popular in Maharastra.
Pratapgad fort is situated in Jawli forest so it also best place for enjoy trekking and Adventure.
Apart from this on Pratapgad fort there are some famous Places are available to seen on the fort that Places names I mention in below lines
- Bhavani Mata temple
- Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Statue and small garden
- watchtower on the top of the fort to view aerial view of nature sightseeing.
So looking for these all above points Pratapgad fort is also best fort to visit near pune. Best season to visit this fort in mansoon and winter season because the climate and nature sightseeing is looks more beautiful in these season.
Pratapgad fort 136 km from pune so for reaching this fort you can hire public transportation or else if you having you own vehicle than it better way to reach this fort.
Suggested to watch: Top 10 Historical forts around pune
So Friends, There are totally 350 forts are situated around Maharastra but these are the top 8 amazing and popular forts near pune.
From pune city these forts very nearest to travel so whenever you plan trip for pune then go and visit this fort without missing.
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