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Hey are you crazy about traveling and want to enjoy the travel by making tour or trip with your friends to get refresh mood then hello friends I am back with another new post regarding Top Traveling Places .
In this Post I am sharing one of the most famous Tourist Place where you can enjoy your best trip. So friends that Place is Sinhagad Fort Awesome Place to Enjoy a Memorable Trip. So let’s See the Fort information in below article.
So in below article I am going to cover about i) Sinhagad Fort history , ii) Places to Visit in Sinhagad Fort, iii) How to reach Sinhagad Fort. So let’s See it’s information in below lines.
Sinhagad Fort is one of the most Popular tourist destination Place in Maharastra, because of its beautiful structure, awesome Climate and Nature sightseeing so for that reason it is counted as top tourist Places in Maharastra.
1. Sinhagad Fort History
Sinhagad Fort Initially known as ‘Kondhana’ the fort had probably built around 2000 years ago. First this fort is seized by Muhammad- bin- Tughlaq from the koli king Nag Naik in 1328.
In 1656 the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Captured this Fort from Adil Shah kingdom with the help of Bapuji Mudgal Deshpande. Then this Fort was saw and Attacks by Mughals in 1662,1663 and 1664. In 1664 Shaista Khan, a Mughal general tried to bribe the people of the fort to handover to him but was unsuccessful.
Then Through the Treaty of Purandar, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj handover this fort to Mughal army chief Mirza Raja Jai Singh in the year 1665.
Battle of Sinhagad Fort: In 1670 one of famous battle is happened on Sinhagad to recaptured this fort by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj after the breaking the treaty of Purandar.
The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj sent his one of the Brave Sardar Tanaji Malusare to Capture this Fort. On March 1670 Tanaji Malusare move a steep cliff leading to the fort was scaled in the dead of the night with help of a teamed monitor lizard named “Yashwanti” colloquially Known as Ghorpad.
Thereafter a fierce battle between Tanaji Malusare and his army versus the Mughal army headed by Udayabhan Singh Rathod, a Rajput Sardar who had the Control the fort. Tanaji Malusare lost his life in the battle, but his brother Suryaji Malusare took over and capture the Kondana Fort.
There is an anecdote that upon hearing of Tanaji’s death, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj expressed his remorse with Popular word ‘ Gad aala pan Sinh gela( The fort is Conquered but my lion is was lost). Then for Tanaji’s memory Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj renamed the fort as Kondana to Sinhagad and also buit his memorial commemorating on Sinhagad Fort.
Then this fort is ruled by Maratha empire till 1689. Then after the death of Chhatrpati Sambhaji Maharaj the Fort is Control by Mughal. Then 1693 the fort is captured by Maratha Sardar balkawade.
then in 1703 once again Aurangzeb is conquered the fort, then in 1818 once again the fort went to martha’s empire. After that at lastly the British conquered this fort. So this is the history of the Sinhagad fort.
2. Places to Visit in Sinhgad Fort
In Sinhagad Fort there are many Places is there to visit where you can visit and enjoy that Places, So in below lines I am share that places information So let’s see that information.
i) Pune Darwaza
Pune Darwaza is First Places to visit in Sinhagad Fort because it the first Entrance door of this fort, form this door you can enter into the fort. So From Pune Darwaza you can view the beauty of the nature and Climate and also look the historical Structure of this door. So for these all reason Pune Darwaza is First Place to visit in Sinhagad Fort.
ii) Tanaji Kada (View Point)
Tanaji Kada is another Popular Place to visit in Sinhagad Fort because of it’s of beauty of the nature sightseeing and height. So history says from this Place only The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Brave Soldier Tanaji Malusare Comes on the fort from with the help of lizard (lizard name as Yashwanti).
So when you go and Stand on this Place you imagine the height of this Point So form this point you can enjoy the beauty of Surrounding nature and Cold Climate especially in Monsoon and rainy season, So for this reason Tanaji Kada is most popular Places to visit in Sinhagad Fort.
iii) Subedar Tanaji Malusare Samadhi (Tomb)
Tanaji Malusare Samadhi or Tomb is another best Place in Sinhagad Fort because Tanaji Malusare have play main role to win this fort in 1670 on the Battle of Sinhagad Fort. For his memorial Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj built his Samadhi or Tomb on Sinhagad Fort. So you can visit this place and see the tomb of the Tanaji Malusare.
iv) Kalyan Darwaza
Kalyan Darwaza is another awesome place to visit in Sinhagad fort it is 2nd entrance door of the fort, from this door also you can enter into the fort. From Kalyan Darwaza also you can take beautiful look nature Sight seen and cold weather. So you can enjoy the climate here and refresh your mood. So for that reason Kalyan Darwaza is Most important Visiting Place in Singhgad.
V) Chhatrapati Rajaram Maharaj Tomb
Chhatrapati Rajaram Maharaj Samadhi or Tomb is another most visited Place in Sinhagad Fort, because Chhatrapati Rajaram Maharaj is younger Son of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, After death of Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj he took over the Maratha Empire and fight against with Mughals and British and protect Hindavi Swarajya from enemies.
In 1700 Chhatrapati Rajaram Maharaj died in the Sinhagad Fort, So for their memory the tomb is built in the sinhagad Fort. So you can see this tomb on sinhagad Fort.
So Friends, the above mentioned Places are famous Places on Sinhagad Fort, Where you can watch and enjoy these Places with your friends or family.
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3) How To Reach Sinhagad Fort
Sinhagad Fort is 37 k.m. away from Pune City So it’s is one best weekend Getaway for Pune city People where you can enjoy your weekend, from Pune Bus stand you will get bus facility to reach this fort or you also hire cabs from pune.
If you have your own vehicle then it’s best way. So for reaching this fort you use this transportation Facility to reach this fort.
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