Sinhagad Fort, Pune
Categories: Castles, Tourist Spots
Perched on a remote hill, Sinhagad Fort served as the site of many historic battles, including the famous 1671 Battle of Sinhagad. The carvings found within the fort's temple suggest the structure could have been built 2,000 years ago. Take an uphill climbing route, along which locals sell boiled eggs and salted butter. See the military stables, old wells, historic gates, a brewery, a statue of the god Hanuman, and a temple dedicated to Hindu goddess Kali. Look for the bust of Tanaji--a general who lost his life in the Battle of Sinhagad--and a tomb of his younger brother Rajaram. Nature lovers will enjoy views of the surrounding mountains, flights of different spices of birds, and a rose garden. Put Sinhagad Fort into our Pune trip builder and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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This fort carries lot of historic references. Right from Chhatrapati Shivaji till Lokamanya Tilak. Perfect place for history lovers. You can trek up on foot or go up by vehicle. By foot it takes about... read more »
little away from hustle and bustle of Pune City a pleasant experience awaits you. Instead of morning walk in City just drive away and start climbing fort. The morning chill will keep you happy but by ... read more »
If you have time and energy, trek it rather than driving up. Don't forget to enjoy the super traditional food atop the hill. Junka Bhakar, Bhaaji (pakoda), butter milk and curd in mud pots. Avoid the ... read more »
The Sinhagarh Fort is an important historical monument located within easy distance from the city. The fort provides a great view of the Khadakvasla lake and the hills all around. The best time to visit the place is during the monsoons when the complete area is lush green and both the drive or the hike are very pleasant....
Great historical Treking place, where u can explore nature, history, Pune is famous for day n night Treking, Night Treking is more famous, there are two most famous long trek near Pune 1.) Katraj to Sinhagad 18km ( 7--8 hour) starting from Katraj Old Tunnel after crossing 13 hillocks u will reach at Sinhagad. 2.) Rajgad to Torna 18km, it's quite difficult, and more adventurous
1. Best place for ONE DAY picnic from Pune 2. Better to trek, start by early in the morning. 3. Baakri-pitla (Bajra rothi and bengal gram flour curry) is MUST EAT. 4. Local Kulfi is the best. 5. Keep a bottle of water while walking through.
Historical place most people remember this in the memory of Shivaji Maharaj, Tanaji Malusare( Conqueror of this fort so named as Sinhgad. ) and Rajaram(younger son of Shivaji Maharaj). The name came as Tanaji died during battle on sinhgad. So Maharaj said "gad ala pan sinh gela"(We won fort but lost our Lion). Its good place to visit on weekends. You will get good local food at high prices there. I request people not to throw plastics their as it will destroy our historical places.
One of the best places nearby Pune to relax and enjoy some good Maharashtrian food - kanda bhajji, pitla bhakhar.. .yum yum
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