Raigad, is a truly rich region is arranged in the Konkan district of Maharashtra. Situated at 2,851mts, it is encircled by Mumbai Harbor, Thane, Pune, Ratnagiri and the Arabian Sea.
Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, famous Maratha ruler, won this spot in 1656 and his Maratha realm hence moved base to Raigad. His valued success, the Raigad Fort is one of the principle attractions of this spot. The fortress is based on a sporadic shape of rock at an extensive range from the ocean level. The Samadhi(tomb) of Shivaji is put in this fortress. Raigad is likewise known for it’s different strongholds all once under the rule of Shivaji, it is essentially favored by sightseers since it has, so far figured out how to save the way of life of it’s progenitors through it’s chronicled locales, craftsmanship and food.
Attraction: Jaigad Fort, Swayambhu Ganesha temple, Jaigad Lighthouse, Ganapatipule beach, Thibaw Point, Pawas, Pandre Samudra, Malgund, Ratnadurg fort, Velneshwar, Bhatye Beach, City shopping, Mandavi Beach, Guhagar Beach, Anjarle Beach, Swami Swaroopanand Samadhi Math, Parashuram Temple, etc…
Best Time to visit: November to March.
Peak Season: October to March.
How to Reach
- By Air: Closest air terminal to Raigad is the Mumbai Airport, which is a ways off of 140kms. Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM) – 72 kms.
- By Rail: Vis Dasgaon Railway station is the nearest station to Raigad and is associated by Mumbai – Pune significant distance trains.
- By Road: The Sion – Panvel Expressway interfaces Mumbai and Raigad locale. State transport is accessible from Mumbai, Pune, Kolhapur and Mahableshwar.