Things To do in Khandala

Overview

Perched at a height of 3400 feet, Lohagad Fort in Maharashtra is a UNESCO World Heritage site and a formidable fortress located approximately 52 kilometers from Pune. Built in the 18th century, it offers a perfect blend of ancient architecture and natural beauty, making it an ideal destination for trekking and nature enthusiasts. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj used this fort to store his treasury, adding to its historical significance. The trek to the fort is relatively easy, attracting both beginners and hiking enthusiasts. The fort, once under the control of the Maratha Empire, is connected to its twin, Visapur Fort. With the recent construction of a road to the fort's base, it has become a popular destination, especially during monsoon weekends. Whether for its lush greenery, adventurous trekking routes, panoramic views, or illustrious history, Lohagad Fort is a must-visit for travelers seeking a fascinating and memorable experience.

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