Tourist Places in Khandala

Places to Visit in Khandala

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Shivaji Park, Khandala
Shivaji Park, Khandala
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 32
Places to Visit in Khandala
  • Type: Park
Shivaji Park was converted into a garden from a playground in 1956. Once a playground, the park is also home to a statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji. Within the beauty of the park, tourists can relax and enjoy a family picnic. Read More »
Visapur Fort, Khandala
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Ranked 2 of 32
Places to Visit in Khandala
  • Type: Fort
Visapur Fort has a huge plateau surrounding it. Located to the east of Lohagad Fort, it is famous for its protective walls and intricate designs. In the forest at the centre of the fort lies the guards' residences in ruins. A gun turret made of copper lies to the right side of the fort.... Read More »
Lohagad Fort, Khandala
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Ranked 3 of 32
Places to Visit in Khandala
  • Type: Fort
Lohagad Fort lies at an elevation of 1,052 m. One of the many hill forts of Chhatrapati Shivaji, the fort divides the basins of the Indrayani and Pavana. Situated on a side range of the Sahyadris, the fort is guarded by four large gates. On the eastern side of this fort lies the Visapur Fort.... Read More »
Bhaja Caves, Khandala
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Ranked 4 of 32
Places to Visit in Khandala
  • Type: Cave
  • Entry: Paid
Bhaja Caves are a set of rock-cut caves that are counted among the oldest of early Buddhist rock temple art in India. Comprising a group of 22 rock-cut caves, these date from around the 2nd century BC. Historians believe that the caves belong to 200 BC; and hence, are regarded to be from the time... Read More »
Karla and Bhaja Caves, Khandala
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Ranked 5 of 32
Places to Visit in Khandala
  • Type: Cave
  • Entry: Paid
The Karla, Bhaja and Bhedsa Cave temples are perfect examples of the early phase of Buddhist architecture known as the Hinayana phase, wherein, the Buddha was represented symbolically. The characteristic features of these early temples were two establishments, each self-contained and... Read More »
Reversing Station, Khandala
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Ranked 6 of 32
Places to Visit in Khandala
  • Type: Hill
Reversing Station enables tourists to enjoy a beautiful view of the surroundings and the shine of lights from the distant Khopoli Town. This unused and secluded site was once used by the railway department. Near the station, tourists can find an advertisement hoarding of Amrutanjan that lies... Read More »
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Tungarli Lake, Khandala
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 32
Places to Visit in Khandala
  • Type: Lake
Tungarli Lake is the major source of water supply for Lonavala. An artificial reservoir, it has been built across the Tungarli Lake. Located near Rajmachi, the area surrounding the lake is a famous weekend picnic spot. From the Tungarli Village, in which the lake is situated, tourists can get an... Read More »
Rajmachi Fort, Khandala
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Ranked 8 of 32
Places to Visit in Khandala
  • Type: Fort
Rajmachi Fort is located mid-way between Khandala and Lonavala. To reach the fort, tourists can follow a trekking trail from Tungarli Lake. Standing on Shrivardhan and Manaranjan Peaks, the fort overlooks the highway from Khopoli Town to Khandala-Lonavala Junction. Known as Borghat, this path was... Read More »
Monkey Hill, Khandala
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Ranked 9 of 32
Places to Visit in Khandala
  • Type: Hill
Monkey Hill is the spot, where trains arriving from Khandala halt for brake testing. The site can be reached from both Khopoli Town as well as Reversing Station. Located above Khopoli Town.,   Read More »
Valvan Dam, Khandala
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Ranked 10 of 32
Places to Visit in Khandala
  • Type: Lake
Valvan Dam provides water to the nearby Khopoli Power Plant. Constructed to provide hydroelectric power on the Indrayani River and Valvan Lake, the dam is home to a beautiful garden with vast expanse of landscaped plains. Built across the Kundali River, the dam supplies water to the Khopoli Power... Read More »
Ryewood Park, Khandala
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Ranked 11 of 32
Places to Visit in Khandala
  • Type: Park
Ryewood Park has ample space with greenish lawns and playing grounds for children. The park is home to numerous varieties of trees, which are believed to be decades old. Once a botanical garden, the area today functions as a park. The park is thronged by tourists wishing to enjoy a relaxing... Read More »
Shooting Point, Khandala
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 32
Places to Visit in Khandala
  • Type: View point
Shooting Point is frequented by tourists wishing to catch an aerial view of the Rajmachi Fort and the valley below. Located in the town of Khandala (Bazaar Peth), the site is also home to St. Mary's Villa. Read More »
Bushy Dam, Khandala
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 32
Places to Visit in Khandala
  • Type: Dam
Located about 6 km outside Lonavala, Bushy Dam is one of the most popular tourist spots in the state of Maharashtra. This small dam nestled in the forests attracts a large number of people all year round and more so in the monsoon months. During monsoons, the water running over the... Read More »
Lonavala Lake, Khandala
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Ranked 14 of 32
Places to Visit in Khandala
  • Type: Lake
Lonavala Lake is located at a distance of 1.5 km from the city. Known as the Monsoon Lake, the lake gets dried up during the winters and gets filled with water during monsoons. Built around 1876, the lake and the adjoining area are popular picnic spots. Indrayani River is the source of water for... Read More »
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Bedsa Caves, Khandala
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 32
Places to Visit in Khandala
  • Type: Cave
  • Entry: Paid
Bedsa Caves is situated near Kamshet, between Kadde and Bedsa. Known for their pillars that are adorned with the image of lions, these are considered to be among the oldest caves in Maharashtra. Dating from 60 BC and consisting of two caves, these can be reached through a number of steps lying on... Read More »
Amrutanjan Point, Khandala
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 32
Places to Visit in Khandala
  • Type: View point
Amrutanjan Point is located just at the start of the Khandala Ghat. By standing at the viewpoint, tourists can avail aerial views of the Duke's Nose as well as the town of Khopoli. End of the first hill bears a sign mentioning the start of Amrutanjan. Amidst the beautiful valley located below... Read More »
Celebrity Wax Museum, Khandala
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 32
Places to Visit in Khandala
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Celebrity Wax Museum was founded by Sunil Kandaloor, a 38-year-old wax artist from Kerala. Located at a distance of 5 km from the destination in Lonavala, the museum was inaugurated by minister Ramesh Shendge. At the museum, tourists can view wax images of Rajiv Gandhi, Benazir Bhutto, Michael... Read More »
Shivlinga, Khandala
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 32
Places to Visit in Khandala
  • Type: Mountain
Shivlinga is encountered on way to Tiger's Leap. 'Swayambhu', as it is often called, the mountain resembles a shivlinga. From the site, tourists can get an aerial view of the deep valleys around Tiger's Leap and the Sahyadri Mountain Ranges. At the snack shop located at the site,... Read More »
Shingroba Temple, Khandala
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 32
Places to Visit in Khandala
  • Type: Temple
The old Shingroba Temple was built in 1929 AD and is located between Khopoli and Khandala. It is located at a steep bend and most of the vehicles stop here for a quick darshan of the Lord. Read More »
Bhushi Lake, Khandala
Rank 20
Ranked 20 of 32
Places to Visit in Khandala
  • Type: Lake
Bhushi Lake is located at a distance of 5 km from Lonavala. A popular picnic spot, the lake can be reached by availing buses running on the INS Shivaji Road. Beside the dam lies a beautiful waterfall that is also a popular picnic spot. Area around the lake also contains many shops selling rubber... Read More »
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