Tourist Places in Lonavala

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Bhaja Caves, Lonavala
Bhaja Caves, Lonavala
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 21
Places to Visit in Lonavala
  • Type: Cave
  • Entry: Paid
The Bhaja Caves were built by the Buddhist nuns around 200 BC. Located in Karli, these caves are on an ancient trade route, which extends from the eastward side of the Arabian Sea towards the Deccan. The Bhaja Caves are similar to the Karla Caves in style and architectural designs.... Read More »
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Tungarli Lake, Lonavala
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 21
Places to Visit in Lonavala
  • Type: Lake
Tungarli Lake is an artificial reservoir with a small lake and dam, which was built in 1930, during the British era. The lake is a major source of drinking water to the residents of the hill station and also helps in the irrigation of the Rajmachi region. Recently, this lake has been... Read More »
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Ryewood Park, Lonavala
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 21
Places to Visit in Lonavala
  • Type: Park
Ryewood Park, sprawling over 25 acres, is located close to the Lonavala market. This park was initially a botanical garden, during the years of service of 'Mr. Rye', who was an English officer. The park was later re-constructed with decade old trees and ornamental flowering plants.... Read More »
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Lohagad Fort, Lonavala
Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 21
Places to Visit in Lonavala
  • Type: Fort
The Lohagad Fort (Iron Fort) is located 10 km away from Lonavala, along the Sahyadri region, which divides the Pavna basin and Indrayani basin. This site was built in 1564 to serve as a prison and was later on captured by Shivaji Maharaj in 1670, who used it for keeping his treasure. The... Read More »
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Visapur Fort, Lonavala
Rank 5
Ranked 5 of 21
Places to Visit in Lonavala
  • Type: Fort
Visapur Fort, located at an altitude of 3500 feet above sea level, is a major trekking attraction. The landmark is located about 15 km away from Lonavala, off the Mumbai Pune highway near Malavli. Surrounded by a huge plateau, this historical fort is situated east of the Lohagad Fort and Bhaja... Read More »
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Lonavala Lake, Lonavala
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Ranked 6 of 21
Places to Visit in Lonavala
  • Type: Lake
Lonavala Lake is located in the outskirts, 1.6 km away from the town. Constructed in the year 1876, river Inrayani is the source of water for this lake. The TATA Electric Company initiated the project to conserve the catchment areas of Valvan and Shirota reservoirs. It is popularly known... Read More »
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Pawna Lake, Lonavala
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 21
Places to Visit in Lonavala
  • Type: Lake
The Pawna Lake is an artificially built lake when the Pawna dam was constructed. This place attracts many tourists because of its row boating and motor boating facilities. The boating in the lake gives you a magnificent view of the surrounding forts and the hillocks. The place is mostly cool and... Read More »
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Bushy Dam, Lonavala
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 21
Places to Visit in Lonavala
  • Type: Dam
The Bushy Dam is located in the backdrop of scenic hilly terrains between Lonavala and I.N.S. Shivaji. During vacations and on weekends, this site is sought after for its hilly terrains and natural surrounding views. Tourists come over from various places to visit the waterfalls, which... Read More »
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Tikona Fort, Lonavala
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Ranked 9 of 21
Places to Visit in Lonavala
  • Type: Fort
Tikona Fort, also known as ‘Triangle Fort’, is located at an altitude of 3633 feet above sea level. This hill fort, renowned as Vitandgad Fort, is located in the Maval region of Lonavala (West Maharashtra). Built in a triangular shape, the fort is situated on the Tikona peak, near the... Read More »
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Nagphani, Lonavala
Rank 10
Ranked 10 of 21
Places to Visit in Lonavala
  • Type: View point
Nagphani (Cobra's Hood) is located 12 km away from Lonavala, on the highway towards Mumbai. The top of this cliff reflects the pointed hood of a snake, due to which it earned the nickname Nagphani. The cliff is also referred to as the Duke's Nose. Popular with hikers, this cliff... Read More »
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Rajmachi Point, Lonavala
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 21
Places to Visit in Lonavala
  • Type: View point
Rajmachi Point is located on the way to Mumbai from Pune, just before the starting point of the ghat, which is 6.5 km from Lonavala. Opposite to the site is the historical Rajmachi (Royal Terrace) Fort, owned by Shivaji. The famous Vaghjai Dari is located close to the site. Located 10 km... Read More »
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Valvan Lake, Lonavala
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 21
Places to Visit in Lonavala
  • Type: Lake
Valvan Lake is an artificial lake near the Valvan Dam. Built across the Kundali River, the Valvan Dam reservoir is the source of water for the Khopali power station. Frequented on weekends, this site has a beautiful garden, which is surrounded by numerous food courts. The place is most visited... Read More »
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Koregad Fort, Lonavala
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 21
Places to Visit in Lonavala
  • Type: Fort
The Koregad Fort, known for its solitude, was constructed on an isolated hill in the Ambavane village, around 24 km away from Lonavala. Archaeological evidence suggests that this fort was built in 1657, by Shivaji Maharaj. This landmark is situated at a height of about 3049 feet above... Read More »
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Koli Temple, Lonavala
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 21
Places to Visit in Lonavala
  • Type: Temple
The Koli temple is located outside the main Chaitya Hall of the Karla Caves. Named after its tribal Goddess 'Aai Ekvira', the Koli Temple is the place of worship of the Koli fishermen community in and around Lonavala. The temple consists of three west side facing shrines built in... Read More »
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Bhairavnath Temple, Lonavala
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 21
Places to Visit in Lonavala
  • Type: Temple
The Bhairavnath Temple (Devasthan) is located in Dhak, a place in Rajmachi which is near Lonavala. The architecture of this temple is similar to the Shiva Temples in the Konkan region. Situated in the backdrop of natural thick forests, the way to this temple is through a greasy path,... Read More »
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Morvi Dongar, Lonavala
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 21
Places to Visit in Lonavala
  • Type: Hill
Morvi Dongar is a lush green region of Lonavala, which is spread between the Tung Fort and Devgad. The hillock is situated at one side of the Pawna Lake, adjoining the Kathingad. Numerous trekking routes lead to this hillock, which is the starting point of various other treks to Tung Fort and... Read More »
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Sausage Hills, Lonavala
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 21
Places to Visit in Lonavala
  • Type: Hill
Sausage Hills is one of the famous recreational landmarks in Lonavala, which is surrounded by dense forests. The starting point of numerous trekking expeditions, this site leads to various hilly terrains, forts and lakes. The hill provides a habitat to rare animals and several species of birds.... Read More »
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Tunga Fort, Lonavala
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 21
Places to Visit in Lonavala
  • Type: Fort
Tunga fort was primarily built to be used as a watch post for the surrounding forts in the vicinity. Towering at a height of 3525ft above the sea level, this fort looks like a rock is piercing the horizon. The Pavana dam surrounds the fort. The fort can be reached by a motor boat from the Pawna... Read More »
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Scorpions Sting, Lonavala
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 21
Places to Visit in Lonavala
  • Type: Hill
Scorpion’s Sting, popularly known as Vinchu Kata, covers an expansive area of 38 square km, at a height of 625 metres above sea level. Extending along the west side of Lonavala, this long and narrow fortified spur is located in the region of the Lohagarh Fort. This site is named... Read More »
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Tungarli Fort, Lonavala
Rank 20
Ranked 20 of 21
Places to Visit in Lonavala
  • Type: Fort
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