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Raigad District is located in the Konkan region in the south-western side of Maharashtra. It is spread over an area of 7,148 sq km. Raigad encompasses dense forests along with the Western Ghats of Sahyadri range. Raigad is located at an altitude......Read more on Raigad


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Raigad Fort, Raigad
  • Type: Fort
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Raigad Fort, Raigad
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The Fort of Raigad also called the ‘the Gibralter of the east’ is a monument of prophetic vision of Hindavi Swarajya and used to be the capital of Maratha sovereign. This fort was maintained and nurtured under the supervision of Chhatrapati Shivaji. It is placed at... Read More »
"Architecture is nice"1 month ago "Indeed a capital fort"2 months ago
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Takmok Tok, Raigad
  • Type: Historic Place
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Takmok Tok, Raigad
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Takmok Tok also known as the punishment point is a 1200 ft tall rock providing a vast view of the Sahyadri Hills and its over-folding edges making it a popular viewpoint of Raigad. In ancient times traitors were punished by being thrown down this cliff and Shivaji also chucked... Read More »
"Feel the height"2 months ago "Horrific depth of the valley"2 months ago
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Jijamata Palace, Raigad
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The Jijamata Palace of Raigad is dedicated to the mother of Shivaji, Jijabai. Jijabai was said to be a lady of high values and spirits and lived so till her death. She was said to bethe person behind the greatness of Shivaji. The main attraction of this palace includes the... Read More »
"Historic place"Sep 8, 2015 "Well maintained place"Jul 29, 2015
Jagadishwar Temple, Raigad
  • Type: Place of Worship
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Jagadishwar Temple, Raigad
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The Jagadishwar Temple is a Hindu Temple built by Shivaji, situated at 25 km north of Mahad. This temple depicts his devotion and belief in Hindu religion and it is said that he used to visit this temple every day. Despite of being a Hindu temple, the dome above this temple is... Read More »
"Inspiring place"2 months ago "Historic Temple"Sep 8, 2015
Gangasagar Lake, Raigad
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Gangasagar Lake, Raigad
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The Gangasagar Lake is an artificial lake situated in Pachad, built during the rule of Chhatrapati Shivaji. It is said that the lake was built during Shivaji’s coronation with the water of River Ganges. This lake lies in front of the Raigad Fort and its surroundings... Read More »
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