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Gangasagar Lake


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Gangasagar Lake Overview

Ranked 4 of 9 sightseeing in Raigad

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 comprise of snow clad peaks. The Queen’s Chamber lies just adjacent to this lake and the ruins of watchtower of the fort are also seen around the place. The water of this lake is also a major source of drinking water for the nearby villages and the resorts situated on the hill top.

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: Below 1hr
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Sunset
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Mahesh Ojale5.0/5

24 reviews

Very nice and sufficient source of water

It is self-sufficient source of water for entire fort. The lake is very large and water is much clean though not potable directly. No activities here in this lake. It is adjacent to Raj Darbar.

Debasis Sahoo3.9/5

36 reviews

Scenic view at its best

It's importance is huge, compared to its current state. Though it is good to see the lake, less water as no rain this year. Could be maintained well, only if our tourism dept helps to clean it.

Jayant Dofey5.0/5

11 reviews

Source Of Life.. on Fort Raigad.

This is a beautiful man made lake. I had great fun here!

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