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Rajgad Fort, Pune

#10 of 50 in Historic Sites in Pune
Ruin · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Explore secret passages of India’s king of all forts and enjoy a view of Sahyadri Mountains at Rajgad Fort, ruins of a huge 17th century fortress. Standing at 1,400 m (4,600 ft) with giant dual walls and temples and water cisterns, this high-class architecture makes a popular spot for trekkers. Get a glimpse of a bygone grandeur and lavishness of this former capital city and marvel and intricate carvings on the walls fringed with vegetation. Walk along a right to reach one of the numerous observation stonemasonry decks providing fabulous views of the surrounding area. Take the guesswork out of planning a Pune vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
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  • I will classify difficulty level for this fort as Medium. This is a huge fort with three machis and Balekilla. We were group of 4 trekkers, me being the weakest. Others had good experience of...  more »
  • We went to Rajgad fort in Feb 2020 from Pali side. The route is in horribly bad shape, full of crevices, stones and boulders. Quite slippery in many places. The risk of slippage and fall is high...  more »
  • The trek experience is lovely. Make sure to wear good sports shoes as the path to the fort is sometimes slippery and rocky. Take sufficient water and food with you because you wouldn't find any shop on the way up. There are two shops near the fort - one at the bottom and other at the top. The perfect time to begin trekking here would be early morning.
  • Beautiful fort just don’t get enough of this place even after visiting numerous occasions.. Rajgad never disappoints.. you can enjoy either sunrise or sunset from the top.. beautiful in true sense

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