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Top 6 places to visit in Raigad

Tripiwiki : 04 Mar 2021
Maharashtra is one of the most visited state in India, whcih attracts the toursts with it's historial forsts and natural beauty of western ghats mountains. Ajanta Caves, Ellora Caves, Elephanta Caves and Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus are the four UNESCO World Heritage sites in Maharashtra. Mumbai, its capital, is the most popular city in India, Aurangabad is the tourism capital of Maharashtra. The Western part of Pune district is dotted with the ruins of many mountain forts from Deccan Sultanate and the Maratha empire eras. hese forts and the surrounding hills with forests are popular with people interested in trekking, hiking and Heritage tourism

Following are the Top 6 places to visit in Raigad

Diveagar Beach (1 out of 6 places to visit in Raigad)

Harihareshwar Beach (2 out of 6 places to visit in Raigad)

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Karjat

Karjat (3 out of 6 places to visit in Raigad)

Karjat is a picturesque small hill station village in Raigad district of Maharashtra, India. Surrounded with lush green agricultural fields and farms. The river Ulhas finds its origin in Karjat and trekking and historical spots make it a most popular tourist attractions in the region. Karjat is on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway located at approx 108km from Pune, 63km from Mumbai.

Matheran (4 out of 6 places to visit in Raigad)

Matheran is a breathtaking hill station, situated on the Western Ghat mountain range near Karjat Tahsil in Raigad district of Maharashtra, India. It is one of the smallest hill station in India. Matheran is located at approx 90km from Mumbai, and 120km from Pune.

Mountain Railways of Maharashtra, Matheran Hill Railway, Raigad (5 out of 6 places to visit in Raigad)

The Matheran Hill Railway is a 2 ft narrow-gauge heritage railway in Raigad district of Maharashtra, India, which is administered by the Central Railway. It covers a distance of 21 km cutting a swathe through forest and connecting Neral to Matheran in the Western Ghats. The MHR is on the tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage Site. Matheran’s cliffs with incredibly heights create stunning points. The Neral-Matheran Hill Railways is one of the most famous attraction of the city, it passes through the amazing mountain tunnels and dense forest of the region. Matheran is located at approx 80km from Mumbai.

Raigad Fort (6 out of 6 places to visit in Raigad )

Raigad is a hill fort situated in the Mahad, Raigad district of Maharashtra, India. Raigad fort is among the major spots for tourism in Maharashtra. It is one of the ancient heritage sites and is a famous destination for weekend holiday. Chhatrapati Shivaji has made this fort the capital of his empire in the year 1674. This hill fort is located in the Sahyadri mountain range. There are approximately 1737 steps leading to the fort. The majestic fort is accessible only from one side through a pathway which has about 1737 steps as the other three sides are surrounded by deep valleys. Alternatively, one can take the ropeway to reach the fort top in 4 minutes. Raigad Fort is located at approx 134km from Pune, 166km from Mumbai. 367km from Belgaum, Karnataka.


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