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Sinhagad Fort

Sinhagad Ghat Road, Dist Pune, Thoptewadi, Maharashtra 411025, India

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About Sinhagad Fort

This is a hill fortress located around 35 km southwest of Pune. Some of the information available at this fort suggests that the fort could have been built 2000 years ago. The caves and the carvings in the Kaundinyeshwar temple stand as proofs for the same. The walls and bastions were constructed only at key places. There are two gates to enter the fort, the Kalyan Darwaza and Pune Darwaza which are positioned at the south east and north-east ends respectively.



Attractions near Sinhagad Fort

Khadakwasla Dam8.53km from Sinhagad Fort

This is a dam on the Mutha river. The dam created a reservoir named as Khadkakvasla lake which is the main source of water for Pune and its suburbs.

Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park14.7km from Sinhagad Fort

It is a well-maintained zoological park situated in the Pune district, with good collections of reptiles, mammals, and birds. Among mammals, the zoo has a white tiger and a male Bengal tiger. Other mammals at the zoo include leopard, sloth bears, sambhars, barking deer, blackbucks, monkeys, and elephants. Reptiles include snakes, vipers, Indian crocodiles and Indian star tortoise and birds such as peafowl also feature.

Parvati Hill17.4km from Sinhagad Fort

A hillock and one of the most scenic locations in Pune. There is a temple in the top of the hill and is the oldest heritage structure in Pune and was built during the rule of the Peshwa dynasty.  Parvati hill is also an observation point that offers a panoramic view of Pune. It is the second-highest point in Pune

Saras Baug18.18km from Sinhagad Fort

Saras Baug is a major landmark in the city of  Pune. The place where the park now stands was once occupied by a small lake. However, the lake dried up and was later developed into Sarasbaug.  there is a Ganesh temple located inside this.

Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati Temple19.76km from Sinhagad Fort

The temple is a beautiful construction and boasts a rich history of over 100 years. The Ganesh idol placed inside is 2.2 meters tall and 1 meter wide. and is adorned with nearly 40 kilos of gold.

Shaniwar Wada20km from Sinhagad Fort

Shaniwarwada, once the seat of the Peshwa governance in Pune is a 286-year-old mansion and is one of the finest examples of architecture in the city. It is now one of the most popular tourist destinations in Maharashtra. This grand mansion was built by the Peshwa Bajirao I himself as the residence of the Peshwas. Although the Wada currently covers an area of 625 acres

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