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Attractions to explore nearby Khadakwasla Dam

Khadakwasla DamKhadakwasla Dam, Maharashtra, India

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.

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Sinhagad Fort8.53 KMs away from Khadakwasla Dam

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.

Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park9.88 KMs away from Khadakwasla Dam

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.