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All days of the week
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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Singhgad Ghat Road, Thoptewadi, Pune, Maharashtra 411025, India
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All days of the week
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
visit duration
1 to 2 hours

how to reach sinhagad fort

The nearest airport is Pune Airport, located at a distance of around 47 km from the Fort. The nearest railway station Pune Railway Station, located about 40km from the Fort. Travellers can take cabs to reach the fort, or even opt for government operated buses from Pune, Mumbai or Nagpur, as the road journey from Pune to Sinhagad is quite comfortable and smooth.

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about sinhagad fort

If you are a history buff, then Sinhagad Fort in Pune should be at the top of your list. Come here to marvel at the simplicity of the tomb of Tanaji, Shivaji’s favourite general. He died at this place in the year 1670 after a successful bid to capture the fort. Legend has it that Tanaji and his men climbed the unprotected near-perpendicular face of the hill. He is said to have hurled a ghorpad, a local lizard species, tied to a stout, long rope. The ghorpad, called Yashwanti, anchored herself to a crevice in the rock face with strength enough for 300 troops to climb the fort!

Located on a hilltop, the  Sinhagad Fort also offers amazing views of Pune city. It is also favoured by trekkers as the fort is located at a height of 700m and has an interesting climb which is great for exploration. Don’t forget to have some delicious Pithla Bhakri and refreshing Buttermilk which are sold by the roadside vendors while visiting this majestic fort.

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Sandeep Yemul
Sandeep Yemul
Don't risk ur life for this fort
Nov 11 2018
I am a regular going to Sinhagad Fort.On 11nov 2018 i had been to singhagad fort by road with my wife at 7am.but the state of the roads is literally a DEATH is so slippery that u cant stop.i had been a horrifying event.we were almost killed b ...... read more
Rakesh Giri Goswami
Rakesh Giri Goswami
Sinhgarh-An Unforgettable Trip
May 15 2017
hello, we hired a cab for the day,and first of all went straight to the fort via Giri nagar road. The road also ran along periphery of Khadakvasla dam water body and gave good view. As it was a normal week day so there was no rush. We visited all the ...... read more