Shivneri Fort-Touch of Shivaji
Experience the excellence of architectural work at the Shivneri Fort which is famously renowned as birth place of Shivaji, the famous Maratha warrior who was born in 1630. Visitors have to cross seven gates in order to enter the main fort. The fort also exhibits a small water pond named Badami Talav, located in the centre of the fort.
Close to the pond lies the idol of Jijabai along with her son Shivaji. Shivaji spent his childhood in Shivneri Fort and also undertook his military training here. Shiv Janmasthan, Ambarkhana, Kadelot Point, Ganga Jamuna and Nane Ghat are popular places in and around the fort and can be easily explored. Travellers can also explore Dongarmatha, Kadeloot Tok and Kaman Take, located within the fort. The temple situated near the fort, dedicated to Goddess Shivani, is also a well-known tourist attraction.