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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.

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Location:
Junnar
Maharashtra, India
Best time to visit Junnar: 
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
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Time people usually spend here:
2.5 hours
Latitude / Longitude:
19.2005119°N, 73.8571664°E
Distance from Junnar city center to Shivneri Fort
-- km
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Opening and Closing Timings:

Monday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Thursday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Friday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Saturday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Sunday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Read traveller's reviews about Shivneri Fort..

Overall Rating:4.5

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  '5' out of 5
"Birth place shree Chatrapati Shiwaji Maharaj. Well maintained Archilogical fort. Having small musiam at base of Fort "
  '5' out of 5
"Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Birth place well Maintained by Archelogical Department"
  '4' out of 5
"Shivaji Maharaj's Birth Place...Awsm place to visit in monsoon!."
  '4' out of 5
"This is a very beautiful place which is been maintained very nicely and anyone can visit shivneri after malshej ghat it hardly takes 45mins to reach.The birth place of shivaji maharaja."
  '5' out of 5
"Shivneri fort is one of the famous fort of Maharashtra. It is also the birth place of the famous Maratha king Chatrapathi Shivaji. Shivneri fort is located near Junnar village."

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