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Raigad Tourism

Raigad, is a historically rich district is situated in the Konkan region of Maharashtra. Located at 2,851mts, it is surrounded by Mumbai Harbour, Thane, Pune, Ratnagiri and the Arabian Sea.

Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, renowned Maratha ruler, won this place in 1656 and his Maratha kingdom thus shifted base to Raigad. His prized win, the Raigad Fort is one of the main attractions of this place. The fort is built on an irregular mould of rock at a considerable height from the sea level. The Samadhi(tomb) of Shivaji is placed in this fort. Raigad is also known for it's other forts all once under the reign of Shivaji, it is primarily preferred by tourists because it has, as yet managed to preserve the culture of it's ancestors through it's historical sites, art and cuisine.

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Raigad District is well connected by road but can be a hassle to reach.

How to reach Raigad by flight

Nearest airport to Raigad is the Mumbai Airport, which is at a distance of 140kms.

How to reach Raigad by road

The Sion - Panvel Expressway connects Mumbai and Raigad district. State transport is available from Mumbai, Pune, Kolhapur and Mahableshwar.

How to reach Raigad by train

Vis Dasgaon Railway station is the closest station to Raigad and is connected by Mumbai - Pune long distance trains.

Local transport in Raigad

State transport buses connect all the cities in the Raigad district. There are regular buses that go towards Raigad Fort. Rickshaws are also available here.

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Raigad, Maharashtra
Picturesque Raigad Fort - An ASI Monument
The Majestic Raigad Fort, Pride of Marathas
 Diveagar - A Popular Beach Destination for the Nearby Towns in Raigad

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What is famous about Raigad?

Rich history. Amazing architecture.

What is not so good about Raigad?

Not much to explore apart from the Raigad Fort.

Who should visit Raigad?

Raigad is a great place for history buffs and pilgrims alike. Also an ideal getaway for people living in different parts of Maharashtra and people who love trekking.

What is the best time to visit Raigad?

The ideal time to visit the Raigad fort is during November to March as winters are not harsh here. The weather remains pleasant, and you will enjoy trekking or ropeway the most during winters. Summers are hot in Raigad as the mercury reaches up to 50 degrees Celsius. Therefore, March to June is generally avoided by tourists.
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What is the local food in Raigad?

The local cuisine here is dominated by Maharashtrian food with a blend of South and North Indian cuisine. This place is known for it's spicy food of curries and fries.
Misal - a spicy gravy of potatoes, peas and other sprouts, makes for a mouth-watering meal.

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What is the best way to reach Raigad?

Raigad District is well connected by road but can be a hassle to reach.
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What are the places near Raigad?

The top places near to Raigad are Lonavala which is 34 km from Raigad, Mumbai which is located 70 km from Raigad, Alibag which is located 36 km from Raigad, Lavasa which is located 36 km from Raigad, Khandala which is located 33 km from Raigad

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Devyani Chandra

5 years ago
- Carry extra food and supplies with you, facilities are not present at proper intervals.
- In case of planning to stay back, make sure you enquire about the availability of hotel rooms beforehand (Read More).
- In case, you're visiting during monsoons, the fort might be slippery and some parts of it may be closed because of the rains. Enquire before travelling.
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