The Fort of Raigad also called the 'the Gibralter of the east' is a monument of prophetic vision of Hindavi Swarajya and used to be the capital of Maratha sovereign. This fort was maintained and nurtured under the supervision of Chhatrapati Shivaji. It is placed at an altitude of 2700 ft on a wedge-shaped rock, making it inaccessible from three sides. To reach this fort, the ropeway provided for the purpose is to be used.This ropeway is known as the Raigad Ropeway and was constructed by Jog Engineering Limited (JEL) in 1996. The premises and surroundings of this fort include the Samadhi of Shivaji and his loyal dog along with the Balekilla, which provides the views of Sayadris and the Bhatghar Lake. It also provides a panoramic view of places like Rayreshwar, Lohgad, Visapur, Tikona, Purandar, Vichitragad and Sinhagad.
Raigad, Maharashtra 402305, India