Sinhagad Fort

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    Location: Sinhagad Fort Rd, Thoptewadi, Maharashtra 411025, India.

    Estimated Visiting Time: 2 hours

    Sinhagad Fort is a hill fortress located around 49 km southwest of the city of Pune. Some of the information available about this fort, suggests that the fort could have been built 2000 years ago. These caves and the carvings in the Kaundinyeshwar temple stand as proofs of the same.


    Sinhagad Fort is the main tourist attraction in Pune Therefore now we will see details of this for your information.

    There are only two Darwaja’s to this fort One is open on the Pune side & other is at Kalyan Village. This means if you want to come to this fort you have to come from Pune via Donje village or from Kalyan village Trekkers used to come from Katraj Ghat to Kalyan Darwaja.


    This Fort was initially known as “Kondhana” after the sage Kaundinya. Around two thousand years ago, The Kaundinyeshwar temple coupled with the caves and carvings indicates that the fort had probably been built.

    Inside/Outside Views

    This Fort is built on a plateau on top of the Sahyadri mountains. The slopes of the mountains are steep and provided better defense against intruders The historic structure is located over 1300 meters above sea level and around 750 meters above the base of the mountain.

    Opening Hours

    5.00 am to 6.00 pm is the visiting time of this place.

    Entry & Others Fees

    INR 20 for all.

    How to Reach

    By air: Pune international airport is the nearby airport from this place.

    By rail: Nearby railway from this fort is Pune railway station

    By road: By road is the best way to reach this for. You can take a bus to reach this place Otherwise you can hire a car or can reach this place directly.

    Tips for Travellers

    You must carry water bottles and the necessary things that you needed the most.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes it’s safe to visit this place.

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes photography is allowed there and it’s free of cost.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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