Sinhagad and Khadakwasala

#21 of 23 things to do in Pune

Khadakwasla Dam

Khadakwasla Dam is constructed across the River Mutha, is located in the vicinity to Khadakwasla village in Pune. This is amongst the most toured traveller places neighbouring Pune, especially in the rainy season. The dam being built in 1873 had a major purpose of fulfilling water necessities of the city. Boating is available in the area. Many vendors offering street food is also present in the spot. 

Entry timings: 6:00 A.M to 6:00 P.M 

No entry fee

Sinhagarh fort 

Sinhagad or Sinhagarh which literally intends the Lion fort is located 32 km from Pune Junction, is a fort positioned southwest of Pune City. Sinhagad Fort is one of the famous destinations for trekking in Pune. Previously proclaimed as Kondana, the fort witnessed numerous battles, most prominent Battle being Battle of Sinhagad in 1671 CE. The fort was established 2,000 years ago and it was named after the sage Kaundinya. The fort was captured by Mohammed bin Tughalak from Nag Naik, the Koli tribal chieftain in 1340 and in 1496 CE, Malik Ahmad, the founder of the Nizam Shahi dynasty took command over the fort. From the summit of the fort, one can experience the grand panorama of the mountain valley.

Entry timings: 9:00 A.M to 6:00 P.M 

No entry fee

 

 

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Sinhagad and Khadakwasala  tour
Sinhagad and Khadakwasala  tour
Sinhagad and Khadakwasala  tour
Sinhagad and Khadakwasala  tour
Sinhagad and Khadakwasala  tour
Sinhagad and Khadakwasala  tour
Sinhagad and Khadakwasala  tour