Sinhagad Fort Pune  
Sinhagad or Sinhgad, is a fortress located roughly 25 kilometres (15 miles) from Pune, India. It is situated on a hill rising 800 metres above the surrounding countryside. Previously called Kondana was renamed as Sinhagad, Shivaji Maharajs words “Gad Aala, Pan Sinha Gela”, meaning “I have won the Fort, but lost the lion” as the great warrior Tanaji Malusare laid down his life to capture the fort. The fort has been the site of many important battles. It is also strategically located at the center of a string of other forts such as Rajgad, Purandar and Torna.

It has two gates – the Kalyan Darwaza in the south-east and the Pune Darwaza in the north-east.As the Fort is situated at a height, it is a very popular trekking destination amongst the adventure enthusiasts.Preferably The climb should starts before sunrise. It is about one and half hour climb.
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