Raigad is a district of Maharashtra in Konkan region. This place is well-known for the Raigad Fort, which is at an altitude of 2700 ft on a wedge-shaped rock. Only way to reach this fort is by ropeway known as Raigad Ropeway. It also has a waterfall that is prominent during the rainy season. It also has a Raigad Museum, which has portraits of Shivaji Empire, various artefacts and weapons of those times. In Raigad, one can find a place called TakmokTok also known as the "punishment point" that is 1200ft high cliff from which traitors were beaten and thrown down. The Queen's Palace is also a beautiful place that was constructed using wood.Aurangabad to Raigad is a 366km journey viaRajyaRajmarg 27. These cities are also connected by Maharashtra State Highway MH SH148. Total time taken to cover this distance would be approximately 8 hours. On the way, one can pass by the Lakshmi Mata Temple and Aqsa Masjid.There are no direct trains from Aurangabad to Raigad. The fastest way is to take train Shatabdi Express from Aurangabad to Mumbai and Rn Dadar Pass from Mumbai to Lavasa and then a cab to Raigad.
Distance between Aurangabad and Raigad is and the average travel time is using a cab.
Aurangabad named after Aurangzeb, the Mughal Emperor, is a city in Maharashtra. Aurangabad means Built by the Throne'. Being a tourist hub, the city has many historical monuments of great importance.
Aurangabad is said to be a City of Gates and the strong presence of these can be felt as one drives through the city. Recently, Aurangabad has been declared as Tourism Capital of Maharashtra. It is also one of the fastest growing cities in the world.
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Raigad is a district that locates itself in the state of Maharastra. The direct transport available to the city is a bus. The nearest railway station is Veer Dasgaon Railway Station, at a distance of about 40 km far from the city. The nearest airport to Raigad is Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai which is 180 km away. International tourists who wish to travel to Raigad can arrive at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai and board by bus. The city is accessible by road from Mumbai through national highway four straight to Raigad. Tourists can also hire easily available cabs from Mumbai to Raigad through services like Savaari Car Rentals..
The city has been known as the formal capital in the region of Maratha Leader Shivaji Maharaj. The Raigad fort built in his region is one of the first places that is worth a visit. The fort stands on a hill 820 meters high with 1737 steps leading to it and located in the Mahad region of the city. One other such beautiful piece of art is the Jagadishwar Temple situated 25 KM from the fort. The structure of the temple is very different from temples across the country and matches the reflection of the ancient Mughal architecture. Another place worth a visit is the artificial Gangasagar Lake that lies in front of the fort and was built with the water from the river Ganges. The city also has a museum featuring the artifacts of the Maratha region, including but not limited to sculptures, paintings, weapons and farmer tools. The Jijamata Palace, situated nearby the fort was the palace of Jijabai, Shivaji mother was a great mansion where Jijabai spent all her lifetime was unfortunately ruined in the British rule is now protected by protected by the Archaeological survey of India. One can visit these places by hiring a cab from premium cab rental services like Savaari cab rentals.