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Lohagad - Visapur Forts -  (PuneDiary's Picnic Sports Section)

Ideal for trekking these forts are just a km away from each other. Lohagad & Visapur Forts are 52 kms from Pune. Lohagad is at a height of 3450 feets and Visapur is at the height of 3550 feet. 

This place is of historical importance. When Shivaji raided Surat all the wealth was brought to this fort under the supervision of Netaji Palkar. Shivaji used to keep a watch on Konkan and Bhor Ghat from these forts.

There is village nearby to Lohagad from where are four doors to the fort they are 'Narayan Darwaja', 'Maha Darwaja', Ganesh Darwaja' and 'Hanuman Darwaja'. There are some ancient sculptures on the Maha Darwaja. Pawana dam can be viewed from this place.
Purandar, Sinhagad, Tung and Tikona can be viewed from Visapur. There is a 12 feet long Mortar on the fort.



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