Kille Shivneri

Shivneri
Raje Shahaji, Shivaji's father, kept his family on this fort during Jijabai's pregnancy. The fort is tough to climb from the hills. The road to this fort has 7 doors. The temple of 'Devi Shivai' is very old. After the name of this goddess, Shivaji was named.

Kille Shivneri is famous for Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj's birth. The birth place of Shivaji is auspicious one and easily memorises the period. The palace, water reservoirs and the green surroundings are treat to eyes. The other places to visit on Shivneri fort are 'Kaman Take', 'Kadelot Tok', 'Koli Chouthara ' and 'Dongarmatha' (the top of the fort). One can see various places nearby Shivneri - Khodad, Arvi and Kukadi dam.

Distance: 90 km away from Pune (Regular buses from Shivajinagar and Pune Station)

Nearby places: Lenyadri, Ozar, Malshej Ghat