Historical Treasures Of Lonavala | The Orchid Lonavala
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Nothing is more refreshing than a hill station surrounded by nature, especially when you are in desperate need of a getaway from your mundane city life! And Lonavala may be the refuge you've been looking for. A lover of nature will find Lonavala to be everything they could want and more! There is a wealth of wildlife, from ancient forts to green forests and tranquil lakes.

List Of Some Historical Places In Lonavala

Bhaja Cave

Our list of the best sites to see in Lonavala also includes a collection of 22 stunning rock-cut caverns that date back to the second century BC. The journey to the Bhaja caverns begins at the village of Bhaja, from which a zigzag path leads visitors there.

Tikona Fort

The Tikona fort, which is around 60 kilometres from Pune, gets its name from its pyramidal shape and is literally translated as "triangular." The hill, which rises to a height of about 3500 feet, is a Maratha empire historical landmark.
The Trimbakeshwar Mahadev temple, seven water tanks, and a few ancient caves are also included in the fort. The fort is a well-known trekking location due to its several entrances, picturesque Pawana lake vista, and illustrious past.

Karla Caves

The Karla caverns are a different collection of historic caves that we've selected as one of the best locations to see in Lonavala. These Buddhist caves, which are around 11 kilometres near Lonavala, are equally important historically as the Bhaja caves.
These caverns, whose roots may be traced to the second to the fifth century BC, provide a wealth of historical information about the Buddhist culture in the form of carvings and sculptures. For fans of history, this location is a must-see!

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Rajmachi Fort

This old fort is set on the hillsides of the Sahyadri foothills, making it one of Lonavala's most stunning locations. The Manaranjan and the Shrivardhan twin strongholds make up the fort. The fort offers visitors a breathtaking vista of beautiful greenery in addition to being an ancient masterpiece. Trekkers and hikers often explore the fort. It is a very well-liked tourist destination because of the adventurous and rich scenery.

Lohagad Fort

The Lohagad Fort must come next on the list of Lonavala attractions to see. The fort, commonly referred to as the Iron Fort, is another example of the Maratha Empire's magnificent architecture.
A short mountain range connects the fort to the Visapur Fort. Both history buffs and adventure seekers adore it because of its historical relevance and fantastic setting!


Visapur Fort

One of the most incredible locations to view in Lonavala is Visapur Fort, which was constructed by Balaji Vishwanath, the first Peshwa of the Maratha Empire. On the same plateau as Lohagad Fort, this beautiful hill fort is situated at a height of 1084 metres above sea level. It is visited by both history historians and environmental lovers and rests on a beautiful green bounty.

Korigad Fort

About 20 miles from Lonavala, in the Amby Valley area, is a stunning hill fort. A very old fort is Koraigad (before the 14th century). When compared to other forts, this one has an easier hike. Children enjoy the walk since there are steps and a short trail to climb. The fact that Shivaji Maharaj carried Korigad Fort around shows how significant and important it is.

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The Orchid - Boutique Ecotel Resort, Lonavala is always the first choice for tourists. Whenever you choose to travel this path through the natural beauty, there are countless locations in Lonavala that are worth visiting. You can always rely on us to book the best possible accommodations for your stay.
The only thing left for you to do is pack your bags, reserve your preferred hotel, and start travelling because the places are all set and waiting. All the hassles associated with your stay will be handled by us, leaving you free to focus on having fun.