Top Tourist Attractions in Raigad
Raigad District is an administrative region in Maharashtra‘s Konkan division. The district was called Raigad after the fort that served as the old Maratha Empire’s initial capital, which was renamed from its previous name of Rairi.
Best Places to Visit in Raigad
- Hill Station In Raigad District Matheran
- o Varadvinayak Temple, Mahad
- o Ballaleshwar Temple, Pali :
- o Harihareshwar Temple, Shrivardhan :
- o Suvarnaganesh Tepmle, Diveagar :
- o Raigad Fort :
- o Murud-Janjira Fort :
- o Kolaba Fort:
- o Sudhagad Fort :
- o Kanakeshwar Temple, Alibag :
Famous Beaches in Raigad District
- o Alibag beach :
- o Mandawa Beach :
- o Kashid Beach :
- o Kihim Beach :
- o Harihareshwar Beach :
- o Akshi Beach :
- o Nagaon Beach :
Best Time to Visit in Raigad
How to Reach Raigad
- By Air
Lohegaon Airport in Pune and Chhatrapati Shivaji Airport in Mumbai, Maharashtra are the closest airports.
- By Train
For main lines of Indian Train, the nearest railway stations for most tourist attractions are Mumbai C.S.T. Terminus, L.T.T., Kurla Terminus, Pune Railway station, and Panvel Railway station (in Raigad district). Pen, Roha, Veer, and other Konkan Railway stations in Raigad district are nearby. Tourists can use the Konkan Train to get to the nearest local railway station.
- By Road
Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation buses link all major towns and tourist destinations in Raigad district. Sion Panvel Expressway connects Raigad District to Mumbai. Panvel, Khalapur, and Khopoli are located along the Mumbai-Pune expressway and NH4. NH 17 begins at Panvel and runs all the way to Poladpur.
- By Sea Routes
JNPT, Uran, is the primary national seaport. Mandava, Revas, Murud, Uran, and Dighi are small sea jetties for catamarans and powered boats. From the Gateway of India to Alibag, you can take a catamaran or a ferry boat. From Bhauche Dhakka port to Revas port, a small boat ferry service is also available. From Revas to Alibag, Maharashtra S.T. Bus service is provided.