Tikona Fort, Maharashtra

Tikona Fort

Location: Tikona fort is located near Kamshet at a distance of 60 km from Pune, Maharashtra.

Description: Tikona Fort is a cardinal fort which is located on a hill in Maval in western India. This fort is one of the prime forts which were included in Maratha Empire. Tikona Peth or Tokono Peth is a village located nearby the fort and that is why this fort is known by the name of Tikona fort. It is believed that the fort was built in seventh or eighth century during Silhara dynasty, according to the vihara present in this fort. The nearby places, like the temple of Trimbakeshwar Mahadev and Satvahan caves enhance the significance of this fort and serve as popular attractions for tourists coming here from all over the world. The hilltop on which this temple is located is covered with green grass that makes it look more beautiful and attractive. During monsoon, the magnificent view of fort and lushness of its surroundings adds on to the beauty of nature.  The view of lake and grassland full of flowers from the fort creates a marvelous view that is best for photography. The great emperor Akbar also visited the Tikona Fort in the year 1682 that makes it more popular among people.

Activities: Trekking and camping are some adventurous activities which visitors can experience during a visit to this fort.

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