Location: Located at a distance of 8.5 km from the city of Lonavala, Manranjan fort and Shreevardhan fort constitute the Rajmachi fortification. This fort lies on the western side of the main fort.
Description: A 2700 ft high fortress, Manranjan fort was constructed in such a manner that enemies could not destroy it easily. This fort was used to keep a watch on the plateau which lies down hill. Manranjan fort boasts of 3 entrances and a water tank. With its splendid beauty, this fort has become a must visit attraction for nature enthusiasts and history lovers. The architecture of the fort gives an impression of the royal lifestyle and culture of the rulers who once lived here. By standing in this fort, a person can get a breathtaking view of the below lying area. Presently, this place is under the supervision of local authorities and Indian Government. They are taking all the necessary steps which are required for the preservation of the fort. Tourists can also enjoy an exquisite view of the Karnala fort from this point.
Activities: Along with sightseeing, tourists can also relish the flavors of the local cuisine. Different restaurants which provide the best of local cuisines are present at a short distance from the fortress.