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Mention the following in the leaflet: (i) How to get there (ii) Where to stay (iii) What to see (iv) Special features of the place.

Mention the following in the leaflet:

(i)  How to get there
(ii) Where to stay  
(iii) What to see  
(iv) Special features of the place.

Shivgad: Fort on the Coast of Maharashtra


(i) How to get there:

By road:

(a)    The journey from Mumbai to Shivgad take 5 hours (210 km). regular MSRTC [ Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation ] buses run between Shivgad and Mumbai.

(b)   Private buses and taxis also available regularly.

(ii)    Where to stay:

You can stay at one of the MTDC [ Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation ] hotels or private hotels. Tariffs range from Rs. 100 to Rs. 450 per day for single room occupancy (Double bed with attached bath facility).

(iii) What to see:

(a)    Shivgad: A fort built by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, it still retains its grandeur. Sound and light show held on Tuesdays and Fridays at 7 p.m.

(b)   Sinhagad: Ruins of Shinagad, a minor fort.

(c)    Kali Temple: An ancient temple which dates back to antiquity.

(d)   Beaches: Shivgad is full of clean, delightful stretches of beaches with facilities for boating and swimming.



(iv) Special features of the place: Ganesh chaturthi is celebrated on a grand scale. Winter- the best season for tourists. Fish and rice preparations are the speciality of the region.