Ajinkyatra Fort is in Satara, Maharashtra. The fort is located at Ajinkyatara Mountain, which is 3,300 feet high. As the fort is in the higher altitude, visitors can enjoy a magnificent view of the entire Satara city. There are number of water tanks inside the fort for storing water. So, there is no scarcity of water even as the fort is in the higher place.
Viewing the Ajinkyatara Fort from far Yawateshwar hill too is so nice.
Main attractions of this place are hiking, trekking and mountaineering.
For the best view, one must start breasting up the hill from the base of
Ajinkyatara at around 3.30 pm.
In 1708, Shahu Maharaj won Ajinkyatara, remained with the Marathas till
1818. The Ajinkyatara fort is a major historic place of Maharashtra, and
was very vital as one could keep watch of the entire South Maharashtra.
Visitors can also visit the temples of Devi Mangalai, Lord Shankar and
Lord Hanuman on the northeast side of the fort. Nandgiri and
Chandan-Vandan forts on the east and Jarandeshwar and Yawateshwar hills
on the west can also be seen from the fort. Satara is well connected by
rail and road with Pune, Sangli, Miraj and Kolhapur. One can stay at the
hotels in Satara.
Ajinkyatara fort is located in Satara district of Maharashtra, India.