Fort Ajinkyatara, Satara

Ajinkyatara is a fort on one of the seven mountains surrounding the city of 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. In 1708, Shahu Maharaj won Ajinkyatara, remained with the Marathas till 1818. It is a 16th Century fort and now also holds the television tower for the city of Satara. Visitors can also visit the temples of Devi Mangalai, Lord Shankar and Lord Hanuman on the northeast side of the fort.

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