Lonavala is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Lonavala one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Lonavala is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Lonavala or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Lonavala. Explore the historical monuments of Lonavala with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Lonavala guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Lonavala page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Lonavala landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Lonavala.
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Karla, Lonavla, Pune, Maharashtra 410401
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
One of the oldest reminisces of the Buddhist Empire; Karla caves enthral the visitors with its majestic appeal. You have to hike up to the caves and though it might seem tiresome, the reward is astonishing.
The entrance is shaped like a horseshoe and paves way for the huge structure that lies within. The base structure of the main cave Chaitya is s...
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Old Mumbai Pune Hwy, Gautam Park Society, Pune, Maharashtra 410401
09:00 am - 09:30 pm
An attempt to recreate the Madame Tussauds in Lonavla, the celebrity waz museum is a brain child of Mr. Sunil Kandalloor. Having created was museums in couple of other places in India; the Celebrity wax museum at Lonavla is an interesting twist from the other natural attractions. Featuring international celebrities like Angelina Jolie and Bruce Lee...
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Visapur, Lonavla, Pune, Maharashtra, India 410401
Located near Lonavla, Visapur is a majestic fort at an elevation of 3556 feet above the sea level. Adorned with caves and reservoirs of water, the Visapur was a prominent fort of the Maratha Empire. The ruins of a large stone house can be still observed which operated as the home and palace of Peshwas.
There is also a huge stone carving of Hanuman-...
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Near Savashni Ghat, Lonavla, Pune, India 410401
Located at a distance of around 20 kilometres from Lonavla, Korigadh fort is in close proximity to the Amby valley. Ideal for a one-day trek, Korigad lies at an altitude of 3050 feet from the sea level. Also known as Kumwarigad, the fort offers splendid views of the verdant valley and is a treat to the visitor’s eyes. The fort has a glorious ...
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Gavhandhe village, Tikona peth, Near Pavana River, Lonavla, Pune India 410401
Also known as Vitandgad, this fort is set up on the pyramidal shaped Tikona hill at an elevation of 3500 feet above the sea level. The word ‘Tikona’ literally means Triangle in local language. Popular as a trekking destination, its twin fort Tung is also quite popular and can be visited along with Tikona fort. Having significance in the...
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Maval, Pune, Maharashtra, India
Ancient Buddhist monument situated in Maval Taluka, the Bedse caves date back to 2300 years. Believed to be built by Emperor Ashoka- the great emperor of Maurya dynasty that ruled the entire Indian sub-continent from 269 to 232 BC, the Bedse caves basically operated as a meditation place for Buddhist monks.
Located at a distance of 15 kilometres fr...