Satara is a beautiful city with rich cultural heritage. Literally meaning ‘Seven Hills’ it captivates the visitors with its promising scenic beauty and congregation of ancient temples. Satara also witnessed some of the proud moments of the independence struggle. Apart from its grand past, Satara is a veritable cornucopia of Nature's bounty. The picturesque scenery, the majesty of nature and the slow pace of life makes Satara a perfect place to hangout.
Ajinkyatara Fort built by Raja Bhoj is the highlight of this place. Standing 3000 feet tall the fort houses the Mangalai Devi temple. The Koteshwar temple is one of the ancient temples located in this region which is estimated to be constructed about 500 years ago. Lord Shiva is the main diety.
Kass Lake is a popular lake of Satara, because of its verdure surroundings and sparkling water. It supplies water to Satara. Thoseghar is popular for its milky waterfalls. Monsoon is the best time to visit the waterfalls.Wind mills are installed here to generate wind energy.
Dont forget to taste the scrumptious Kandi Pedhe a local delicacy.
Satara is a perfect place to rejuvenate if you are looking for a serene and poignant vacation.
HOW TO REACH
Frequent buses from Satara are available to the towns and cities of Pune, Mumbai, Raigad, Khandala, Guhagar, Chiplun, Baramati, Mahabaleshwar and Panchgani.