Purandhar Fort is located at a distance of 40 km from Pune. It played an important role in the history of the brave ruler of the Maratha kingdom, Chhatrapati Shivaji. Purandhar was the capital of the Maratha Kingdom, when it was in the budding stages for quite sometime.
With the insistence of Jay Singh, Shivaji concluded a peace treaty at
Purandhar fort in which he was agreed to pay visit to Aurangzeb at the
Imperial court of Agra.
Situated atop a mountain at a height of 1,350 metres, Purandhar fort is
also regarded as an ideal picnic spot. National Cadet Corps restores the
past glory of the fort. Pune is well connected by air, rail and road
with the important places of India and abroad. Hotels are available in
Purandhar fort holds an important place in the history of Maratha kingdom.