Raigad was the capital of the Marathas under Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. It is a hill fort situated in the Mahad, Raigad district. The fort rises 820 metres (2,700 ft) above the sea level and has approximately 1737 steps leading to it. There is a Raigad Ropeway, which takes 10 minutes to reach. Not only for history buffs but for adventure lovers also the fort is popular destination for trekking. “Shiv Raajabhishek” the Coronation ceremony of Shivaji Maharaj was the most significant event at Raigad which also  was witness to the death of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.