Rajgad is formerly known as Murumdev, the fort was the capital of the Maratha Empire under the rule of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj for almost 26 years. Treasures discovered from an adjacent fort Torna were used to completely build and fortify the Rajgad Fort.
It is located around 38 kms from Panshet valley Resort.
The fort lies 1,376 m (4,514 ft) above the sea level. The diameter of the base of the fort was about 40 km (25 mi) which made it difficult to lay siege on it.