People of the area and adjoining believe that Shivaji and the later Maratha Kings used to store all their wealth inside the fort complex. There are many visitors who throng this place on a daily basis. A lot needs to be done however by the caretakers to keep the fort in a good condition. One of the major attractions of the fort is a store house where grains used to be stored by the Kings men during the monsoons.
There are very good places inside the fort complex where one can click pictures. The lush green surroundings and landscapes add more beauty to the fort. It is a perfect place to spend evening and weekend with your family if you are around Lonavala or Pune. The rich architecture of the fort also speaks volume about Maratha rulers.
Once done with the visit to Lohagad fort it was time to head towards my next destination after which my Pune journey ends. This place was the famous Malshej Ghat of Pune.