Satara sits on the confluence of the rivers Krishna and Venna. The city is rich in heritage and abundant in forts, lakes, museums and temples. A few key wildlife sanctuaries near the town make it a must-visit for its eco-tourism. The Kaas Plateau in the Javli Taluka, is a UNESCO Bio-Diversity Heritage Site and boasts of one of the most unique environments to be found near Satara.
The rule of the dynasty of Nizam Shah ended in 1636 after which Shivaji conquered the Parali and Satara Fort in 1663 ushering in a new era of Maratha rule. Chhatrapati Shahu, Chhatrapati Sambhaji’s son, was coronated in 1708 at the Satara fort. The descendants of Shivaji continue to reside in Satara.
The Samadhi of Samarth Ramdas Swami at Sajjangad is 12 kms away from Satara city, the Ajinkyatara Fort , Kaas Plateau are some major tourist attraction of Satara
Satara means 'seven hills' as the district is surrounded by seven hills on all its sides. Known for its serene lifestyle and surrounding natural beauty, Satara is an ideal community. The Kaas Lake and Plateau are the natural highlights near the town.
The nearest airport to Satara is Pune's Lohegaon Airport. The airport is well connected to all major cities of India
Satara railway station is a main railway station in Satara district, Maharashtra
Satara is connected by road to major cities nearby
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