Raigad district, formerly known as Kolaba district is a place in Maharashtra. It was the capital of the Maratha Empire. Due to the district being in the range of the western ghat, the district is filled with flora and fauna. This district, especially the Raigad fort is known for its history as Maharaja Chatrapati Shivaji seized this fort during a battle and made it the capital of the Maratha Empire in 1674. This fort is located in the Sahyadri mountain range and there are ropeways available which help tourists to visit the fort. As the fort was destroyed by the Britishers in 1818, the ruins of the fort are still present and people still visit the fort to learn its history and architecture.
MadheGhat Waterfalls is another tourist attraction site in the district. The falls is located in the middle of green vegetation and the Raigad Fort can also be located from the waterfalls. Since Maharaja Chatrapati Shivaji was a Hindu religion follower, Jagadishwar temple was built in the royal palace. This temple consists of the architecture of the Moghul period. Diveagar Beach is known for being the fishing grounds for the villagers and is considered as the home of the migrant seagulls in the district.