Raigad is a district in the Konkan division of Maharashtra state. where the old name of the district was coolaba. Later name change to the famous Fort Raigad build by Shivaji maharaj and was a kingdom of its maratha empire.
Raigad District is well connected by road and rail. It has major stations e.g. Panvel, Karjat, Roha, Pen, Khopoli etc. NH 4, NH 17 & Mumbai - Pune Expressway passes thru Raigad District. It is also well connected with Mumbai by sea e.g.Uran-Mora, Alibaug-Rewas. Soon a new Airport at Panvel will connect it by air to rest of the world.
There are many places of tourist interest :
1. Raigad fort
2. Alibaug beach
3. Kihim beach
5. Mahad Ganpati
8. Murud - Janjira
9. Revdanda beach & Birla Mandir
10. Karnala Bird Sanctuary
Raigad Fort which was a main fort in Chatrpati Shivaji Maharaj's rule is a very famous attraction. A must see for all adventure and history lovers. It is best to visit the fort during monsoon or immediately after the monsoons. The whole place is green and filled with awsome fog. There is a ropeway to reach the fort or one can simply trek to the fort. See==
SAFAR - Center for Injured Animals and Cow Protection, Above swami clinic, Opp. Laxmi housing colony (Nangalwadi, MIDC, Mahad, Dist. Raigad, Maharashtra, India), ☎ +91 9545 495 051, . 24*7. SAFAR (Sawali's Animal First Aid and Rehabilitation) is a center for injured animals and cow protection. It is a divion of Sawali Samajik Sanstha, which is an NGO in Raigad, registered under Charity commissioner. SAFAR is established with the aim to provide animal rehabilitation to injured birds and animals. It also works for cow protection under the name “Sawali Goushala”. Right now there are 30 members are working with SAFAR Center. SAFAR's work area is Raigad and Pune. Volunteers are welcome to join in. If you want to visit or donate to SAFAR Center than contact to Mr. Raj Jain on +91 9545 495 051edit