The birthplace of Chhatrapati Shivaji – Shivneri Fort near Junnar

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Shivneri Fort is birthplace of legendary Chhatrapati Shivaji. Shivaji Raje Bhosale was born at the fort on 19 February 1630, and spent his childhood there.he got his name SHIVBA here. Inside the fort is a small temple dedicated to the goddess Shivai Devi, after whom Shivaji was named.

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