- Height of the Fort:
- 3200 ft.
- First we have to reach Nashik. Then board a S.T from Nashik's CBS bus station to Peth and alight at the Aashewadi Phata. A walk of some minutes takes us to Aashewadi village, from where we can see the fort.
Route to fort goes from the back side of the village by keeping fort at the left side. It takes 1 hour to climb the fort from this route.
- Ramshej Fort is located north of Nashik city, and has been historically significant. History has it, that the fort was attacked by Mughals (Aurangzeb’s army), and his commanders threatened the Maratha kingdom saying that they would capture the fort in hours. Shivaji Maharaj’s son Sambhaji and his army resisted these attacks for almost 6 years. One can find the references to this battle well fought by brave Maratha warriors from Mughal letters.