Author Ganesh Dhalpe writes his first book on fort Shivneri the birthplace of Chattrapati Shivaji Maharaj. The fort has a long vital history and is pointed of great significance in Shivaji?s history.
Author pens down the historic aspects related to the fort supporting to which he guides us with a detailed map of fort Shivneri and some illustrative photographs. The book initially portrays, a diary of events related to the Shivaji era in Junnar and fort shivneri.
Author describes the fort and gives the detailed importance of forts and how an ideal fort should be in practice, which shows about reasoning knowledge of the historic, reasoning.
Various important incidents related to Shivneri, before Shivaji?s birth also have been focused, which are followed by birth of Shivaji Maharaj, then political scenario, and other facts.
Author gives the approach and the present state of the fort from the nearest city i.e. Pune and way to clamp the fort up. In the sightseeing of the fort, various aspects like the entrance, their purpose architectures, caving, temples, palaces, water cisterns etc are well explained.
In addition to the above, various temples, caves and forts in the neighboring area of fort Shivneri are given to plan a visit as per our convenience too.