Sumary of Have You Been to the Gibraltar of the East?:
- As you go from one tourist trap to another in Raigad and Mahad, your respects will be demanded many a time in front of statues of Shivaji Maharaj and Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar..
- There are also Gangasagar Lake, which apparently has waters from the Ganga brought here for Shivaji coronation, Jijamata Palace and Jagadishwar Temple nearby to visit..
- `800–2,500, dorm `250), earlier Jog Engineering Lodge, offers accommodation both at the ropeway base station and within the fort..
- In 1927, as a symbolic blow to the centuries-old caste hierarchy that he spent his life trying to struggle against and break, Dr BR Ambedkar drank water from this tank, reserved for the upper castes…