Facing the Laccadive Sea on its west, Raigad is a district in Maharashtra. In the previous times, Raigad was known by the name of Kolaba and was under the rule of the Maratha ruler, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. After the death of Shivaji, the British powers took over Raigad and developed it by establishing the educational institutions.
The district of Raigad spans an entire area of 7,152 sq. kilometer. The terrains of the district are craggy. The climate of this district is described as the tropical monsoon in nature. The temperature during summers ranges between 30°C-40°C. It falls down and rests between 10°C-22°C. Monsoons are usually accompanied by thunderstorms and a heavy downpour. The annual average rainfall received by Raigad is 4000 mm.
The board of Raigad Tourism promotes different places of interest. The notable and frequented attraction of the place is Raigad Fort. Though it is in a ruined state, it still has the charm to attract visitors. The other nearby attractions include Raigad Fort, Diveagar Beach, Jagdishwar Temple, Ballaleshwar Ganpati Temple, Jijamata Palace, and much more.