A small cannon that was used by the Maratha warriors to fight against the invaders.

Note the carving of an elephant head at its base.

Now this cannon is placed by the entrance of the palace of Raja Shivaji’s descendants.


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Sajja Kothi


Sajja Kothi is one of the structures of a well-known fort (Panhala) of Maharashtra; but it has a independent historical identity of its own. Sajja means balcony; this one storied construction has many balconies overlooking the vast vista across the Sahyadri ranges and hence the name Sajja Kothi. Continue reading