Karnala is a well known winged animal haven situated on Mumbai Goa Highway. It additionally houses a little post at top. Numerous rulers have ruled this fortress from Yadav line, Tughalq, Gujurat Sultanate, Nizamshah of Ahmednagar. Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj caught this stronghold in 1670. It held vital significance in light of access to Raigad locale and neglected Bhor pass. Aurangzeb caught it after Shivaji's passing in 1680.
At the point when Peshwa predominance developed it was recovered in 1740 and later tumbled to British East India Company in 1818. Over fortress are vestiges and little zenith known as Pandu's pinnacle. It was basically utilized as watch tower. Hopping on this pinnacle is currently precluded by the timberland division. One can see Prabalgad, Matheran, Chanderi, Dronagiri post, and Rajmachi.