Satara is a city in Maharashtra, India, situated near the confluence of the Krishna River and its tributary, the Venna. Established in the 16th century, it was the seat of the Chhatrapati of the Maratha Empire, Shahu I. It serves as the headquarters of Satara Tehsil and the Satara District. The name “Satara” originates from the seven forts surrounding the city. It’s known as both a Soldier’s city and a Pensioner’s city.

Satara’s primary crops are sugarcane, turmeric, and ginger. The district has numerous banks, and its per capita income is higher than the state average.

The city is renowned for its natural sites like the Kaas Plateau and Thoseghar, along with ancient monuments such as forts and temples. The Kaas Plateau is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and transforms into a vibrant wildflower wonderland during the monsoon.

Satara is appreciated for its picturesque waterfalls, temples, and the Kaas Flower Plateau, which is also a World Heritage Site. Located at an elevation of 2320 feet above sea level, Satara offers beautiful surroundings.

Satari Kandi Pedha, a famous product, is made using a unique technique by Modi’s Narayan Pedhewale.