Forts Of India

Shivneri fort

Shivneri fort is birthplace of Shri Shivaji Maharaj. It is situated near Junnar town in the district of Pune, about 105 Kilometres from Pune. Read more »

Pratapgad fort

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj had extended his kingdom on the banks of rivers Nira and Koyana. In order to safeguard this area of his kingdom, he felt need to have a well-built fort. This fort is called Pratapgad. Read more »

Murud – Janjira Fort

The forts is approached by sailboats from Rajapuri jetty. The main gate of the fort faces Rajapuri on the shore and can be seen only when one is quite close to it. It has a small Read more »

Raigad Fort

The history of Raigad, earlier known as Rairi, is obscure. In the 12th century Rairi was a seat of the Shirke-Palegar family. Read more »

Rajgarh Fort

Rajgarh enjoys a unique position among the hill forts of Maharashtra. It possesses all the salient features of fort architecture which are peculiar to the Deccan region. Situated on one of the Read more »

Sindhudurg Fort

After Shivaji, Sindhudurg passed through the hands of Rajaram-Tarabai, Angres, Peshwa and the Bhosales of Kolhapur. It was briefly captured by Read more »

Panhala Fort

Panhala or Panhalgarh, about 19kms north-west of Kolhapur, is possibly the largest and most important fort of the Deccan. Read more »

Balapur Fort

Balapur is a historical town and has a massively built fort, probably the strongest in Vidarbha and Khandesh regions of Maharashtra. Read more »

Gawilghur Fort

Gavilgarh has two levels, the outer fort being slightly lower than the inner one. This outer fort has a third wall which covers the Read more »

Chakan Fort

Tryambak or Brahmagath hill fort, overlooking the holy temple of Tryambakeshwar, The Chakan for is quite old and was occupied by several powers. Read more »

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