Gavilgad-Fort



  • Name of the Fort:
  • Gavilgad
  • Difficulty Level:
  • Medium
  • Endurance Level:
  • Medium

About Fort

  • Height of the fort:
  • 1100 ft
  • Base Village:
  • Chikhaldara
  • District:
  • Amravati
  • Description:
  • Gavilagada cikhaladarya near the fort , is Melghat Tiger prakalpamadhe . There is a forest of bhavati . 12 th / 13 th century , built the fort after the baladhya gondani gavalyanni . The fort is gavilagada Vidarbh Bhushan . Fort Hill is a taluka in Chikhaldara gavilagadaca kind of Amravati district .There are pahanyasarakhya nijamakalina graven image . There are 2 lakes . Generally, there are still 10 sabuta gun tender conditions . Horses , elephants , etc. sculpture and Hindustani , Urdu , Arabic text appears in the language of the cannons .
  • History:
  • In the Mahabharata, Bhima kicaka be killed by his battle with a monster here , and he cast into the side of the valley is noted . Kicakaci valley is kicakadara . This is a corruption of the word Chikhaldara kicakadara . CE Marathi- English fort on the second battle was a crucial battle in 1803 . British forces defeated the Marathas was critical of Arthur velasli .