Antur-Fort



  • Name of the Fort:
  • Antur
  • Difficulty Level:
  • Easy
  • Endurance Level:
  • Easy

About Fort

  • Height of the Fort:
  • 2000
  • Base Village:
  • Kannad
  • District:
  • Aurangabad
  • Description:
  • Antur Fort is a fort near chimnapur village in Kannad taluka In Aurangabad district of Maharashtra state of India.This monument is protected by Archaeological Survey of India.
  • History:
  • The fort was built about the middle of the 15th century by a Maratha Chief and was named after him.The fort made by Dhone community he live in chimnapur village .Dhone is leading surname in "96 Kuli Marathas" proof is available but not specific name are available but old people said antur forts "killedar" is about 16 senturi its name is Ravirav Shamrao Dhone" It remained in the possession of his descendants for about a century and was then taken by the Mohammedans. Between 16th and 17th centuries it belonged to the Nizam Shahi of Ahmadnagar, as is evidenced front several inscriptions in the fort in which some of the kings of this dynasty are mentioned