Gagangad-Fort



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

About Fort

  • Height of the Fort:
  • 978 mtr. above sea level
  • District:
  • Kolhapur
  • How To Reach:
  • Nearest Railway Station is Kankavli. MSRTC buses are available from Kolhapur and Kankavli
  • Description:
  • Fort Gagangad was Raja Bhoj II of Shilahara dynasty in 1190 and British demolished the fort in 1844. At the top of fort, beautiful views of Karul ghat, Bhubawda Ghat and surrounding valley can be seen. The fort has natural caves where Gagangiri Maharaj was to use meditate and Gagangiri math is erected at this place. Also, other places on the fort are Navgrah Mandir, Mahadev Mandir, Vithal Devi Mandir, Gaibi Gahininath Mandir and two canons.