Chandwad-Fort



  • Name of the Fort:
  • Chandwad
  • Difficulty Level:
  • Difficult
  • Endurance Level:
  • Difficult

About Fort

  • Height of the Fort:
  • 3691 feet
  • District:
  • Nashik
  • Region:
  • Nashik
  • Base Villege:
  • Panchayat
  • Discription:
  • Chandwad is a village panchayat located in the Nashik district of Maharashtra state,India. The latitude 20.3302712 and longitude 74.2404449 are the geocoordinate of the Chandwad. Mumbai is the state capital for Chandwad village. It is located around 212.9 kilometer away from Chandwad.Chandwad is a town located in the Nashik district in Maharashtra.There are many historical places like Renuka devi mandir, Chandreshwar temple and Rangmahal located in Chandwad. Chandwad is a tehsil in Malegaon subdivision of Nashik district in Maharashtra, India. It is historical place where Ahilyadevi Holkar's Rangmahal (fort) is situated. It is surrounded by big mountains and is like a hill station. Population is around 20000. Legend goes that Rishi Parashurama was asked by his father Jamadagni (known for his anger) to kill his mother Renuka. Parashurama ,being an obedient son, separated her head from body. The head landed in Chandwad while the body fell near Mahur.