Chandragad-Fort



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

About Fort

  • Height of the Fort:
  • 2303 ft
  • Base Village:
  • Dhawale
  • Region:
  • Raigad
  • Description:
  • The fort is located on a hill range which begins from Arthur Seat point of Mahabaleshwar towards West. On the fort there are remnants of Janani Temple and a royal residence. There is one Shiva temple known as Dhavaleshwar Mahadev (धवलेश्वर महादेव). There are two water tanks on the fort, one is on North side and one is close Dhavaleshwar Mahadev.The fort was built by Chandrarao More of Javli and later on won by Shivaji Maharaj from him. One can start a trek here to the Arthur Seat point in Mahabaleshwar. Umrath town is the beginning of Tanaji Malusare and Shelar mama who were Sardars of Shivaji Maharaj.