Padmadurg/Kasa-Fort


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

About Fort

  • Base Village:
  • Rajapuri
  • Region:
  • Raigad
  • History:
  • Padmadurg is one of the sea forts built by Maratha Kings in 1676 in order to control the activities in Arabian sea.It is located in the northwest direction of the Janjira fort at a distance of about 10 km. The sea fort of Padmadurg is not as big as Janjira but still the fort can be visited and enjoyed. Visiting the fort requires taking permission from the Customs/Navy. The fort was not only a part of Sindhudurg's defenses but was also Shivaji Maharaj's main ship construction yard. This fort can also be viewed from Janjira. There was a belt of land from Dandi seashore to Padmadurga but it got blown away under the water in 2004. This fort can be accessed by boats. Boats are mainly available from Murud-Koliwada.
  • Description:
  • Padmadurg also called Kasa fort, is a fort in Maharashtra, India. It was constructed by the incredible Maratha ruler King Shivaji to the northwest of the fort Janjira. It was constructed mostly to overcome the fort Janjira. The important piece of fort is still in great condition.The sea fort of Padmadurg is not as large as Janjira yet at the same time the fort can be seen. Going by the fort helps taking permissions from custom. The fort was a part of Sindhudurg's protection as well as Shivaji Maharaj's primary boat development yard. There is a decent perspective of the fort from Janjira. There was a breeze of area from Dandi Beach to Padmadurg however it ran-away under the water in 2004.