Revdanda-Fort



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

About Fort

  • Height of the Fort:
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  • Base Village:
  • Revdanda
  • District:
  • Raigad
  • Region:
  • Pune
  • Route:
  • Pune - Chinchwad - Dehu Road - Lonavala - Khopoli - Pen - Poyand - Alibaug - Nagaon - Revdanda - Revdanda Fort.
  • Description:
  • Revdanda fort is located at the entrance of Kundalika River (कुंडलिका) where it meets the Arabian Sea. Revdanda fort is well-known as Revatikshetra (रेवतीशेत्र) from the time of Mahabharata. In 15th century Portuguese distinguished the vital criticalness of the Revdanda town and sustained the whole town.The walls of this production line were finished somewhere around 1521 and 1524. On the night of July 22nd 1683, the Marathas tried an attack on Revdanda. The Marathas protected the fort, yet needed to withdraw when the Portuguese attacked fort.
  • History:
  • This fort was built by Portuguese Capt. Soj, and completed in 1524.It was in the control of Portuguese till 1806 when it was captured by Marathas. Finally it was captured by British in 1818.