Palgad-Fort



  • Name of the Fort:
  • Palgad
  • Difficulty Level:
  • Medium
  • Endurance Level:
  • Medium

About Fort

  • Height of the Fort:
  • 1328 ft from MSL
  • District:
  • Ratnagiri
  • How to reach:
  • From Palgad village :
    Palgad village is at 21 km from Dapoli on the Dapoli-Khed road. There is road till Palgad Machi. The path near Hanuman temple leads to the top and it takes around half an hour from here. It takes one hour from Palgad village.
    From Kadamwadi village :
    We have to reach Kadamwadi village on Khed-Jamge road.
  • Description:
  • Palgad was built by Shivaji Maharaj. This fort is situated in dense vegetation near Palgad village, on the Khed-Pali route. This is the village where Sane Guruji was born. This fort is said to have been used as a watch tower.The area of the fort is around 1.5 acres. The main entrance is east facing, and completely broken. The bastion is still there. There is one canon half buried near the entrance, second one on “Holicha Mal”, and third one in a field in the village. We can find some plinths of old mansions and a dried water tank. The further part becomes narrower and there is a bastion. Some part of the walls is remaining. We can find residences on the mountain top