Purnagad -Fort

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

About Fort

  • Region:
  • Ratangiri
  • How to Reach:
  • Purnagad is around 30 kms from the city of Ratnagiri by bus via Pawas. There is another route- Rajapur to Ratnagiri via Purnagad. Rajapur is situated on National Highway Mumbai- Goa. Rajapur is around 440 kms from Mumbai and 160 kms from Goa.
  • Description:
  • Purnagad fort is situated on a mountain which is at the origin of Muchakundi creek. This fort is having a small area but the bastions are having a very strong construction. One can view the entire fort premises in a sight.The fort is having two doors, one facing east and the other facing west directions. The fort is very close to the village- Purnagad. It’s a ten minutes walk. The main entrance door is a very robust structure between the two bastions. There is a Hanumanji’s deity and a well at the entrance. The well is presently dry and in startled condition. There is no arrangement of drinking water at fort premises. Pictures of Moon, Sun and Lord Ganeshji are carved onto the main entrance door.