Hanumantgad-Fort



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

About Fort

  • Height of the Fort:
  • 820 ft.
  • Base Village:
  • Fukeri
  • Region:
  • Sindhudurg
  • How To Reach:
  • Banda is on the Mumbai-Goa highway, from here a road goes to Dodamarg. 7 kms from Banda on this road take the left diversion for Talkat village which is further 6 kms. In the village there are two roads alongside Penganga Bank of which the one to the left takes us to Jhombale village at 3 kms. Further again the road divides in two and the one towards the right goes to Fukeri village at 3 kms.
  • Discription:
  • The Fond Sawants of Sawantwadi built this fort mainly to seek protection from the Portuguese and Karvirkars. Later in 1838, when the British took over Sawantwadi, Aatmo Chaukekar and his colleagues gained control over the fort in a rising against the British but later due to internal conspiracies the attempt failed.