Manohargad-Fort



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

About Fort

  • Region:
  • Sindhudurg
  • Description:
  • The fort of Manohargad is the only accessible fort in this couple of fort. These are two peaks of the same hill and are separated by a col. Manasantoshgad fort is not accessible and can be only viewed from Manohargad. On Manohargad there are remains of Wada (palace), a well and Vasa or place of worship.
  • History:
  • The fort was used as a base by Shivaji Maharaj in the year 1667 as the base during his south Konkan campaign against Bijapur Sultanate and also agains his step brother Vyankoji. The another important incident which happened on the fort was revolt against British rule by the forces of Kolhapur Bhonsle and Sawant of Sawantwadi in the year 1844. However it was unsuccessful and British forces defeated them on 26th January 1845 and the revolters had to flee from the fort.