Nivati-Fort



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

About Fort

  • Region:
  • Sindhudurg
  • Distance From Pune:
  • 390 Kms
  • Description:
  • Kille Nivati is actually one of the area ("Wadi" in local language) of Parule village history and natural beauty gives this place a different edge. The beach is very clean with white sand and blue water. Near beach is fort called Nivati Fort. Once can enjoy beautiful view from this fort of Nivati Beach and Bhogwe Beach.
  • History:
  • Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj constructed this fort in order to safeguard the sea route from Karli creek near Malvan to Vengurla.Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj built this fort after Sindhudurga. It was then seized by the rulers of Sawantwadi. In 1748, Ismail Khan, serving the Portuguese, took over the fort. In 1787 the Chatrapati of Karveer won the forts from the Sawants. The Sawants took it back in 1803. The British captured the fort on 4th February 1818.