Bhawangad-Fort



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

About Fort

  • Height of the Fort:
  • Base Village:
  • District:
  • Thane
  • Region:
  • Thane
  • How To Reach:
  • The diversion to Tural village is 11 km north of Sangameshwar on Mumbai-Goa highway. From here, reach to Kadvai (by rickshaw) or Mhadgewadi (if a private vehicle). The trail to fort starts from here. ST buses ply regularly on this route. The fort is about 2 km from Mhadgewadi.
  • Distance from Pune:
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  • Description:
  • Bhawangad is located in Sangameshwar district, 12 km north of Sangameshwar town on Mumbai-Goa old Highway. There is a big temple of Goddess Bhavani which is visited by many pilgrims every year. Very less is known about the history of this fort. Experts claim it to be built in the 14th century. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj renovated this fort in 1661 and built the temple of Bhavani Mata. The British won this fort in 1818.
    The specialty of this fort is that no cementing material like lime or anything has been used to bind the huge square stones used to build this fort! There is a cave, one inside the other on the the opposite side of the arched entrance.