Mahim-Fort

  • Name of the Fort:
  • Mahim
  • Difficulty Level:
  • simple
  • Endurance Level:
  • simple

About Fort

  • Height of the Fort:
  • Base Village:
  • Durgvadi, Moroshit
  • District:
  • Thane
  • Region:
  • How To Reach:
  • Kelave - Palghar road, 4 km from the village kelave know. The information is already public hospital in Fort praise.
  • Distance from Pune:
  • Description:
  • Kelave honor the original name matsyamat, his later years were ahead mahakavati and information. Pracinakali pratapabimba king of Daman from valukesvaraparyanta (today Mumbai) beach mahikavatici chosen as its capital and the establishment of the kingdom. The original fort was built in honor. The next time the captains bhimarava took the fort. This 14th century fort was captured by the Sultan of Gujarat. There was a fort from the Portuguese in 1534 and won the seat of the repairs made ​​to it. Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj had waged a war against the information in year 1684; But such is not the time to ride the fort came under siege because of the Marathas. There in 1737, the Marathas besieged Mahim fort. At that time there was a big battle between the Marathas and the Portuguese. The low Marathas number, it rattled the enemy to retreat due pill hand of Rama Marathi were killed. On January 9 173 9 Chimaji appam led pilaji Jadhav, sankarajipanta and eight thousand horsemen, besieged honor with the help of six thousand hasama and 12 cannons of. Climb the fort's cannons carried him intense journey lies there. Finally, the fort was captured by the Marathas on January 20 9 173. There he took on in 1818, the British won the district collector of Thane bungalow here until 1862.