(Last Updated on : 21/03/2016)
Parasgad Fort is a hill fort which is located in the district of Belgaum
state. It was constructed by the kings of the Ratta dynasty during the 10th century. The fort is situated almost 2 km towards the south of the village of Saundatti
. Parasgad Fort is located at a height of 500 m on the top of a hill. The sides of the hill are nearly perpendicular and rocky.
The hill fort of Parasgad includes a shrine of Lord Maruti (Hanuman
) which is presently in a ruined state. A staircase from the fort leads to the Yadravi village. A water reservoir known as Ramatheertha is located near the fortress. There is also a cave which consists of various images of Hindu gods and goddesses, such as Lord Rama
, Lord Parashurama
, Jamadagni and a Shiva Linga (Lingam
) with Nandi
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