(Last Updated on : 30/03/2017)
Yeshwantgad Fort is an island fort which is located in Ratnagiri district
in the state of Maharashtra
, India. The geographical coordinates are latitude 15degree 45N and longitude 73degree 44E. The structure is situated on the north entrance of the Rajapur
creek and faces the sea on the south. It is surrounded by a ditch on three sides and a strongly fortified wall on the fourth side. The wall of the fortification includes seventeen bastions. The entrance of the fortress was located in the eastern direction of the island. The fort
covers a total area of almost 7 acres.
Presently Yeshwantgad Fort lies in a state of ruins. It is open to all tourists who visit the site from across the country.
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