(Last Updated on : 14/02/2013)
Pargad Fort is located towards the south of Kolhapur
in the Indian state
. The geographical coordinate of the site is latitude 15.81649°N 74.04562°E. It is situated at a distance of almost 28 km from Chandgad. There is a bronze statue of Chatrapati Shivaji
Maharaj of the Maratha Empire
in the premise of the fort. The Bhagawati Bhawani temple is also located in the vicinity.
Pargad Fort has been developed as a popular trekking and tourist destination. It is presently under the ownership of Government of India
and is maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India
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