(Last Updated on : 28/08/2019)
Ballarpur Fort, also known as Balharshah Fort is the oldest area in Ballarpur, in Chandrapur distric
t of Maharashtra
. It was built by Gond
King Khandkya Ballal Shah in 13th century on the banks of Wardha River
. Even today the ruins of the old Balharshah Fort can be seen. Located on the banks of Wardha River, the Balharshah fort has been declared as an Ancient Monument
by the Archaeological Survey of India
History of Ballarpur Fort
The king of Ballarpur was Khandkya Balhar Shah. The town was named Balharshah after him. King Khandkya Balhar Shah shifted his capital from Sirpur to Balharshah in Middle Ages. He built Balharshah fort. Afterwards he shifted his capital to Chandrapur and erected another fort.
Visiting Information of Ballarpur Fort
The nearest airport
is Sonegaon Airport
and Chandrapur Railway Station
is the very nearby railway station to reach Ballarpur Fort.
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