History of Bharatgad Fort
Shivaji Maharaj visited this place in the year 1670. Due to water crisis on the Masure Hill, he abandoned the site to build the fort. Then in 1680, Wadikar Phonda Sawant decided the build the fort, as a result of which, the fort was completed in 1701. In 1748 Tulaji Angre, the son of Kanhoji Angre tried to capture the fort. In 1818, captain Hutchhinson captured this fort and found that the well on the fort was devoid of water.
Visiting Information to Bharatgad Fort
Malvan is 526 km from Mumbai. Nearest railway stations are at Kudal (24 km) and Sindhudurg (28 km). Nearest airports are Dabolim Airport (102 km) and Sambre Airport (115 km). Regular buses are also available to Malvan from the major cities of Maharashtra. National Highway 16 connects Malvan to other major parts of the country.
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