History of Dronagiri Fort
Earlier, the fort was under the rule of Yadav of Devgiri. In 1530, the fort was renovated by the Portuguese. In 1535, father Antono-de-porto constructed three churches near the fort, namely Nosa senhora, N.S.Da Penha and Sam Francisco. Then in 16th century, Dronagiri Fort was captured by Adil Shah and he controlled the fort for some period. After that, it finally went under the control of the British. The fort was captured by Manaji Angre along with the Uran Fort on 10th March in 1739.
Visiting Information to Dronagiri Fort
Vashi Railway Station and New Mumbai International Airport are the nearest to visit the fort. National highway 53 connects Raigad District to other places of India.
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