(Last Updated on : 12/09/2019)
Hadsar Fort is located in the Junnar region of Pune District
. This fort was constructed for the protection of the ancient commercial trade route from Mawal region to Kalyan via Naneghat. There is a marvelous sculpture design of the bastion and the fort entrance, which is not seen elsewhere. They are all carved from a single rock. According to the historians, the fort was built in the Satavahana
Era. It has its mention in the Treaty of Purandar
, which was held between King Shivaji
. The fort was captured by British
in 1818. The entrance gate, rooms for sentries, water cisterns, steps to the fort are all built out of single rock. There is a temple of Lord Shiva
at the top of the fort along with the stone cut idols of Ganesh
. There is a big lake inside the fort campus as well.
Visiting Information to Hadsar Fort
Pune International Airport
and Pune Railway
Junction are the nearest to reach the fort. National Highway
16 and 65 connect Pune to other parts of the country.
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