(Last Updated on : 20/07/2019)
Songadh Fort is located in Songadh town of Tapi District
. This 16th century fort got its name from the Gurati word son (gold) and gadh (fort). Situated at an elevation of 112 meters, this fort is located near the Tapi River and Ukai Dam
. Songadh Fort exhibits both Mughal
styles of architecture in it. Now, Songadh Fort serves as a popular spot for tourist
History of Songadh Fort
Songadh Fort was built by Pillaji Rao Gaekwad between 1729 and 1766. The fort was strategically built on the top of a hill to keep an eye on the enemies.
Visiting Information to Songadh Fort
The best time to visit Songadh Fort is after the monsoon season
. Surat Airport
and Ukai Songadh Railway Station
are the nearest to reach Songadh. National Highway
53 connects this city to other major cities of India
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