(Last Updated on : 05-10-2019)
Rasalgad Fort is located 15 km away from Khed city in Maharashtra. In 2003, the fort has been declared as protected monument by Archaeological Survey of India
. Earlier it was controlled by Morey clan of Javil, from whom Shivaji Maharaj
captured the fort. Then in 1818, British Empire
captured it from the Peshwas
. The fort is constructed on a land of 5 acres with two entrances, which are in good condition. There is a Veer Maruti idol near the first gate. There is a Zolayidevi temple on the fort with a stone Deepmala and Tulsi
Vrindavan in the front. Apart from that, there are two large rock cut water cisterns, 16 cannons and a storeroom in the fort campus.
Visiting Information to Rasalgad Fort
Khed Railway Station
and Lohegaon Airport
are the nearest to reach the fort. National Highway
53 connects Khed to other parts of the country.
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