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Mangad Fort

Fort Mangad is a survey fort which is situated in Borwadi, an area near Mashidwadi in Mangaon,

Address:  Mangaon, Raigad, Maharashtra, India

History

In the Treaty of Purandar, “Mangad Fort” was surrendered to Aurangzeb. In 1818 when there was end of Peshwa rule, this fort was won by  British.


How to Reach

To reach Mangad fort-From Mumbai- (112 km by road), regaular State transport buses operate from Mumbai central/Dadar/ Thane to the Mangaon ( Taluka Place). one has to take other bus/rickshaw to reach Nizampur ( 12 km from Mangaon) from where again a rickshaw will reach you to Borwadi ( 4 km from Nizampur). From Borwadi it is a walk of 1 hr to reach the Mangad fort. From the village Borwadi the fort is seen easily towards East. It is also approachable from Villages Mashidwadi and Chach. If the sky is clear, Sudhagad fort, Tala Fort, and the Arabian sea are clearly visible. Best time to visit is during the winter and rainy season. The water in the tanks is potable.

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