Kalyangad Fort, Satara

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#7 of 9 in Historic Sites in Satara
Kalyangad Fort 3,537 feet above sea level, stands at the end of a spur of the Mahadev range running south-west from the villages of Vikhale and Bhadle, eight miles north of Koregaon and about fourteen miles north-east of Satara.
According to tradition the fort was built by the Silahara king Bhoj II, of Panhala. In 1673 with other Satara forts it was surrendered to Shivaji. The Pratinidhi, administered it till his struggle with Bajirao, the second Peshwa (1720–1740). In 1791, Major Price describes it as looking like the hull of a ship of war with opposite it another hill with on its summit some places of devotion. In the last Maratha war, it fell to the army of General Pritzler in April 1818. In 1862, it is described as a dismantled and uninhabited fort with a steep approach and a strong gateway but no water and no supplies.
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  • The architecture of the kalyangad fort is very attractive and beautiful. There are temple of lord shiv and Hanumanji are there. We have visited in morning.  more »
  • Located around 14 km from satara , via satara road ..this is a nice little fort..on the same road that goes to kinhai yamai Devi so u can visit both..direct bus from satara to kinhai..Pvt vehicle conv...  more »
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