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Bitangad Fort, Bitka
बितनगड, बिटका
Nashik district, Maharashtra
Type Hill fort
Coordinates Latitude:
Longitude:
Construction
materials
Stone
Height 4000 fts above msl
Current
condition
Ruins
Current
owner
Government of India
Open to
the public
Yes

Bhupatgad Fort(Marathi language: बितनगड, बिटका) is a fort in Nashik district in the Igatpuri taluka in Maharashtra state of India.

Location[edit | edit source]

The fort is located about 130 km from Mumbai. The nearest town is Ghoti. This fort lay about 22 km East of the Ghoti town on Kalsubai hill range. The Fort is situated near the village Taked. A short walk from the Hanuman temple at Taked leads to the base village Bitanwadi[1]

Places to see[edit | edit source]

This fort can be reached after an easy walk of 30mins followed by steep rock technical climb of another half an hour from the base village Bitangad. There are no proper fortifications or bastions left on the fort except for few rock cut caves and water cisterns .[2]

History[edit | edit source]

Very less history of this fort is known. This fort was used as watch tower.

References[edit | edit source]

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