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Chauler Fort
चौलेर किल्ला
Nashik, Maharashtra, India
Type HillFort
Coordinates Latitude:
Longitude:
Construction
materials
Stone
Height 3700 feet
Current
condition
Ruins
Current
owner
Govt. of India
Open to
the public
Yes
Controlled by

 Maratha Empire ( -1818)
 United Kingdom

  • East India Company (1818-1857)
  • British Raj (1857-1947)
 India (1947-)

Chauler Fort(Marathi language: चौलेर किल्ला) is a small fort located 100 kilometres (62 mi) north of Nashik, in the Indian state of Maharashtra. This fort can be visited in a day from Nashik. The nearest town is Satana.

History[]

The history is similar to the Salher and Mulher forts. The fort was ruled by King Gawali.[1] This fort was under the control of Maratha empire until it was captured by British forces in 1818.

Places to see[]

The fort is located on a high tableland with escarpments on all the sides. There is a statue of Chauranganath on the fort, whose village fair is held every year on Pithuri Amavasya which comes in August every year. There are three entrance gates and 4 rock cut water tanks on the fort. The gates are good example of marvelous architecture.The interior building and the fortification is lying in ruins [2]

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