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Pabargad
पाबरगड
Part of Kalsubai Hill Range
Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra
Type Hill fort
Coordinates Latitude:
Longitude:
Construction
materials
Stone
Height 4430 Ft
Current
condition
Ruined
Current
owner
Government
Open to
the public
Yes

Pabargad Fort (Marathi language: पाबरगड)is a fort located 50 km (31 mi)from Igatpuri via Bhandardara. The fort is in Akole taluka in Ahmednagar district, of Maharashtra. The trek to this fort is difficult.[1]

History[edit | edit source]

Not much history of the fort is known.

How to reach[edit | edit source]

The fort is accessible in all seasons except rainy season. The fort is located on Igatpuri- Bhandardara-Sangamner road. There are two trek routes starting from village Guhire. A narrow path path behind the hanuman temple leads to the fort.The trek route passes through dense jungle and shrubs of Strobilanthes callosus (Karvi).[1] It takes about three hours to reach the fort. The trek route passes through three plateaues and the final scarp to reach the top of the fort.

Places to see[edit | edit source]

There are rock cut water cisterns and remains of dialapedeted buildings on the fort. There is rock cut sculpture of Hanuman god on the way to the fort. There are natural caves on the hillock adjacent to the fort. There are rock cut steps to reach the top of fort. There are 4 rock cut water cisterns and temple of Bhairoba god and idol of ganesha.[2]

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Admin Loksatta (19 March 2014). "धुंद पाबरगड". The Express group. https://www.loksatta.com/trekit-news/trek-to-pabargad-405507/. Retrieved 4 May 2020. 
  2. trekshitiz. "Pabargad". trekshitiz. http://trekshitiz.com/Ei/Pabargad-Trek-P-Alpha.html. Retrieved 4 May 2020. 

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