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Vijaygad Fort
विजयगड किल्ला
Part of Konkan Coast
Ratnagiri district, Maharashtra
Type Sea Fort
Coordinates Latitude:
Longitude:
Construction
materials
Laterite Stone
Height MSL.
Current
condition
Ruins
Current
owner
Government of India
Open to
the public
Yes

Vijaygad Fort / (Marathi language: विजयगड किल्ला) is a fort located 60 km from Chiplun, in Ratnagiri district, of Maharashtra. This fort is located north of the Jaigad Fort on the northern bank of shastri river creek.

History[]

Much less history is known about this fort. It is a small fort about an acre in area, it is surrounded by a ditch on the three sides. In 1862 the walls were found to be in ruins and had only one gun. there was no garrison and no water.[1]

How to reach[]

The nearest town is Chiplun and Guhagar. The fort is close to village Tavsal. A wide motorable road leads to the entrance gate of the fort. It takes about 10 minutes to have a walk around the fort.

Places to see[]

There is one entrance gate in the fort with some fortification. Coordinates: 17°18′14.8″N 73°14′26.5″E / 17.304111°N 73.240694°E / 17.304111; 73.240694

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