Forts in Maharashtra: Explore 10 Best Forts in Maharashtra

By Ganesh Mankar|Updated : March 11th, 2022

Forts in Maharashtra: Maharashtra is known for its rich history & culture of the Maratha Empire. There are around 350 forts in Maharashtra, which are of historical significance. In this article, we will explore the important forts of Maharashtra with the download PDF link. 

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Forts in Maharashtra

Maharashtra means "Great Nation", which is the land of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. The land where you can still listen to the echoes of the wars battled and where you can glimpse the magnificent past and rich culture of the Marathas & Mughals. Both kingdoms farmed many architectural wonders that remained here to tell the story of earlier times. Around 350 forts in Maharashtra attract many architects from different parts of the country.

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List of Forts in Maharashtra

Below is a list of forts in Maharashtra that will help you understand Maharashtra's glorious and royal history.

  • Lohagadh Fort, Lonavala
  • Janjira Fort, Murud
  • Daulatabad Fort, Daulatabad
  • Panhala Fort, Panhala
  • Kandhar Fort, Nanded
  • Rajmachi Fort, Pune
  • Tikona Fort, Lonavala
  • Vasota Fort, Satara
  • Visapur Fort, Malavali
  • Raigadh Fort, Raigadh
  • Shanivarwada Fort, Pune
  • Yashwantgarh Fort, Redi
  • Sindhugarh Fort, Malvan
  • Sinhagadh Fort, Pune
  • Pratapgad Fort, Satara
  • Torna Fort, Pune
  • Suvarnadurg Fort, Dapoli
  • Korigad Fort, Aambi Valley City
  • Akola Fort, Akola District
  • Vasai Fort, Vasai-Virar
  • Prabalgad Fort, Raigad District
  • Harishchandragad Fort, Ahmednagar District
  • Mandangad Fort, Ratnagiri District
  • Vijaydurg Fort, Vijaydurg
  • Shaniwarwada Fort, Pune
  • Ghangad Fort, Tail Baila
  • Purandar Fort, Gherapurandhar
  • Malhargad Fort, Kalewadi
  • Tung Fort, Pune
  • Shivneri Fort, Pune

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Lohagad Fort, Lonavala

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Among all forts in Maharashtra, Lohagad is one of the most famous ones, and for all the right reasons. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, in 1670 CE, was re-captured this fort from Mughals to keep his loot from Surat. And boasts intelligent architecture. The Lohagad trek is also considerable sought-after activity tourists usually take here.

Janjira Fort, Murud

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The Janjira Fort, also called Murud-Janjira, is on the outskirts of Pune in a village called Murud. The fort is covered by water and was constructed towards the end of the 17th century by Malik Ambar. While the fort used to have around 500 cannons back in the day, very few are left now.

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