Palgad fort is near Palgad village, Dapoli, where Sane Guruji lived. Palgad fort has a lizard-like looking summit, and Pal means lizard in Marathi, hence the name. It presents a striking view of the Sahyadri Mountain Ranges. This fort forms a boundary between Dapoli and Khed villages. We can see some residues of the fort at the entrance – the dry well and some old canons. On the west side of the fort, there is a dense forest. There is a market called Bazaar Peth close to the fort. The Palgad village was initially called Palil. But as it was near the fort, the name got changed. Moreover, there’s a temple of the Goddess Jholai Devi of Palgad down the fort.
Location: Palgad, Dapoli
Accommodation: There are plenty of hotels available.
Transport: You can reach Dapoli by Public as well as private transport.