Sudhagad

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About Sudhagad

Sudhagad is a historic fort in Raigad district. This fort was also been called as Bhorpgad earlier. Once we passed through the Pali town which is famous for one of the Ashtavinayak Temples called Ballaleshwar, we begin to see the greenery that appeals to the eyes. All this forestry on the mountain slopes in the area is preserved. Sudhagad and the surrounding area is declared as a sanctuary on 7 August 2014. The area of Sudhagad is surrounded by dense forest. The fort is 619 meters above sea level. There are Buddhist caves in Thanale village which is nearby Sudhagad. On the fort, there is the palace of the Pant Sachiv of Bhor & the temples of Bhorai Devi and Bhoreshwar. Apart from this, many historical sites like Pachhapur Darwaza, Dindi Darwaza, grain storage rooms, bhandyache taake, havaladar tale, hatti tale are worth seeing. There are many herbs and wildlife in the vicinity of Sudhgad fort. Sudhagad was the first capital of the Bhor Sansthan. It is mentioned in the history that Chattrapati Shivaji Maharaj had an idea of making this fort as the capital of Swarajya. At present, this fort is very popular among the trekkers of Mumbai and Pune.

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