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Birwadi

Raigad , Birwadi

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Mountain ranges starting from Avchitgad ( Roha ) engulf many small forts like Ghosalgad, Talgad, Mangad-Kuradugad and Birwadi fort. No prominent history of Birwadi fort is available. From Roha Birwadi fort is just 18 km. If you have a vehicle you can easily reach the fort in just 1-2 hours.

Starting from the village at the footholds, on the way towards the fort you can see a temple of Bhavani Devi. This temple has a spacious courtyard. Recently, renovation of the temple was undertaken. In the courtyard there are some Cannon. Behind the temple is a beautiful 6 fts long statue of Shivaji Maharaj. To reach the temple you have to climb 100 steps. When you go further from the temple, you will come to a Buruj. To the right side of the Buruj is the way which goes to the fort. On the way, you will find a carved water tank named ‘Ghodhyache Taake’. One important thing about this fort is, all the Buruj are without the Wall Fencing. On the back side of the fort is the big entrance door. You can see some remnants of old palaces along with some water tanks On the fort there are few water tanks on plateau of fort.Since plateau is very small it takes around half an hour to explore it.

There is no accommodation facility available on the fort. But 20 people can easily stay in the temple.One should make arrangements for foodstuffs.Water is not available on the fort.You can reach the fort in just half an hour from Birwadi village.

  • Accommodation :
    No accommodation facility on the fort. But Hotels are available near birwadi fort.

  • Getting There :

  • By Air :
    Pune airport 76km. Mumbai airport 143km

  • By Rail :
    There is no railway station near to Birwadi in less than 10 km. Sape Wamne Rail Way Station (near to Mahad) , Veer Rail Way Station (near to Mahad) are the Rail way stations reachable from near by towns. How ever Pune Jn Rail Way Station is major railway station 68 KM near to Birwadi

  • By Road :
    There is only one way which reaches the fort through Birwadi village. On the Roha-Murud road, there is a village named Chanera. This Chanera village is 18 km. from Roha and 5 km. from Murud. From Chanera village Birwadi village is just 5 km. away. You can reach Birwadi fort in half an hour from Birwadi village.

  • Places to see nearby :

    Alibag beach, varsoli beach, alibag fort, kaneshwar mandir

  • Map : Birwadi

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