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Mirgad fort

Raigad , Mirgad

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Set in one of the very idyllic locations for cross country trek, Mirgad possess a very unique setting. This place is also called as Mirya Dongar. Looking mostly like a surveillance tower this fort has a very little historical mention.

Fascinating Spots :Though the fort is not having any structure on it, the environs of the fort present a magnificent view. Also don't miss the Bauxite mines which lie en route to Mirgad via Sapoli.

Food Facility : One can make own arrangement or can ask villagers at Panchgani.There are no hotels near the fort.

Drinking Water Facility : Here one should know that even though there is water tank on the fort, the available water is some times not potable. It's advisable to carry water from Panchgani Village.

  • Accommodation :
    There is no accommodation facility on the fort. But one can surely make a stay at Panchgani village (20 min prior to the fort) or at Vageshwar temple.

  • Getting There :

  • By Air :
    Mumbai is nearest airport.

  • By Rail :
    Pen is nearest railway station.

  • By Road :
    1) Pen - Sapoli - Panchgani - Mirgad : This route is longest among the listed routes and requires 5-6 hours to reach Mirgad. 2) Pen - Chawdi naka - Mirgad : This route as per the information given by local villagers takes around 2 -3 hours. 3) Pen - Sapoli - Vageshwar Temple - Mirgad : Till Vageshwar one can avail road transport service. Though no regular services are available till the temple, one can take private vehicle till the temple. From temple Mirgad rests at a space of one hour.

  • Places to see nearby :

    Vageshwar Temple:-This temple of Lord Shiva is estimated to be more than 400 years back. Having many beautiful but largely ruined sculptures this temple also houses a tomb. A nice waterfall near this temple is surely an add-on to the surrounding of this.

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