Birwadi

Type: Hill Fort

Height (Approx in ft.): 1200

Grade: Easy

Base Village: Birwadi

District: Raigad

Nearest Railway Station: Roha

How to reach:

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.

Time to reach from base village: 30 mins

What to see:

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.

Accommodation Facility: There is no accommodation facility available on the fort. But 20 people can easily stay in the temple.

Food Facility: Not available

Drinking Water Facility: Not available

Best Season to Visit: July to Feb

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