Belapur fort

Type: Land Fort

Height (Approx in ft.): 0

Grade: Easy

Base Village: Belapur

District: Thane

Nearest Railway Station: Belapur

How to reach:

CST-Panvel train or Regular buses ply from Dombivli, Kalyan, Thane and Mumbai to Belapur. Alight at Belapur fort bus stop. Fromhere, one can go to the bastion near the garden. There is a well paved road that takes us to a small hill towards south which has staircases to go the citadel. The same road leads to retibunder.

Time to reach from base village: 20 mins

What to see:

Due to reclamation work on the creek there are hardly any remains of Belapur fort. The only remnants of the fort is the bastion which is on the back side of the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation garden. Spiral stairways from the inside takes us to the bastion. The fort wall is completely diminished but the citadel of the fort has some remains. One can also see a two storied minaret. There is also a temple of Goddess Govardhani Mata. This templie is now surrounded by buildings. Other than this, there are two square shaped wells near retibunder and a lake built during the Portuguese era.

Accommodation Facility: Not available

Food Facility: Not available

Drinking Water Facility: Not available

Best Season to Visit: All the year

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