Kelve Pankot

Type: Coastal fort

Height (Approx in ft.): 0

Grade: Easy

Base Village: Kelve

District: Thane

Nearest Railway Station: Kelve Road

How to reach:

We have to reach the main cross road in Kelve village, 8 km away from Kelve station on western railway. One road leads to Bhavangad via Danda creek. The customs building and customs fort are situated on this road. One road goes to Kelve Pankot through Koliwada. It takes around 15 min to reach the fort from here.

Time to reach from base village: 15 – 20 mins

What to see:

The fort entrance is located 8 feet above the sea level. During high tide, we can directly enter the fort by boat, and during low tide, we have to climb 8 feet. There are slits in the walls here for locking door. Also, we can find windows in the wall for canons.

After entering the fort, we see another entrance, well fortified. This was meant for guarding if the first door was penetrated. Entering this door, we find some remnants and a pond. Ahead we find the third

Accommodation Facility: Available

Food Facility: Available

Drinking Water Facility: Available

Best Season to Visit: All the year

 

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