Palgad

Type: Hill Fort

Height (Approx in ft.): 1328

Grade: Medium

Base Village: Palgad, Kadamwadi

District: Ratnagiri

Nearest Railway Station: Chiplun

How to reach:

Palgad village is at 21 km from Dapoli on the Dapoli-Khed road. There is road till Palgad Machi. The path near Hanuman temple leads to the top and it takes around half an hour from here. It takes one hour from Palgad village. We have to reach Kadamwadi village on Khed-Jamge road.

Time to reach from base village: 1 hour

What to see:

The area of the fort is around 1.5 acres. The main entrance is east facing, and completely broken. The bastion is still there. There is one canon half buried near the entrance, second one on “Holicha Mal”, and third one in a field in the village. We can find some plinths of old mansions and a dried water tank. The further part becomes narrower and there is a bastion. Some part of the walls is remaining. We can find residences on the mountain top

Accommodation Facility: Not available

Food Facility: Not available

Drinking Water Facility: Not available

Best Season to Visit: All the year

 

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