Gorakhgad

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Gorakhgad Fort
गोरखगड
Part of Sahyadri Hill Range
Thane district, Maharashtra
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Gorakhgad fort
Gorakhgad Fort is located in Maharashtra
Gorakhgad Fort
Gorakhgad Fort
Coordinates19°11′31.9″N 73°32′26.8″E / 19.192194°N 73.540778°E / 19.192194; 73.540778
TypeHill fort
Height2130 Ft.
Site information
OwnerGovernment of India
Open to
the public
Yes
ConditionRuins
Site history
In useHermits for meditation
MaterialsStone

Gorakhgad Fort / गोरखगड is a fort located 24 km from Murbad, Thane district, of Maharashtra. This fort is an important fort in Thane district. This fort was mainly used by sadhus or hermits for meditation.and also by local people's of surrounding village, [1] It was also used to guard the ancient trade route passing through Naneghat. local tourist guide contact : 7666516752

Some peoples saying this fort made by pandav brothers 5000 year ago

Location[edit]

The nearest town is Dehri Talekhal village which is 24km from murbad. Location of gorakhgad https://sahyadritourism.business.site/?utm_source=gmb&utm_medium=referral

Description[edit]

After main entrance gate there is an inscription in Marathi. There are rock cut water cisterns near the cave. The water is available round the year for drinking purpose. The cave is spacious and has square pillars[2]. There is a small Mahadev temple on the top. The Ahupe Ghat and Siddhagad can be seen from the top.[3]

Gallery[edit]

Coordinates: 19°11′31.9″N 73°32′26.8″E / 19.192194°N 73.540778°E / 19.192194; 73.540778

See also[edit]

References[edit]

[[Category:Tourist attractions in Nakul shinde a tourist guide 7666516752/9767629004 Websites https://nakul-shinde-tourist-point.business.site/?m=true