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Gawilgad Fort

Gawilghur Fort, Chikhaldara, Lawada, Maharashtra 444717, India


About Gawilgad Fort

Gawilgad Fort was a well-fortified mountain stronghold of the Maratha Empire in the vicinity of Melgajt tiger reserve.The fort has several inscriptions in Persian recording the date of building of each of its seven gates. It has two water tanks which would have been the main water source in case the fort was besieged.

Attractions near Gawilgad Fort

Melghat Tiger Reserve19.55km from Gawilgad Fort

Melghat means 'meeting of the ghats' which is just what the area is, a large tract of unending hills and ravines scarred by jagged cliffs and steep climbs. The exquisite hill forests, thick undergrowth and moss-covered trees underscore its virgin confines. It lies at the northern extreme of the Amravati District on the border of Madhya Pradesh,

Gugamal National Park32.73km from Gawilgad Fort

Gugamal National Park is a beautiful place, located in the Amravati district of the state of Maharashtra. The park is a part of the Melghat Tiger Reserve. The Park area lies within the Satpura hill ranges also known as the Gavilgarh Hills. This is the only park in Maharashtra where tigers are still in existence and is one of the well-known ones in the state.

Narnala Fort36.24km from Gawilgad Fort

also known as “Shahnur Fort”, is a hill fortress in Maharashtra, India, named after the Rajput Ruler Narnala Singh. The name Narnala was given after the Rajput Ruler Narnal Singh or Narnal Swami. The fort was built in 10 A.D. by Gond Kings. In 15th Century Mughals have occupied and rebuild the fort and hence it has been called Shahnoor Fort.

Upper Wardha Dam75.66km from Gawilgad Fort

It is an earthfill straight gravity dam over the Wardha River, a tributary of the Godai River, close Simhora town in Morshi taluk in Amravati zone in the Indian domain of Maharashtra. The dam gives multipurpose focal points of water framework, drinking water supply, surge control and hydropower age. It is generally called the Nala Damayanti Sagar

Anand Sagar94.76km from Gawilgad Fort

Ananad Sagar is developed by Shri Gajanan Maharaj Sansthan, taking in to consideration the increasing number of devotees coming at Shegaon Mandir for Darshan, as there was no place nearby Shegaon to spare time. Sansthan has decided to develop a place which should be spiritual as well as entertainment Center for Devotees.

Asirgarh Fort108.41km from Gawilgad Fort

It is an Indian fort located in Satpura ranges of Burhanpur built by Asa Ahir of the Ahir dynasty in the 15th Century. This fort holds immense importance for history lovers as well as for those who wish to simply explore the beauty of a monument that once held esteem and prestige and architectural beauty.

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It is said that Amravati is named for its ancient Ambadevi temple. It is famous for its temples, ancient history, and art.