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Gawilgad Fort

Gawilghur Fort, Chikhaldara, Lawada, Maharashtra 444717, India


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.

Location of Gawilgad Fort