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Ambolgad FortHeight : 82 ft from MSL
Type : Coastal Forts Fort Range : None
District : Ratnagiri Grade : Easy
      The two forts in the Rajapur Taluka of Ratnagiri District are Ambolgad and Yashwantgad. The fort of Ambolgad was primarily built to keep an eye on the ancient port of Musakaji and the surrounding seas. Col. Imlock captured this fort for the British in 1818. The residential portion of Ambolgad was shifted out completely by 1862.
Fascinating Spots :

      Ambolgad is situated at a height from the main sea level. The total area covered by the fort is approximately 1200 Sq. Metres. It has the sea guarding it from the South and has deep moats on the northern and western side. The current condition of the fort is very bad. A small part of the fortification and walls on the sea side are still visible. Apart from this, there is a square well and remnants and plinths of various constructions in the fort. The Math of Gagangiri Maharaj is situated near the fort.
Ways To Reach :
      The route to this fort goes from Rantagiri Adivare Nate Ambolgad. The other route is through Rajapur Nate Ambolgad
Accommodation Facility :
      No accommodation facility available on the fort. However, one can stay at the Gagangiri Maharaj Ashram nearby.
Food Facility :
      None
Drinking Water Facility :
      Gagangiri Maharaj Ashram for drinking water
Notes :
      The forts of Jaigad, Yashwantgad and Ambolgad can be done in a single day if one makes Ganpatipule as the base.
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Forts starting with: A
 Achala  Ahivant  Ajinkyatara  Ajoba
 Akluj Fort  Alang  Amalner  Ambolgad
 Anjaneri  Arnala  Asherigad  Aundha
 Avchitgad