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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.
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Ambolgad
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      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 of Grade: Easy
 Ajinkyatara  Amalner  Ambolgad  Anjaneri
 Avchitgad  Bahadarpur Fort  Bahadurgad  Ballalgad
 Banda Fort  Bandra Fort  Bankot  Belapur Fort
 Belgaum Fort  Bhagwantgad  Bhangsigad(Bhangsi mata gad)  Bharatgad
 Bhavangad  Bhudargad  Bhupalgad (Banurgad)  Bhupatgad
 Birwadi  Chakan Fort  Colaba  Danda Fort
 Dasgaon Fort  Dategad  Dharavi Fort  Dhotri Fort (Gadhi)
 Durgadi Fort  Dutch Warehouse( Vengurla Fort)  Fattegad  Gandharvgad
 Ghodbunder Fort  Goa Fort  Gopalgad  Indrai
 Induri Fort (Gadhi)  Jaigad  Jamgaon Fort  Janjira
 Kakati Fort  Kala Killa  Kalyangad(Nandgiri)  Kanakdurg
 Kankrala  Karmala Fort  Karnala  Kelve Fort
 Kelve Pankot  Khanderi  Kharepatan fort  Khubladha Fort (Thal Fort)
 Kotkamate  Kurdugad  Lohgad  Machnur
 Madh Fort (Varsova Fort)  Mahadevgad  Mahim Fort  Mahim Fort ( Kelve - Mahim)
 Mahipalgad  Mahuli  Malegaon Fort  Malhargad
 Mangi-Tungi  Moragad  Nagardhan  Nagla Bunder Fort
 Naldurg  Naneghat  Nivati Fort  Pachhapur Fort
 Padmgad (Malvan)  Panhalgad  Paranda  Parola
 Piliv Fort  Pratapgad  Purandar  Raigad
 Rajhansgad (Yellur Fort)  Rajkot  Ramdurg  Rasalgad
 Revdanda  Riwa Fort  Sadashivgad  Samrajgad
 Sarjekot(Malvan)  Sindhudurg  Sinhagad  Sion Fort
 Subhan Mangal  Sudhagad  Terekhol Fort  Tikona
 Tringalwadi  Tung  Vajragad (Vasai)  Vasantgad
 Vijaydurg  Worli Fort  Yashawantgad (Redi Fort)  Yashwantgad(Nate)