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Danda Fort FortHeight : 0 ft from MSL
Type : Coastal Forts Fort Range : None
District : Thane Grade : Easy
      Kelve beach in western suburbs is famous. Danda fort is 9 km away from Kelve station and 1 km away from Kelve village, near Danda creek. The fort was built by Portuguese to guard this creek.
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Danda Fort
Fascinating Spots :

      The few remnants of this fort are now scattered throughout the village. Once we cross the Danda creek and reach the village, the fort remnants can be seen on the left side. We can identify the entrance and the vestibule near it. There is a square shaped well nearby. Unfortunately this place is now left to the mercy of people who have built a common toilet nearby.
Danda-Futka (broken) bastion :
      This was built to protect the fort. The remnants can be found near the bridge.
Ways To Reach :
      We have to reach the main cross road in Kelve village, 8 km away from Kelve station on western railway. One road leads to Danda village via Danda creek. The customs fort and Bhavangad are nearby.
Accommodation Facility :
      None
Food Facility :
      In Kelve village
Drinking Water Facility :
      In Kelve village
Notes :
      The 6 forts in Kelve-Mahim region can be seen in one day with our vehicle or auto-rickshaw. Kelve Pankot can be seen only during low-tide.

For low tide in the morning, the forts can be seen in following order
Kelve Pankot, Danda fort, Bhavangad and back to Kelve for lunch break. Then Kelve fort, Mahim and Shirgaon forts, and back to Palghar station.

For low tide in the evening, the forts can be seen in following order
Mahim and Shirgaon forts first, Goddess Mahakavati temple, Kelve coastal fort and Bhavangad; then back to Kelve village, Kelve Pankot in evening and back to Kelve station.
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Forts of Category: Coastal Forts
 Ambolgad  Arnala  Bandra Fort  Danda Fort
 Fattegad  Goa Fort  Kanakdurg  Kelve Fort
 Khubladha Fort (Thal Fort)  Korlai  Madh Fort (Varsova Fort)  Mahim Fort
 Mahim Fort ( Kelve - Mahim)  Padmgad (Malvan)  Purnagad  Rajkot
 Sarjekot(Malvan)  Satavali Fort  Shirgaon  Vasai
 Worli Fort