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Goa Fort FortHeight : 0 ft from MSL
Type : Coastal Forts Fort Range : None
District : Ratnagiri Grade : Easy
      To protect Suvarnadurga, 3 forts named Goa fort (not to be confused with Goa state), Kanakdurga and Fattegad were built on the coast near Harne village in Maharashtra. Amongst these, Goa fort is comparatively large and is still in good shape.
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Goa Fort
Fascinating Spots :

      There are two entrances to the fort, one on the coastal side and the other facing the sea. The one facing the sea is the main entrance and is blocked with stones now. On the lower side of the frame of the doorway is a sculpture of tiger. On the left part of the door of is the sculpture of “Gandabherunda” (Also known as the Berunda, it is a two-headed mythological bird of Hindu mythology thought to possess magical strength) with four elephants in its claws. On the left side there is a carving which depicts 3 dogs holding each others’ neck in their jaws and each one holding two elephants in their legs, the elephants holding the tails of other ones with their trunks. This is a rare sculpture. We find Lord Hanuman on the ramparts in front of the door. There is a tank to collect water.

On the southern side of the fort is the citadel of the fort built on a natural elevation. One can roam on the ramparts by climbing up the stairs. We can also find the remnants of the Collector’s rest house on the fort. Records say that there were 19 soldiers and 69 canons on the fort in 1862.
Ways To Reach :
      We can reach Harne village via Dapoli from Mumbai
Accommodation Facility :
      Available in Harne village
Food Facility :
      Available in Harne village
Drinking Water Facility :
      Available in Harne village
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Forts of Grade: Easy
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 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  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  Padmgad (Malvan)
 Panhalgad  Paranda  Parola  Piliv Fort
 Pratapgad  Purandar  Raigad  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)