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Kondhavi FortHeight : 900
Type : Hill forts Fort Range : Raigad
District : Raigad Grade : Medium
      Kondhavi fort was primarily built to protect the Kashedi Ghat which starts after the end of Poladpur towards Khed-Chiplun and now is a part of NH 17 .
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Kondhavi
Fascinating Spots :

      Kondhavi fort is located in Kondhavi village(Talyachi wadi) near Poladpur. The path to the fort is on the right after entering the village which takes us to a Lord Bhairav temple in 10 minutes. In the temple there are 4 idols carved out of rock and a Shivling.

Moving ahead by keeping the temple to the left one comes to a diversion in the path of which the left route takes us on the fort top after a 15 minute ascend. There is another ancient Lord Bhairav temple on the top. This deity is being worshiped by the people of 8 villages viz; Kondhavi/Talyachiwadi, Fanaskond, Gaanjan, Khadapi, Dhamandevi, Kaatli, Khadakavne and Goldara and thus is well known as “Aathgaon Bhairavnath” which simply means God of eight villages.

There is a structure built out of bricks having idols of Saint Navnath just next to Bhairav temple. Behind this there is a sculptured stone which is 3 X 1.5 ft in size. One can find an idol of Lord Hanuman after taking few steps going back on the main path. Moving forward from here one comes across remnants of two structures which are supposed to be mansions.
Ways To Reach :
      One has to reach Poladpur on the Mumbai-Goa highway. 7 kms from Poladpur there is junction for Kondhavi/Aadeshpur and Kondhavi village is 3 kms from here. Six seater auto rickshaws are available from Poladpur to reach Kondhavi village. As the village is on the midst of the mountain it takes hardly 30 minutes to reach the fort top.
Accommodation Facility :
      The temple atop can accommodate upto 10 people.
Food Facility :
      Available in Poladpur or base village.
Drinking Water Facility :
      Nil.
Time To Reach :
      30 minutes.
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Forts of Grade: Medium
 Achala  Ahivant  Ajmera  Balwantgad
 Barvai  Bhairavgad (Satara)  Bhairavgad(kothale)  Bhaskargad
 Bhavanigad  Bhivgad(Bhimgad)  Bhorgiri  Bishta
 Bitangad  Chambhargad  Chavand  Daulatmangal
 Dehergad (Bhorgad)  Dermal  Devagiri (Daulatabad - Deogiri)  Dharmapuri
 Dundha  Durg  Durg Dhakoba  Gagangad
 Galna  Gambhirgad  Gharapuri  Ghosalgad
 Gorakhgad  Gorakhgad(Manmad)  Gowalkot  Hadsar
 Hanumantgad  Hargad  Harihar  Harishchandragad
 Hatgad  Janjala (Vaishagad)  Jawlya  Kailasgad
 Kalanidhigad (Kalanandigad)  Kaldurg  Kalsubai  Kamalgad
 Kamandurg  Kanchan  Kanhergad  Karha
 Katra  Kavnai  Kohoj  Kokandiwa
 Kolkewadi  Kondhavi  Korlai  Laling
 Mahimangad  Mahimatgad  Mahipatgad  Malanggad
 Mandangad  Mangad  Mangalgad  Manikdurg
 Manikpunj  Markandeya  Mirgad(Songir)  Mohangad
 Mordhan  Mrugagad  Mudagad  Mulher
 Nanded Fort (Nadgiri)  Narayangad  Narayangad(Amboli)  Nhavigad
 Padmagad (Malvan)  Palgad  Pandavgad  Panhaledurg
 Panhalekaji Fort  Peb  Pemgiri(Shahagad)  Peth (Kothaligad)
 Raikot  Raireshwar  Rajgad  Ramgad
 Ramshej  Ranjangiri  Ratnagad  Rohida
 Sagargad  Sajjangad  Salher  Salota
 Santoshgad  Saptashrungi  Sarasgad  Shivgad
 Shivneri  Siddhagad (Malvan)  Sondai  Songir (Dhule)
 Songir (Karjat)  Songiri (near Roha)  Suvarnadurg  Tahuli
 Takmak  Talgad  Tandulwadi  Thalner
 Torna  Underi  Vairatgad  Vallabhgad(Hargapur)
 Varugad  Vasota  Vetalgad  Vetalwadi Gad
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