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Sada Fort FortHeight : 2600
Type : Hill forts Fort Range : Tilari
District : Belgaum Grade : Medium
      Sada fort is located in Belgaum district of Karnataka state and is on the border of Karnataka, Maharashtra and Goa states. It was built to keep an eye on Chorlaghat and nearby region.
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Sada Fort
Fascinating Spots :

      Sada village is the base village of the fort. in this village there is a beautiful staired well near the house of Desai family. This well is known as Hadpi’s well. This well is in the shape of a Key and is built in 2 parts. By climbing 18 stairs we come to the first stage of the well. In the wall of the well over here we can see an arch which in the corner and its height is about 3 feet. The whole well can be circumnavigated from here.

The stairs further descend to an arched door which further leads to the water. After visiting this well proceed to the Vitthal temple in the village. This temple can be used for an overnight stay. The stairs which pass besides the temple take us to the mansion. There is a ruined mansion over here and Goddess Pavnai inside. Other ruins can also be seen near this mansion. After visiting this mansion we come to the flat open ground where the local villagers celebrate the festival of Holi. Moving ahead we come across the first fortified wall of the fort. Once we enter this premise proceed to the right. To the upper right side there are internal fortified wall and bastions.

As we move ahead we come across a built in path which takes us to the well outside the fortified wall. This path goes to the fort from within the inside part of the fortified wall but the path is currently is in ruins. Head back and start ascending the fort. On this route we can see the stones of the fort entrance lying across. The entrance door of this fort is built in Gomukhi architectural style. There are porches built for gatekeepers on both sides of the doorway and further there is an arched window on the right side of the fortified wall. From this window one can see Malgoli village, Tilari dam and nearby region. This window was used as a watch tower. There is a door opposite to the window which takes us on the fort top. A path to the left from here takes us to another bastion where a canon is kept. As the fort is small the entire fort can be covered in 30 minutes.

Ways To Reach :
      From Maharashtra:-
Reach Banda village on the Mumbai-Goa highway and then come to Dodamarg village. Daily 3 buses ply from Dodamarg for Phansewadi nd one has to alight on Malgoli stop on this route. It take 30 minutes from Mangoli to reach Sada fort. With one’s own vehicle one reach as Dodamarg – Khokrul – Mangoli – Sada. Dodamarg to Sada is 51 kms.


From Karnataka:-
Even though Sada village is in Karnataka there are no buses to reach this village. Sada is 60 kms from Belgaum. One can reach Chorla from Belgaum by bus from where Sada is 10 kms. Vehicles can be available from Chorla to reach Sada.
Accommodation Facility :
      Vitthal temple can accommodate upto 25 persons.
Food Facility :
      Available in Sada village
Drinking Water Facility :
      Available in Sada village
Time To Reach :
      10 minutes from base
Best Season To Visit :
      All year round
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Forts of Grade: Medium
 Aad  Achala  Ahivant  Ajmera
 Ankai  Balwantgad  Barvai  Bhairavgad (Satara)
 Bhairavgad(kothale)  Bhandardurg  Bhaskargad  Bhavanigad
 Bhivgad(Bhimgad)  Bhorgiri  Bhushangad  Bishta
 Bitangad  Chambhargad  Chandragad(Dhavalgad)  Chavand
 Daulatmangal  Dehergad (Bhorgad)  Dermal  Devgiri (Daulatabad)
 Dhakoba  Dharmapuri  Dubergad(Dubera)  Dundha
 Durg  Durg Dhakoba  Gagangad  Galna
 Gambhirgad  Gavilgad  Gharapuri  Ghosalgad
 Ghotawada Fort (Gotara)  Gorakhgad  Gorakhgad(Manmad)  Gowalkot
 Gunawantgad  Hadsar  Hanumantgad  Hanumantgad(Nimgiri)
 Hargad  Harihar  Harishchandragad  Hatgad
 Hatkeshwar to Lenyadri  Honnur Fort  Indragad  Jangli Jaigad
 Janjala (Vaishagad)  Jawlya  Kailasgad  Kalanidhigad (Kalanandigad)
 Kaldurg  Kalsubai  Kamalgad  Kamandurg
 Kanchan  Kanhergad  Karha  Katra
 Kavnai  Kenjalgad  Khairai  Kohoj
 Kokandiva  Koldurg  Kolkewadi  Kondhavi
 Korlai  Kunjargad(Kombadgad)  Laling  Mahimangad
 Mahimatgad  Mahipatgad  Malanggad  Mandangad
 Mangad  Mangalgad  Manikdurg  Manikpunj
 Markandeya  Mirgad(Songir)  Mohangad  Mordhan
 Mrugagad  Mudagad  Mulher  Nanded Fort (Nadgiri)
 Narayangad  Narayangad(Amboli)  Narnala  Nhavigad
 Nimgiri  Pabargad  Padargad  Padmadurg ( Kasa Killa)
 Padmagad (Malvan)  Palgad  Pandavgad  Panhaledurg
 Panhalekaji Fort  Pargad  Parvatgad  Pateshwar
 Peb  Pemgiri(Shahagad)  Peth (Kothaligad)  Pimplas Kot
 Pisol  Prabalgad  Premgiri  Raikot
 Raireshwar  Rajgad  Rajmachi  Ramgad
 Ramshej  Ramtek  Ranjangiri  Ratangad
 Ratangad(Ratnadurg)  Rohida  Rohilgad  Sada Fort
 Sagargad  Sajjangad  Salher  Salota
 Samangad  Santoshgad  Saptashrungi  Sarasgad
 Shivgad  Shivneri  Siddhagad (Malvan)  Sondai
 Songad  Songir (Dhule)  Songir (Karjat)  Songiri (near Roha)
 Suvarnadurg  Tahuli  Takmak  Talgad
 Tandulwadi  Thalner  Torna  Trimbakgad
 Umberkhind  Underi  Vairatgad  Vallabhgad(Hargapur)
 Vardhangad  Varugad  Vasota  Vetalgad
 Vetalwadi Gad  Vilasgad (Mallikarjun)  Visapur