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Sangli Fort FortHeight : 0
Type : Land Forts Fort Range : Nil
District : Sangli Grade : Medium
      Sangli (About this sound pronunciation (help·info), is a City and the district headquarters of Sangli District in the state of Maharashtra, in western India. It is known as the Turmeric City of Maharashtra due to its production and trade of the spice.[3] Sangli is situated on the banks of river Krishna and houses many sugar factories. The Ganesha Temple of Sangli is a historical landmark of the city and is visited by thousands of pilgrims.

History :
      The fort was constructed by Shrimant Appasaheb Patwardhan 1st after the Sangli state was formed in early 19th century is approximately 150 years old.now what remains is mammoth entrance with two immpressive bastions and a round shape wall giving cirular way the around to enter the fort. Now the fort have immpressive darbar hall at the center.All main district offices like collectorate,dist courts ,Revenue office etc.

The 50% off total fort area is now dist. jail. The fort accomadates 2 immportant higschools and a primary school. @ 25 % area is now a good housing bunglows.
There is small but very rare collection of beatiful paintings and master craftmans show pieces at SANGLI MUSEUM which is immportant collection in maharashtra.
Fascinating Spots :

      One of the most prominent tourist attractions in the city of Sangli in Maharastra is the Sangli Fort. Inside the fort, you can find the Revenue Office, Collector’s office, Marathi school (Purohit Girl’s High School) as well as a Museum. The Rajwada Palace is also present inside the fort. Museum of the Sangli city can be seen on the backside of the Rajwada Palace. On the opposite side of the Sangli Fort is the Sangli Court. Though the place is a beautiful treat for the viewers, it is saddening for the tourists that the fort has been damaged and some walls have also fallen due to the lack of regular maintenance.

Ways To Reach :
      One can reach the fort by any means of transport within Sangli.
Accommodation Facility :
      Available in Sangli
Food Facility :
      Available in Sangli
Drinking Water Facility :
      Available in Sangli
Time To Reach :
      Its within the city and can be reached easily.
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