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Sion Fort FortHeight : 190 ft from MSL
Type : Land Forts Fort Range : None
District : Mumbai Grade : Easy
      The British built this fort to on a hill on the eastern face of Mahim creek under the rule of Gerald Aungier. The Marathas took over this fort in Vasai campaign. This was between British ruled Mumbai and Portuguese ruled Sashti or Salsette Island.
This fort was to safeguard the trade route via Mahim creek.
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Sion Fort
Fascinating Spots :
      Sion fort is near Jawaharlal Nehru Udyan. There is branch office of the Archaeological Survey of India at the base, and the path to the fort goes through the office. The bastions, remnants of old offices, a storage room and a square shaped pond are seen on the fort. We can get a glimpse of Mahim creek and nearby region from the central bastion.
Ways To Reach :
      We have to go to Sion east from Sion station. We reach the Eastern Expressway after a walk of 3 min. After crossing this we can reach the fort in 2 min.
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Forts of Category: Land Forts
 Akluj Fort  Amalner  Bahadarpur Fort  Bahadurgad
 Belapur Fort  Belgaum Fort  Chakan Fort  Dhotri Fort (Gadhi)
 Durgadi Fort  Induri Fort (Gadhi)  Kala Killa  Kotkamate
 Machnur  Mangalwedha  Naldurg  Nanded Fort (Nadgiri)
 Paranda  Parola  Sion Fort  Subhan Mangal