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Vallabhgad(Hargapur) FortHeight : 1850
Type : Hill forts Fort Range : Nil
District : Belgaum Grade : Medium
      The arc of the main entrance is still in good condition. The doorway is small and built in Gomukhi style. There is a temple of Lord Hanuan after entering from the doorway. There is a temple of Goddess Margubai near the bastion of the fort and a lamp post opposite the temple. On the eastern side of the fort there is an ancient temple of Lord Siddheshwar and below this temple there is a large cave which has the Holy “Padukas”. It is said that a secret narrow way runs from this cave directly to Sankeshwar. Right in the middle of the fort there is a square shaped well and the entrance to this well is from the back side of the Hanuman temple. After descending 20/25 steps which are broad and huge there is an arc. There is another big well further from here. Water from this well is tapped on the entire fort. Major portion of the fortified wall is in ruins. To the northern side of the fort there is bastion which is built on the inside portion of the fortification wall which signifies that its main purpose was to keep an eye on the internal part of the fort. Even though the fort is small in size it has significant importance as the Fort of Shivaji Era built outside Maharashtra.
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Vallabhgad(Hargapur)
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Ways To Reach :
      3 kms before Sankeshwar on the Kolhapur-Belgaum highway there is a diversion for Vallabhgad from where the fort is visible. There are two routes from here which takes us to Hargapur village and then to the fort. 15 minutes from the village we can reach on the fort.
Accommodation Facility :
      Not available
Food Facility :
      Not available
Drinking Water Facility :
      Available at the houses during fort ascend.
Time To Reach :
      15 minutes to reach the fort and 1 hour to visit
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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  Jangli Jaigad  Janjala (Vaishagad)
 Jawlya  Kailasgad  Kalanidhigad (Kalanandigad)  Kaldurg
 Kalsubai  Kamalgad  Kamandurg  Kanchan
 Kanhergad  Karha  Katra  Kavnai
 Kenjalgad  Khairai  Kohoj  Kokandiwa
 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)  Pisol  Prabalgad
 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  Visapur