Prachitgad Fort is situated 22 KMs away from the town of Sangmeshwar. Prachitgad is an ancient fort nestled in the Sahyadri Mountain Range.The fort is spread over an area of 5 acres and is to the west of the Chandoli National Park. The place has a historical importance, the battle between the Britishers and Marathas was held here in 1818.The temple still has some of the historical remains here which are the five guns and a well which were used during the war. A shrine is located inside the fort which can be accessed only by a ladder. From the fort tourist can get a bird's-eye view of Ratnagiri.
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