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Ghosale Fort

Posted by: dc
Category: Travel

Ghosalgad Fort located near Roha city at 8 km on the Murud-Bhalgaon-Roha drive. Ghosalgad Fort is 20 meters in width. Ghosalgad Killa is a hill fort with a thin lateral ridge secured by fortification. The fort assisted in maintaining vigil and protection on the trade route from Seaports to the Maval region.

Ghosalegad is well connected by transport buses and private transports from Roha. Ghosalegad Fort Trek is small; around 15 minutes, it goes from the temple till the main gate of the fort. There is a narrow and slippery path around the Balekilla. Night halt is not possible on the fort.

From the top of the fort, you get a fantastic view of base hamlet Ghosala, Talagad, and Murud creek. During your hike, you will see a Water cistern named Wajta Haud, remains of the watchtower, reinforced defense, the temple of Bhavani and Ganapati, water ponds can be seen at Ghosalegad Fort Trek.

Photo credits to  @niharshrotri