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Panhala Fort, Kolhapur
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Take in the military grandeur of Panhala Fort, a fortified structure built on the high Sahyadri Mountain range. One of the largest fortifications on the Deccan Plateau, the 13th-century complex boasts a perimeter of 14 km (9 mi) and 110 lookout posts. In its long lifetime, it has seen battles between Mughals, Marathas, and the British colonial forces, including the legendary Battle of Pavan Khind. Take a guided tour to learn the real history of the place, as the casual visitor will find little information. Bring along plenty of water for the tour, and if you fancy staying over or eating out, explore the hotels and restaurants in the area. Using our world travel planner, Kolhapur attractions like Panhala Fort can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Please hire a local guide to understand the importance of each of the places in the fort. This place takes 1 hour with a guide. It has about 4 points by walk and 4 - 5 places from the car. 
  • We visited this ancient fortress as part of our trip to Kolaphur. Large sections of the original walls and gate houses are well preserved and there are some nice garden areas to stroll through. We par...  more »
  • Panhala fort is combination of old structures and new structures. They have got schools , hospitals even local government establishments inside the fort. You cab get a ride to all places by rishaw in ...  more »
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