Kulaba Fort

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  • Address: Kolaba Island, Alibaug402201, Alibag, India
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  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: 5 INR
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Temple, Historical Site, Leisure, Family And Kids, Fort

The Kolaba Fort is one of the most popular and magnificent forts in the region. It is about 2 kilometres from the Alibaug shore. There are two major entrances- one faces the sea and the other faces the town.Most of the fort now lies in ruins, but that is because it is 300 years old. The historical significance of this place is that it was one of Shivaji Maharaj’s main naval centres. The fort is a peaceful place to relax. Even though a lot of people visit it, the premises are big enough to accommodate enough number of tourists looking for tranquillity. 

Highlights include:

  • The 25ft. high walls
  • Animal carvings on the entrance arch
  • Padmavati Temple
  • Mahishasura Temple
  • Siddhivinayak Temple
  • The Sunset
  • The Freshwater Tank
  • 2 Canons

  • In the monsoon season, most of the fort is submerged in water. Avoid a monsoon visit. November to July is the best time to visit.

  • Horse cart (during Low Tide) @Rs.70 per ride.

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  • Kulaba Fort Address: Kolaba Island, Alibaug402201, Alibag, India
  • Kulaba Fort Timing: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Kulaba Fort Price: 5 INR
  • Best time to visit Kulaba Fort(preferred time): 03:00 pm - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Kulaba Fort: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 40.15% of people who visit Alibag include Kulaba Fort in their plan

  • 85% of people start their Kulaba Fort visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Kulaba Fort

Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Kulaba Fort

People normally club together Murud Janjira and Raigad Fort while planning their visit to Kulaba Fort.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • The boat journey to the fort was what I liked the most. Most of the place has long been destroyed due to fire but it's location still makes the visit worthwhile. Just make sure to choose a time when the weather is nice if you want to enjoy the place.

  • It's feel nice to visit kulaba fort. It's pleasure to see the construction in the water. There is a temple also inside the fort and the sea view from the fort is awesome,feel like talking Fresh air. Everyone should visit once. ||छत्रपती शिवाजी महाराज की जय||

  • Nice fort we can only visit the fort if there is no high tide. We can go walking or hirse rides are available. Horse ride take 200 to 300 for return journey. There is not much to see in the fort. One temple and view from all side are the things we can enjoy. They also charge while entering the fort.

  • Nice place. You can get nice view of sunset. See the pictures tried to capture some beautiful scenery.

  • One of the main attractions of Alibaug. It's a nice place to visit with family and kids. The fort is surrounding by water from all sides but usually the depth is not much and people walk through the water to reach fort. Otherwise you can go by horse cart, it's charge is Rs.500 (Dec.2018) to and fro. 6-7 people can easily go in one cart. It is also a nice experience. Fort ticket is Rs.25 per person.

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