A mark of pride for the Maratha empire, Pratapgarh still stands on the face of time and continues to be one of the most visited forts of Maharashtra.
A fort of the great Maratha conqueror and warrior King Shivaji, Pratapgarh was built in his reign to protect the empire from the attack on the western side and guard the banks of rivers Krishna and Nira.
Constructed in the early 17th century, the fort is divided into upper and lower fort. The Mahadev temple, the Bhavani temple, the Afzal tower and the dargah are places to visit inside the fort.
The breathtaking natural beauty and the remembrances of the historic battle of Pratapgarh make this place a favorite pick for the tourists.
Pratapgarh Fort Travel Tips
- Reaching Pratapgarh may take a little time, so start early.
- Local guides are available but they might trick you into paying more, so beware of those.
- Carry your camera if you enjoy photography, this place has lot in store.
- Do not go overboard in your excitement and peep or walk down the cliffs.
- The place is of sentimental significance to the locals and Hindus, so try not to disrespect it in any way.
- When entering the mosque (dargah), keep your heads covered.
How to Reach Pratapgarh Fort
- Local sightseeing bus
- Private tourist’s bus
- Rented taxi or private cars
- Stalls- Pithla Bhakri and dahi.
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57.72% of people who visit Mahabaleshwar include Pratapgarh Fort in their plan
1 PM - 2 PM
40.79% of people start their Pratapgarh Fort visit around 1 PM - 2 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Pratapgarh Fort
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Pratapgarh Fort