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YATRAPURI - Episode 1 - Panhala Fort - Confluence of Nature and History. In and Around Kolhapur.
www.KALAPURI.com For the love of Indian Art in the form of Kolhapuri Chappals, Kolhapuri Jewelry, Home Decor, Nauvari Sarees, Kolhapuri Phetas, Accessories and many more in Handicrafts, you can get them online. Music Credit : Serious Documentary Background Music by AShamaluev Music https://www.facebook.com/KalapuriCraft https://www.instagram.com/KalapuriCraft https://twitter.com/KalapuriCraft http://www.youtube.com/c/KalapuriCraft https://in.pinterest.com/KalapuriCraft https://kalapuricraft.tumblr.com/ Panhala Fort It takes 45 min to travel about 22 km to the northwest of Kolhapur with a beautiful road scenery at an altitude of 3177 feet above sea level. Known for the most remarkable “Battle of Pavan Khind” Panhala lies on the Sahyadri Mountain Range and is situated in the Kolhapur. Panhala fort was built between 1178 & 1209. One can experience the ring of forts during rainy and winter seasons.Carry Umbrella/Raincoat and experience the foggy weather during winters. Andhar Bavai - It is a three strayed well with spiral staircases that obscure the well. It is comprised with its own water source, small rooms & exit routes. This emergency shelter well is not only just eye pleasuring but also the finest piece of architecture. Teen Darwaja - Is the main entrance of the fort. Inner gate includes finely carved motifs along with lord Ganesha. Sajja Kothi - Was built by the Mohammedans in 1008 AD. Was constructed as a viewing pavilion looking over the valley below. Sambhaji Temple - Was built in the memory of Ch. Sambhaji Kalavanticha Mahal. Also called Nayakini Sajja, literally means "Courtesans' Terrace Room". Ambarkhana - Situated in the center of the fort, were three granaries built in the Bijapuri style of architecture. YATRAPURI - Best Hotels to stay at Panhala - Hotel Hill Top , Masai Resort KHANAPURI - Best Eateries to taste at Panhala Bhel, Chaat of Kille Panhala Chaat Centre Nr Sajja Kothi and Manchali. Kolhapuri Misal of Shre Sai. Kanda Bhaji and Special Chai. Jhunka Bhakri Nr Baaji Prabhu Statue. Kolhapuri Kala Mutton Thali of Hotel Gauri Dining. KALAPURI - Handicrafts store is located near Sajja Kothi where you can buy plenty of handmade items.
YATRAPURI - Episode 2 - Samangad Fort - In and Around Amboli & Gadhinglaj (On the way to GOA)
www.KALAPURI.com For the love of Indian Art in the form of Kolhapuri Chappals, Kolhapuri Jewelry, Home Decor, Nauvari Sarees, Kolhapuri Phetas, Accessories and many more in Handicrafts, you can get them online. Music Credit: Serious Documentary Background Music by AShamaluev Music https://www.facebook.com/KalapuriCraft https://www.instagram.com/KalapuriCraft https://twitter.com/KalapuriCraft http://www.youtube.com/c/KalapuriCraft https://in.pinterest.com/KalapuriCraft https://kalapuricraft.tumblr.com/ Samangad Fort - See nature at her wild best One can reach the fort plateau region from Kolhapur (90 km) and from Gadhinglaj (20 km), then via Bhadgaon and Chinchewadi villages. There are two big canons of foreign make besides the well in Chinchewadi village. Samangad is a hill fort in Kolhapur District, Maharashtra. It is 2,600 feet (790 m) above sea level. The Shilahar king Bhoj II built this fort. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj won this fort in 1667. In 1688, the Mughals won the fort and the Marathas won back the fort before 1701. This fort is a tomb of famous warrior Shri Prataprao Gujar who fought against the Adil Shahi army of Bahalul Khan with only six soldiers. Stories are told by local from generation to generation. A secret doorway and as we proceed the ridge becomes narrow and we come to a double fortified bastion. Opposite this bastion, we can see a small raised ground which the locals believe that the Mughal army built it to attack the bastion. People around this fort celebrate Samangad fair on the first Wednesday after Shivratri which is in February or March every year. During this time they perform a lot of events including bullock cart race, horse cart race, bicycle race, entertainment during night time and much more. No Hotels are available on the Fort. Even No Restaurants are available. Carry your own food and plenty of Drinking water. Use Dustbins for waste. Nearest City - Gadhinglaj
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