Vasota fort

19th Nov 2020
Day 1

Vasota Fort (also called Vyaghragad (व्याघ्रगड)) is located in  in the  state.
It was famously defended by tai telin mistress of paint pratinidhi a killedar of the fort when he was captured.

Vasota fort is attributed to the Kolhapur Shilahara Chief  (1178–1193) of Panhala. Vasota always remained with Marathas, Shirkes & Mores in 16th century.

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj incorporated the fort into in 1655 during the conquest of Javli Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj renamed the fort "Vyaghragad" (Vyaghra – means tiger), owing to its difficult natural defense.

Photo of Vasota fort by junngleee