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Panhala Fort

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View from Panhala Fort (Nivalink Trip Dated - 10 April 2010)
Panhala Fort (Nivalink Trip Dated - 10 April 2010)
Inside Panhala Fort (Nivalink Trip Dated - 10 April 2010)

Panhala Fort (2700+ ft asl) is the Prime attraction of Panhala offering excellent views. Panhala fort was built between 1178 and 1209 CE. It is one of the largest forts in the Deccan, with a perimeter of 14 kms. There are temples devoted to Sambhaji II, Someshwar and Ambabai in addition to the Mahakali temple inside the fort. The Ambabai temple is where King Shivaji would make offerings before embarking on major expeditions.

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