Kulaba Fort, Alibag, Maharashtra - Palaces, Beaches, Forts

Beaches, Fort, Palace, Scenic

Built on a rock island, the Kulaba Fort is an imposing structure in Alibag overlooking the Alibag Beach. This impressive sea fort was built by Shivaji Maharaj in 1680 and is a wonderful historical spot for the visitors. The main entrance of the fort is called Maha Darwaja and is decorated with numerous beautiful carvings of tigers, elephants and peacocks. Various shrines, a small water tank and a well are located inside the fort. It also houses palaces where the members of the Angre family used to live. The fort has a wide parapet with 17 bastions and the 18th bastion is called sarjyakot which was built to answer the artillery of Hirakot at the shore of Alibag.

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