CHANDRAGAD

Candragad [Mr. T. S. Hamilton, C. S.] (Poladpur peta, 19° 05′ N, 73° 15′ E) or the Moon-fort in the village of Dhavale, fifteen miles south-east of Mahad, stands on a low spur of the Sahyadris about two miles north-west of Arthur’s Seat, a well-known point of view on the Mahabalesvar plateau. The fort was built by Daulatrav Candrarav More. A footpath from the head of the Krsna valley leads down to the village of Dhavale whence the ascent to the fort can be made. The top of the fort is 2,258 feet above mean sea level.

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