Chanderi FortHeight : 2330 ft.
Type : Hill forts Fort Range : Matheran
District : Thane Grade : Hard
चंदेरी (Chanderi) किल्ल्याची ऊंची : 2300
किल्ल्याचा प्रकार : गिरीदुर्ग डोंगररांग: माथेरान
जिल्हा : ठाणे श्रेणी : कठीण
Chanderi fort is situated in the center of the Matheran mountain range. At 790 metres, it is one of the highest points. There is a cave in its huge rock massif. The route up to the cave is a normal trekking route. From the cave, an exposed trail leads one to the topmost part of the fort. It is a risky climb in the rainy season. The view from the top is excellent. It was used as a watch-tower in olden days. A beautiful statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj is situated on the top. For trekking to Chanderi, the base village is Chincholi (approachable from Badlapur & Vangani railway stations by road).
Nearby cities: Neral, Badlapur, Ambernath
Coordinates: 19°3’47″N 73°14’46″E
How to reach: The fort is accessible from Vangani on the Central line. Board any Karjat slow local from CST or any other station on the Central line. Get down at Vangani. Take an auto to Kasgaon, from where you can walk on foot to Chincholi. The climb to Chanderi begins there.
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