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Akluj Fort
अकलूज किल्ला
Solapur district, Maharashtra
Type Hill fort
Coordinates Latitude:
Longitude:
Construction
materials
Stone
Height 1598 Ft.
Current
condition
Good
Current
owner
Government of India
Open to
the public
Yes
Controlled by  India (1947-)

Akluj Fort ( Marathi language: अकलूज किल्ला ) is a fort located 115 km from Solapur, in Solapur district, of Maharashtra. This fort is an important fort in Solapur district. The fort restoration is done by the Shree Dinkarrao Thopte and Avinash Thopte with the help of local people. The fort is now also called Shivshrushti.

History

The history is mentioned under the Akluj Town.Sambhaji Maharaj along with 26 others was captured by Mukarrab Khan from Sangameshwar and brought to this fort [1]

How to reach

The nearest town is Solapur. The Fort is open to the public from 10 am to 6 pm. It is located on the banks of the river Nira.

Places to see

Inside the fort are various idols made from fibre depicting life of Shivaji Maharaj.[2] It takes about an hour to visit all places on the fort.

Coordinates: 17°53′39.1″N 75°01′21.7″E / 17.894194°N 75.022694°E / 17.894194; 75.022694

See also

References

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