Places To Visit In Murud Janjira

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1. Murud Janjira Fort

Murud Janjira Fort
Must visit 4.2 /5

0 km
from city center
1 out of 7
places to visit in Murud Janjira

Murud-Janjira is the local name for a fort situated on an island just off the coastal village of Murud, in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. The Fort is situated on an oval-shaped rock off the Arabian Sea coast, about 165 kms to south of Mumbai. Janjira is considered one of the strongest marine forts in India. Another fortress named Ghosalgad is located on top of the hill around 32 kms east of Murud-Janjira, and was used as an outpost for the rulers of Janjira.

2. Murud Beach

Murud Beach
Must visit 4.3 /5

3 km
from city center
2 out of 7
places to visit in Murud Janjira

A relaxing stretch of glittering white sand, the beach is not as cluttered by tourist rush as are most popular beaches. The combination of the warm water and cool breeze makes complete sense and feels incredible as well. Seeing the sun set behind the forts in the vicinity is a delightful sight.

3. Garambi Falls

Garambi Falls
3.2 /5

8 km
from city center
3 out of 7
places to visit in Murud Janjira

At a height of 100m, these falls thunder in full glory during the monsoons. It is enjoyable to come here just to witness the falls. Getting drenched in its waters and enjoying the forest all around has its own charm.

4. Ahmedganj Palace

Ahmedganj Palace
3.2 /5

5 km
from city center
4 out of 7
places to visit in Murud Janjira

This massive complex covers an area of almost 45 acres. Built in a mixture of Mughal and Gothic style architecture, it is an elegant mansion which once upon a time housed the Royal Nawabs.

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5. City Shopping

City Shopping
3.0 /5

3 km
from city center
5 out of 7
places to visit in Murud Janjira

While here one can take home some masalas, Chikki and barfi.

6. Garambi Dam

Garambi Dam
3.2 /5

8 km
from city center
6 out of 7
places to visit in Murud Janjira

Garambi Dam, is built by Nawab Sir Siddi Ahmed Khan, the last ruler of the east while Siddi reign. This dam is dedicated to Queen Victoria and is the source of water supply to the town.

7. Kasa Fort

Kasa Fort
3.2 /5

4 km
from city center
7 out of 7
places to visit in Murud Janjira

Covering nearly 9 acres, this fort is considered to be one of the most important sea forts in India. This famous fort is constructed by the great Marathas in order to conquer the Janjira Fort which lies near by. Ruins of this great fort can be seen from the sea shore.

FAQs on Murud Janjira

Can you suggest an itinerary for Murud janjira?

Day 1- Reach Murud by noon, check in the hotel and head to the beach straightaway. The beaches are lovely and it's a great way to begin your vacation. The sunset from the beach with the fort in the background is simply breathtaking. End your day with some authentic and very delicious local Konkani food.
Day 2- Head to visit the majestic Janjira fort on day 2. The fort is accessible from Rajpuri, by sailboat. It takes approximately 30 minutes to reach. After this, you can visit Kasa fort or stroll around Naigaon beach.

How can I commute within Murud janjira?

Its best to have your own vehicle. But if you don't, the auto rickshawas are the next best option.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Murud janjira?

The top sightseeing places in Murud janjira are Murud Janjira Fort, Murud Beach, Garambi Falls, Ahmedganj Palace, Shopping in Murud Janjira, Garambi Dam.
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