The majestic fort of Murud Janjira is situated
amidst the waters of Arabian Sea on an island located off the coast of village
Murud in Maharashtra. The fort stands tall and strong despite the hardships of
nature and time. Till date, 19 bastions of the fort are in good shape which in
turn reflects its glorious past. The glistening blue waters of the Arabian Sea,
the cool breeze and the green palm and coconut trees lined up on the shore
provides the visitors with serene ambience. This fort is a must-visit site if
you are planning a trip along the Konkan coast.
You can reach this fort via boat ride from the
coast. Once you reach the fort, you will be mesmerized by its imposing
structure. Towers soaring high up in the blue sky, the majestic gateways,
elegant bastions, etc. are few of the fascinating aspects of this
fortification. The blissful sight of this fort rising against the fierce waves
of the sea gives an impression of undefeatable and untamed Herculean leviathan.
From the top of the fort, you will get a spectacular
view of the Arabian Sea and its water gleaming in the sunlight. The rich
history of Murud Janjira Fort makes it a perfect place to visit for
academicians and historians. Furthermore, the rich natural heritage will also
grasp the attention of nature lovers and photographers.