Murud Janjira Fort

Murudjanjira is one of the well maintained Marine Forts of India. This place is situated 165kms south of the city of Mumbai close to a port town known as Murud. This fort is situated upon an oval shaped rock which is oval in shape.  There is a small postern gate which is situated towards the sea and was built mainly for escaping purposes.  There are 19 rounded bastions in this fort which are still intact till this day. Upon these bastions are situated numerous amounts of canons which are of Indian and European origin. There is a statue of a tiger like beast on the outer gate clasping an elephant. You will find this type of sculptures and statues throughout Maharashtra. This fort can only be approached by Rajapuri jetty and the journey to get to the Fort itself is quite an adventure. This place can also prove to be very educational for your family. This is one place that should not be missed out on your trip to Raigad.

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