Murud Janjira Fort

Murud Janjira is a fort located near Murud city in Maharashtra state. It is one of the best historical places of India.

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How To Reach Murud Janjira Fort

By Air

The nearest Airport to Murud Janjira is Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai.

By Train

The nearest Railway Station to Murud Janjira is Roha Railway Station, which is approximately 50 km away.

By Bus

Murud Janjira Fort is approximately a 3-hour drive from Mumbai and a 4-hour drive from Pune.

Murud Janjira Fort, Murud, Maharashtra

Murud Janjira Fort is situated on the Island of Murud village and is also known as Janjira Killa. It is one of the strongest marine forts in India. You will see ancient cannons, long and strong walls, a mosque, a deep well that provides fresh water, etc. There is a luxurious palace of Nawab on the shore which helps you to explore the mesmerizing view of Janjira fort and the Arabian sea. This fort is the best place for history enthusiasts and photography lovers.

History:

Murud Janjira Fort was established in early 1100 and built by Abyssinian Sidis. Over the years, the Mujud Janijira fort was attacked by the Marathas, Portuguese, and Britishers. Instead of so many attacks throughout time, it remains unconquered and remains successful in establishing the Janjira sultanate.

Other Information:

Entry fees: There are no charges on an entry into the fort.
Fort Timings: 7 A.M. to 6 P.M.
Boat/Ferry Timings: 7 A.M. to 12 P.M. and from 2 P.M. to 4.45 P.M.
Boat/Ferry Rate: You need to buy tickets for a boat ride. Charges for the boat ride remain between INR 50 to INR 300, depending on the size of the boat.
Parking Facility: Vehicle parking charges are INR 30.

Tips:

1. When traveling in a large group, bargaining can help you get better prices and even secure the entire boat for your family. 
2. Remember to bring water and light snacks, as there are no shops once you leave the mainland. 
3. Bring a camera to capture the beautiful architecture, scenery, and create lasting memories.

Best time to visit:
January,February,March,October,November,December
Activities at this place:
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