Murud Janjira Fort, Maharashtra, India

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About Murud Janjira Fort

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.


Murud Janjira Fort History (Information):

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 to establish the Janjira sultanate.


Best Time to Visit Murud Janjira Fort:

It would be worth visiting this place before or after the monsoon season. Thus, October to March is the ideal time to visit this fort.


Murud Janjira Fort Timings:

Murud Janjira fort remains open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Murud Janjira Fort Boat Timings:

7 a.m. to 12 p.m. & 2 p.m. to 4.45 p.m.


Murud Janjira Killa Boat Rates:

Depending on the size of the boat, boat prices range from 50 to 300 INR.


Murud Janjira Fort Ferry Timings:

7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


Murud Janjira Fort Ticket

Entry to the Murud Janjira Fort is free.


Murud Janjira Fort Distance:

Distance from Alibaug Bus Stand is 53 km.


Murud Janjira Fort Entry Fees:


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How to Reach Murud Janjira Fort:

By Road

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

By Train

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

By Air

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

FAQ's Related to Murud Janjira Fort

Chhatrapati Shivaji international airport is the best option for tourists, Panvel railway station is the closest railway station to reach and buses are available from nearby cities to Murud city. To reach the Murud Janjira fort, boats are available.

The timings for Murud Janjira Fort are from 7:00 AM to 6:30 PM.

Khokari Tombs, Padmadurg Fort, Padmadurg Fort and Murud Main Beach are the tourist places near Murud Janjira fort.

The distance from Murud Janjira Beach to Murud Janjira Fort is 15 km.

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