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 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.
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 remains open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
7 a.m. to 12 p.m. & 2 p.m. to 4.45 p.m.
Depending on the size of the boat, boat prices range from 50 to 300 INR.
7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Entry to the Murud Janjira Fort is free.
Distance from Alibaug Bus Stand is 53 km.
Murud Janjira Fort is approximately a 3-hour drive from Mumbai and a 4-hour drive from Pune.
The nearest railway station to Murud Janjira is Roha Railway Station, which is approximately 50 km away.
The nearest airport to Murud Janjira is Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai.