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Murud is a small coastal village in the Raigad district of the state of Maharashtra. The village is mainly known for the world famous Murud Janjira Fort, which is famous in history for being undefeated during the invasion of the Dutch and British......Read more on Murud


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Gol Gumbaz, Murud
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Places to Visit in Murud
  • Type: Monument
The Gol Gumbaz is famous for the beautiful Islamic architecture. It is the tomb of Mohammed Adil Shah the erstwhile Sultan of Bijapur was built during the late 1600s. The ruler was known to have brought administrative reforms in the region. This beautiful monument is octagonal in shape and has... Read More »
Janjira Fort, Murud
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  • Type: Fort
Janjira Fort is a 16th century fort surrounded by the Arabian Sea and is one of the strongest marine forts of India. It was once owned by the Siddi Dynasty and has survived numerous attacks of the British. The fort was built by the Koli Chief in the 15th century and originally had wooden... Read More »
Murud Beach, Murud
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  • Type: Beach
The 1.75km long beach is one of the famous beaches of Maharashtra. The beach looks like an ornament on the neck of Maharashtra. It boasts of crystal blue water free of any kind of pollution. This attracts many tourists and water sport lovers to the beach. The view of sunrise and the sunset is... Read More »
Datta Mandir, Murud
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  • Type: Temple
Datta Mandir, situated on top of a hill, is a red-domed temple. Constructed by Swami Bramhendra, the temple has a three-headed statue of Shri Dutta. The three-headed idol represents the trinity, Brahma, Vishnu and Maheshwara. Read More »
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sidhi Vinayak Temple, Murud
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  • Type: Temple
The Sidhi Vinayak Temple is dedicated to Lord Ganesh. It is believed that the visit to this temple marks the end of the Asthtavinayak pilgrimage. The ‘sankashti chaturthi’ is celebrated at the temple on every Monday. The Maghi Chaturthi, an annual festival, is also celebrated here. Read More »
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