Murud-Karde Tourism

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Nice, pristine and unexplored fort

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Suvarnadurg Fort

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5th Feb 17

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Meenal Mhatre

Meenal Mhatre4.3/5

1 review

Beautiful long beach!

Been to this beach it was like lonely planet beach . So clean, beautiful and safe. If you want some good time with spouse . The one. Close by are ancient temples and lots of coconut trees. Tasty homemade non veg food. If you are fish lover you will love it. Want to spend quite time alone this place is best. Locals are so helpful

Chaitanya Joshi

Chaitanya Joshi5.0/5

2 reviews

Karde the place of joy & happiness.

One of the best place to enjoy your holidays. Karde seashore located near Murud is such a pleasant place where you will get peace, you will fall in love with seashore because of it's cleanliness About food you will get delicious food quality. You will love to have a fresh sea food. For vegetarian special "ukadiche modak" is one of the best sweet dish you will get over here .

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About Murud-Karde Tourism
Murud-Karde is a coastal hamlet on the Arabian Sea, situated in the Dapoli sub-division of Ratnagiri District in Maharashtra. This hamlet features one of the longest beaches of the Konkan belt, known as Murud-Karde Beach. Murud Karde located in the Konkan region of Maharashtra was under the rule of Mauryas, Silaharas, Chalukyas, Kadambas and Portuguese during olden times. The Marathas and the British were the last to rule over the territory.
There are several sightseeing options in and around Murud-Karde, most notable being the Durga Devi Temple. Built in the 18th century, the temple features 28 carved wooden pillars adjacent to the porch. There is a huge bell within the shrine, which was captured by Chimji Peshwa from the Portuguese in Vasai. Among other noteworthy religious shrines around the coastal hamlet are Keshavraj and Vyaghreshwar Temple.
Karde is a beautiful beach, west of the Maharashtra Konkan coastline, at a distance of 12 km from Dapoli, which is a popular spot for dolphin watching. Harnai has historic ports and forts along the rocky coast. Suvarnadurg Fort along with sub-forts such as Goa Fort, Fategad and Kanakdurga on the coastline is the highlight of the fishing village of Harnai. Travellers can also explore Panhalekaji Caves and the hot spring of Unhavare which are other sightseeing attractions of the coastal region.
The coastal region is well-connected by road and is also served by NH 17. Buses operated by the Maharashtra State Transport connect Murud. The closest railway station to Murud-Karde is Khed, which is at a distance of 40 km from Dapoli town. The nearest airport is Ratnagiri Airport, while the closest international airport is the Shivaji International Airport, located in Mumbai, at a distance of 210 km.
The climatic conditions remain warm and humid round the year. October to March has moderate weather conditions and is the best time to visit Murud-Karde.

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