Murud Janjira Overview

Settled amidst the marvelous Arabian Sea, Murud Janjira Fort is a pristine landscape standing tall apart from the world and near the port town of Murud. The island was established in the 16th century by Raja Ram Rao Patil.

tourist attractions of Maharashtra are incomplete without the imperial Murud Janjira. Famed as one of the strongest marine forts in India, it consists of three enormous cannons named Kalalbangdi, Chavri, and Landa Kasam. The fort also consists of 572 cannons, 26 round bastions, and sea-facing gates.  Apart from the powerful war position, Murud Janjira also has an exotic small pond within the vicinity. Moreover, there is the grand palace of Nawabs residing in Janjira as well. To reach the fort, tourists are supposed to travel by sailboats from Rajapuri jetty. 

-Best time to visit

1. October to February – 
The best time to visit Murud Janjira is from October to February. The weather remains pleasant and appropriate for exploring the stunning town. Although a cool breeze rolls around this time, it’s bearable.

2. March to June – 
Summers take place from March to June in Murud Janjira. A heatwave can be experienced and the temperature usually drops by 42 degrees Celsius.

3. July to September – 
Settled near the Arabian Sea, Murud Janjira witnesses heavy rainfall this time. It is usually not advisable to visit during these months as the commute might not be easy.

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