Murud Janjira fort is around 54 km from
Alibaug and is spread in the area of around 22 acres. The fort was originally a
wooden structure, which was later renovated by Sidi Sirul Khan in the 17th
Fort is an architectural masterpiece. The
fundamental passage has a stone cutting, delineating six elephants caught by a
solitary tiger, an image of the courage of the Siddis. The fortification has 23
tremendous bastions around 30-40 ft high, still in place. Amongst them are the
three noteworthy guns, 'Kalal Bangadi', 'Landa Kasam' and "Chavi"
worked from five metals.
The primary door of the fortress confronts Rajapuri on
the shore is masking, covered up and exceptionally tremendous. There is a
little door towards the untamed ocean for to escape from the adversaries. The
5-storied old royal residence is presently in a demolished condition. There are
shrouded ways for crises.
Image Credits : Vikas Rana-Flickr
Reaching the Murud Janjira fort is easy.
There are various state transport buses run throughout the day from Alibaug,
Pune and Mumbai and take you to the fort.