Beaches | Kerala
Beaches | Maharashtra
Beaches | Orissa
Beaches | Tamilnadu
Beach Tours India | Family Tour Packages | Honeymoon & Romantic Tour Packages India | Beach Holidays India | Beaches & Water Tours
|Home - Profile - Contact Us - Email - Query|
|Travel Tool Kits »||Airlines Schedule||Railway Schedule||Weather Information||
Home :: Maharashtra Beaches ::Vijaydurg - Sindhudurg Beach
Vijaydurg - Sindhudurg Beach, MaharashtraVijaydurg or Fort Victory is one of the great naval forts of Shivaji. They bear testimony of Maharashtra's martial supremacy during his reign. Formally a dilapidated fortificationnof the Shilahar period Shivaji captured it from the Bijapur kings and made it into a major naval base. To rival Murad - Janjira.
He had a triple line of walls built and numerous watch towers and the massive interior buildings. The fort has hollowed out entrance to take vessels of 500 tons. The Maratha naval commander, Angre had his base here. Sindhudurg, off the Malvan coast was built at a site personally selected by Shivaji. The construction began in 25th Nov 1664 and completed 3 years later.
Sindhudurg's strength was its inaccessibility. It is approachable only through a narrow navigable channel between the two smaller islands of dhontara and Padmaged. inside the premises are the statue of Shivaji along with his palm and footprints.
GETTING THERE :
By Rail: Rajapur and Kudal are the nearest railheads on Konkan Railways.
By Road: Sindhudurg is 510 km and Vijaydurga 425 km from Mumbai via the Goa highway.
Arambol Beach | Benaulim Beach | Bogmalo Majorda | Calangute Baga | Colva Beach
Dona Paula Beach | Palolem Beach | Vagator Chapora | Varca Cavelossim Mabor
Alappuzha Beach | Kovalam Beach | Pthiramanal Beach | Sankhumugham Beach
Thirumullavaram Beach | Varkala Beach
Juhu Beach | Marine Drive - Chowpatty Beach | Madh Island Beach | Marve-Manori-Gorai
Ganapatipule Beach | Murud - Janjira | Baseein | Dahanu-Bordi Beaches | Harnai Beach
Kihim & Mandwa | Vijaydurg - Sindhudurg | Shriwardhan - Harihareshwar | Tarkarli
Gopalpur-on-Sea | Chandipur
Pulicat Beaches | Chennai Beaches | Dakhinachitra Beaches | Muttukkadu Beaches | Covelong Beaches | Themeparks Beaches | Mammallapuram Beaches | Sadurangapatinam Beaches | Poompuhar Beaches | Tharangambadi Beaches | Nagore Beaches | Velankanni Beaches | Kodikkarai Beaches | Rameswaram Beaches | Mandapam Beaches
Kurusadai Islands Beaches | Tuticorin Beaches | Triuchendur Beaches
|Surf Our Other Travel Websites|
|Beach Tours India Offers: Beach Tour India,Beach Tour of India,India Beach Tour,Beach in India,Beach Tour in India,Beach Tours India,Beach India Tour,Beach Holiday India,Beach Holiday Tours India,India Beach Holiday,Indian Beach Tour,India Beach Holidays,Indian Beach Holidays,Indian Beaches Travel,India Beach Holiday Tour,Beach Tour in India,Beach Tour Packages,Cultural and Beach Holiday in India.|
Time in India : Date
All Right © Copyright Vardhman Vacations
We accept all major cards.
Goa Beaches | Kerala Beaches | Maharashtra Beaches | Orissa Beaches | Tamilnadu Beaches
Beach Tours India | Family Tour Packages | Honeymoon & Romantic Tour Packages India
Beach Holidays India | Beaches & Water Tours
Home - Profile - Contact Us - Email - Query