Must-see attractions in Konkan Coast

  • Janjira Fort

    Konkan Coast

    The commanding, brooding fortress of Janjira, built on an island 500m offshore, is the most magnificent of the string of forts that line the Konkan…

  • Raigad Fort

    Konkan Coast

    This enthralling hilltop fort served as Shivaji’s capital from 1648 until his death in 1680. The fort was later sacked by the British and some colonial…

  • Tarkali Beach

    Konkan Coast

    A golden arc south of Malvan, this crescent-shaped sandy beach is a vision of tropical India, fringed by coconut palms and casuarina trees, plus the odd…

  • Sindhudurg Fort

    Konkan Coast

    Built by Shivaji and dating from 1664, this monstrous fort lies on an offshore island and can be reached by frequent ferries (adult/child ₹90/50, 8am to 5…

  • Thibaw Palace

    Konkan Coast

    There’s little to see and do in Ratnagiri apart from viewing the remnants of Thibaw Palace, where the last Burmese king, Thibaw, was interned under the…

  • Shree Ganpatipule Mandir

    Konkan Coast

    This seaside Ganesh temple houses a monolithic Ganesh (painted a lurid reddish-orange), supposedly discovered 1600 years ago.

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