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Located in the Raigad district of Maharashtra, this picturesque holiday spot is a must add place in your Maharashtra travel itinerary. Covered with coconut and betel trees, it is undoubtedly the best place to enjoy some special moments close to nature. Glittering beaches and the surrounding greenery, work very well to give an unforgettable experience to the visitors. It is a small fishing village, which is renowned for its beaches, forts, and amazing coconuts and betel palms.
This twin island offers magnificent sights and this is the reason why it has managed to hold a significant place in the travelling map of India in recent times. The large number of temples and churches, which managed to tolerate the beatings of time, has made it one of the best places of Maharashtra. The coast line lined with palm groves, along with hot springs are the main attractions which offer a breathtaking view to the visitors.
Two major tourist attractions of this place are island fort of Bassian and Panchala fort. Among all, one major destination which allures both tourists and pilgrims here is the marvelous Shrine dedicated to Lord Dattatreya. The temple is known for its three headed deity, who is the embodiment of Brahma, Vishnu and Maheshwara. The fabulous view from this temple of this area is really mesmerizing.
The serene and untouched atmosphere of this area really makes this place a must visit. For all those, who are looking for some adventurous activities, Murud-Janjira has a number of things to offer. You can try your hand in katamaran, which is a type of control boat, or you can also go for some fun travel in bullock cart or Tonga.
This amazing fishing village, laden with magnificent beaches, coconut trees, palm grooves, grandiose mountains and ancient monuments, is surely a worth visiting place.