Saturday, September 06, 2008

Vijaydurg Fort

Vijaydurg Fort, also known as Victory Fort,is one of the great forts of
Konkan. It was once the stronghold of the Maratha king Chhatrapati Shivaji.
In the 17th century, Shivaji strengthened the fort by adding impressive
features including the triple line of huge walls, numerous towers and the
spacious interior buildings.It was naval-base during the reign of Great
Chattrapati ShivajiState : MaharastraDistrict : Sindhudurg
How to reach: The nearest railhead is Kankavli. Sindhudurg by road is around 100 kms, and Vijaydurg is 425 kms from Mumbai via the Goa highway.From
Kohlhapur 150 Km.Vijaydurg, situated 48kms south of Ratnagiri,
Note : View of Arabian Sea from Vijayadurg fort.

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