Amboli Hill Station
Amboli hill station is in South Maharashtra. India. It is the last hill station before the coastal highlands of Goa and a relatively unexplored one. Located 529 kilometers from Mumbai and well-connected by road, the railway station nearest to it is at Sawantwadi Road on the Konkan railway line while…
Amboli Waterfall is in Sindhudurg, India. Amboli is a hill station in south Maharashtra, that lies in the Sahyadri Hills of Western India. At an altitude of 690 meters, it is the last hill station before the coastal highlands of Goa and a relatively unexplored one.
It receives the highest…
Atmeshwar Tali and Temple
Atmeshwar Tali and Temple is located in Sawantwadi. Atmeshwar Tali is a crystal clear water source, available for all 365 days of the year. It is overflowing from 10 feet, above soil level & the level has no connection with nearby other water sources like wells.
There is an ancient…
Bagayat Beach is located in Vengurla on the western coastline of the Sindhudurg district. The beach is clean and calm bordered with cashew plants. Spread over 2 km sand line, the pristine blue water, and refreshing waves ensures cool and mind-blowing trip. There is a lighthouse on the south side…
Bandeshwar Temple is located in Banda a village in Sawantwadi. It’s located on the Bombay Goa National Highway No. 17. It is situated on the Sindhudurg (Maharastra) and Goa Border and on the bank of Terekhol creek. Banda’s history and nature are major attractions of tourist.
In Adilshaha’s reign, Banda…
Bhogave beach is about 6 km from Parule, 29 km from Kudal and 36 km from Vengurla, is located on the western shores of Sindhudurg District in Maharashtra.
This Beautiful and clean Village situated Just 10 to 12 km from Malvan. The beach is serene and calm Sea, lush green…
Chinchghar waterfall is one of the famous waterfalls in Sindhudurg. It’s popular picnic spot, a major tourist attraction in the rainy season. It’s just 10 km away from Kudal in Sindhudurg.
Chivla Beach or Chivle is a beach on the Konkan coast of Maharashtra in the Malvan region of the Sindhudurg district.
Chivla Beach can be accessed on foot from Malvan. It is a long stretch of beach with white sand and coconut trees, at any given time of the day…
Devgad Fort is located in Devgad district, Sindhudurg. It has given a name ‘Devgad’ (or Devgarh) of the city and tehsil are derived from this historic fort lying at the confluence of the Arabian Sea and Devgad creek. The fort was built in 1705 by Kanhoji Angre. When the fort…
Dhamapur lake, is an earth-fill dam on Local River near Malvan, Sindhudurg district in the state of Maharashtra in India.
The Dhamapur Lake or Dam covers a total area of about 10 acres with water. Water-based sports activities facility is available here. As the lake is free from the extreme…
If one wants to escape from the rigidities of daily life and enjoy the wilderness of dense woods, Dungobachi Rai (woods) is the place to be. It’s a kilometer away from Kille–Nivati. Dungoba is a vigilant deity, it’s because of his temple, this wood is called as ” Dungoba chi…
A group of Dutch merchants lead by Leendart Janszoons obtained permission from those rulers to build a fort structure to be used as a storehouse in the year 1639 known as today’s Dutch Wakhar.
Vengurla was an important port and trading center since ancient times and many foreign powers…
Hiranyakeshi Uppam (temple) is a place from where the Hiranyakeshi River springs originated from the mouth of caves. This Temple is located at Amboli in Sindhudurg District of Maharashtra. It lies at the origin of Hiranyakeshi River.
This river originates from a cave adjacent to the temple of Goddess…
Jay Ganesh Temple
Jay Ganesh Temple is situated near malvan city. Jay Ganesh Temple was built by Shri Jayant Salgaonkar, a well-known fortune teller and maker of “Kal Nirnay” calendar.
Jay Ganesh Temple is a very beautiful temple with welcoming two elephant images, beautiful carvings, marble designs and a golden idol of Ganesh with…
Kankavli is a reckoning town in Sindhudurg district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Kankavali is the central location in Sindhudurg. The city is situated in between two rivers. There is a temple of Swyambhu Ravalnath and Bhalchandra Maharaj. The thriving green floras together with the majestic waterfalls are definitely…
Khavane beach is Surrounded by hills & swaying coconut trees, Khavane is a solitary beach among peaceful surroundings. An idyllic village, Khavane is blessed with the pleasant environment and a glorious beach. Khavane too is endowed with a stretch of white sand with clear blue water. There is not much…
Kudal is a beautiful town in Sindhudurg district, Maharashtra, India. It is situated on Karli River in southwest Maharashtra. Kudal is the second-largest town in Sindhudurg after Sawantwadi. This beautiful town is considered as one of the most antique settlements of the Konkan Region. It is a famous market for Alphonso Mango, which is exported…
Kunkeshwar Beach – Kunkeshwar Temple, is located in Kunkeshwar village, 14 Kms from Devgad town.
A walk along the beach and a spiritual journey within the premises of an ancient Shiva Temple can be beautifully savoured in Kunkeshwar. Long stretch of seashore with white sand, picturesque views and pious surroundings…
Kunkeshwar temple is situated in the Devgad taluka of the Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra. Kunkeshwar Temple is an ancient Shiva Temple.
This temple has been constructed in the Konkani architectural style. The temple is popularly known as the “Kashi of the South Konkan”
The temple of Kunkeshwar was built many…
Malvan Fort also known as Sindhudurg Fort. It is at the shore of Malvan city. The Fort was built by Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.
The construction work started in 1664. It took over three years to complete. It holds the area of around 48 acres.
Mithbav beach is located in Deogad Taluka at 10 km from Sindhudurg district. Surrounded by beautiful nature, the white sand beach is clean and safe for swimming.
Devgad is a coastal village known for Devgad mangoes Mithbav beach is a serene, calm atmosphere helps the visitor to forget all earthly…
Mochemad beach located 9 Kms from Vengurla on the way to Shiroda from Vengurla. Surrounded by 200 feet high mountains and hills.
A tourist seeking privacy and frequently visit this place. Mochemad beach is nestled in the lap of several green mountains and hills. This unpolluted and unspoiled beach has…
Moryacha Dhonda (Stone)
Moryacha Dhonda located in Dandi area of Malvan city. A historic rock Idol of Ganpati is engraved.
Also, Lord Moreshwar( Shankar) ‘s ling and other symbols. This sacred rock was worshipped by Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj before starting the construction of ‘Fort Sindhudurg’.
Places to see near Morycha Dhonda Stone…
Moti Talao is a majestic lake right in front of the Sawantwadi palace. It was constructed in 1874 in Sawantwadi. It is a pride of the village. Tourists can take a round of the lake in boats or sit around it and gaze at the beautiful view.
Napne Waterfall located in Sindhudurg district. It is situated at a distance of 317 km from Pune.
Seasonal monsoon waterfalls are famous in Konkan. During the monsoon, one can see a number of waterfalls cascading down along the mountain range.
After rainy season overall waterfalls vanish. Napane waterfall is an…
Nivti fort is located to the south of Sindhudurga fort. About 10 km away from Malvan and 15 km from Vengurla.
Shivaji Maharaj constructed this fort in order to safeguard the sea route from Karli creek near Malvan to Vengurla.
Nivati fort or Nivti fort today is in ruins although…
Purnanand Swami Math
Purnanand Swami Math, located in Dabholi just 6km from Vengurla. Dabholi a village in Vengurla of Sindhuburg district in Maharashtra.
One of the famous religious centers of this region. One of them is Math (monastery) of Shrimant Purnanand Swami, who is revered Guru of Kudal Deshkar Gaud Brahmin Community. For…
Raghunath Market is an old market of Sawantwadi has been transformed into a modern local market where you can find the best of Konkani culture from handicrafts to clothes and food.
It is located in Sawantwadi. It boasts a long tradition of 150 years. Old Raghunath market has transformed into…
Rameshwar Temple-Devgad is located in village Rameshwar Wadi in Devgad taluka of Sindhudurg District, Maharashtra, India.
This temple is dedicated to the Hindu deity Lord Shiva. It is a historic temple built in the 16th century. Its chief interest is the approach about 250 yards long, cut through rock fifty…
Rangnagad fort is famous as Prasidhdha Gad in the Maratha history.
Sindhudurga is a district which consists of several beautiful forts. Rangnagad is 18 km from Kudal town. Situated in the Sahyadri Mountain on the boundary of Kolhapur and Sindhudurg districts of Maharashtra
At the height of 2600 ft above…
Param Poojya Saint Rawool Maharaj had self-immolated himself at this place and temple stands in his memory at Pinguli village.
Mutt attracts a large number of devotees throughout the year which includes prominent personalities from India and abroad. Every pilgrim who visits mutt is served Mahaprasad (food)which is a great…
Redi Ganesh Temple
Redi Ganesh Temple is in Vengurla in Sindhudurg.
Redi is a quaint little coastal village that belongs to the district of Sindhudurg in Maharashtra. Originally known as Rewati. Redi is located very close to the shores of the majestic Arabian Sea. Dotted with plenty of cashew and coconut trees.
Sadguru Miyan Saheb Durgah
Sadguru Miyan Saheb Durgah is located near Sawantwadi, there is a small place called Kolgaon.
He was Born on 18 Feb 1890. His original name was Mohammad Abdullah Rajguru. This great saint was Muslim by birth and religion but attracts devotees from other religion also.
He joined the engineering department…
Sagareshwar beach is considered as an Indian exotic beach which is situated 4km from Vengurla district.
This beach is the most secluded and pristine beach where one can spend peaceful and solace moments. It has numerous admirable and religious points which make it more enchanting and worth able place to…
Sargeshwar Shiva Temple
Sargeshwar Shiva Temple has situated 4 km from Vengurla in Sindhudurg district.
This is the oldest temple in the village. Sargeshwar Shiva Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is one of the main attractions in the region. The village is located in the neighborhood of Vengurla.
The temple has…
Savdav Waterfall is located in Savdav village in the Kankavli taluka of Sindhudurg district.
This waterfall by the name of Savdav. Savdav Waterfall is rain dependent and visited mostly in rainy season.
There is an alluring waterfall at Savdav village. Being safe for swimming, it is crowded with tourists, especially…
Sawantwadi is a taluka (a unit of administration) in the Sindhudurg district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Sawantwadi was formerly the capital of the Kingdom of Sawantwadi, ruled by the Sawant Bhonsle royal clan of the Marathas.
Until 1850, Sawantwadi was known as Sundurwadi. The name Sawantwadi came into usage because of the surname of the…
Sawantwadi Palace royal palace was earlier located on Narendra hill.
Khemsawant III constructed the existing palace in the late 18th century (1755–1803). The splendor of Sawantwadi palace is worth appreciation. The palace is beautifully carved and exhibits excellence in its architecture.
The palace exhibits paintings which portray the majestic lifestyle…
Shiroda Mithagar, Shiroda (Konkani-Shirodem, Marathi-Shiroda) is a small village in South Konkan in Vengurla taluka, Sindhudurg district, (Maharashtra), India, with a long stretch of beach.
The famous Vetoba Temple exists here. Shiroda is 17 km. away from Vengurla.
One can enjoy this calm place in more than one aspect like…
Shivgad fort is located at Ghonsari, Phondaghat in Sindhudurg District.
Shivgad fort named mentioned in one of the letters on the 18th century. The intention of a letter was to increase security on the fort of attack possibilities of Harekar Sawant.
This fort is a major attraction for the adventurous…
Sindhudurg Fort is a historical fort that occupies an islet in the Arabian Sea, just off the coast of Maharashtra in Western India.
The fortress lies on the shore of Malvan town of Sindhudurg District in the Konkan region of Maharashtra, 450 kilometers south of Mumbai.
Sindhudurg fort was built…
Sonurli Devi Mauli Temple
Sonurli Devi Mauli Temple is 20-25 km from Vengurla beach and Shiroda Beach. Sawantwadi is just 13 km away. A road goes towards temple from Nhaveli village on MH SH 123.
Tondavali Beach is 22 Kms. from Malvan and 45 Kms. from Kankavli. It is an ideal getaway for anyone who loves sea & nature. Lower Tondavli is Talashil wadi. Tondavali has a clean virgin beach and from Talashil you can walk along the sea to Achara which is 9 Kms.…
Vayangani Beach is located near Vengurla village. Vayangani beach is a secluded beach in Malvan, Virgin, tranquil or remote are the adjectives one can tag along with the beach.
A beach may attract a lot of tourists for its open sea attraction. A beach like Vayangani attracts tourists not entirely…
Vengurla is a charming beach town, located on the Konkan coast in the southern district of Sindhudurg in Maharashtra. Just 110 km north of Goa. IT is popular for its long stretch of clear white sand beaches ringed by high mountains. The city is bounded by a semi-circular limit of mountains with lush…
Vetoba Temple is located in Aravali which belong to Vengurle taluka of Sindhudurg district in Maharashtra.
One of the most famous ‘Jagrut’ (Lord who fulfills the wishes of devotees). Vetoba’s magnificent idol is fashioned out of ‘Panchdhatu’ (5 metals). It is bigger than life-size, 9 feet 2 inches tall, and…
Vijaydurg Fort is located in Devgad Taluka, of district Sindhudurg. Vijaydurg was earlier known as ‘Gheria’ as it is was surrounded on three sides by the sea.
It was renamed Vijaydurg after it was conquered by Maratha King Shivaji in 1653 from Adilshah of Bijapur. Vijay stands for ‘victory’ making…
Vyaghreshwar Waterfall is located in Sindhudurg. It is 300 feet height is out of site. It is near Manche which is 30km from Tarle (on Mumbai-Goa highway).
Vyaghreshwar Waterfall is visited in rainy season by most of the tourist. Amboli, Napne, and Savdav waterfalls are too attractive too but Waterfall…
Sindhudurg is one of the districts of Maharashtra. The district is given a name by its fort Sindhudurg which lies on the rocky island of Malvan. It is famous for its serene and beautiful beaches, temples, historical forts and folk art forms like Dashavtar, Chitrakathi, Pangul, Keertan, Dhangiri dance. This district has a great potential for attracting foreign tourists. This district is famous for tropical fruit like Alphonso mangoes, cashews, Jamuns etc. The district was established in the 1 May 1981. The language of this place is Marathi but people are talking in the Malwani-Kodali. Som of the historic background places is Redi, Banda, Vengurla, Sawantwadi, Amboli hill station. This place has many forts like Vijaydurg, Devgad, Bharatgad, Ramgad, Sadanadgad, Shivgad, Yashwantgad etc. It is blessed with kukneshwar Temple. The name Sindhudurg is a combination of words Sindhu which means the sea and Durg, which translate to a fort. It was built by the great Maratha warrior King, Chattrapati Shivaji. It is built in such a way that it could not be easily seen by the enemies that came from the Arabian Sea.