Vijaydurg Fort | विजयदुर्ग

Entrance View of Vijaydurg


Mystical, Magical Maharashtra

Milind Gunaji
Vijaydurg Of all the sea-forts of Southern Konkan, my favourite remains the Vijaydurg. The formidable stone walls of the fort, which are still as strong as ever; the fort's strategic location, the view of the red-soil laden pathways, quaint houses and tiny boats bobbing afar in the azure sea, that one can see from the windows in the stone walls, is a photographer's delight. Ninad Bedekar has penned a very informative book on Vijaydurg and was kind enough to give me some very important information about the walls that extend deep into the sea. One can reach Vijaydurg from Jaitpur by boat— crossing the Baghotan khaadi (creek); or can reach by bus ...
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Vijaydurg Fort - Wikipedia

Vijaydurg (sometimes written as Viziadurg), the oldest fort on the Sindhudurg coast, was constructed during the regime of Raja Bhoja II of the Shilahar dynasty (construction period 1193-1205) and restructured by Shivaji Maharaj. Earlier, the fort encompassed an area of 5 acres (1 acre = 4840 square yards or 4047 square metres) and was surrounded by sea on all four sides. Over the years the eastern trench was reclaimed and a road constructed thereon. Presently the area of fort is about 17 acres and is surrounded by the Arabian Sea on three sides. Shivaji extended the area of the fort by constructing three walls on the eastern side, each 36 ...
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