Murud is known for a notable beach, and for its proximity to Janjira off the coast of Rajapuri, a sea fort. Murud-Janjira is the local name for a fort situated at the coastal City of Murud, in the Raigad district of Maharashtra, India. It is notable for being the only fort along India's western coast that remained undefeated despite Dutch and English East India Company attacks.are
The 1.75km long beach is one of the famous beaches of Maharashtra. The beach looks like an ornament on the neck of Maharashtra. It boasts of crystal blue water free of any kind of pollution. This attracts many tourists and water sport lovers to the beach. The view of sunrise and the sunset is extremely beautiful and the adjoining forts add to the beauty of the beach. The beach boasts of gentle and soothing breeze round the clock, this helps the tourists have a relaxing time tanning themselves.
Murud is a City and a municipal council in Raigad district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Situated at a distance of 150 km (93 mi) from Mumbai, Murud is a tourist destination. The Palace of Nawab is located in Murud. The palace was built in 1885 for administration purposes. The palace is still owned by the descendants of the Nawab and is a private property.
Best Time to visit:-
The best season to visit Murud Janjira is the winter season. The temperature remains comfortable and is apt for sightseeing. The best months to visit are October, November, December, January, February and March. July marks the beginning of Monsoon season in Murud Janjira and it lasts till September.