Vijaydurg Fort

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Vaghotan River

Sindhudurg, Maharashtra, India

Vijaydurg Fort is an ancient fort situated on a hill near the mouth of the Vaghotan River in Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra, India. Shivaji Maharaj won this fort from Adilshaha of Bijapur in 1653 and renamed it as “Vijay Durg” as the then Hindu solar year’s name was “Vijay”. It is one of the several coastal forts on the western coast of Maharashtra, India. It is surrounded by water on all the four side but connected to land through a narrow road. The port adjacent to the fort is a natural port and is still used by local fishermen. This is one of the best sea forts in Maharashtra and is one of the must visit place in Maharashtra, India. Vijaydurg Fort is located at approx 431km from Mumbai, 374km from Pune, 176km from Panaji, Goa. 216km from Belgaum, Karnataka.

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