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Diveagar Beach. 3 kms. from city center. Bagmandala. 21 kms. from city center. Harihareshwar Beach. 19 kms. from city center. Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary. 33 kms. from city center. Murud Janjira. 15 kms. from city center. Para-sailing. 6 out of 20. Places To Visit in Diveagar. Bankot Fort. 22 kms. from city center. …

Murud Janjira

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A wooden structure created in 16th century by some fishermen in order to seek protection from pirates, today this impregnable fort serves as an important tourist attraction. It is also believed to be the stronghold of the Siddy Dynasty. What makes this structure all the more striking is its beautiful location and surroundings. Situated on an oval shaped rock about 15 kms from Diveagar, the place is flanked by Arabian Sea on all sides. The fort was renovated to the present structure and now comprises of numerous towers and turrets for the storage of ammunition with aim of seeking security. …

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Shrivardhan

Shrivardhan is just about 20 kms from Diveagar, the road to shrivardhan is nice as it goes along the sea with good views. However again like Diveagar, Shrivardhan has the problem of not many hotels along the beach. There is only one small beach side shacks kind of hotel which is cheap but it will not provide any luxury and is kind of noisy. The beach unfortunately in Shrivardhan was not clean, with alot of dead fish. Dont know if people had eaten the fish or they landed up there because of the water quality. Well we stayed at a …

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Harihareshwar Temple

A major and a popular tourist attraction, Harihareshwar Temple known as dakshin kashi & Beach are located close to Shrivardhan in Harihareshwar. The beach is flanked by Arabian Sea and is famed for its sandy shores and cool atmosphere. Harihara Hill located close by on the sea shore serves as the prime attraction. Another activity that you may indulge in is boat ride which can be hired easily.

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Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary Overview

A paradise for nature and wildlife lovers, Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary is place that offers various species of animals, birds, plants and reptiles with a natural habitat. Sprawling across an area of 53 sq km, this sanctuary lies in Raigad District between western Coast and Northern Sahyadri Range. This place was once the hunting ground for the Siddhi Nawab of the Janjira State and is believed that many water bodies and roads were built within the premises for the king. Also several villages were evacuated for the same purpose. Today, this place is packed with bounty of fauna including wild boar, …

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Dighi Port

The port is located on the bank of Rajpuri creek, in the Raigad District of Maharashtra. The unique feature of the port is its ideal location within a natural harbor and exclusive channel offering a depth of 14.5 m, making it one the deepest port of Maharshtra. Meticulous planning from the one set with cargo handling terminals on either banks of the creek, gives the port the unique advantage of handling all types of cargo in all weather conditions. The port is located at a distance of 42 nautical miles (NM) from Mumbai by Sea and 170 km’s south of …

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