Murud Janjira

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Accepted to be one of the most grounded ocean strongholds in India from ancient time, Murud Janjira Fort was built on an oval-molded rock in the fifteenth century and was reconstructed by Burhan Khan somewhere in the range of 1567 and 1571. Murud Janjira the sea fortress is built on an island 500m off Murud. Murud Janjira has 19 rounded bastions which are for the most part still flawless. There are conspicuous "Ashok Chakras" on every single significant entryway of the fortification. Murud Janjira situated in mid-ocean incredibly has freshwater inside. Barely any strongholds in Maharashtra have a history as energizing as Murud-Janjira. The fort once was believed to be under the command of the Siddhis dynasty who was from Abyssinia, in far North Africa. The stone cutting at the passage of Murud Janjira fortress is said to be illustrative of Abyssinian might. The adjacent slopes of Murud-Janjira are home to a beautiful hallowed shrine devoted to Lord Dattatreya.

Murud Janjira Photos

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