Vijayadurg and Sindhudurg were naval-bases during the reign
Great Chattrapati Shivaji. Both these places gained importance because of
their picturesque beaches. Other attractions are the
Vijayadurg fort built by
Shivaji in the 17th century.
The Sindhudurg or Ocean fort spans over 48 acres, within its premises are temples dedicated to Bhavani, Mahadeo, Jarimai, Mahapurush and Shivaji, the last being the only shrine of its kind in India.
Rail: The nearest railway station is
Road: Sindhudurg by road is 510-km, and Vijaydurg is 425-km from Mumbai via the Goa highway.