Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Top 5 Sea Forts- You Must Visit to Have a Glimpse of History

The forts of India are basically established either on Islands or on the sea. Taking the benefit of huge coastline, the Indian earlier rulers built this structure to guard themselves against the neighbor enemies who might enter India via sea.

Below is the top 5 sea fort:

Janjira Fort

This fort is situated near the village, Murud in the Raigadh district of Maharashtra. All the forts along the western coast of India got defeated but Janjira Fort. The fort was still standing with the grace after Dutch and English East India Company attacks.


The fort is settled on a stony island named as Kurte. It is situated hardly 1 km from Malavan, which is a very tiny town in Maharashtra. Sindhudurg fort was built by the great Maratha warrior, Shivaji and it took 3 years to build this fort. It is now spread over 48 acres.

Vijaydurg Fort

It is one of the prominent forts of Maratha Kingdom because here King Shivaji lifted the saffron flag. It was built in the 17th century by the Shiva only. It could be your favorite destination place in Maharashtra.

Kolaba Fort

The fort was established by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in 1652 with the purpose of tracking the activities of the foreign naval powers of English, Portuguese and the Siddhi of Janjira. Kolaba fort is still maintained and in good condition thus it could be a great tourist place for the visitors in India.

Underi Fort

Underi fort was founded in 1678 and it is settled in near Mumbai harbour. The objective of building this fort was to keep a check on British soldiers. Settled at the distance of 5km from Alibag and 3kms in the sea near that, the Fort is one of its kinds.

All-above mentioned Sea forts are significant and unique in the structure, Visiting these forts in India can give a glimpse of India history. So, apply for India e-Visa and visit all the places you want.

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