Konkan Tourism – Forts in and around Konkan Region

Konkan a place of natural beauty and Tourist Attraction. The forts in Konkan region have a vast history and were called ‘Killa’ in local language – a primary defence mechanism against enemy invasions. The Great Maratha King, Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj captured and built many forts in his struggle to establish a ‘Hindavi Swarajya’. Konkan has various types of forts including sea forts, coastal forts, land forts and hill forts built by many rulers like Portugese, British, French, Dutch, Siddhis and Marathas. Among all this, it is interesting to explore the sea forts with the beautiful sea coasts.

List of Forts in and around Konkan Region

Ratnadurg Fort – Bhagavati fort

Jaigad Fort – Sea Fort

Purnagad Fort

Suvarnadurg and Kanakdurg Forts

Gopalgad Fort – Anjanwale Fort

Mandangad Fort

Devgad Fort

Gagangiri Fort

Janjira Fort – Murud Janjira Fort

Kasa Fort

Korlai Fort

Mahadev Fort

Padmagad Fort

Raigad Fort


Sindhudurg Fort

Suvarnadurg Fort

Terekhol Fort

Vijaydurg Fort

Khanderi Underi

Lohagad Fort

Purandar Fort

Tikona Fort


Mahuli Fort

Sudhagad Fort

Rajmachi is a fort

Harishchandragadh Fort

Sinhagad Fort

Rajgad Fort

Torna Fort / Prachandagad Fort

Shivneri Fort

Vasota Fort

Visapur Fort

Vichitragad Fort / Rohida Fort

Sudhagad Fort

Prabalgad Fort

Kohoj Fort

Pratapgad Fort

Panhala Fort

Ajinkyatara Fort

Kalavantin Durg Fort

Sajjangad Fort

Lingana Fort

Alang Madan Kulang Fort

Manaranjan Fort

Shrivardhan Fort

Chavand Fort

Dhak Bahiri Fort

Hadsar Fort

Jivdhan Fort / Jeevdhan Fort

Malhargad Fort / Sonori Fort

Mohangad Fort / Jaslodgad Fort

Narayangad Fort

Sangram Durga Fort

Shaniwarwada Fort

Tung Fort / Kathingad Fort

Kenjalgad Fort

Madh Fort

Mahim Fort

Worli Fort

Bombay Castle / Casa da Orta / Manor House

Castella de Aguada / Bandra Fort

Riwa Fort / Kala Killa / Dharavi Fort

Madh Fort / Versorva Fort

Mahim Fort

Mazagon Fort

Sion Fort / Sion Hillock Fort

Sewri Fort / Sewree Fort

Bassein Fort / Vasai Fort

Belapur Fort

Sagargad Fort

Kothligad Fort

Paankot Fort / Alibaug Fort

Kelve Fort / Madla Bhurj Fort

Bhongad / Bhavangad Fort

Shirgaon Fort

Arnala Fort – Vasai

Asawa Fort – Palghar

Balwantgad Fort – Shahapur

Belapur Fort – Thane

Bhairavgad Fort – Murbad

Bhandargad Fort – Shahapur

Bhavangad Fort – Palghar

Bhupatgad Fort – Jawhar

Dahanu Fort – Dahanu

Durgadi Fort – Kalyan

Dronagiri Fort – Uran

Gaimukh Fort – Thane

Gambhirgad Fort – Dahanu

Ghodbundar Fort – Thane

Gorakhgad Fort – Murbad

Hadsar Fort – Bhiwandi

Hirakot Fort – Thane

Jawhar Fort – Jawhar

Jivdhangad Fort – Vasai

Kaldurg Fort – Palghar

Kamandurg Fort – Vasai

Kelve Fort – Palghar

Korlai Fort – Korlai – near Revdanda

Mahim Fort – Palghar

Malanggad Fort – Kalyan

Mandvi Fort – Vasai

Nagla Bunder Fort – Thane

Palasgad Fort – Shahapur

Segvah/ Sawte Fort – Dahanu

Siddhagad Fort – Murbad

Fort George – Fort – Mumbai

Takmak Fort – Vasai

Tandulwadi Fort – Palghar

Tarapur Fort – Palghar

Thane Fort – Thane

Vajirgad Fort – Vasai

Yedvan Fort – Palghar

Karnala Fort

Gawilgad Fort

Chakan Fort

Kolaba Fort

Jivdani Fort / Kala Ghar

Asheri Fort – Palghar

Tarapur Fort

Irshalgad Fort

Vikatgad Fort / Peb Fort – Matheran

Chandan – Vandan Forts – Satara

Chanderi Fort – Badlapur / Vangani

Bharatgad and Bhagwatgad Fort

Kille Nivati Fort – Vengurla

Sarjekot Fort

Ramgad Fort

Gagangad Fort

Vishalgad Fort

Bhudargad Fort

Paargad Fort

Samangad Fort – Kolhapur

Ghosalgad Fort – Raigad

Avchitgad Fort – Raigad

Talgad Fort – Raigad

Hirakot Fort – Alibaug

Chandragad Fort – Mahabaleshwar

Surgad Fort – Raigad

Sarasgad Fort – Raigad

Birwadi Fort – Raigad

Mangad Fort – Raigad

Mrugagad Fort – Raigad

Padmadurg Fort – Raigad

Mangalgad Fort / Kangori Fort – Raigad

Manikgad Fort – Raigad

Sankshi Fort / Badruddin Fort – Raigad

Kawla Fort – Raogad

Palasdari Fort – Karjat – Raigad

Jijamata Palace – Pachad

Chapora Fort – Goa

Cabo De Rama Fort – Goa

Reis Magos Fort – Goa

Terekhol Fort / Tiracol Fort / Terecol Fort – Goa

Corjuem Fort – Goa

Aguada Fort – Goa

Sinquerim Fort – Goa

Rachol Fort – Goa

Nanuz Fort – Goa

Mormugao Fort – Goa

Anjdiv Fort – Goa

Colvale Fort – Goa

Ponda Fort – Goa

Alorna Fort

Konkan Tourism – Caves in and around Konkan Region

The Konkan land is scattered with caves. Konkan true monuments to nature, filled with charm and mystery. The great land of Konkan – Maharashtra – India is still unexplored. There are so many natural and wild caves in Konkan which are hidden into the deep and dense forest of Konkan Region. We always talk about sea, mountains, forests and historical monuments while discussing about holidaying there are many other unique natural and man made creations that are deeply attached with Konkan history and natural beauty. Caves are deeply connected to the history, culture, mystery and spirituality where inscriptions, pillars and wall paintings tell the tales of the region.

Here are some of the best caves in Konkan Region :-

Ainari Cave – Vaibhavwadi – Sindhudurg

Elephanta Caves / Gharapuri – Uran – Raigad ( Though near to Mumbai )

Kuda Caves – Murud-Janjira – Raigad

Ozar Caves / Brahmanand Cave – Malvan – Achara Road – Rewandi – Sindhudurg

Panhalekaji Caves – ( Khed – Ratnagiri ) ( Dapoli – Ratnagiri )

shivthar Caves / Shivthar Ghal / Sundarmath – Mahad – Raigad

Gandharpale Caves / Pala Caves – Mahad – Raigad

Kondana Caves – Karjat – Raigad

Kanheri Caves – Borivali – Mumbai

Karla Caves / Karle Caves / Karla Cells – Lonavala – Pune

Bhaja Caves / Bhaje Caves – Lonavala – Pune

Bedse Caves / Bedsa Caves – Maval – Pune

Lenyadri Caves – Junnar – Pune

Pandavleni Caves / Pandu Leni / Trirashmi Caves – Nashik

Pataleshwar Caves – Shivaji Nagar – Pune

Mahakali Caves / Kondivite Caves – Andheri – Mumbai

Jogeshwari Caves / Amboli cave – Jogeshwari – Mumbai

Mandapeshwar Caves – Borivali – Mumbai

Ghorwadeshwar Caves / Ghorawadi Caves – Pune

Bhandara Caves – Pune – Nashik Highway

Junnar Caves – Junnar – Pune

Tulja Lena / Tuljalena Caves – Junnar – Pune

Ramling Cave Temple – Hatkanangale – Kolhapur

Parashar Caves – Panhala – Kolhapur

Shiva Cave Temple – Marleshwar – Ratnagiri

Pandavaas Caves – Chiplun – Ratnagiri

Arvalem Caves / Harvalem Caves – Bicholim – Goa

Hiranyakeshwar Cave – Amboli – Sindhudurg

Thanale Caves – Sudhagad – Pali – Raigad

Lonad Caves – Kalyan

Naneghat Caves – Junnar – Pune

Magathane Caves – Kandivli – Mumbai

Chanderi Cave – Vangni – Thane

Lamgao Caves / Lamgau Caves – Bicholim – Goa

Rivona Caves / Pandava Caves – Rivona – Goa

Khandepar Caves / Candepar Caves – Ponda – Panjim – Goa

Naroa Caves / Narve Caves – Bicholim – Goa

Warkhand Caves – Pernem – Goa

Mangueshi Caves – Ponda – Goa

Dabos Cave – Sattari – Goa

Sidhanath Caves – Tar Surla – Dichol – Goa

Ishwarbhat Cave – Khandepar – Goa

Aquem Cave – Margao / Madgao – Goa

Karaswada Caves – Porvorim – Goa

Sanguem Caves – Sanguem – Goa

Verna Caves – Verna – Goa

Panthers Caves / Waghachi Gufa – Matheran – Raigad

Rajpuri Caves – Panchgani / Paachgani – Satara

Ganpatipule – Mazo Konkan’s sub-division launch!

Here at Mazo Konkan! we’re very excited to announce the launch of our newly designed Sub-Division / Website which goes live today and is located at the new web address : http://www.Ganpatipule.MazoKonkan.In

Our goal with this new website is to provide our visitors an easier way to get information on Konkan Region. Not only the Tourists from India but the tourists throughout the World. The new website is simple easy to understand Tourist spot named : Ganpatipule. Our visitors will find useful information about the tourist place Ganpatipule and the Destinations nearby it. Visitors will also find the information of Hotels around Ganpatipule. The site also contains integrated social media buttons for Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and more to reach faster to the tourists with all the necessary details to travel around Ganpatipule and nearby Destinations in Konkan. We make it a point to provide our visitors / tourists with the most accurate, up-to-date information and share our Warm Welcome / Hospitality in the Konkan Region. You’ll find our new site is divided into four main sections : Home, Hotels, Destination, Contact. We provided as much as details so our visitors could easily navigate our site and locate the information they are seeking.

We hope you find the new website with a fresh look, easy to access information.

Mazo Konkan!
Yeva… Konkan Aaploch Aasa!!!

FREE Advertising – Hotels in Konkan

Mazo Konkan! offers FREE ONLINE Advertising / Marketing for all the Hotel Owners of Konkan Region.

Yes, that’s correct… List the Hotels Websites on our Site and Blog absolutely FREE of Cost. No need to pay at all.
Whether, its a Small or Big, no matter. All you need to do is email us at admin@mazokonkan.in

MazoKonkan is listed on Google‘s 3rd page / Yahoo Search‘s 1st page / + FaceBook Likes having Page Rank – 1 in just 6 months after website launch. We have database of 100+ Social Media Sites / 50+ Travel Forums / 50+ Press Release Sites and Thousands of Friends on FaceBook / Twitter / Google+ and other Social Media Sites helping us and other Business owners to promote the Quality Business and spread the Name all over the world.

Benefits of Online Advertising : Online marketing is different form of marketing because you have the potential to reach people GLOBALLY.  Many Businesses advertise and are looking to expand and explore through online marketing. The flexible and cost-effective nature of Online Marketing makes it particularly suitable for all businesses. 24/7 marketing – with a website your customers can find out about your business and make purchases / booking even if your away at distance location.

1) Cost Effective 2) Global Marketing 3) Track Real-Time Results are the main Advantages of Online Marketing

Business Owners from Konkan Region, looking for SEO / Online Marketing / Online Advertising / Social Media Marketing / Blog Posting / Forum Posting / Press Release and Related Online Services, please refer the link :

* This SEO Services do not relate with the FREE Advertising

Mazo Konkan ! – Presents only and only for you the History, Geography, Culture, Tradition, Business, Holy Places, Tourism and etc… of KONKAN that too through Internet Media. Konkan the Heaven in Maharashtra, a Great State of INDIA, which has a great history, culture, tradition, not only this but FULL of NATURE. One should definitely visit This Heaven on Earth called KONKAN.

Konkan Tourism – Spots in Kokan – Konkan Darshan

KONKAN known as the Heaven on earth in Maharashtra – INDIA, which has a great history, culture, tradition, not only this but FULL of NATURE. One should definitely visit This Heaven on Earth called KONKAN.

Konkan region that is from Mumbai the Economic capital of India to Goa the tourist spot / state in India. The great Konkan region covers almost half of Maharashtra state – Tourist spots in Konkan such as :

Konkan / KokanMaharashtra Tourism Details

Ganpatipule — Maharashtra Tourism Details

Harihareshwar — Maharashtra Tourism Details

ShrivardhanMaharashtra Tourism Details

SindhudurgMaharashtra Tourism Details  — Sindhudurg Police 

RatnagiriMaharashtra Tourism Details

GoaGoa Tourism Details

RaigadMaharashtra Tourism DetailsRaigad Ropeway

VijaydurgMaharashtra Tourism Details

Devgad — Maharashtra Tourism Details

Chiplun — Maharashtra Tourism Details

Sangmeshwar — Maharashtra Tourism Details

TarkarliMaharashtra Tourism Details — Scuba Diving

Amboli Maharashtra Tourism Details — Amboli Hill Station

Dapoli — Maharashtra Tourism Details

Guhagar — Maharashtra Tourism Details

AnjarleMaharashtra Tourism Details

Alibaug — Maharashtra Tourism Details — Alibaug Guide

MurudMaharashtra Tourism Details 

JanjiraMaharashtra Tourism Details

Kunkeshwar — Maharashtra Tourism Details

MahabaleshwarMaharashtra Tourism Details

MatheranMaharashtra Tourism Details — Matheran Ropeway

Panchgani Maharashtra Tourism Details

Bhima ShankarMaharashtra Tourism Details

PuneMaharashtra Tourism DetailsPune Air PortPune Police

KolhapurMaharashtra Tourism Details

MumbaiMaharashtra Tourism Details — Mumbai Air Port — Mumbai Police — Mumbai FilmCity / Chitra Nagari — FilmCity Tour

ThaneMaharashtra Tourism DetailsThane Police

VengurlaMaharashtra Tourism Details

MalvanMaharashtra Tourism Details

Marleshwar — Maharashtra Tourism Details

Konkan / Kokan region has much more than listed above… but necessary to visit the Heaven – KONKAN / KOKAN.

Mazo Konkan ! – Introduction

Hello Everyone,

MazoKonkan” introducing ourselves and the Heaven in Maharashtra, a great state of INDIA. KONKAN known as the Heaven on earth in Maharashtra – INDIA, which has a great history, culture, tradition, not only this but FULL of NATURE. One should definitely visit This Heaven on Earth called KONKAN.

Konkan or the Konkan Coast or Karavali is a rugged section of the western coastline of India from Thane district to Mangalore. Sapta-Konkan, a slightly larger region described in the Skanda Purana which refers it as “Parashurama Srishti”.

The lands between the Western Ghats and the Arabian Sea, and between the Tapi river in the north to the Chandragiri river in the south, Maharashtra’s Konkan area consists of Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg and Thane districts. One can’t find other coast in India which will offer such vast Beautiful Beaches, Majestic Forts, Sacred Temples, and Ancient Caves.

Well, I’m introducing this region through our Site : http://www.MazoKonkan.In to the world. I’ve updated site with the most of the information I had and there’s yet lot to come… so please be patient ( Site is developed in Marathi Language with bit Konkani used in it).

I’ll regularly update the site as well as the forums and social media sites informing the same as there’s a lot to talk about Konkan ( The Heaven on Earth – Indai – Maharashtra ). Its History / Culture / Tradition / Tourism / Beautiful Nature, Sea Beach, Forts, Caves, Temples, etc…

One more thing I would like to mention here that, if there would have been any mistake from our end in any mean please do let us know.

Any suggestions are greatly appreciated…

Mazo Konkan ! Yeva… Konkan Aaploch Aasa!!!