All About Malvan Tourism
Top most destination to see in Malvan are as follows
Sindhudurg Fort (Malvan killa) is an extremely popular historical heritage that highlights the Malvan region. Located at the Malvan Jetty in Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra, India, the spectacular fort was given life by the Maratha King, Shivaji, the famous one who has been a popular name in the state, ever since. This fort is located on Kurte Island which is nearly half a km away from the Sindhudurg District’s Malvan Jetty city of Maharashtra near the southern part of Mumbai on the banks of the great Arabian Sea. You can reach the fort with ease from Goa, located hardly at a distance of 130 km from there.
During the Indian festivals, especially for Shivaji Jayanti, Ganesh Chaturthi, Mahashivratri, Ram Navami etc, the fort is visited by countless travelers. The magnificent Sindhudurg Fort was built over a time span of three years and interestingly, more than a 100 architects came in from Portugal to give the fort, its amazing structure and a marvelous architecture. The fort was built and gained importance under thefamous ruler of Maharashtra, Shivaji – the great Warrior.
You would be amazed to know some intriguing facts about Sindhudurg Fort, like:
- 70,000 kg of iron was used in the fort’s construction
- The Fort is very sturdy and strong as molten iron was used in order to build the structure
- 52 bastions guard the walls of the fort
This fort is incessantly one of the major attractions in Malvan. There are many underwater sports activities that are conducted for the tourists at the Fort; while people from all across the globe visit here to see a one of its kind coconut tree that has branches with fruits on them.
Now it’s time to get into some action, right here at the Malvan Beach. This is not a place to just sit and laze around, instead the exciting and thrilling water sports and underwater activities would charm you to just head straight to date the marine life, so close and so breathtaking. The beach is supposed to be turned into a Marine Theme park, and the talks are on. As of now you can simply enjoy the mesmerizing underwater beauty at the Malvan beach, located in the heart of the city.
Sparkling and clean sand along with the gushing waves bordering the beach is truly an enchanting sight to witness. If you are a nature lover, simply head to this beautiful and gorgeous locale in Malvan to absorb the stunning prowess offered at large out here. You could spend lovely evenings’ right besides your loved ones, exploring through the beautiful charisma of Chivala Beach.
Jay Ganesh Temple
The Jay Ganesh Temple is one of the most prominent and popular tourist’s attractions in the city. This temple was constructed by Mr. Jayant Salgaonkar, a native from the city. He built this awesome and stunning temple, giving it a marvelous and intricate pattern of work, essentially all over the temple. You will see a creative blend everywhere around the temple. A Ganesh idol placed here is made of gold which simply looks striking and inviting.
You can plan a visit to the impressive Rock garden, situated in the city. It is very well maintained, coordinated and beautifully synced with nature. The decoration of the garden is simply attractive in Malvan. The rocks are huge and look beautiful with the splashing waves of the sea water. Spend some amazing time amidst lush green plants trees and flowers all around you. An ideal place to get some candid shots that would add to your memories forever.
Tarkarli beach is yet another striking and promising tourist attraction. Many travelers reach here for an interesting and enchanting experience. The beach is built on a narrow stretch enclosed by a lush green envelope all around, along with a beautiful sea, adding to its perfection. The Karli River overlooks the beach from the other end, and this sight is actually worth its title, “Queen Beach” in Malvan. Tourists explore the beach and its beauty, even closer while experiencing the thrills of the speed boat ride, water-skiing, banana bump rides and exploring the fisherman community, enjoying the dolphin spotting, snorkel, scuba dive, Para-sailing, paragliding, camel ride, horse ride and much more!