The beautiful Murud beach with the Kasa fort looming in the horizons is the primary attraction near Murud Janjira. Datta Mandir atop a hillock commands a panoramic view of the shoreline. Khokari Tombs three 500-year-old massive stone tombs of early Murud Janjira rulers is located on the way to Agardanda from Murud Janjira. Eidgah a holy place for Muslims is located about 2 km towards the north of Murud.
Murud Janjira is located in the Rajapuri creek off Murud which one of the best beaches in the Alibaug region. Apart from the beautiful beach and the Murud Janjira itself there are some very interesting spots near Murud Janjira which can be visited during an holiday in Murud. S.C.U.B.A diving is also available near Murud Janjira now making Murud an ideal destinaton for an adventure holday.
Temples near Murud Janjira
There are some very highly revered temples near Murud Janjira. The Ganesh temple in Nandgaon about 10 kms from Murud Janjira is one of the most prominent temples in the region. 'Ganesh utsav' is celebrated at this temple with a lot of pomp and fervor. The Dutta temple is another very popular temple located close to Murud Janjira. Constructed by Swami Bramhendra, the temple has a three-headed statue of Dutta representing the trinity.
Padmadurg or Kasa fort is located further ahead in the sea and can be visited with the help of local fishermen or boatmen. Padmadurg doesn't have a proper place to dock the boat.
SCUBA Diving in Murud
Few S.C.U.B.A diving sites has been identified near the Murud Janjira fort and deep sea diving is now possible near Murud Janjira. Joyrides as well as S.C.U.B.A diving training facility is available in Murud janjira.
Khokari Tombs is located on the way to Agardanda from Murud Janjira. Khokari tombs is a great place to visit for those who have an inclination towards visiting archaeological or historical sites. There are three stone tombs and an unused 'masjid' here.