Sindhudurg is a Reminder of Malvan's Glorious Past

The secret behind Malvan's popularity is the majestic Sindhudurg Fort, which was built by the great Maratha king, Shivaji. It has been built in the sea waters, and was strategically important for the Marathas. Every year, plenty of tourists come to Malvan for visiting this fort. Such is its grandeur that the entire district in which it is located, has been named after the fort.


It also stands testimony to Malvan's past, when the Maratha kingdom had reached its zenith of glory under Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Sindhudurg Fort is a protected monument, and was constructed in the mid-seventeenth century. More than 4,000 mounds of iron were used for building its strong foundation. It was built over a period of three years, with enormous walls and a long rampart of about two miles. Main entrance of this fort has been concealed in such a way that it cannot be easily noticed from outside. The fort also has more than fifteen families, who have been its permanent residents for generations.

People coming to Malvan for spending a memorable vacation are always in need of comfortable accommodations. The Hotels in Malvan provide excellent stays, in the form of well-furnished rooms and suites that are equipped with all the modern facilities.

Did You Know Sindhudurg is a Fort as well as District?

The main popularity of Malvan lies in none other than its most renowned Sindhudurg fort which was built right in the sea waters by Raja Shivaji, The Legendry King of Maratha, known for his guerilla warfare tactics and great administration. Malvan is followed by Goa which is why a lot of tourists flock here every season. The District is known after this fort. Since the fort is built within an islet of Arabian Sea it is popular amongst the Historians as well as various other research fields. No doubt it is the primary choice of people living in Maharashtra if they feel like planning having a weekend getaway and spend time with family. They don’t have to worry about accommodation thankfully since there is a lot of improvement in this field.

Now-a-days you find very great Hotels in Malvan with multicuisine dining facilities and luxury amenities and accommodation facilities for rooms making your vacations an experience by itself. Malvan Natives are very cooperative. Especially those who have migrated to Metros for jobs always visit their village at least one time in a year wherever there are. People of Malvan basically live a very tradition and culture driven lifestyles and are conservative in their outlook. But they are at par with everybody else when it comes to modernization.