Sindhudurg Fort is constructed by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on a small Island called ‘Kurte’. It was the period of 1664.
The fort built on 48 acres of land. There are four sweet water wells in the fort. Three of them are known as DudhBav (Milk Well), DahiBav (Curd Well) &SakharBav (Sugar well), All of them had sweet water even though island is surrounded by sea water is veritable miracle in the fort. A dome shaped construction on north sided rampart of the fort contain impression of Shivaji’s right hand & left foot.
Shivaji’s temple is the main temple in the fort. It is only one of its type in the country. A little ahead from the Shiv temple there is a Bhavani temple.
Fort is just 1 Km away from Malvan jetty. Small safety boats with outboard machines are used for public transportation. Maximum 20 tourist can be adjusted in a boat. 1 hr is given to the tourist for excursion in the fort.
The boat ride to the fort is quite playful, but it is easier if you are visiting during tourist season from 8 A.M. to 6 P.M. daily.