Murud

Murud is a city on the Konkan coast of Maharashtra near Bombay.

Largest of the three Khokari (or Khokri) tombs

Get in

By car

Situated at a distance of 50 km from Alibag. From Mumbai take the Goa highway until you reach Wadkhal, from there take the road to Alibag which will take you to Murud. The roads in this area are destroyed by monsoon every year (max rainfall in Maharashtra), so don't expect a smooth ride, instead enjoy every pothole.

By bus

State Transport buses ply from Mumbai & Pune to Alibag, and Alibag to Murud. The MSRTC buses are still the cheapest and most undesired way of transport in this area. Some travel groups in Mumbai and Pune arrange big group tours to this area and provied better buses. But they are only on demand, not regular. Very nice.

By plane

The nearest airport is at Mumbai 140 km.

By train

The nearest railhead is at Panvel 90 km.

By ferry

Regular ferry service between Mumbai-Rewas, Rewas is 6 km from Kihim. Ferry service available daily except during monsoons.

Get around

There is the state transport to go around to nearby places of interest like the Janjira fort. Beach is walkable from town. Otherwise there are a lot of three wheeler 'Autorickshaws'. One interesting mode of transport is the horse buggies, but they are a dying breed.

See

The fortress island of Murud-Janjira

Do

Rajwada Palace

Eat

Fish. The preparation in this area is really tasty, especially the fried variety. The local restaurant called Patils Inn or Patil Khanawal is a good place to eat fish thali. The food is just amazing.

Drink

Coconut wine called Maadi is very popular here. There are a few beer bars, dark and smelly.

Sleep

Sea Shell Resort is the good place to rest in Murud. Hotel is having its wonderful swimming pool & sea view rooms. If you wanted to book sea view room by priority then you have to tell them at the time of reservation. Rooms are very clean & neat. Room service is really good. Most economical & best value for money.

Go next

Janjira Fort at Rajapur - The majestic sea fort which remained unconquered until the end.

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