Asud - Temples
Shree Keshavraj (Vishnu) temple and Shree Vyaghreshwar temple are located amidst lush green land, a perennial stream and rolling
hills. The surroundings are calm and tranquil interrupted only by the harmonious chirping of birds.
Murud and Karde
- Magnificent Beaches
Two adjacent beaches with soft sand and wide expanse. Safe for swimming or you can just wade in the waters with white waves lapping
at your feet. Dolphin-spotting and parasailing are the main attractions here. Durga Devi temple in Murud
built way back in the 18th Century is worth a
visit for the carvings on its wooden pillars.
Ganesh Temple and Harnai Port
A magnificent temple of lord Ganesh located on a cliff side (“Kadyavarcha
Ganpati”) is the primary attraction at
Don’t miss the fish auction that takes place in
Harnai in the evenings. It also has ancient
forts like Suvarnadurga and Kanakdurga and a
Ladghar - Red
Don’t miss the once in a lifetime experience of
viewing the sunset at “Tamas
Teertha” – the splendid beach here. Part of the
sea appears red in color. This beach also has a
religious value and lot of people come here to
take bathe in the holy waters.
Do pay a visit to the underground temple of
Goddess Chandika (“Chandika devi mandir”).
The idol is believed to have been formed naturally (“swayambhu”) and the temple is in a cave. The
fishing jetty, Gopalgad fort, a beach, dolphin watching are the other attractions.
Caves/ Unhavare Hot Water Springs
Ancient, rock cut caves believed to be more than a thousand years old
are a treat to architecture lovers. Hindu and
Buddhist sculptures cover the walls. These caves
are located on the banks of the “Kotjai” river.
Upstream this river, situated amidst a picturesque valley, you can bathe
in these natural hot
springs. The water has medicinal value and can
cure some skin diseases.