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Nandgaon Beach near Murud

Nandgaon Beach near Murud

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Alibag is a town on the western coast of India, known as the Konkan region. It is also district headquarters of Raigad district. Alibag was developed in the 17th century by Sarkhel Kanhoji Angre , the Naval chief of King Shivaji's kingdom.

Situated just south of Mumbai, Alibag is famed for its clean waters and sands. Alibag is also a weekend gateway for residents of Mumbai / Pune.

Alibag has a beach in the city as well as there are nearabout 9 beaches around the city. Like other beaches on the Konkan coast, Alibag too has a historic fort, the Kulaba Fort, which is just off the main seashore. The fort can be visited during low tide when the waters have receded.

Alibag is quiet with a moderate number of tourists who come over on the weekend. Alibag is a frequent getaway for people in Mumbai with many owning farmhouses off the beach. The launch from Mumbai makes it closer although during the monsoons a boat ride is not advisable.

Alibag is not only a city of sun, or beaches it is also said to be the one of most amazingly budgeted place with highly exploring. A wonderful week-end location!

You can visit site www.alibagtourism.com for further details.

 

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