Vijaydurga Travel Guide

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THE CITY IS NAMED AFTER THE FAMOUS FORT OF "VIJAYDURGA" PREVIOUSLY KNOWN AS "GHERIYA",BUT WAS LATER NAMED BY "SHIVAJI MAHARAJ" THE GREAT MARATHA WARRIOR KING.IT WAS ONCE A FAMOUS AND BUSY FISHING PORT WHEN THE MUMBAI - GOA FERRY SERVICE WAS OPERATED.BUT NOW IS A SLEPY PLACE WITH BEAUTIFUL AND PRESTINE BEACH OVERLOOKING THE FORT. IT ALSO HAS A MTDC LODGING FACILITY RIGHT NEXT TO THE FORT. TE ANCIENT "RAMESHWAR " TEMPLLE IS JUST A COUPLE OF KM FROM THE FORT. THE "WAGHOTAN" CREEK STARTS FROM HERE AND IS A GREAT PLACE TO WATCH DOLPHINS IN ACTION. THIS BELT IS ALSO FAMOUS FOR JUICY ALPHONSO MANGOES AND IS EXPORTED ACROSS THE WORLD.