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DATTA MANDIR CHAUL
Datta Mandir located in the chaul part of Revdanda. It is the temple of lord Datta mainly worshipped by Maharashtrian people. The temple or Mandir is situated at the top of the peak with almost 1500 steep stairs to be climbed to reach there. The entire region around the Revdanda can be viewed from the temple. The temple is said to be built during the ShivajiRaje reign to keep an eye on the enemies.
The red domed temple of DattaMandirsituated at the hill top is said to be constructed by Swami Bramhendra. The temple has three headed statue of ShriDatta and this idol represents the trinity of Lord Brahma, Vishnu and Maheshwara.
SHITALADEVI MANDIR CHAUL
On Alibag-Revdanda Road, 17 kms away from Alibag is Chaul and from there one can hire on autorickshaw to reach this ancient temple-Originally it was built with a tiled roof and wooden structure. In 1990, it was renovated into a modern structure. It is a greatly revered shrine.
RAMESHWAR MANDIR CHAUL
Rameshwar Temple is located in Chaul ahead of Revdanda about 20 kms from Kashid. Rameshwar Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The main attraction of the Rameshwar Temple are the three kunds Parjanya Kund, Agni kund and Vayoo kund located just outside the temple. Built in the Hemadpant style of architechture the temple comprises of a sabhamandap, sanctum sanctorum and a sort of 'Gopuram' reminiscent of south indian style of temple architechture.
BIRLA GANPATI MANDIR
20 Kms from Alibaug on the Alibaug - Roha route near the Salav village is the beautiful 'Birla Mandir'. Ganesha is the main diety of the temple with 'Riddhi and Siddhi' on its either sides. There are small temples of 'Radha-Krishna', 'Shiv-Parvati' and 'Suryadeva' also in the Birla mandir. Aarti at Birla temple is at 9.00 am and 7.00 pm everyday.
MUKHARI GANPATI CHAUL
If you are traveling via car from Kashid Beach and your destination is Shree Mukya Mukhari Ganapati Mandir Chaul then it would take approximately 0 hour(s) 24 min(s); for you to reach your destination.The road distance or driving distance between Kashid Beach and Shree Mukya Mukhari Ganapati Mandir Chaul is 17 kms (11.00 miles).
Now every tourist from Mumbai and pune visit nagaon beach due to clean water , best cottages ,water sports and testy sea food are available at resonable cost at nagaon beach. Nagaon beach is central place for surrounding other beaches like Murud,Kashid,Akshi,Alibaug,Kihim and Mandva. Still nagaon beach is natural and beautiful due to coconut, betel and suru trees. From Mumbai and pune neagaon beach is 100 km through road and 60 km from sea. Water sports is new additional entertainment is available at nagaon beach.There are seven to eight types of boats are available as per tourist demand. Nagaon beach is safe for all kinds of activites(Like Swimming,Boating) due to flat surface.
REVDANDA BEACH & REVDANDA FORT
Revdanda Beach is a very isolated beach in this region. The sand is black in colour, which gives it a unique look. The beach is integral part of people in Revdanda, its one of the places where people come to relax after days heavy work. As Revdanda lies in coastal region fish curry and rice forms an important part of diet of the people of this region.
This fort was built by Portuguese Capt. Soj, and completed in 1524. It was in the control of Portuguese till 1806 when it was captured by Marathas. Finally it was captured by British in 1818
JANJIRA FORT (MURUD)
The Fort of Janjira on the sea is the only one of its kind. Janjira Jal-Durg (Sea Fort) was constructed by Malik Ambar, an Abssynian minister in the service of the Sultan of Ahmednagar, who belonged to the famous Nizamshahi dynasty. The fort, built at the end of the 17th Century, is almost entirely intact even today, despite the ravages of wind and tide, a testimony to the marvels of ancient engineering.
Kashid is popular mainly because of its white sand, blue seas, green mountains, paddy fields, and rivulets. Kashid has a 3 km stretch of beach tucked in between two rocky hillocks with Casuarina groves all along the seashore.
KORLAI FORT & LIGHT HOUSE
Korlai also called Castle Curlew or EL moro is a Portuguese fort in village of Korlai. It was built on the island of Moro de Chaul which guards the way to Revdanda creek. This strategic position of fort helped Portuguese defend their interest from Korlai to Bassein. This fort was built in 1521 under the permission from Sultanate of Ahmednagar. The fort moved from hands of Portuguese to Ahmednagar sultanate and back to Portuguese and finally in hands of Maratha's from 1739 - 1818.
Lying at a distance of 2 kms from the shores of Alibag, is the Kolaba Fort also known as Kulaba fort after the Kamaludin Shah baba (Ku-La-ba). Said to be 300 years old, the fort is surrounded by sea and has two chief entrances, one on the seaside and the other in the direction of Alibag. The walls of the fort are said to be 25 feet high.
Carvings of animals like tigers, peacocks, and elephants can be seen on the entrance arch. Close to the gate, there are temples of Padmavathi and a Mahishasura and other gods along with castle’s main deity.
Mandwa is where guests alight from a ferries arriving from Gateway of India (South Mumbai). Many bollywood personalities and industry honchoes own bungalows at Mandwa.