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Devgad is a coastal town consisting of 98 villages on the Arabian Sea in Maharashtra, India. It is noted for its harbour, its beach, and a lighthouse built in 1915 at the Devgad fort.


Bastions of Vijaydurg fort
Alphonso mangoes (local name: Hapoos)

Devgad is widely known for its pure Alphonso mango. Mangoes grown here are characterized by their distinct aroma, smooth exterior, thin skin and thick saffron pulp. The variety is different from the Alphonso mangoes grown in the Ratnagiri district.

Fishing is carried out on a large scale in the sea and in the creeks throughout the region. The staple diet of this region is rice and fish.

Get in[edit]

The nearest railway station is Kankavli on Konkan Railway on Mumbai-Goa road. From Kankavli, one can get an auto-rickshaw or a state transport bus to reach Devgad-Vijaydurg.


  • 1 Vijaydurg Fort (Viziadurg). The oldest fort on the Sindhudurg coast, was constructed during the regime of Raja Bhoja II of the Shilahar dynasty (construction period 1193-1205). It covers an area of 17 acres (6.9 hectares) surrounded on three sides by the Arabian Sea. Vijaydurg Fort (Q3827850) on Wikidata Vijaydurg Fort on Wikipedia
  • Alphonso Mango Plantations
  • Kunkeshwar shiva temple: There is a temple of Hindu deity Shiva which was built in 11th century in Kunkeshwar town, 16 km from main city of Devgad. It is very famous for its divinity and religious values across Maharashtra and people gather from across Maharashtra on the occasion of Mahashivratri.
  • Shri Dev Rameshwar Temple: This is a 16th-century temple called as Shri Dev Rameshwar Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva at Rameshwar.
  • Bhagwati Devi temple: There is a temple dedicated to the goddess Devi Bhagwati at the village of Munge.
  • Vishweswarayya and Swami Kartikaswamy temple: There are temples to God Vishweswarayya and Swami Kartikaswamy at Hindale village.
  • Rahateshwar temple: The temple of Shri Rahateshwar is in the village of Gadi Tamhane.
  • Dirba Devi temple: A small village known as Jamsande is situated near to Devgad. The famous Dirba Devi goddess temple is in Jamsande. It is approximately 4 km from the Devgad bus stand. There is a small fair during Tripuri Pourninam.
  • Devgad Lighthouse: The western coastline is highly sensitive, hence te Government of India has installed static radar and electro-optic sensors at Devgad Lighthouse as a part of India's first coastal surveillance network. Devgad is one out of 46 locations chosen for the network and envisages real-time surveillance cover up to 25 nautical miles.
  • Devgad Fort: 3 km from bus stand, on the east of the town. The Ganesh Mandir and tree old cannons are worth visiting. This fort is situated on a small hillock close to the sea. Panoramic view of sea and the sunset view is best seen from the fort.


  • Taramumbri Beach
  • Devgad Beach: It is about 2 km from the Devgad bus stand.


Alphonso Mangoes in the month of April and May


Hotel Vasant Vijay in Devgad is the place where you can enjoy authentic Malvani cuisine.




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