Janjira fort is is a sea fort, located at a distance of around 55kms from Alibag. It is at a height of 40ft above sea level, established by Emperor Malik Amber in the 15th century.
This fort was initially built up by a fisherman of Murud in order to protect the town from pirates of the sea. The splendid architecture of a Lion which is cornered by 6 elephants is the main attraction of the fort. It is believed that the fort for over 350 years was not conquered by any enemy.
The sweet water lake situated in the vicinity of the fort is a natural lake and exists since the fort was built.