Nagaon is just 8 Kms from the Alibaug bus depot and 25 Kms from Kashid making Nagaon an ideal place to stay to explore this region of Konkan. There are many beautiful temples and historic forts and lot many interesting spots to explore during a holiday in Nagaon.
Forts near Nagaon
Nagaon is flanked by the Kulaba fort to its north and Revdand fort to its south. Korlai fort and the light house is located a little further ahead of Revdanda fort across the Kundalika river. The Kulaba fort just off the Alibaug coast, 8 kms from Nagaon probably is the most visited fort near Nagaon. Kulaba fort can be reached on foot via a small strip of land which surfaces during low tides.
Half an hours drive from Nagaon near Salav is Birla Mandir the most popular near Nagaon. Birla mandir has Ganesha as the main diety which is placed on a intricately carved marble nave. The idols of ‘Riddhi and Siddhi’ are placed on either sides of the Ganesha idol. There are small temples of ‘Radha Krishna’, ‘Shiv Parvati’ and ‘Surya deva’ also in the temple. Aarti at the Birla mandir is performed at 9.00 am and 7.00 pm everyday.
Korlai Fort & Lighthouse
Korlai Fort is located about 15 kms from Nagaon across the Revdanda bridge. Built by the Portugese the Korlai fort and lighthouse offer panoramic views of the sea and is worth a visit during your holiday in Nagaon.
Rameshwar Temple is located in Chaul about 10 kms from Nagaon. Rameshwar Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva built in the Hemadpant style of architechture.
Trekking near Nagaon
Sagargad is a trekking destination which can be approached from Khandale located about half an hour away from Nagaon. Sagargad is worth the effort especially after the monsoons when you can also see the Dhondane falls.