Mirjan Fort -unknown History

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18th Aug 2019
Day 1

Mirjan Fort is located in the North of Kannada about half kilometres aways from NH 66 and approximately 11kms away from Gokarna. You can surely include this as part of your Gokarna or Kumta trip.
The Fort is spread over 4.5 hecters of area and was built in 16th century and was refurbished in 17th century. This Fort was ruled by Queen Chennabhairadevi also known as pepper Queen of India for about 54 years.
How to reach the Fort:
One can take the bus which ply between Karwar/Gokarna to kumta and get down at Mirjan which is on NH and walk for half a km to reach the fort
If you are driving your own vehicle exit NH 66 at Mirjan village

First view of Fort

Photo of Mirjan Fort -unknown History by Week Off Wanderers

Once u enter main entrance

Photo of Mirjan Fort -unknown History by Week Off Wanderers
Photo of Mirjan Fort -unknown History by Week Off Wanderers

Fort information

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Second entrance

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Stairs after second entrance

Photo of Mirjan Fort -unknown History by Week Off Wanderers

Inside the Fort

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View of bastions

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Way leading to some part of Fort

Photo of Mirjan Fort -unknown History by Week Off Wanderers
Photo of Mirjan Fort -unknown History by Week Off Wanderers

Step well

Photo of Mirjan Fort -unknown History by Week Off Wanderers

Old Chafa tree

Photo of Mirjan Fort -unknown History by Week Off Wanderers

Darbar

Photo of Mirjan Fort -unknown History by Week Off Wanderers

View of entire fort

Photo of Mirjan Fort -unknown History by Week Off Wanderers

On the bastion

Photo of Mirjan Fort -unknown History by Week Off Wanderers
Photo of Mirjan Fort -unknown History by Week Off Wanderers

Step well

Photo of Mirjan Fort -unknown History by Week Off Wanderers

Old Chafa tree

Photo of Mirjan Fort -unknown History by Week Off Wanderers

View of entire fort

Photo of Mirjan Fort -unknown History by Week Off Wanderers
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