The golden fort, Suvarnadurg fort is situated on a small island near Harnai in Konkan. There is another small fort included in the area, known as the Kanakdurga fort. The Suvarnadurg fort was constructed by Shivaji, the founder of the Mauryan empire.
The name of the fort implies 'feather in the Golden cap of Marathas. It was built for defence purposes for the Navy, that is to counter the enemy attacks.
One can take a day off to visit the small island on the Arabian Sea where this fort is located.