Arnala and Arnala Fort
      ARNALA     

Arnala is a mostly fishing town, it's port is used by fishing vessels. The Koli folks supply fish to Virar, Agashi, Northern Vasai and to Mumbai. Historically rulers and conquerors who were attracted to Vasai had little or no interest in Arnala. The fort built on an island off of port of Arnala was of more strategic importance to both the Portuguese and Marathas. The most significant landmark in Arnala is St. Peter's Church which can be seen for some distance from offshore.

Drying Bombil Port of Arnala
Koli woman drying Bombil (Bombay Ducks)

Port of Arnala

Arnala Sunset
Sunset over the Arabian Sea at Arnala

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