Kolhapur

Kolhapur is a city on the banks of the Panchaganga River, in the west Indian state of Maharashtra. It’s known for its temples, like the ancient Mahalakshmi Temple, a Hindu pilgrimage site. The Bhavani Mandap is an imposing old palace with a small museum displaying stuffed wild animals. Close by, Rankala Lake is surrounded by gardens. The hilltop Jyotiba Temple complex is on the city's outskirts.

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Ajara
84 kms from Kolhapur city limits
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Ajara is a census town and tehsil of Gadhinglaj Subdivision in Kolhapur district in the state of Maharashtra. It is positioned 84 kms towards South from the district head quarters Kolhapur.

Ajara is nestled in an intermediate location on the Kolhapur-Amboli Road. It lolls on the banks of Chitra and Hiranyakeshi Rivers and has an average altitude of 660 meters or, 2165 feet above the mean sea level. Before arriving at Ajara, the Hiranyakeshi River plummets over a rocky mantel measuring about 5 meters in height and weaves a breath-taking waterfall. Here, the local language is Marathi...

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Amba Ghat
89.5 kms from Kolhapur city limits
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Amba Ghat is a splendid mountain pass on NH204 (Ratnagiri-Kolhapur Highway) and is the highest spot in the Kolhapur District. Amba Ghat is located 89. 53 kms away from the district headquarters of Kolhapur.

Amba Ghat embosoms the Sahyadri mountain ranges at a height of 2000 ft above the mean sea level. Its importance is mentioned in the pages of Indian history as the mountain pass acted as a connecting bridge between the Kolhapur and Konkan during the period of Chhatrapati Shivaji. The location of Amba Ghat is quite well known for its quaint mountain-scapes and delightfully briskin...

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Bhavani Mandap is a historic building located just 3. 6 kilometers away from Kolhapur city center. It is well within the city limits. The architecture of the building is beautiful with stone carvings all around.

The Bhavani Mandap is also known as the glory of the city. The Mandap is one of the oldest structure in the city of Kolhapur. It was built by the Shivaji Maharaj during his era which was between 1785 to 1800. It has great historic significance as it was durbar hall for the Chhatrapathi maharaja. He once ruled Kolhapur and it is during his reign when the city of Kolhapur was...

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Located at a walking distance from the famous Mahalaxmi Mandir, this Ganesha temple is an architectural marvel as the roof of the temple is not supported by a single pillar. It is located at a distance of 2. 7 km from CSMT and a mere walk of 2 minutes from the Mahalaxmi Temple.

Located at the centre of a busy shopping complex , this is a peaceful escape for devotees from the chaos of the city. The temple is usually not crowded except for special occasions like Ganesh Chaturthis and Sankasthis. The temple is popular among tourists beause its roof is supported by not using a single p...

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Botanical Gardens, Kolhapur
4.5 kms from Kolhapur city limits
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The Botanical Garden is one of the major tourist attractions in Kolhapur. It is situated just 4. 5 kms away from Kolhapur.

The Botanical Garden is also known as Tabak Udyan. The place is a favorite among locals as well as tourists. It is not a big garden but it is quite charming and peaceful. The garden is one of the most popular places in Kolhapur. It is not just because of the ambience but also due to the rich variety of flora which are protected here. Many species which are endemic to the area can be seen here. The garden is set just beside the forest and there are natural paths...

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Chandrakant Mandare Art Gallery is a museum solely dedicated to the renowned Marathi film actor cum painting artist Chandrakant Mandare and is stationed at Rajarampuri in Kolhapur city of Maharashtra. It is situated 2 kilometers away from the district headquarters of Kolhapur.

Chandrakant Mandare was an admired and eminent personality in the world of Marathi films. Although he was an illustrious actor, he was also famously known to have been a bounteous artist who had dedicated his whole life to the ethics of art. Initially, Chandrakant Mandhare started working for the “Maharashtra...

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The Gagangiri Maharaj Math is a beautiful temple set atop a hill. It is 59. 7 kms away from Kolhapur.

The Gagangiri Maharaj Math is a beautiful temple located in the center of the dense forest in Dijapur near Kolhapur. The view from the hill top is just beautiful the rolling hills, the mist, the wind, everything together makes it a serene place to visit. There are almost 200 steps leading to the temple from the valley. The climb is long but the view from the top makes it all worth it. The temple offers a spiritual feel to the visitors. The Gagangiri Maharaj was a Hindu sage who use...

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Hutatma Park, Kolhapur
4 kms from Kolhapur city limits
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Hutatma Park is a local park located at the Shivaji Udyam Nagar, Kolhapur, Maharashtra. It is around 4 kms away from the city center.

Hutatma park is a park where you can spend a quality time with family and friends. Also there are many city attractions near by, where one can have a visit and enjoy.

One can have a picnic planning there with family or friends and can have a better outing there as well as near by. Hutatma park can be visited during timings is 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM on all days of the week. ...

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Irwin Agricultural Museum, Kolhapur is one of its distinctive kinds and unveils primordial agriculture-related apparatus. The museum is stationed at the center of the Kolhapur city of Maharashtra.

Irwin Agricultural Museum, Kolhapur primarily demonstrates the usages of variety of devices and implements in agriculture that have metamorphosed over time. The museum is also provisioned with weapons, clothes, utensils pre-owned by Chhatrapati Shivaji and his soldiers. Interestingly, the sculpted structures of the animals hunted by Chhatrapati Shivaji are also put up there for an exhibit...

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Jyotiba Temple, Kolhapur is a sacred place and a pilgrimage site for Hindus near Wada Ratnagiri in the Panhala Range in the district of Kohlapur. It is located at a distance of 21 kms north west of Kohlapur.

Jyotiba Temple is dedicated to Jyotiba - the amalgamation of the souls (jyotis) of 3 deities- Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesha. Jyotiba is the king of southern region; thus known as 'dakkahancha raja'. In 1730, Ranoji Shinde built the present temple in its place, who is from the Scindia Royal family of Gwalior. Main deity of the temple is the form of 'Shivlinga', also known as Kedare...

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Kailas Gadchi Swari Mandir
8 kms from Kolhapur city limits
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Kailas Gadchi Swari Mandir is known to be a Jyotirlinga temple and is supremely dedicated to Lord Shiva. However, the temple is stalled 8 kms away from the district headquarters of Kolhapur.

Kailas Gadchi Swari Mandir is a splendid conflux of history, mythology and contemporary art. The mammoth temple structure was constructed in the year of 1972. The temple is eminent for its intrinsic carvings in black stone which was collected from the holy site of Jotiba Hill aka Wadi Ratnagiri. A mature Bull or, Nandi is fixated at the entrance of the temple in a sitting position. According to...

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Kalammawadi Dam
53 kms from Kolhapur city limits
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Kalammawadi Dam is an enormous dam in the historic city of Kolhapur and is forged in the arena of Radhanagri Taluka. It is stationed 53 kms away from the district headquarters of Kolhapur.

In Western India, the Dudhaganga is a right bank tributary river of the Krishna. It upsurges in Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra in the Western Ghats and glides eastward through Kolhapur district before merging with the Krishna. This Dudhaganga River is dammed to fabricate the Kalammawadi Dam which is designated as a major Hydro Power Plant. Hydroelectric power is generated only when water flow...

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Kaneri Math is also known as the Siddhagiri Gramjivan Wax Museum. It is located in the Kaneri, kolhapur district,maharashtra near the Moolakaadsiddheshwar Shiva Temple. This museum is based on the village life of people. It is located 14 kms off Kolhapur.

Kaneri math is a museum which showcases different aspects of village life in marathi language. This kaneri math museum was an initiative taken by mahatma gandhi. This vision and effort of the siddhagiri gurukul foundation represents the history of the village life in maharashtra. The museum has various sculptures representing th...

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Khasbag Wrestling Stadium
8 kms from Kolhapur city limits
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Khasbag Wrestling Stadium is a well-known wrestling ground in the city of Kohlapur. Built in 1912, it is quite within city limits at a distance of 8 kms south west of Kohlapur.

Khasbag Wrestling Stadium is a stadium fit for royalty. Literally, because it was built by Shri Shahu Maharaj. It boasts of an incredible stadium, concave in structure with seating for more than 30000 people and the grounds can accommodate more than 10000 people. It is a heritage site with more than 100 years of its history. With more than a century of its existence, it is only fitting that many famous wrest...

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Kolhapur Zoo
Within Kolhapur city limits
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The Kolhapur Zoo is a part of the The New Shahu Palace Museum and Zoo and a beautiful place where you can interact with the animals and kids here can have loads of fun. The New Palace and Museum and Zoo is located at a distance of 3km from the CSMT and offers a Museum that showcases the history of Kolhapur and Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj, one of the great rulers of Kolhapur. The Zoo is a an attempt at making the Palace surroundings more beautiful and Nature friendly and hence the zoo does not feature caged animals or nay large animals that might proove difficult to manage.

The Zoo fe...

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Kopeshwar Temple, Kolhapur
59 kms from Kolhapur city limits
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Kopeshwar temple is at Khidrapur, Kolhapur District, Maharashtra. It is at the border of Maharashtra and Karnataka, at a distance of 59 kms from Kolhapur.

Kopeshwar temple was built by shilahara king gandaraditya in the 12th century. This temple is dedicated to lord shiva. It is to the east of kolhapur,ancient and artistic on the bank krishna river. This temple was recently under discussion due to the film shoot of Katyar Kaljat Ghusali. Kopeshwar temple is divided into 4 parts, Swargamandapam, Sabhamandapam, Antaral Kaksha, and Garbha Griha. There are various statues and carving...

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Kumbhoj
27 kms from Kolhapur city limits
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Kumbhoj is an ancient town situated in the Hatkanangale taluka of Kolhapur district in Maharashtra. However, it is 27 kms away from the district headquarters of Kolhapur.

The ancient village of Kumbhoj is enunciated as”Kamboj” in Hindi language and “Kamboh” in Urdu language and dates back to the historical times. As the name itself propounds, Kumbhoj seems to be related with the conventional ancient term “Kamboja” belonging to the Sanskrit and Pali literature. “Kambojas” are contemplated to be the regal dynasty of the Sakas or, Scythians. According to the history, a circle of “Kamb...

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Laxmi Narayan Mandir, Kolhapur
Within Kolhapur city limits

The Laxmi Narayan Mandir is a unique temple located in the Shahupuri area of Kolhapur and is at distance of about a kilometre from CSMT and 1. 7 km from the Mahalaxmi Temple. The place is a mainly a devotee attraction and is frequented by locals and tourists alike.

Laxmi Narayan temple is dedicated to the Lord Vishnu and his wife Laxmi and this a unique piece of architecture. The temple was constructed by a private trust and is usually not crowded except on weekends and special occasions like Diwali and Dhanteras. The garbagriha of the temple is located at the the end of a huge ha...

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Shree Mahalakshmi Temple in Kolhapur, Maharashtra is one of the 108 shaktipeethas listed in various Puranas of ancient India, where Shakti (the goddess of power) is manifested. The name of the temple comes from the Mahalakshmi, the consort of Vishnu. Lakshmi is endowed with six divine qualities, Prosperity (spiritual and material) is one among them. It is situated on the banks of Panchganga River and is full of ancient temples and shrines. The Temple is within the city limits of Kolhapur.

In Mahalakshmi Temple, the image of the crowned Goddess is made of gemstone and weight about 4...

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Narsinhwadi Datta Mandir
48 kms from Kolhapur city limits
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Narsinhwadi Datta Mandir is a prominent temple located almost 48 kms from Kolhapur. It is located near the banks of River Krishna. This temple of Narsinha saraswati is an incarnation of Lord Shree Dutta.

Narsinhwadi Datta Mandir is commonly known as Narsobawadi or Narsobachi Wadi. It got its name from the presence of Shri Narasinha Saraswati, the purna avatar of Lord Dattatreya. It is a major pilgrim spot and is confluence of two rivers, Panchganga and Krishna. The temple is a symbol of presence of Shri Narsinha Saraswati but there are no idols representing this. But there two Pa...

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Narsobachi Wadi
51.8 kms from Kolhapur city limits
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Narsobachi Wadi is a tiny conurbation in Shirol Tehsil of Kolhapur district in Maharashtra. However, it is situated 51. 8 kms away from the district headquarters of Kolhapur.

Narsobachi Wadi is prominent for the Hindu temple of Shri Narasimha Saraswati and is the point of convergence of two crucial rivers namely Krishna & Panch Ganga. This is perceived as one of the illustrious Shri Datta Piths and is a place of immense historical and mythological stature. Narsobachi Wadi gets its title from the existence of 'Shri Narasimha Saraswati', the incarnation of Lord Dattatreya. Narasimha ...

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National Flag Mast, Kolhapur
Within Kolhapur city limits
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Presenting the second tallest National flag pole in the country, which has been inaugurated in Kolhapur. The Flag pole is installed at the Police garden, located opposite of Superintendent of Police headquarters in the Kasaba Bawada area, as a part of the Kolhapur beautification project. It is located within the city limits of Kolhapur.

India's second tallest National Flag is 303 feet high. The poll is 90 meters tall and 60 meters wide and weighs 24 tonne, and a national flag of 5400sq ft was unfurled in Police ground. The Flag was inaugurated in Kolhapur by Chief Minister Devendra...

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New Palace Museum is a royal museum which is located in a palace where the current king of Kohlapur stays. It is within city premises of Kohlapur at a distance of 1. 5 km from the Central Bus Stand of Kohlapur.

New Palace Museum is one which is fit for royalty. And it is justly so because the entire royal household of the present King of Kohlapur live there adjoining the museum. Due to the Nationalisation era, a part of the palace was carved into the museum which was named as the Shahuji Chhatrapati Museum or otherwise known as the New Palace Museum. The New Palace Museum is locate...

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Pais Agro Tourism, Kolhapur
13 kms from Kolhapur city limits
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Pais Agro Tourism is a natural center situated in Kolhapur district in Maharashtra. It is located near the Katyayni park, Girgaon Phata, Gargoti Road, Kalamba. It is located at a distance of 13 kms from Kolhapur city center.

Pais Agro Tourism Center is a place where people to interact with the nature. The center acts as the best healer for human stress and a gateway to keep people away from gadgets. Pias agro tourism provides takes one back to the childhood. One can spend a quality time with family and friends under the cool shower of nature. It also has a meditation center and a...

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Pandharpur Vitthal Mandir
180 kms from Kolhapur city limits
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Pandharpur Vitthal Mandir is the principal center of worshipping the Hindu deity Vitthal and is located in the renowned pilgrimage town of Pandharpur. However, it is situated 180 kms away from the district headquarters of Kolhapur.

In Pandharpur Vitthal Mandir, the Hindu deity Vitthal is perceived to be a local form of Krishna and his companion Rakhumai. This is the first ever temple in India to appoint women and people from backward sections as priests. Some portions of the temple of the temple date back to the 12th or 13th centuries but the paramount structure chiefly belongs to ...

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Panhala Fort
22 kms from Kolhapur city limits
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A fort which adds the element of extraordinary beauty to the Kolhapur. It lies on the Sahyadri Mountain Range, of the Kolhapur district of Maharashtra. It is about 22 kms away from the main city of Kolhapur.

Panhala fort holds a rich heritage and is believed to be the largest of all the Deccan forts. The only fort where the great ruler, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, the greatest of Marathas king, is believed to have spent more than 500 days. It covers a vast area having huge boundary walls of over 7 km in length and a steep slope beneath. This fort in itself contains huge histori...

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Radhanagari Dam, Olavan
55.4 kms from Kolhapur city limits
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Radhanagari Dam, Olavan is a gravity dam stationed inside the Olavan village in the Radhanagari tehsil of Kolhapur. The reservoir is located at a distance of 55. 4 kms away from the district headquarters of Kolhapur.

Radhanagari Dam, Olavan is constructed on the Bhogawati River which is again a mammoth tributary of the Sina River. It is categorized as a gravity dam which is contrived either with stone or, brick masonry. The erection of the dam was commenced by the Late Chhatrapati Rajaram Maharaj on 18 February 1907. It is also delegated as the first ever dam in India and was buil...

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Radhanagari Wildlife Sanctuary
53.3 kms from Kolhapur city limits
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Radhanagari Wildlife Sanctuary is a prosperous biological reserve and a UNESCO declared World Heritage Site in the Radhanagari Tehsil of Kolhapur. It is situated 53. 3 kms away from the main hub of Kolhapur in the state of Maharashtra.

The evergreen forest of Radhanagari lounges among the colossal Sahyadri Mountain Range and was officially proclaimed as a wildlife sanctuary in the year of 1958. Radhanagari Wildlife Sanctuary has been classified as one of the most vulnerable ecological zones around the globe and is sprawled across 351. 16 square kilometers. The sanctuary is filled w...

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Ramling Caves Temple, Palsambe is lodged in the Gagan Bavada Tehsil of Kolhapur district. This ancient monolithic temple is located 43 kms towards west from the district headquarters of Kolhapur.

Ramling Caves Temple, Palsambe is a 'Swayambhu' temple of Shankar Mahadev and is nestled among the mighty mountains and cliffs of Sahyadris. It is an ideal amalgamation of natural beauty and architectural brilliance. The structure of the temple is quite primordial and the main God is an affixed "Shivling". It is perceived that this 'Shivling" is installed here by God Rama during his exil...

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Ramthirth Waterfall
85.8 kms from Kolhapur city limits
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Ramthirth waterfall is one of the most beautiful waterfalls near Kolhapur. It is situated 85. 8 kms away from Kolhapur.

The Ramthirth waterfall is situated in the banks of Hirayanyakeshi river. The waterfall comes under the Ajara Taluka. It is one of the most natural places. The main feature of the waterfall is that it has never dried. According to myths, it is said that during exile Rama had stayed here. The waterfall blooms during the monsoon. The place is common with the locals as well as the tourists. Water sports can be conducted during the summer. It is most suited as a picn...

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Rankala Lake, Kolhapur
4.1 kms from Kolhapur city limits
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Rankala Lake is a ethereal lake situated in Kohlapur. Born out of an earthquake in the 9th century, which later filled with water this lake is within city limits at a distance of 4. 1 kms from Kohlapur.

With an area of 107 hectares Rankala Lake is easily mammoth in structure. Rankala Lake was built by Shri Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj. Legend has it that this lake was initially a quarry and later underground water filled the water to form the lake. The Rankala Lake takes its name after Rankabhairav temple. Encircling the lake, there are various structures. There is the structure of N...

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Rankala Wall, Kolhapur
Within Kolhapur city limits
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Rankala Wall, protecting the Rankala Lake, Kolhapur since 1883 is one of the best place for a scenic view in Maharashtra. Tourist can easily reach their via buses, cars etc. Rankala wall is situated to the west of Mahalaxmi temple.

The Rankara lake gives the visitors refreshing breeze and is a photogenic place. It is surrounded by Chowpati, other gardens and pathway. Rankala is also famous for horse riding and boating. The lake takes its name from the Rankabhairav temple which is believed to be submerged at the centre of the lake. The lake is flanked on its west by the majestic ...

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Rautwadi Waterfall
60 kms from Kolhapur city limits
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The Rautwadi waterfall is one of the most beautiful sceneries in Maharashtra. Its just 60 kms away from Kolhapur, one can reach here within an hour drive from the city.

The Rautwadi waterfall is one of the most popular and beautiful places near Kolhapur. The place is covered with lush greenery and the cool atmosphere of the place gives it an incredible vibe. The place is deeply relaxing. The waterfall is one of the most iconic ones, the water flowing from almost a 100 meters high, the water like mist covers the whole area. At some points the mist seems like a cloud covering the fal...

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Redyachi Takkar
Within Kolhapur city limits
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Redyachi Takkar is a famous tourist destination located in Pratibha Nagar; south of Kolhapur district of Maharashtra State. Redyachi takkar is about 2. 9 km away from Kolhapur district. It gained its fame as a tourist place due to its exotic cuisine, its historical importance and beautiful garden.

In earlier times, the Redyachi Takkar was used by kings and nobles as an entertainment spot. Trained buffaloes were brought here and made to fight each other. To reflect the then important buffaloes tight event the government constructed a monument of two black buffaloes showing fight...

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Sagareshwar Deer Park is a simulated wildlife sanctuary located at the conjunction of three tehsils namely Khanapur, Walva, and Palus. It is located at a distance of 63. 6 kms away from the district headquarters of Kolhapur.

Sagareshwar Deer Park is a man-made reserve sprawled across an area of 10. 87 square kilometers. It was established in the year of 1975 with an outlined conservation programme. There is no perpetual supply of water in this sanctuary and most of the species has been instigated manually. According to the last census, Sagareshwar consists of 550 deer currently. Al...

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The Sajja Kothi is a beautiful historic building in Kolhapur. Its situated just 23. 4 kms away from Kolhapur.

The Sajja Kothi is a beautiful building of huge historic significance. The architecture is very interesting with intricate carvings and domes. The structure is situated on a hill which makes it more aesthetically pleasing. It overlooks the Waranna valley which is a beautiful view with the rolling hills and the greenery. It is believed to be built in 1008 AD. The Sajja Kothi is associated with the great Maratha ruler, Shivaji. It is said that Shivaji planned many battles wh...

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On the northern bank of Rankala lake, there is some stones infrastructure, which is known as Sandhya Math. It is located at a distance of 4 km from the Kolhapur Bus Stand and 3 km from the Kolhapur Railway Station. It is located within the city limits of Kolhapur.

Sandhya Math on the North side of the Rankala Lake is a structure of stone columns with a stone slab forming a big hall. It is Very pleasant and historic place located on a small island. In the Monsoon season, it is fully submerged as the water increases and it is fully seen in summer when the water is at its lowest. At t...

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Shalini Palace has been the regal residence of royalty and has been reputed to give world-class services to its boarders. It is located within the city limits of Kolhapur.

The Shalini Palace stands majestically on the west bank of the picturesque lake Rankala, which is so huge that it has a circumference of approximately 4 kilometers or 2. 5 miles. Around the lake Rankala, there are soaring palm tree, lush foliage, and divine parks. The Bastion of Shalini Palace has been built of complexly whittled black stone and Italian marble. The doorways are rich and ornate ligneous doorways w...

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Shri Bahubali Bramhcharya, Kolhapur is a religious site located It is considered to be an“Atishaya Kshetra” which in Jainism implies a place of salvation. It is located at a distance of 32 kms from Kolhapur.

Shri Bahubali Bramhcharya, Kolhapur is not very popular amongst tourists and hence remains less crowded throughout the year.   Approximately 250 years ago a solitary saint named Shri Bahubali Maharaja used to reside here and was eminent for being a pronounced pundit of the miraculous spells. It seems that the denomination of this holy place was named after the inordinate saint...

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Siddhagiri Gramjivan Museum is a wax museum located at Kaneri, Kohlapur. It is quite close to Kohlapur and situated at a distance of 12 kms from Kohlapur.

Siddhagiri Gramjivan Museum is an Indianised nod to Madam Tussaud in London. Although Madame Tussaud houses the wax figures of only famous personalities, this museum is dedicated to the common man - something that we can all relate too. And, it also has the added advantage of being here in India in Kaneri, Tal Karveer, Kohlapur. Siddhagiri Gramjivan Museum is a part of the Shri Kshetra Siddhagiri Math. It is spread over 7 acres o...

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Tara Rani Statue, Kolhapur
Within Kolhapur city limits
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Tara Rani Statue in Tara Rani Chowk is one of the oldest & important landmarks, showing pride of Kolhapur city. It is placed on an important intersection as you enter into the city. It is located within the city-limits of Kolhapur.

Standing Tall is the magnificent statue that symbolizes woman Power and Warrior spirit of Maharani Tarabai on a horse with a sword. Maharani Tara Rani's impressive statue placed on an important intersection as you enter Kolhapur is well maintained and glorifies the history of the city. The statue of Maharani Tarabai sitting on the horse covered by a circ...

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The Teen Darwaza is a beautiful historic building near Kolhapur. It is situated almost 22. 3 kms away from the Kolhapur city.

The Teen Darwazha is a part of the Panhala Fort which was built between 1178 and 1209 CE. It is one of the 15 forts built by the Shilahara ruler Bhoja II. The fort is situated 845 meters above sea level. The fort itself is set atop of a hill which offers a great view from fort. The name Teen Darwaza refers to 3 doors. It is one of the three double gateways of the fort. The other two are Char Darwaza which was destroyed during the British era and the Wagh Dar...

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Vishalgad Fort is also designated as ‘Khelna’ or ‘Khilna’ by local people and was one of the crucial forts of the Maratha Empire. The dilapidated fort is situated 76 kms away from the North-West of Kolhapur.

Vishalgad Fort was constructed in the year 1058 AD by a Shilahara ruler ‘Marsinh’ and was preliminarily known as ‘Khilgil’ fort. Before coming under the reign of Marathas, it has been swept into the hands of various monarchs like Yadav’s, Khilji, Vijaynagar, Bahamani, and Adilshahi down the centuries. The name ‘Vishalgad’ implies grand fort in the Marathi language. The fort wa...

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