Kolhapur

Kolhapur

By | Update Date: April 10, 2021, 03:57 IST

Kolhapur city is situated on the banks of Panchganga river, the city is considered to be the heart of the Maratha Empire, and is famous for its various historical monuments and cultural heritage of Marathi people. The best time to visit the city is during any of the major Hindu festivals like Holi, Diwali, Ganesh Chaturthi, Vijayadashami and Navratri. Special Kolhapuri chappals and Kolhapuri dishes are worth eating. With its sacred religious and historical sites, it offers an attractive experience for travelers.


Tourism in Kohlapur is marked by diverse colors attracting its source from spirituality, culture, history and nature. Places to visit in Kolhapur include temples,templeforts, palace buildings, gardens and lakes. Some of the important and most visited scenic spots are Sri Mahalakshmi Temple, Shirol taluka and some other important tourist attractions near Kolhapur, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Pune, Mahabaleshwar, Solapur. Cultural background art, drama, music is an integral part of its culture in the city.


Kolhapur, the spice capital of Maharashtra, is located on the banks of the Panchganga River in the south-west region of Maharashtra, currently known for Kolhapur Kolhapuri sandals and necklaces that are sold worldwide. The famous Mahalakshmi temple is located here in honor of Goddess Mahalakshmi. Kolhapuri chappals, Kolhapuri jewelery and Kolhapuri dishes are famous all over India. It is a tourist friendly destination. Where there is no problem in coming for accommodation and food. Kolhapur is at its enchanting best on the auspicious occasion of Nag Panchami. Thousands of people worship Sapo by offering milk and rice, the go to Kolhapur is another cultural festival, Rankala Festival organized by the Municipal Corporation. The vanishing of Kolhapur cuisine has to be done in this vibrant city.

Why Go To Kolhapur

Heritage, History, Kolhapuri Sandal |

Tourist Sightseeing in Kolhapur

  1. Mahalakshmi Temple
  2. Rankala Lake
  3. Jyotiba Temple
  4. Chhatrapati Sahu Museum
  5. Fort of Panhala

Mahalakshmi Temple

This temple was established in 1831 AD and the idol of Goddess Durga, Saraswati and Lakshmi is installed in the temple. It is believed that it was built by a Hindu businessman. From here you can see the best view of the sea. During Navratri, a large number of people come here to visit the mother.

Also see: 5 Best Places to visit in Kerala

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