Kolhapur District is situated in south maharashtra, India.

Kolhapur city is situated on the banks of the river Panchganga and is the well known for Mahalakshmi Temple,a Hindu goddess.

Distance from Mumbai (Road) : 400 KM. 

Location : 16° 42′ 0″ N, 74° 13′ 59.88″ E

Places/Locations to visits in Kolhapur. 

Main Attraction :

 1. Mahalakshmi Temple (Hindu Godess) (3 KM distance from Bus stand)

2. Bhavani Mandap(Besides Mahalakshmi temple)

3. Rankala Lake(Popular lake in the city for hangout, must visit in evening time, 1 KM from Mahalakshmi temple)

4. Shalini Palace(besides Rankala lake)

5. New Palace(4km from Bus stand)

6. Panhala Fort ( Fort of Shivaji Maharaj , 20 KM distance form Bus stand ,Kolhpur )

7. Shivaji University (4 KM from Bus stand) 

8. Town Hall Museum (1 Km from Mahalakshmi temple)

9. Kaneri Math and Siddhagiri Rural Museum(Nice statues made of Clay shows village life, 15 Km from Bus stand)

Shopping :

1. Mahadwar Road(street shopping, next to Mahalakshmi temple)

2. Rajarampuri Main Road (shops of all Branded Cloths, near Bus stand)

3. Gujri (For Gold-Silver Jewellery and ornaments shopping, besides Mahalakshmi temple)

4. Chappal Line/Lane(To buy unique Kolhapuri chapal(footwear), besides Mahalakshmi temple)

Food  :

 (Food Chains)

1. Mcdonalds Restorent (Kolhapur-Banglor Highway, near shivaji University , Biggest Restorent in the Maharashtra state )

2. CCD (Besides Mac'D) 

3. Baskin Robbins Icecreams( Hotel Raysons Regency, 2 min from Bus Stand)

4. Dominos Pizza (In Rajarampuri, 5 min distance from Bus stand)

5. Mr. Idli (Rajaram Puri, 5 min distance from Bus stand)

( Local)

1. Khau Galli - Khasbag(for spicy food items, near Keshavrao Bhosle,5 min distance from Mahalakshmi temple) 

2. Khau Galli - Rajarampuri( (for spicy food items, 5 min distance from bus stand )

(Special Food items  of kolhapur)

1. Misal-PAV(Veg)

2. Tambda Rassa and Pandhara Rassa(Special Mutton Curry)(Non Veg)

3. Bhel(Veg)

4. WADA(Veg)

5. CUT-WADA(Veg)

6. Kanda-Bhaji(Veg)

Entertainment :

 1. Kend club (Resort-fun,water games,knd of amusetment park, approx. 20 KM from bus stand)

2. Gandharv Resort (Resort-fun,water games,knd of amusetment park, 12KM from bus stand) 

3. Dream World Water Park ( Water Games, Bawada, 3 KM from Bus stand)

4. Go Kart Racing (Mohites Racing track, Hupri-Tamgoan road, 10-15 KM from Bus stand)

5. Parvti Multiplex (for Movies, 1 KM form Bus stand)

Seasonal :

  Ganpati Utsave - Visargan Mirwnuk (In September)

 Holi (in March)

 

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