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Kolhapur Tourism
Kolhapur City Tourism
Kolhapur is full of variety of tourism destinations. A pace overwhelming traditionally is an attraction for tourists. Lakhs of tourists afrom all over India and the world regularly visit Kolhapur.   Its crowded with numorus tourism destinations such as forts, temples, sanctuaries, museums, industries, agriculture etc. Here are some famous tourist attractions in Kolhapur city.

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Shri Mahalaxmi (Ambabai) temple
We will begin an enchanting tour of Kolhapur with the famous Mahalaxmi (Ambabai) temple and the blessings of the goddess. Famous not only in Maharashtra, but all over the country and the world; this temple is one among the three and a half Shaktipithas.  Read more...
Old Palace
When we walk out of the eastern or southern gate of the temple, we can see a historical structure; this is a Juna Ralwada or an old palace. This building is a former residence of Chhatrapatis of Karveer Sansthan. In those days, the court of Chhatrapatis assembled here Read more...
Town Hall Museum

Built in a Gothic architecture during 1872 to 1876, this building was earlier used as a government office. One more historical building with the state of the art design. The premises is overwhelmed with the variety of nature. Many rare botanical species are Read more...
Khasbaug Maidan & palace Theatre

Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj was a patron of art & sports. Like people here, he too was a lover of wrestling. After visiting the Olympic Stadium in Rome, he built a likewise wrestling arena in Kolhapur. This is a Khasbaug Maidan. One of it’s kind in India Read more...
Palace Theatre

As the name suggests, this building is truly royal. Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj himself took the initiative to stand up this building. Seeds of art and music cultivated here, and its credit goes to Palace Theatre… today’s Keshavrao Bhosale Natyagruh Read more...
Kailasgadchi Swari Mandir

This temple is a confluence of history, mythology and modern art. Located very close to the Palace theatre, this temple is a very attentive destination and a place of a belief for lakhs of devotees. Today’s massive structure is built in 1972. black stone from Read more...
Sathmari Maidan

A place to be a witness of a fight between highly trained players and angry elephants. This game was very famous during those periods. A big sports ground, stone towers located in various places, a door from which only one man can enter Read more...
Rankala Lake

An inspiration and marine drive of Kolhapur, Rankala lake is always crowded by tourists or local public. A kilometer away from the famous Mahalaxmi (Ambabai) temple, this area was formerly a separate colony. The mine stone of this region Read more...
Panchganga Ghat

The lifeline of Kolhapur… this ghat exists on the bank of river Panchganga. Human colony existed, inhabited around river Panchganga thereon established the city of Kolhapur. Located towards northeast of Kolhapur Read more...
New Palace Museum

Hidden in nature and occupying many acres of land, this place is a residence of Karveer Chhatrapati. Queen Ahilyabai Ranisaheb built this palace during 1877 to 1884. This was designed by the British architect Read more...
Kotitirth Talav
The name says it all about, Kotitirth has a mythological importance. Its importance is described in Karveer Mahatmya. One must visit an immemorial Koteshwar temple on it’s bank. Read more...
Chandrakant Mandre Art Gallery

Famous Marathi film actor Shri. Chandrakant Mandre who was not only an actor, but a painting artist as well. He travelled all around the world, performed hundreds of paintings. The great artist donated Read more...
Shivaji University

Shivaji University; it’s delightful building is a ceasless knowledge provider for upcoming generations. Started in 1962 and spread over 350 hectares; this is an important academic center. A foreign language Read more...
V. S. Khandekar Art Gallery

One must visit a grand art gallery, raising the memory of the first Marathi Jnyanpeeth award winning writer and Great litterateur Shri. V. S. Khandekar. His hand writings, awards, published books are Read more...
Siddhagiri Gramjeevan Museum

Siddhagiri Gramjeevan Museum (Kaneri Math); only 7 kilometers away from Shivaji University, a destination, displaying rural lifestyles of Kolhapur region. During 2 hours of your journey, you will be Read more...
Chinmay Ganadhish

Chinmay Ganadhish is worldwide popular as the largest lord Ganesha’s statue. Located near Toap, on Kolhapur – Pune highway; next to M.I.D.C. Shiroli. It can be seen from a long distance, even from the Read more...
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