Nearby Places

Mahalakshi Temple, Kolhapur - 3.0 KM

This is a famous one and only place where Maa lakshmi stays. as per hindu mythology. The inner soul get purified by the simple darshan of Mata Laxshmi.

Shree Mahalakshmi Temple, Bhulabahi Desai, Road, Kolhapur Mumbai.

Rankala Lake - 5.8 KM

It is surrounded by chowpati, other gardens and pathway. The area surrounding the lake has been converted into a garden where people sell Bhel - Puri, Ragda Patis and various mouth-watering snacks like roasted corns etc. And famous for horse-riding and sunset Boating after 5.00 PM. onwards.

Best time to visit between 5:30 PM. to 8:30 p.m.

Hard to believe but this lake started off as a stone quarry. In the 9th Century AD, an earthquake created a structural shift and underground water flooded the quarry converting it into a natural lake.

The circumference of the lake is 4.5 miles.

New Palace - 2.8 KM

Indo British Architecture
The Museum is open for public viewing on all days from
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
2:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Worth sight seeing quaint place Also known as Shree Chhatrapati Shahu Museum The museum has on display memorabilia belonging to the Kolhapur rulers which include royal apparel, jewellery, coins, weapons, silver elephant saddles, one of Aurangzeb’s swords and has peacocks and many varieties of birds around. A deer park is another attraction there, its a type of small zoo.

On every glass are painted the events in Shivaji's life and has a ground lake.
Constructed between 1877 – 1884.

Jyothiba Temple - 22 KM

Timings 5:30 AM to 10:30 PM.

Located on top of a hill overlooking the city of Kolhapur where you can enjoy greenery look.

This temple is ensconced on a hill at a height of 3124 feet above sea level Legend states that three gods took the form of Jyotiba to destroy the evil demon Ratnasur who was terrorizing the region.

Jyotiba, the amalgamation of the souls (jyotis) of 3 deities- Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesha is believed to have helped goddess Mahalaxmi to liberate the region from the tyranny of Raktabhoj Rakshasa and Ratnasur the demon. Jyotiba founded his kingdom on this mountain.

Panhala Fort - 23 KM

Best Time to Visit Morning, Afternoon, Evening

Panhala lies on the Sahyadri Mountain Range is at an altitude of 3177 feet above sea level.

You will get amazing experience, Clouds flying low , constant pouring drizzling rain, lash green surrounding and tall standing fort with all its glorious past.

Places to see at Panhala Fort are as follows:
Sajja Kothi, Pusati Buruj (If you get a chance then enjoy sunset) Tabak Udyan / Garden, Dhanya Kothar, Teen Darwaza.

Airport - 8.00 KM | Bus Stand - 1.8 KM | Railway Station - 1.9 KM

Amboli Ghat Waterfalls - 121 KM

Timings : 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

A quiet and unassuming hill-station tucked away in the beautiful Sahyadri Ranges, it is about 690 MTS above sea level with thick forest, deep ravines and tall cliffs.

High rainfall and swirling mists in the monsoon, numerous waterfalls, beautiful valley views and jungle trails attract weekenders looking for a quick break from their hectic schedule the year round.

Where you can breathe in the fresh air and to soak in the green surroundings. The falls go through the roads and fall into the deep valley. From certain vantage points, you can see multiple falls falling from steep cliffs. At other points, they are hidden behind the trees and only make their presence felt with their gushing sound.

Amba Ghat - 70 KM

Timings : 9:00 AM – 6:30 PM

The Amba Ghat hugs the Sahyadri mountain ranges at a height of 2000 ft above sea level. It is a mountain pass on the NH204 (RatnagiriKolhapur Highway). This mountain pass acted as a connecting link from Kolhapur to the Konkan during Shivaji Maharaj’s time.

It is in close proximity to the historical Pawankhind and the Vishalgad Fort as also Rehan Baba Dargah. It is now a venue for paragliding adventure sport. Amba Ghat is well known for its beautiful verdant surroundings and cool weather.

Things you can carry: Camera, Goggles, Cap & Sunscreen

Kaneri Math (Siddhagiri Museum) - 12 KM

Best time to visit between 9:00 AM to 6:00 AM

This delightful museum is situated in the Siddhagiri Math in Kaneri, Dist. Kolhapur.

The Math has a history that dates back to 1200 years and is dedicated to Lord Mahadeva. The Math is in sylvan surroundings that have an abundance of flora and some fauna.

Great care and deep research has been gone into making this unusual museum. The museum currently spans over 7 acres of land where 80 scenes of village life and around 300 life-size statues of humans and domestic animals are on display in open natural surroundings.

A visit to this unusual museum makes one long for the back-to-nature, simple, healthy, uncomplicated village life that was prevalent in India for several centuries.

You can visit approx. 1350 years ancient shiv temple over there.
Entry fee for adult - 120 Rs.
for child between 5 to 12 years is - 60 Rs.
except museum you can visit
-Maya Mahal (mirror house) – 20 Rs.
-Ghost house(horror house) – 60 Rs.
People typically spend up to 2 hours here