Tourist Places in Kolhapur

Places to Visit in Kolhapur

Kolhapur - #9 of 131 in Maharashtra |
Kolhapur Average Rating - 5.7/7 1 based on 1561 Ratings

Kolhapur is mostly preferred by travellers. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Kolhapur is, however, mostly preferred by Group, Family. The best season or months to visit places in Kolhapur are February, March, April, June, July, August, September, October, November, December. There are 22 tourist places in Kolhapur, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Kolhapur can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Kolhapur for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Kolhapur Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Kolhapur, browse through photos & pictures, explore Kolhapur using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Kolhapur, which are great places to visit, are Maharaja\'s Palace, Irwin Agricultural Museum, New Palace, Gagangiri Maharaj Math, Binkhambi Ganesh Mandir. Kolhapur can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.

Kolhapur Tourist Places



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Mahalaxmi Temple, Kolhapur
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Mahalaxmi Temple, one of the  sightseeing attractions of Kolhapur, is a huge shrine dedicated to Mahalaxmi, the goddess of prosperity. This temple was built in the 7th century by King Karandev of the Chalukya Dynasty. Housing a main hall and five towers, the temple... Read More »
"Awesome temple"2 months ago "Must visit place"Jul 26, 2016
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  • Type: Museum
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Shahuji Chhatrapati Museum, Kolhapur
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Shahuji Chhatrapati Museum is situated on the ground floor of the Maharaja's Palace in Kolhapur. The museum is famous among travellers for its beautiful collection of artefacts, sculptures and paintings. Moreover, the museum also showcases the royal weapons and the different... Read More »
"Chhatrapati Shahuji Museum"Jul 13, 2016 "Can visit once"May 4, 2016
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Rankala Lake, Kolhapur
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Rankala Lake was built by the Chhatrapati rulers of Kolhapur. It is believed that the lake is directly connected to a well located in the Panhala Fort. Other attractions present near the lake are the chariot of Lord Shiva and a temple with a structure of Nandi (bull). The... Read More »
"Walk around the lake"Jul 26, 2016 "A Nice Place"May 4, 2016
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Jyotiba temple, Kolhapur
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Jyotiba Temple was constructed by Navajisaya in 1730 and is dedicated to Lord Jyotiba. Jyotiba is considered to be an incarnation of three main gods, Mahesh, Vishnu and Brahma. According to Indian Mythology, Jyotiba is believed to have helped Mahalaxmi to fight against... Read More »
"A very old temple"Jul 26, 2016 "A memorable sight to see"Jul 25, 2014
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Binkhambi Ganesh Mandir, Kolhapur
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Binkhambi Ganesh Mandir was constructed in 1882 and is dedicated to Lord Ganesha. It is believed that the idol of Lord Ganesha enshrined in the temple was discovered while repairing a well. Further, it is also believed that the idol was much older than the time of its actual... Read More »
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Bhavani Mandap, Kolhapur
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Bhavani Mandap, also known as the glory of the city, is one of the biggest and the oldest structures situated in Kolhapur. It was built during the period 1785 to 1800 by Shivaji Maharaj II, the ruler of Kolhapur. Earlier, Bhavani Mandap had 14 squares however, in 1813 after... Read More »
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The Kopeshwar Temple, Kolhapur
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The Kopeshwar Temple, also known as the Mahadev Temple, is divided into four sections. These include Swargamandapam, Sabhamandapam, Antaral Kaksha and Garbha Griha. The temple is also known for its carved sculptures placed in its halls, old pillars, and carvings of... Read More »
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Gagangiri Maharaj Math, Kolhapur
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Gagangiri Maharaj Math is located in the centre of a dense forest in Dijapur close to Kolhapur. Shri Gagangiri Maharaj was a Hindu sage who used to follow Nath Sampradaya. According to history, Gagangiri Maharaj served penance from 1932 to 1940. During these years, the sage... Read More »
  • Type: Hill
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Gaganbavada, Kolhapur
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Gaganbavada is a hill station located a few kilometres away from Kolhapur. It is surrounded by lush green forest and hills. As Gaganbavada receives maximum rainfall during rainy season, it is preferable to visit this attraction before or after monsoons. Gaganbavada has two... Read More »
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Ajara, Kolhapur
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Ajara is a town located in Ajara Taluka of Kolhapur district in Indian state of Maharashtra. It is situated on the Kolhapur Amboli road on the banks of Chitra and Hiranyakeshi rivers. Ajara is the birthplace of late Shree Shivajirao Sawant, who wrote some of the famous novels... Read More »
"Heaven on Earth"Oct 14, 2015
New Palace, Kolhapur
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  • Type: Museum
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Irwin Agricultural Museum, Kolhapur
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Irwin Agricultural Museum is a prominent attraction and is situated in the middle of Kolhapur. The museum displays a collection of ancient Andhra coins, bronze artefacts and pottery items. Moreover, tourists can also find various types of farming equipment displayed in the... Read More »
"Well-maintained museum"Jul 26, 2016
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Maharaja's Palace, Kolhapur
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Maharaja's Palace, also known as the New Palace, was built in 1884 on the designs of Major Mant. The palace is famous for its Hindu and Jain architectural works, inspired from Rajasthani and Gujarati styles. Moreover Maharaja's Palace also showcases the Rajwada style of... Read More »
"Awesome palace"Jul 26, 2016
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Ichalkaranji, Kolhapur
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Ichalkaranji was a princely state and was under the rule of Ghorpade Dynasty. The city lies at an altitude of 1,768 m and is situated on the banks of Panchganga River. Read More »
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Bhudargad, Kolhapur
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Bhudargad is a tehsil that is 50 km from Kolhapur city, in the Kolhapur District. It has a Patgaon Dam, which is famous among the visitors. The tehsil is also known for Bhudargad Fort built by King Bhoj of the Shilahar family and is situated near Pall Village. Some other... Read More »
  • Type: Historic Place
Kagal, Kolhapur
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Kagal is Kolhapur is a native town of Rajarshi Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj. During the time of British Raj, Kagal was the seat of a noble family belonging to the princely state of Kolhapur. Dudhganga, Vedganga and Chikotra are some of the major rivers that flow from this town.... Read More »
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Gadhinglaj, Kolhapur
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Gadhinglaj is a taluka which is situated at the border of Maharashtra and Karnataka on the banks of Hiranyakeshi River that originates from Amboli ghats. This place has a popular senior college named as Shivraj Mahavidyalya and many other tourist attractions. These attractions... Read More »
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Shirol, Kolhapur
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Shirol is a tehsil that is famous among the visitors for its temples. There are three well-known places in Shirol. One among them is Narsobawadi, which is a famous religious place. Kopeshwar Temple is famous for its sculptures and architectural marvels and Khidrapur is an... Read More »
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Chandgad, Kolhapur
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Chandgad is one of the beautiful and biggest rainfall cities of Kolhapur, which is known for cashew tree plantations in large number. The town is situated in Chandgad taluka of Kolhapur District in Maharashtra state on the banks of Tamraprani River. Jagrut Devasthan Shri... Read More »
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Hatkanangale, Kolhapur
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Hatkanangale is a tehsil located in the Kolhapur District, which is also known as Manchester of Maharashtra as it is famous for cotton mills. This tehsil has two major towns, these are Ichalkaranji and Pethvadgaon. The place is popular for its small scale manufacturing... Read More »

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