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About Ganapatipule

Ganpatipule is a small town situated in the state of Maharashtra. It lies in Ratnagiri District to the south of Chiplun town. The origin of the name of the town lies in mythology. History of GanpatipuleAccording to legend, God Ganpati took......Read more on Ganapatipule


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Ganapatipule Beach, Ganapatipule
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  • Type: Beach
Ganapatipule Virgin Beach is one of the main tourist attractions in Ganapatipule. It is a 6 km long beach with facilities for water sports like motor boats, rowboats, water scooters, etc. Facilities of aero boats and pedal boats are also available here.  Read More »
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Ganapatipule Temple, Ganapatipule
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The Ganapatipule Temple is located at the foot of a hillock. The interior design of this temple is quite different from that of other Indian temples. The deity of this temple faces the west unlike other Indian temples in which the deity faces the east. Timing: 6:00 to 9:00 pm... Read More »
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Jaigad Fort, Ganapatipule
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  • Type: Fort
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Jaigad Fort is located at the tip of a peninsula in the district of Ratnagiri. It overlooks the bay formed at the place where the Shastri River meets the Arabian Sea. This fort is about 35 km from the region of Ganapatipule and has a lighthouse nearby which is known as the Jaigad Lighthouse.... Read More »
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Jaigad Lighthouse, Ganapatipule
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  • Type: Light House
The lighthouse of Jaigad was built in the year 1832 and is situated on the western edge of Jaigad Fort. The Jaigad lighthouse was built by British army officer John Oswald and is around 180 years old. The lighthouse is open until 5 pm, except Sundays. It guides ships sailing in between the... Read More »
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Thebaw Palace, Ganapatipule
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  • Type: Palace
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The Thebaw Palace was the home of the exiled king and queen of erstwhile Burma for nearly five years. Some of the selective stone tombs and belongings are still preserved in the palace.   Timing: 10.00 am-5.00 pm (Sundays Closed) Admission Fees: INR 3   Read More »
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