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About Kolhapur

Kolhapur is a city located in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It lies to the south of Pune, about 228 km away. Traditionally, the place is famous for its footwear and jewellery. Kolhapuri sandals are a trademark and have originated from this city......Read more on Kolhapur

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  • Type: Temple
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Mahalaxmi Temple, Kolhapur
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6.3 / 7 1
58 Ratings & 42 Reviews
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 »
"Very ancient temple"2 weeks ago "One of 51 shakti peeth"4 weeks ago
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  • Type: Museum
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Shahuji Chhatrapati Museum, Kolhapur
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5.4 / 7 1
13 Ratings & 7 Reviews
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 »
"Can visit once"4 weeks ago "Beautiful palace"Jan 25, 2016
  • Type: Lake
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Rankala Lake, Kolhapur
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5.6 / 7 1
11 Ratings & 5 Reviews
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 »
"A Nice Place"4 weeks ago "Amazing view"Dec 29, 2015
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Jyotiba temple, Kolhapur
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5.0 / 7 1
5 Ratings & 3 Reviews
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 »
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Binkhambi Ganesh Mandir, Kolhapur
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8 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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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