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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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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 »
"Amazing temple"1 month ago "Ancient temple"Jul 31, 2017
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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 »
"Worth a visit"Jun 18, 2017 "Chhatrapati Shahuji Museum"Jul 13, 2016
  • Type: Lake
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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 »
"A lake view"Jun 27, 2017 "Walk around the lake"Jul 26, 2016
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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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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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