Ratnagiri Tourism
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Ratnagiri Tourism

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Destination Rating
5.5/7
303 Ratings & 177 Reviews

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R S
  • R S
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 3 Reviews

"This is a wonderful place!" new review

  • 6.5/7
  • Posted 4 weeks ago
This is such a wonderful place. I had a wonderful time indeed. You can enjoy the nature's peace here. I had a great outing with family.
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Parag Patani
  • Parag Patani
  • 1 Review

"RATNAGIRI TRIP"

  • Posted May 31, 2013
Really this is good city and tour area. We stay one day in ratna giri saffari hoteal this hotel around 10 km from ratnagiri railway station. next day we book a car for seen sight seein first we go ganpatipule this is good temple near beach, than we go ratnadurg temple and fort, than we go shant samadhi than bhatiya beach and mandvi beach, last we show sunsetpoint. realy best places in ratnagiri. my jurney is best in ratnagiri. thanks for tourisium

Food, sight-seeing and shopping: Food is very good, all place is better and lovely.

Activities & things to do: GOOD

Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: We arrive from madgao to ratnagiri by train approx 6 hours travel but good way and good people
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  • 4 votes

Nitin  Desai
  • Nitin Desai
  • Voyager
  • 2 Reviews

"Peacefull"

  • Posted May 3, 2013
My trip was business trip so i visited only industrial area however this place remind us old india and quite and noise free place with crystal clear beach this is good place

Food, sight-seeing and shopping: Food is good and cheap.beaches are only attraction here

Activities & things to do: Not much
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Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: By train from mumbai
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Rahul Desai
  • Rahul Desai
  • Flashpacker
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 2 Reviews

"Visit to Ratnagiri"

  • Posted Mar 26, 2013
We Visit Ratnagiri city and Surrounding area like Ganpatipule, Marleshwar and Pavas. Best experience is to visit Ganpatipule via Arey Ware beach. Ganesh temple, beach and Exhibition of old kokan at Ganpatipule was very good. Visit to Marleshwar was also very good. We saw Marleshwar temple and water fall.
Visit to Pavas was very pleasant.

Food, sight-seeing and shopping: Food at Amantran Hotel in Ratnagiri City was excellent. Also sight-seeing in Ratnagiri and surrounding area was excellent. We done shopping of some kokani food product at Pavas near temple. Product quality was excellent.

Activities & things to do: Activities like sight-seeing in Ratnagiri and surrounding area was excellent. Visiting to Thiba point in Ratnagiri city for good for children.

Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: Travel from Mumbai to Ratnagiri by train is more comfortable than any other option. At least three day required to visit Ratnagiri city and surrounding area.
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Vinod More
  • Vinod More
  • Beachbum
  • 5 Reviews

"Ladghar trip"

  • Posted Mar 19, 2013
good location, for weekend trip its good. for family its safe.

Food, sight-seeing and shopping: food is good. no scope for shopping and sight-seeing.

Activities & things to do: water sport.

Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: near to Dapoli, road is good till end.
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  • 1 vote

Milind Joshi
  • Milind Joshi
  • Heritage seeker
  • Lives in Pune
  • 2 photos
  • 3 Reviews

"Ladghar Beach"

  • Posted Mar 3, 2013
Ladghar is quite unknown but must visit from Travellers. You can enjoy your weekend here.

Food, sight-seeing and shopping: Food is good. Also Paradise for Fish lovers.
Places like Datta Mandir. Parshuram Status are too good. If you have luck then you can see Dolphins clearly even standing on beach.

Activities & things to do: Diving, Parasailing.

Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: On the Mumbai Goa Highway -
From Mangaon go straight towards Goa for 11 KMs. On Right hand side you will see Veer Railway station on Konkan Railway. Turn Right and follow
Amvet-Mandangad-Dapoli-Burondi Naka at Burondi Naka Turn left.
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  • 2 votes

Premanand dhadave Dhadave
  • Premanand dhadave Dhadave
  • Lives in Pune
  • 2 Reviews

"Nature is blessing Ratnagiri. Ratnagiri..."

  • Posted Mar 2, 2013
Nature is blessing Ratnagiri. Ratnagiri is a good destination for getting relax for daily routines

Food, sight-seeing and shopping: Nature is blessing Ratnagiri. We realized the miracle of God in Ratnagiri

Activities & things to do: Nothing

Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: Nothing
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Ashish V
  • Ashish V
  • Beachbum
  • Lives in Pune
  • 5 Reviews

"Stay in Ratnagiri"

  • Posted Feb 23, 2013
Its nice place. Had Historical and spiritual background. Hotel is Centrally located. Good Parking Area for four wheeler. Most of the places are near by.

Food, sight-seeing and shopping: Beaches are near. Well developing city.

Activities & things to do: There are no such Activities like Swimming Tank, Indoor Games etc.

Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: Ratnagiri is too hot during Winter season also. Please book AC rooms.
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Nadeem  Mujawar
  • Nadeem Mujawar
  • 2 Reviews

"Koihnoor"

  • Posted Dec 26, 2012
Good place to relax and take a break from the hustle bustle of the citylife

Food, sight-seeing and shopping: Not a good place for great food no shopping

Activities & things to do: Just a swimming pool and some water sports at a nearby beach

Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: I dont know find yourself
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Sunil  Gadkari
  • Sunil Gadkari
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 2 Reviews

"Great Hotel to stay"

  • Posted Dec 4, 2012
Good place to go with your family, great for a weekend, its all in one, city life, places of worship, beaches.

Food, sight-seeing and shopping: Hotel Vihar deluxe, great food fresh sea food, awesome taste.

Activities & things to do: Visit ganapatipule temple, pawas beach, among all

Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: By train great sightseeing, by bus very flexible to reach destination .
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Ratnagiri Info

  • State: Maharashtra
  • Famous for/as: Beach
  • Altitude: 11 m
  • Pincode: 415612
  • District: Ratnagiri
  • Language: Hindi,Marathi
  • STD code: 02352
  • Weather: Summer 23 to 37°C, Winter 17 to 30°C
Ratnagiri is city located on the western coast of the Indian State of Maharashtra. The city has many forests, beaches and forts, which attract many tourists from all over the world. The place was once an administrative capital and port of the Muslim Kingdom of Bijapur. Ratnagiri came under the reign of the Satara kings in 1731, but later the British Empire took over in 1818.

Jaigad Fort, an important tourist spot, is a sea fort, which is situated on the tip of a peninsula in Ratnagiri. The fort is 35 kilometres away from Ganapatipule. The fort is nestled on a cliff from where the whole bay can be seen. The bay is situated where the Shastri River merges with the Arabian Sea. The Jaigad lighthouse and a jetty port are located near the fort.

Besides the ancient fort, the destination has seashore, creeks, rivers, hot water springs, hills, and waterfalls where tourists can spend time. The beach of Ratnagiri, which is adjacent to the ancient fort, is one of the attractions of the place that bring tourists here.  The beaches, coconut trees, palms, mangroves, make the place an ideal destination for picnics. Ratnagiri is a hill station with various destinations to visit.

Ali Museum in Ratnagiri is an ancestral house of Lokmanya Tilak. The house contains lots of pictures of the great freedom fighter. Shri Devi Bhagwati Mandir is one of the ancient temples of the place and is known for its architecture. The temple is filled with devotees during the Navratri festival.

Apart from these attractions, there are other tourist attractions like Ratnadurg Fort, Thibaw point, Gateway of Ratnagiri, Swayambhu Ganpati Temple, and Pandre samudra. There are several beaches in Ratnagiri namely Ganeshghule beach, Bhatye beach, Ganapatipule beach, and Mandavi beach. On these beaches, there are facilities for adventurous activities like paragliding and water sports.

The nearest airport to the city is Ratnagiri Airport, which is connected to Mumbai and Pune by air. The airport is hardly 12 kilometres away from the place. Ratnagiri cam also be reached by rail as the nearest station to the city centre is Ratnagiri railway station, which is linked to all major cities in India through Mumbai. Frequent bus services are available from several cities in Maharashtra to Ratnagiri. The best time to arrive here is between October and March. 

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