Ratnagiri Tourism

Ratnagiri Tourism

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Parag Patani
  • Parag Patani
  • 1 Review


  • Posted 11 months ago
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,....... More
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  • 4 votes

Nitin  Desai
  • Nitin Desai
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  • 2 Reviews


  • Posted 12 months ago
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....... More
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Rahul Desai
  • Rahul Desai
  • Flashpacker
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 2 Reviews

"Visit to Ratnagiri"

  • Posted 1 year ago
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....... More
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Vinod More
  • Vinod More
  • Beachbum
  • 5 Reviews

"Ladghar trip"

  • Posted 1 year ago
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....... More
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Milind Joshi
  • Milind Joshi
  • Heritage seeker
  • Lives in Pune
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  • 3 Reviews

"Ladghar Beach"

  • Posted 1 year ago
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....... More
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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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