Lanja Tourism

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Lanja Overview

Lanja is a census town situated in the Konkan region of the Ratnagiri District of Maharashtra. It lies at an elevation of 166 m above sea level. Though being a small town, Lanja is home to several branches of Bank of India, State Bank of Maharashtra and Saraswat Co-Operative Bank, along with a state run hospital and bus depot.

During the Peshwa period, Lanja was the headquarters of a petty division of Rajapur.

During the Magha month(Jan-Feb), on the full moon, a festival, attended by people of different communities that come from various villages around Lanja is held in honour of a local muhammadan saint, Syed Chand Ali Bukhari Faqir, at his grave. Shopkeepers from around Rajapur make use of this occasion to set up shop and trade in local and imported cloth and other items.

Adivali Railway Station is situated 15 km away from the town. Lanja is also connected to its nearby cities and towns through road via the Mumbai-Goa Highway.

The weather of the region exhibits a good fluctuation between winters and summers with temperature dropping below 10o Celsius during winters and rising above 40o Celsius during the summers. The best time to visit Lanja is between the months of August and December.

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