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Best Things To Do in Kolhapur

The Panchaganga River softly kisses the shores of Kolhapur and the ancient temples spread a calm through the city, inviting tourists to rest their minds and bodies in the peace and serenity born of the confluence of the natural and the spiritual in Kolhapur. Majestic temples, stern fortresses, and extensive wildlife sanctuaries make vacationing in Kolhapur a delight for adults as well as children. Of the best things to do in Kolhapur its most famous attraction- the majestic Mahalakshmi Mandir that draws thousands of devotees to itself all year round. Standing tall since the 12th century, this temple is known as one of the Shakti Peethas listed in Hindu puranas. It is said to possess miraculous power and occupies a reverential place in the hearts of many worshipers. Despite being full of people at all times, Mahalakshmi Temple nonetheless retains a soothing vibe that comforts modernity’s restless minds. Kolhapur is not just a city of temples but also boasts of deep historical roots that have left behind a legacy of magnificent palaces like New Palace and Shalini Palace, as well as grand statues like Tara Rani Statue and Baicha Putla. Several museums around the city also speak of the city’s past with pride.

Not only are there amazing sights to be experienced inside the city, but there are some wonderful points of interest in the outskirts of Kolhapur as well. Panhala Fort, approimately 18 kilometres away, is an attraction not to be missed. The panoramic landscape of undulating hills covered in greenery instills awe and humility in the viewer while the Jyotiba Temple close by provides a spiritual escape for devotees. The shrine of Lord Dattatreya at Nrusimhawadi, the Koppeshwar Mandir, and the shrine of Dattatreya add further interest to the attractions of Kolhapur. A visit to Radhanagari Wildlife Sanctuary, which houses a diverse range of animals and birds, as well as to the Radhanagari Dam is also a must when in Kolhapur. All these places can be visited on convenient daytrips from the city, and you can return to Kolhapur in time for some interesting evening shopping in the local market. Check out the best things to do in Kolhapur to have a fun filled holiday here.

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