Kolhapur is located on the banks of Panchganga River and has at least 300 years old history. Major tourist attractions in Kolhapur include New Palace-also known as the Maharaja’s New Palace, Shahaji Chhatrapati Museum-housing a collection of possessions of Maharaja Shahaji Chhatrapat, MahalaxmiTemple a Shakti Peeth and Bahubali Jain Temple and Bhavani Mandap-a building of historical importance which is also the temple of goddess Tulja Bhavani. It is also famous for Kolhapuri footwear and necklaces.
Kolhapur Tour Packages
List of Kolhapur Holiday Packages
Mumbai - Sindhudurg - Goa - Vasco - Kolhapur - Aurangabad - Ajanta - Nashik - Mumbai
- Explore the Sindhudurg Fort
- Visit Dhamapur village
- Old Goa sightseeing tour
- Guided tour to the spice plantation
- Kolhapur city tour
- Marvel at the Ellora Caves
- Sightsee ancient temples in Nashik
FAQs of Kolhapur Tours
Ans: Kolhapur is a city on the banks of the Panchaganga River, in the western Indian state of Maharashtra. It is famous for its temples such as the ancient Mahalakshmi Temple, a Hindu pilgrimage site and atleast 300 years old history.
Ans: There is an airport& railway station in Kolhapur. Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Terminus is the main railway terminus in the city of Kolhapur.
Ans: Kolhapur is famous for its historical forts, temples and royal places of erstwhile royals. It is one of the best places to explore the grandiosity and scintillation of India. It is also popular for Antique jewellery like necklace, Kolhapur Chappal (Leather Sleepers) , wrestling & cotton textiles, in particular Kolhapuri sarees.
Ans: Kolhapur is well connected with other cities of Maharashtra and nearby states. There are regular buses from Mumbai, Bengaluru, Pune, Tirupatiand Satara to Kolhapur.
Ans: October to February is the best time to visit Kolhapur, when temperature will be between 14 to 30 degrees Celsius.
Ans: Kolhapur is famous for cultural and historical aspects. It is a highly frequented spot and sprawling with several tourist sites. Here is the list of best sightseeing places in Kolhapur:
- Mahalaxmi Temple
- Kaneri Math
- Narsinhwadi Datta Mandir
- Panhala Fort
- Rankala Lake etc.
Ans: You can combine Sindhudurg, Ratnagiri, Belgaum and Goa etc. even famous Luxury Train Deccan Odyssey stop at Kolhapur.