Kolhapur Travel Guide
Kolhapur is a historical city situated 230 kilometres from Pune on the banks of the Panchganga River in the state of Maharashtra. The city is famous for Kolhapuri chappals, jewellery, wrestling and mouth-watering cuisine.
Tourism in Kolhapur includes forts, palaces, lakes, dams, and ancient temples. The prominent places to visit are Shahu Museum, Mahalaxmi Museum, New Palace, Khushbagh Maidan, Rankala Lake, Shri Bahubali Temple, Radhanagari Dam and Rankala Lake. October to March is considered as the best time to visit. Kolhapuri cuisine is famous for the mutton dishes, Kolhapuri Misal and Kolhapuri Bhel. One should not miss the opportunity to shop in the city. The markets have a wide variety of sarees, Kolhapuri chappals and Kolhapuri masala.Read More Read Less