Mahalakshmi Temple, Kolhapur
The Shri Mahalakshmi Temple of Kolhapur in Maharashtra, India, is one of the 18 Shakti Peethas listed in various puranas of Hinduism.
Jyotiba Temple is a holy site of Hinduism near Wadi Ratnagiri in Kolhapur district of Maharashtra state in western India. The deity of the temple is known by the same name, and is held by the locals to be an incarnation of three gods: Brahma, Vishnu, Mahesha, and Jamadagni.
Rankala Lake is a picturesque lake in the Kolhapur District of the state of Maharashtra in western India.The area surrounding the lake has been converted into a garden where people sell Bhel-Puri, Ragda Patis and various mouth-watering snacks like roasted corns etc
The Panhala Fort lies 20 km away from the main city of Kolhapur, situated at its north-west. This fort holds its position amongst the most massive location in the country and is the largest one in the Deccan region. It was built in a strategic position where a major trade route ran within Maharashtra from Bijapur to the coasts of Arabian Sea.
Siddhagiri Gramjivan Museum
Siddhagiri Gramjivan Wax Museum (Kaneri Math) at Kaneri, Kolhapur district, Maharashtra, is a sculpture museum. The full name is Siddhagiri Gramjivan Museum. It is situated at Shri Kshetra Siddhagiri Math, a campus built around the Moola-Kaadsiddheswar Shiva temple.
New Palace, Kolhapur is a palace situated in Kolhapur, in the Indian state of Maharastra. It was constructed between 1877–1884. Being an excellent specimen of architecture built in black polished stone, it has been an attraction for tourists. It has extensive premises with a garden, fountain and wrestling ground.
Binkhambi Ganesh Temple
After the Mahalakshmi Temple, this is the most important temple in Kolhapur, built in honor of Lord Ganesha. The temple attracts a lot of devotees as well as architecture enthusiasts because the marvel of the temple is that it is made without a single pillar.
Shopping in Kolhapur
Kolhapur is famous for its Kolhapuri Chappals - footwear made from leather and wood. Kolhapuri jewellery - Saaj a type of antique jewellery. Jaggery - made from scratch, pure jaggery is made in mills in Kolhapur.