Kolhapur It is Located 237 Km from Pune,377 Km from Mumbai, The city kolhapur famous for the temple of Goddess Shri Mahalakshmi, a Hindu Goddess. Kolhapur is very well-known city, Not only he city have its famous Mahalakshmi Mandir that comes millions of pilgrims each year but is also a other tourist places point to visit Panhala Fort and a wildlife sanctuary just a few kilometers away. The Panchganga River flows through Kolhapur. In mythology it is believed that Kolhapur was the home of Kolhasur, who was demon ruled over there and killed by Goddess Shri Mahalakshmi. It also said that the name of the kolhapur given becouse of demon’s (Kolhasur) last wish The city was named Kolhapur as per the demon’s last wish. to have the city named after him. Apart fromKolhapur spiritual place and historical importance Kolhapur also famous for the Kolhapuri Chappal in all over maharashtra as well as hall india. Kolhapur also famus for some other thing like Kolhapuri Masala, Tambada Rassa Pandhara Rassa (Kind of red gravy and white gravy )and Sukka Mutton (dry mutton), Kolhapuri Lavangi Mirchi, Kolhapuri gulachi dhep (Gul)- Jaggery, among others. Kolhapur is also one of the largest producers of jaggery in the country also large production of sugarcane in kolhapur . kolhapur Most attractive place for traveler. millions of raveler/ tourist visit each year to visit temple of Goddess Mahalakshmi, Panhala Fort and a wildlife sanctuary just a few kilometers away.
You can book car for kolhapur tour 4 hrs away from pune airport.