Holiday Trip in Kolhapur

Memorable Trip with Kolhapur Holiday Packages

Kolhapur is one of the must-visit destinations in Maharashtra. The city has once witnessed a royal era and features a number of historical monuments. Located on southernmost part of Maharashtra, Kolhapur is also known as Dakshin Kashi.
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Tourist Attractions in Kolhapur

Rankala Lake:
Rankala Lake is a charming lake enjoying a serene and tranquil atmosphere. This is a man-made lake, which was constructed by Maharaja Shri Shahu Chhatrapati during his sovereignty.
Mahalaxmi Temple:
This is a popular temple of Kolhapur dedicated to Goddess Mahalaxmi. The temple is popular due to being one of the Shakti Peethas of India and greatly regard by the people of Maharashtra.
New Palace:
Now known as Chhatrapati Sahu Museum, New Palace is a royal property that been designed like local Rajwada style blending Jain and Hindu influences.
Town Hall Museum:
The museum displays the items that were unearthed during the Brahmagiri excavations. The main collection of this museum features pottery, bronze artifacts, old coins of the region, filigree work in sandalwood and ivory, various artifacts and antiques.
Old Palace:
Old Palace is a splendid structure, which is adorned with amazing porch and stonework. In the premises of the palace, a temple dedicated to Goddess Bhawani is situated.
Binkhambi Ganesh Mandir:
Dedicated to Lord Ganesha, this temple is one of the major attractions of the city. The temple is constructed without a single pillar and this is unique thing about the temple.

Shopping in Kolhapur

Weather of Kohlapur blends coastal and inland climate of Maharashtra. Summer lasts between mid March and mid June with a maximum temperature of 40° C. Monsoon stretches in the city from June to September and receives reasonable rainfall and the average temperature in these months is 23° C to 30° C. Winter months in Kolhapur are from November to February with average temperature between 14° C and 16° C. This is the best time to visit Kolhapur.

Best Time to Visit Kolhapur

Weather of Kohlapur blends coastal and inland climate of Maharashtra. Summer lasts between mid March and mid June with a maximum temperature of 40° C. Monsoon stretches in the city from June to September and receives reasonable rainfall and the average temperature in these months is 23° C to 30° C. Winter months in Kolhapur are from November to February with average temperature between 14° C and 16° C. This is the best time to visit Kolhapur.

How to Reach Kolhapur

Tourists coming for sightseeing tour of Maharashtra, usually visit Kolhapur also. However, before booking Kolhapur holiday packages, they seek information on how to reach here. Keeping this in mind, below content is written about different means of transportations.
By Air
Kolhapur has an airport about 13 km from the heart of the city but the nearest operating airport is Belgaum Airport of Karnataka at a distance of 118 km. It is well connected with various cities through regular flights. From here, you can take bus or taxi to reach Kolhapur.
By Train
Kolhapur has its own railway station - Chatrapati Shahu Maharaj Terminus. The station is well-connected with cities like Mumbai, Pune, Tirupati, Bangalore and Ahmedabad through direct and regular trains. Direct trains for other destinations are also available.
By Road
Kolhapur is located 395 km away from Mumbai and 225 km away from Pune. It is well-connected by both of them through roads along with other cities of Maharashtra and neighboring states. Private and State Transport buses are available for reaching Kohlapur, from all the key cities in Maharashtra and other states like Karnataka, Goa, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. Taxis are also available.
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