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    Best places to visit in Kolhapur

    I am planning a trip to visit Kolhapur next month. I would like to know some best tourist attractions in Kolhapur that I should visit. Do give some good suggestions.
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    Some of the best places in Kolhapur worthy of visit are

    1. Mahalaxmi Temple
    This is exactly what Kolhapur is well known for. A must visit no matter whether you are a frequent visitor to the city, or a newbie. You get the best of spiritual peace at the place.

    2. Jyotiba
    The place is located at around 17 km from Kolhapur. Jyotiba is regarded as the king of southern region. Chaitra Shudh Ekadashi is the big day for the location.

    3. Panhala
    The Panhala fort is the largest among the forts in the Deccan region. The fort was built in 1200 AD. Believed to be the resting place for Shivaji during his planning place against the Moghuls, the fort is good for trekking as well. The view around is quite mesmerizing.

    4. Narasimha Wadi
    The abode of Shri Narasimha Saeaswati who is believed to be the reincarnation of Lord Dattatraya The place is also known as Narsobachi Wadi. The place is famous for its Pedha, Barfi and Basundi.

    5. Radhanagari Dam
    It is one of the oldest dams. Constructed by Shahu Maharaj, the dam is currently used for irrigation and hydro electric power generation. The location is a good site for birds and flora and fauna.


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