Kolhapur in Maharashtra is a place that is famous for its food, colorful clothes, tourist places, and many other things. Kolhapur is situated on the banks of the Panchganga River in the southwest region of Maharashtra. This city is also called the ancient city of Maharashtra. Kolhapur was the capital of the Kolhapur branch of the erstwhile princely state of Chhatrapatis and the center of the British Residency for the Deccani states. People like the culture and traditional things here very much. Today in this episode, we are going to tell you about some of the famous and famous things of Kolhapur which attract tourists. Let's know about these things...

Jyotiba Temple
Jyotiba Temple is a must-visit for the people who are on Kolhapur tourism. This temple is situated at an altitude of 3214 feet. Jyotiba is an incarnation of three deities- Brahma Vishnu Mahesh. It is said that Jyotiba, an incarnation of Brahma Vishnu Mahesh, was born to kill a demon named Ratnasur. This is an ancient temple and attracts a lot of tourists. To reach the sanctum sanctorum of the temple, you have to go through more than 100 steps.

Misal Dishes
If you are visiting Kolhapur, do not forget to try this misal dish. This dish is very tasty and famous. In this, spicy beans are served with pav. The taste of matki beans is scrumptious and is prepared with spices like garlic, ginger, tomatoes, etc. There are many types of this famous dish. Phadtare Misal, Khasbagh Misal, and Bawda Misal are just matter of vegetarian food, so let's now know about the best non-veg dishes. Tambda Rassa, Mutton Pickle Keema Rice is one of the most popular non-vegetarian dishes of Kolhapur. Everyone who comes here definitely tastes the taste of this dish.

Mahalaxmi Temple
If you want to visit any religious place in Kolhapur then you can visit Mahalakshmi Temple. This temple is on the banks of the Panchganga river. Along with visiting the temple, you can also have fun on the banks of the river. The local people here also call this temple by the name of Ambabai Temple. There is also Jyotiba temple in Kolhapur, don't forget to visit it too. Both these ancient temples attract a lot of tourists.

Kolhapur saj
Kolhapuri Saaj is a type of neck ornament. It is a traditional piece of jewelry that originated centuries ago from Kolhapur and is now well-liked in other states apart from Maharashtra. Traditionally it has 21 leaves (pendant) but women make it with only 10 or 12 leaves for everyday wear. This jewelry looks very beautiful. Its design attracts tourists a lot, so tourists often make artificial necklaces similar to its design.

Dajipur Wild Life Century
After visiting the temple, you must visit the Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary. The wildlife and natural beauty here attract a lot of tourists. Here you will get a chance to see wild animals from close quarters. The Wild Life Sanctuary remains open from 10 am to 5 pm. It costs only 30 rupees to enter here. If you take a jeep or any vehicle to roam inside, then you have to pay 100 rupees for that.

Kolhapur chappals
If you go to visit Kolhapur and do not buy Kolhapuri slippers, then what is the use of coming here? Kolhapuri Chappal is famous all over the country. This sandal is the traditional identity here. Kolhapuri colorful slippers are also very much liked by tourists from abroad. There are many types of Kolhapuri chappals. Every day is different, a party is different.

Nrusinghwadi Temple
Nrusinghwadi is a popular religious place in the Kolhapur district. It is known for being the capital of Datta devotees. Situated at the sacred confluence of the Krishna and Panchganga rivers, it holds immense significance in the context of Maharashtrian history. According to legend, this temple was built by Adil Shah, a Muslim king of the Bijapur district. The temple has its architectural feature. The facade of the hall is covered with silver metal and in the center, there is an attractive drawing made of peacock feathers. There is also a large circular pavilion with large pillars in the middle of the temple.

Kolhapuri Sarees
Another famous thing of Kolhapur that attracts every tourist who comes here is the Sahan saree. Seeing sarees made of Kolhapuri silk, every woman's heart feels that she must wear this fine silk saree once. High-quality silk is used to make these sarees is done. This good quality silk is expensive, so the saree made from it is also very expensive. The colors of these sarees are also liked by foreign tourists and they buy one or the other saree. You will get Kolhapuri sarees very comfortably at any saree shop in Maharashtra. These sarees can start from Rs 1500 to Rs 10,000.

Panhala Fort
Panhala Fort is located at Panhala, 20 km from North West Kolhapur. It is situated near the Sahyadri mountain range which was a major trade route from Bijapur to Maharashtra coastal areas. This fort is one of the big forts of South Maharashtra. There is also a temple inside the fort, this temple is of Chhatrapati Shivaji. It is said that it was in this fort that Shivaji's enemies knelt before him. The history of this fort attracts tourists to come here.