Mahagaon is a town belonging to the infamous Kolhapur district of Maharashtra. It is to be found on the Hiranyakeshi River which begins in the Great Amboli Ghats. Mahagaon is located is the Gadhinglaj Taluka and its civic administration is managed by a Town Council. It has a population of about 20,108 and is widely considered to be an educational hub. Considered to be the epicentre of education in southern Maharashtra, Mahagaon’s average literacy rate is 78%, which is higher than the national average of 74.9%.
Places to Stay
There are a few hotels in Kolhapur. Some of them are Hotel Raysons Regency (Tariff – Rs. 2500) and Hotel Ayodhya (Tariff – Rs. 1800). Colleges is Mahagaon have hostel service where boarders can stay.
While Marathi is the primary language spoken in Mahagaon, Hindi and English are also spoken here.
Mahagaon is an educational hub and a majority of events that happen is this town are academic based.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Mahagaon such as Jatobi temple (14 km), Kasturba Garden, Tilak Garden, Mahalaxmi temple, Nakshatra Garden, Shendri Lake, Hiranyakeshi River, and Chitri Dam.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Mahagaon is the Belgaum Airport (54 km). The Vasco da Gama Airport in Dabolim (157 km) is the closest major airport.
Mahagaon is well connected from Belgaum in the south and Kolhapur in the north.
There are daily bus services to popular cities Mumbai and Pune from Mahagaon. Syndicate Travels Corporation is a reliable bus operator in Mahagaon. State buses can be boarded on National Highway 4, (15 km). Avail of bus ticket booking coupon when you book your tickets online.