Narsobawadi is a village situated in the Kolhapur district of Maharashtra. It is also known as "Narsobachi Wadi". Narsobawadi gets its name from Shri Narasimha Saraswati (a purna avatar of Dattatreya) whose temple is in this village. It is located about 50 km from Kolhapur and is quite close to the Karnataka border. Shirol and Kurundawad are some of the cities nearest to Narsobawadi. River Krishna is joined by river Panchganga at this pilgrimage spot.
Places to Stay
Good budget hotels are available in Narsobawadi and Kolhapur. Some of them are Hotel Atria (Tariff – Rs. 1400), Hotel Saurabh Gardens and Resorts (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Gurudutta Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Hotel Ashish Deluxe (Tariff – Rs. 600).
Marathi is the official language spoken in Narsobawadi.
Datta jayanti, Narsimha Jayanti, Gokul Ashtami and Shripada Shrivallabha Jayanti are the important festivals celebrated in Narsobawadi.
Places of Interest
Narsobawadi Temple (1 km), Kalleshwar Talav (6 km), Kanakeshwar Shiva Temple (17 km), Madhav Mandir (19 km) and Mahalaxmi Temple (50 km) are some of the places one can visit around this pilgrimage spot.
How to Get There
Kolhapur Airport is located about 50 km from Narsobawadi.
The nearest railway station is at Miraj, which is located about 15 km from the village.
No private buses are available to Narsobawadi. However, city buses ply to Narsobawadi from Miraj, Sangli and Kolhapur. TicketGoose.com is one of the most popular online bus booking sites.