A village in the Sangli district of Maharashtra, Digraj is located in the western part of the state. It is located 9 km away from the town of Sangli, which is the district headquarters, and 368 km from the state capital, Mumbai. Turmeric is produced in Digraj on a large scale and Sangli has one of the biggest market places for turmeric in Asia. Many sugar factories are located around Digraj as well.
Places to Stay
Only local home stays are available in the village of Digraj. Some hotels in Sangli (9 km from Digraj) include Hotel Great Maratha (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Krishna International (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Ruchira Deluxe and Aksharam Hotel.
The official language of Digraj is Marathi.
The important festivals of Digraj are Bhaubeej, which is held during Diwali in October-November each year and Ganesh Chaturthi which falls in August-September.
Places of Interest
There are few places of tourist attraction in Digraj. Some of them include Ganesha Temple (9 km from Digraj).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Digraj is the Kolhapur Airport. It is located about 53 km away from the village.
Digraj is well connected with Miraj – 20 km, Sangli - 12 km and Madhavnagar – also 12 km away Digraj) by the railway network.
There are daily bus services to Sangli, Madhavnagar, Miraj, Pune, Mumbai and Bangalore from Digraj. Some of the best bus operators that offer good services to passengers include Konduskar Travels, Dolphin Travel House and Sanjay Travels. Ticketgoose.com is a popular bus booking site from where you can get your tickets easily.
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