Kolhapur is the oldest and historic city in Maharashtra that is situated on the banks of the Panchganga River. It is famous for the hand-crafted leather Kolhapur chappals and Kolhapur Saaj necklace.
Budget Hotels in Kolhapur
Some of the good budget hotels in this region are Hotel Aashish Deluxe, Sayaji Hotel, Hotel Maratha, Hotel Vishwa and much more.
Marathi is the official language of Kolhapur.
Events in Kolhapur
Navratra Mahotsav, Lalita Panchami, Ashtami, Rathotsav and Jyotiba Yatra are some of the important regional festivals that are celebrated here other than the traditional festivals like Diwali, Holi and Dussehra.
Places to See in Kolhapur
Few tourist attractions in Kolhapur are Mahalaxmi Temple, New Palace and Chhatrapati Sahu Museum, Town Hall Museum, Old Palace and Rankala Lake.
How to Get There
There is a domestic airport at Kolhapur at a distance of 9 km. The nearest international airports are Pune International Airport and Goa International Airport.
There is a railway station at Kolhapur that connects major cities like Mumbai, Bangalore, Pune, Tirupati and Satara.
There are regular buses from Bangalore, Pune and
Mumbai to Kolhapur. For a safe and comfortable trip, book your bus tickets online