Located in Maharashtra’s Sindhudurg district, Ramgad is renowned for its fort that dates back to the times of King Shivaji. Situated around 361 km away from Mumbai, its nearby cities are Devgarh (40 km), Mapusa (70 km), Sawantwadi (45 km) and Panaji (82 km).
Places to Stay
Ramgad has very few lodging facilities, but Malvan, which is just two km away, has several good budget hotels. They are Sagar Darshan Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500 onwards), Sun n Sand Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600 onwards), Gajanan Resort (Tariff – Rs. 800 onwards) and Om Nishanand (Tariff – Rs. 1000 onwards).
The widely spoken language in Ramgad is Marathi. The other languages spoken in the area are English and Konkani.
Festivals are celebrated with great enthusiasm in Ramgad. Some of them include Gudi Padwa celebrated in April, Ganesh Chaturthi in September and Deepavali in October/ November.
Places of Interest
Ramgad being a historical city has plenty to offer for the tourists. Other places nearby are Malvan (2 km), Tarkali (3 km), Sindhudurg (25 km), Vengurla (32 km) and Kunkeshwar (35 km).
How to Get There
Dabolim is the nearest airport located 95 km away from the city. Kolhapur airport which is 127 km away, is another option.
Vasco Da Gama railway station is the major railhead connecting Ramgad with other important cities.
There are buses daily from Ratnagiri, Panaji, Kolhapur, Mumbai and Sindhudurg. National Travels and state-run MSRTC are the best operators that cater to the passengers needs. Bus ticket online booking has never been easier through Ticketgoose.com’s mobile apps.