Kolhapur, known as 'Dakshin Kashi' is one of the most prosperous and joyous city of India in Southern Maharashtra in western Ghats. Kolhapur, the town of goddess Mahalakshmi is gifted with an incredible archeological & cultural heritage, magnificent temples, monuments, forts, lakes and gardens. Kolhapur is world famous for “Kolhapuri Chappals” & Jaggery. Flushed with tourists all around the year ,city is equally famous for special Kolhapuri Misal and Kolhapur Tambda Pandhara Rassa and many more mouth watering delicacies.
Kolhapur is the religious trophy of the state of Maharashtra. Ancient, rustic temples, serenic gardens, historic forts and palaces – this prosperous city is a national pride. Located on the bank of Panchganga, the history of Kolhapur is seeped deep into the Maratha reign that lasted in our country. The name Kolhapur is interestingly inspired by the demon Kolhasur who the great Goddess Mahalakshmi allegedly killed.