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Kolhapur

Kolhapur,Maharashtra

Kolhapur

Shopping In Kolhapur

Kolhapur is popular for its cotton textiles, in particular Kolhapuri sarees. This city is also popular for its jewellery and leather sandals or Kolhapuri chappals.

Kolhapur is famous for its special type of necklace called Kolhapur saaj. This jewellery is very much special for Maharashtrian women. Har and malas, mohanmal, bormal, chaplahar, kolhapuri saaj, pohehar and putlihar are the jewelleries that are made in Kolhapur. These names are derived from the peculiar shapes of the jewelleries. Thushi, a choker with closely bound tiny gold beads, is very popular in Kolhapur.

Mahadwar and Shivaji Roads are regarded as good places to shop. Tourists can find a good variety of Kolhapuri chappals and other leather goods on Bhausinji Road. One can also shop around the bus station in the Rajarampuri area. Shetkaari Bazaar is the cheapest place to shop.

Kolhapur is also historically famous for its spices and jaggery so if you fancy yourself the culinary expert, be sure to pick up some of these piquant delights.

 

 

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Kolhapur,Maharashtra

More info on the city

Kolhapur, known as 'Dakshin Kashi' is one of the most prosperous and joyous city of India in Southern Maharashtra in western Ghats.Kolhapur is Famous for Shri Mahalakshmi Temple, is located 400kms south of Mumbai.Kolhapur lies to the south of Pune, about 228 km away. Traditionally, the place is famous for its footwear and jewellery. The Kolhapuri sandals are a trademark and have originated from this city of India.


                          			  
                          
Hotels near Kolhapur

Hotel Hilltop

Hotel Hilltop located at Panhala, Panhala Hills is located South of Maharashtra State just 20 kms. from the famous Temple of Mahalakshmi Kolhapur.


Best Price: Rs.2300 per day

Hotel Valley View Grand

Hotel Valley View Grand in Panhala (Kolhapur Dist, Maharashtra, India) offers a good Holiday Destination with all modern amenities. Valley View is situated in a quiet and refreshing location .


Best Price: Rs.1600 per day

The Shalini Palace

The Shalini Palace is located at Kolhapur(Maharashtra,India) on the west bank of the picturesque Rankala lake and is the only heritage hotel in Maharashtra and only hotel with 5-star amenities in Kolhapur.


Best Price: Rs.1800 per day


  
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