Kolhapur District


This resource contains information about the Kolhapur District and which place is the famous in the Kolhapur.

In southeastern Maharashtra state, Kolhapur is located. It is the city as well as the district. It is based on the bank of the Panchganga River. Kolhapur is lies in the properous agricultural region, and now , it is an important commerical and industrial city. In Kolhapur there are many industries are found. Some industries include the manufacturing of the textiles and engineering products as well as sugar processing industries, milk processing and production and poultry farming are important ancillary activities . In the urban complex of Gokul Shirgaon, which are specializes in milk production and units producing pharmaceuticals. In Kolhapur district some places are known for their specialization as the following:-

1.Hupri city for siliver ornamets
2.Kapshi for leather goods
3.Inchalkaranji for hand and power looms.

In Kolhapur district there are many places of religious are Narsinh Wadi, Bahubali, Mahalaximi Temple etc.

Famous Places In Kolhapur


Mahalakshimi Temple


In Kolhapur, there are nearly 250+ temples are availble. But mostly famous temple is the Mahalakshimi Temple. There are Mahalakshimi are known by Karvirnivasani and Ambbai. This temple is ancient temple. In the norht India, there is Kashi located. Kashi has very importace . That importance is got this temple. Therefore kolhapur is called as South Kashi. This temple is teo-storeyed. This temple has east-west width about 200 feet and north-south length is about 150 feet. Mahalashimi idol is about the nearly 4 feet height and base of this idol is 3feet. This idol is four handled.


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