Ambabai Temple in Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

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Ambabai Temple

Maharastra State Highway 116 Dewale Maharashtra 416001 Republic of, Maharashtra 414003, India

Hindu Temples

About Ambabai Temple

Ambabai is mentioned in many Puranas. The idol of the Devi is made of precious stone, weighing about 40 Kgs. It contains mater mixed with Hirak bits. This throws light on its ancientness. This temple is located in the heart of Kolhapur.


Attractions near Ambabai Temple

Rankala Lake10.73km from Ambabai Temple

The Rankala Lake is a very famous tourist attraction for people from all over the world. Marked by the natural beauty and peaceful environment it provides, it sure does become one of the must-visits on everyone's list.

Shalini Palace10.8km from Ambabai Temple

Shalini Palace is the only palace hotel present in all over Maharashtra and has been reputed to give world-class services to its boarders. In front of the Palace, there is a picturesque lake called Lake Rankala which is so huge that it has a circumference of approximately 4 kilometers or 2.5 miles. The Lake is encircled by soaring palm trees, plush foliage and divine parks.

Kaneri Math, Kolhapur, Maharashtra11.5km from Ambabai Temple

Also known as the Sidagiri Gramjivan museum is a sculpture museum situated at Srikhsethra  Siddagiri Math. This museum showcases different aspects of Gramjivan. This initiative was the dream of  Mahatma Gandhi and was created through the vision and efforts of the Siddhagiri Gurukul Foundation.

Shree Mahalaxmi Mandir11.85km from Ambabai Temple

First built in the 7th century by the Chalukya empire. Unlike most Hindu shrines which face north or east, the deity here faces west. There is a small open window on the western wall, through which the light of the setting sun falls on the face of the shrine for three days around the 21st of each March and September.

Bhavani Mandap11.94km from Ambabai Temple

It is a historical building and heritage site in the central walled portion of the city of Kolhapur. Bhavani Mandap is a famous building and the abode of the goddess Tulja Bhavani who is known as a guest in the city of Kolhapur, which is considered to be the city of her elder sister Mahalaxmi, whose temple the city is popular for. Bhavani Mandap is built according to the architectural style of the British Empire. An era of the Maratha dynasty, with relics of the royal era is found displayed here

New Palace (Kolhapur)14.64km from Ambabai Temple

New Palace Kolhapur Maharashtra New Palace is situated at Kolhapur in Maharashtra. This palace exhibits commendable architecture and its ground floor is used to showcase Maharaja’s splendid collection of weapons, costumes, embroidery, jewellery, games and other paraphernalia, such as elephant saddles made of silver. The present Maharaja resides in the first floor of this awe-inspiring palace. The palace houses a museum inside it which displays a fantastic collection .

Where is Ambabai Temple

Discover more attractions in Kolhapur, where Ambabai Temple is located

Kolhapur12 attractions

Kolhapur city is situated on the banks of the Panchganga river and is surrounded by  Sahyadri mountain ranges. It is a city known for its historical forts, temples and royal places of erstwhile royals. It is famous for the Indian handcrafted leather slippers the kolhapuri chappals and its unique local jewelry a special type of necklace called Kolhapuri Saaj.