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15 Attractions to Explore Near Ambabai Temple

Ambabai Temple
Ambabai TempleMaharastra State Highway 116 Dewale Maharashtra 416001 Republic of, Maharashtra 414003, India

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.

Nearby Attractions

Rankala Lake
Rankala Lake10.73 KMs away 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 Palace
Shalini Palace10.80 KMs away 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, Maharashtra
Kaneri Math, Kolhapur, Maharashtra11.50 KMs away 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 Mandir
Shree Mahalaxmi Mandir11.85 KMs away 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 Mandap
Bhavani Mandap11.94 KMs away 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)
New Palace (Kolhapur)14.64 KMs away 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 .

Pohale Buddhist Caves - Buddhist Archaeological Site

An ancient Buddhist cave located near the Jyothibha temple in Kolhapur district of Maharashtra. It is a rock-carved structure constituting many small cells and a tiny water reservoir.

Shree Jotiba Devasthan
Shree Jotiba Devasthan20.85 KMs away from Ambabai Temple

This is a holy site of Hinduism near Wadi Ratnagiri. The deity of the temple is known by the same name, and is held by the locals to be an Incarnation of three gods Brahma,VIshnu, Mahesha.

Panhala Fort
Panhala Fort23.23 KMs away from Ambabai Temple

Panhala Fort, one of the recognised forts of Maharashtra is also known as Panhalgad. The fort speaks of the ancient Indian heritage and also of the grand reign of Shivaji Maharaj here. The fort is strategically placed where it can help to keep a vigilance over the pass in Sahyadri mountain ranges.

108 Kumbhojgiri Parshvnath Jain Tirth
108 Kumbhojgiri Parshvnath Jain Tirth35.44 KMs away from Ambabai Temple

In ancient times, this hill was known as Bahubali ki pahadi and now it is known as Kumbhojgiri. It is a well known Jain Temple located near Hatkanangala. One of the temples is made with an engineering technique that deflects sound.

Gagan Gad, Gaganbawada
Gagan Gad, Gaganbawada36.94 KMs away from Ambabai Temple

Gagangad is a fort situated in Gaganbawada tehsil of Kolhapur district. It was built in 1190. The surroundings of Gagangad offers you the most scenic views of mighty mountain ranges of Western Ghats. Each season the view will be different and magnificent. The misty mountains and lush green hills of Gaganbawada are treated to the eyes.

Amboli Water Falls
Amboli Water Falls75.23 KMs away from Ambabai Temple

It is a breathtaking waterfall located in south Maharashtra. Amboli is one of the world's "Eco Hot-Spots" category.

Gokak Falls
Gokak Falls80.92 KMs away from Ambabai Temple

Nothing can beat the gorgeous site of white waters gushing down rugged hills and bordering green forests resulting in a natural stream. Owing to its scenic beauty, roaring sound and unending flow of water, Gokak Falls became a celebrated tourist destination in the state of Karnataka.

Yellamma Temple
Yellamma Temple89.12 KMs away from Ambabai Temple

Also known as the Renuka temple which is situated on a hilltop known as Yallamma gudi. The temple is associated with the ancient devadasi practice of dedicating girls to the temple which the government of Karnataka has eliminated. Has a lot of historical importance. The architectural works are truly mesmerizing

Belgaum Fort
Belgaum Fort91.97 KMs away from Ambabai Temple

Built by Jaya Raja. The fort has fine ramparts and a large moat, has a rich history with historical and religious monuments dated to the Adil shahi dynasty