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16 Attractions to Explore Near Harihareshwar Beach

Harihareshwar Beach
Harihareshwar BeachHarihareshwar Beach, Maharashtra

One of the less famous beaches in Maharashtra, the Harihareshwar beach is located in the Raigad district. Surrounded by four hills named Harihareshwar, Harshinachal, Bramhadri and Pushpadri, Harihareshwar is often referred to as Dev-Ghar or "house of God". It is usually called as Southern Kashi because of its temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Nearby Attractions

Kashid Beach
Kashid Beach51.69 KMs away from Harihareshwar Beach

Kashid Beach is situated on the coasts of Arabian Sea. Famous for its beautiful clear blue water, white colour sand and cliffs, it is one of the most popular and alluring beaches of Maharashtra. The beach is outstretched across 3 km and surrounded by shrubs and trees called Casuarina, which enhance the natural charms of this destination.

Raigad Fort
Raigad Fort52.17 KMs away from Harihareshwar Beach

The Raigad Fort is one of the major spots of tourism in Maharashtra. It is a hill fort that is based in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. Chhatrapati Shivaji has made this fort the capital of his empire in the year 1674. The fort is situated at 2700ft above the sea level. It is located in the Shayadri mountain range. There is a long stretch of nearly 1450 steps that leads to the fort.

Pratapgad Fort
Pratapgad Fort60.07 KMs away from Harihareshwar Beach

This is a large fort located in Satara district. Significant as the site of the Battle of Pratapgad. The fort is now a popular tourist destination. This fort is built on a spur which overlooks the road between the villages of Par and Kinesvar.

Lodwick Point Mahabaleshwar
Lodwick Point Mahabaleshwar65.71 KMs away from Harihareshwar Beach

Lodwick Point is situated about 5 km west of Mahabaleshwar Bus stand. The point was named after General Lodwick, who was the first British officer to climb the hill in April 1824.

Sudhagad fort
Sudhagad fort67.47 KMs away from Harihareshwar Beach

Sudhagad is one of the ancient forts in Sahyadri which is surrounded by Sudhagad wildlife sanctuary. This fort is called as the replica of Raigad. Trekking and rock climbing area. Adventure lovers can explore the sanctuary also.

Nagaon Beach
Nagaon Beach68.88 KMs away from Harihareshwar Beach

Nagaon beach is 9 km away from the Alibaug city centre. Lined with the subtle greenery of palms, betel, and Suru trees, the yellow stretch of the beach is most famous for its cleanliness. The silky sand of the Nagaon Beach is famous for a host of water-based adventure activities which you can enjoy here at a reasonable price. Experience the life of the locals at the many homestays and resorts here, which make Nagaon Beach the perfect weekend getaway.

Kolaba Fort
Kolaba Fort71.99 KMs away from Harihareshwar Beach

Kolaba fort is an old militory fortification in India. It is a popular tourist destination and a protected monument. It is a 300-year old fort which was once chief naval stations during the reign of Shivaji Maharaj in Maharashtra. This isolated military fortification located amidst the Arabian sea is a spectacular sight.

Alibagh Beach, Raigadh, Maharashtra
Alibagh Beach, Raigadh, Maharashtra74.23 KMs away from Harihareshwar Beach

Alibagh is a coastal town in the city or Raigadh. Alibagh beach is a calm and beautiful beach that will rejuvenate your mind and it is a good picnic spot.

Bhimashankar Temple
Bhimashankar Temple78.36 KMs away from Harihareshwar Beach

Bhimashankar temple is a Jyotirlinga shrine located northwest of Khed. Bhimashankar is also the source of river Bhima.

 Panchgani hill station
Panchgani hill station83.10 KMs away from Harihareshwar Beach

This is a famous hill station and municipal council in Satara district. Scenic Panchgani was discovered by the British during the British raj as a summer resort, and a superintendent named John Chesson was placed in charge of the hill station in the 1860s.

Sinhagad Fort
Sinhagad Fort87.87 KMs away from Harihareshwar Beach

This is a hill fortress located around 35 km southwest of Pune. Some of the information available at this fort suggests that the fort could have been built 2000 years ago. The caves and the carvings in the Kaundinyeshwar temple stand as proofs for the same. The walls and bastions were constructed only at key places. There are two gates to enter the fort, the Kalyan Darwaza and Pune Darwaza which are positioned at the south east and north-east ends respectively.

Vajrai Waterfall
Vajrai Waterfall90.59 KMs away from Harihareshwar Beach

Bhambavli Vajrai Waterfall is the tallest waterfall of India. The height of this waterfall is 1840 ft and it falls from a straight cliff having three steps (stages). The water for waterfall comes from the river Urmodi. The lush green mountains and the flowers in nearby flower valley please your senses. The pleasant weather actually relaxes you like anything. But the star attraction of this place is tranquility.

Kaas Plateau of Flowers
Kaas Plateau of Flowers90.96 KMs away from Harihareshwar Beach

It is situated high hill plateaus and grasslands turn into a 'valley of flowers' during monsoon season, particularly from August to early October. Kaas plateau is a World Natural Heritage site, part of the Sahyadri Sub-cluster.To control possible damage by tourists, the number of visitors to the plateau has been restricted to 3,000 per day.

Khadakwasla Dam
Khadakwasla Dam93.05 KMs away from Harihareshwar Beach

This is a dam on the Mutha river. The dam created a reservoir named as Khadkakvasla lake which is the main source of water for Pune and its suburbs.

Lonavla
Lonavla 93.34 KMs away from Harihareshwar Beach

Lonavla is a town and a hill station municipal council in Pune district. the picturesque place is surrounded by lush greenery and the climate is very cool. An attractive tourist place located in Pune.

Manikgad Fort
Manikgad Fort93.39 KMs away from Harihareshwar Beach

This is an ancient fort in Chandrapur. It is a hill fort 507 metres above sea level built by the Naga kings in 9 CE. The fort is in ruins and is frequented by wild animals that live in the vicinity.