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Pohale Buddhist Caves - Buddhist Archaeological Site

Pohale Ghat, Wadi, Maharashtra 416229, India

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Buddhist Temples
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Old Ruins

About 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.


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Shree Jotiba Devasthan1.65km from Pohale Buddhist Caves - Buddhist Archaeological Site

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.

New Palace (Kolhapur)9.04km from Pohale Buddhist Caves - Buddhist Archaeological Site

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 .

Panhala Fort9.16km from Pohale Buddhist Caves - Buddhist Archaeological Site

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.

Shalini Palace11.01km from Pohale Buddhist Caves - Buddhist Archaeological Site

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.

Shree Mahalaxmi Mandir11.2km from Pohale Buddhist Caves - Buddhist Archaeological Site

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 Mandap11.24km from Pohale Buddhist Caves - Buddhist Archaeological Site

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

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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.