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Shree Mahalaxmi Mandir - 5 Things to Know Before Visiting

Mahadwar Rd, B Ward, C Ward, Kolhapur, Maharashtra 416012, India

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About Shree Mahalaxmi Mandir

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.


Attractions Near Shree Mahalaxmi Mandir

Bhavani Mandap
Bhavani Mandap0.15km from Shree Mahalaxmi Mandir

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

Rankala Lake
Rankala Lake1.39km from Shree Mahalaxmi Mandir

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 Palace1.67km from Shree Mahalaxmi Mandir

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.

New Palace (Kolhapur)
New Palace (Kolhapur)2.89km from Shree Mahalaxmi Mandir

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 .

Kaneri Math, Kolhapur, Maharashtra
Kaneri Math, Kolhapur, Maharashtra10.31km from Shree Mahalaxmi Mandir

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.

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.

Where is Shree Mahalaxmi Mandir

Discover More Attractions in Kolhapur, Where Shree Mahalaxmi Mandir Is Located

Kolhapur
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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.

What Visitors Say About Shree Mahalaxmi Mandir

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akshay Kavungal
akshay Kavungal
2020-01-29
This ancient 7th century temple is truly an architectural wonder located in Kolhapur.  Shopping, Street foods ,etc...

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