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Gagan Gad, Gaganbawada

SH 115, Maharashtra 416101, India

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About Gagan Gad, Gaganbawada

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.



Attractions near Gagan Gad, Gaganbawada

Ambabai Temple36.94km from Gagan Gad, Gaganbawada

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.

Panhala Fort42.89km from Gagan Gad, Gaganbawada

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 Palace44.67km from Gagan Gad, Gaganbawada

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.

Rankala Lake44.89km from Gagan Gad, Gaganbawada

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.

Shree Mahalaxmi Mandir46.28km from Gagan Gad, Gaganbawada

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 Mandap46.42km from Gagan Gad, Gaganbawada

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

Where is Gagan Gad, Gaganbawada

Discover more attractions in Kolhapur, where Gagan Gad, Gaganbawada is located

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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.