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Mahalaxmi Temple:  

Mahalaxmi, Kolhapur

Kolhapur is famous for Mahalaxmi temple. This temple is one of the nicest architectural marvel. The entire temple rests on number of carved stone pillars. People celebrates the Navaratri festival in the temple, during these nine days of festival ,different cultural activities are organized by the citizens.

Another festival called as 'Kirnotsav', is also celebrated in a temple once in a year during 8th Nov. to 11th Nov. and 31st Jan to 2nd Feb. During this, Sunrays directly falls on the statue of Mahalaxmi Devi.

Near this temple, there is a temple of Bhavani Devi.
   
New Palace Shahu Museum:
 
New palace
 
This palace is the house of Chhatrapati. This palace is reserved as a museum where precious photographs, paintings and the guns and other weapons which were used by Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj are arranged in the decorative manner for display.
 
Rankala lake:
 

Rankala

 

This is one of the picnic spot in Kolhapur which has historical as well as cultural value. This place is also used for Film shootings. Shalini Palace and Shantakiran studio are near the lake. This place is the main attraction for tourist.

 
 

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