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Alibag, easily one of the well-known tourist destinations in India, is located in the district of Raigad, Maharashtra. One of the important forts in the Indian history, the Kolaba fort, stands here with pride praising the dynamism of the great Maratha Empire. Khandari fort, built by the Peshwa dynasty, also sits here showcasing the expertise of ancient Indian’s architectural elegance.
Dapoli is a small town located in the district of Ratnagiri, Maharashtra. With a plethora of virgin beaches and sightseeing attractions, this place is one of the most famous tourist destinations in the Konkan region. It is also known as the “Mini Mahabaleshwar” as the weather here is always cool all around the year, just like in Mahabaleshwar.
Devgad, also called Deogarh, is a taluka based in Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra state. The town is extremely well known for Alphonso mango production and Devagd fort. The region observes numerous migratory birds and thus the countryside location is a perfect spot to perform this beautiful activity of birdwatching here.
Diveagar is a small village in the district of Raigad, Maharashtra. This serene coastal village boasts of one of the most peaceful and clean beach in the Konkan region. The village can serve as a great destination for people looking for privacy as well as for water sport enthusiasts. Nearby tourist attractions include Sundernarayan Temple, Kalabhairav Temple, Suvarnaganesha Temple, Kondivili Beach, Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary among may others.
Ganpatipule, located in the Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra, is equally famous among tourists as it is with pilgrims. Apart from mind blowing Ganpatipule white sand beach and heart thumping Aare Ware beach’s water sports, this small town is most famous for its 400 years Swayambhu Ganpati Temple. Thousands of tourists and devotees visit this place throughout the year to savor its natural beauty and spend some peaceful time at the feet of Lord Ganpati.
Guhagar is a small city located in the Ratnahiri district of the state of Maharashtra. It is famous for its clean beaches, coconut and kaju farms, Alphanso mangoes and historical temples. Sightseeing attractions include Guhagar beach, Durga Devi Temple, Pindi of Shri Vyadeshwar and Dashabhuja Ganesh Temple.
Harihareshwar is a beautiful small town located in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. It is known for its scenic beauty, splendid beaches, good old temples and is one of most popular tourist destinations in the Konkan region. History has it that the Lord Shiva himself has blessed the temple of Lord Harihareshwar, hence it is also known as ‘Dev-Ghar,’ meaning ‘the house of the Almighty’.
Kashid is the perfect getaway place for people who are in dire need of a break. It is small village of scenic beauty located in the district of Raigad, Maharashtra. Apart from its world class beaches, kashid is also famous for other nearby tourist attractions such as Phansad wildlife sanctuary, Korlai Fort and Phansad Dam. Popular Korlai and Sarve beachesw are also located in its vicinity. Its distance from Mumbai and Pune is 125.6km and 173km respectively.
Murud is a city located in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. It is considered to be one of the most famous tourist destinations in India. It is especially known for its historical island fort Murud-Janjira built in the 17th century. Other tourist attractions in and around the city include Murud beach, Garambi Falls, Ahmedganj Palace, Garambi Dam among others.
Nagoan is a pristine village located on the Konkan coastal belt in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. It is just 9km away from Alibaug, another famous tourist destination. The place is very popular with holiday seekers as it located in between two major cities, Mumbai and Pune. Nagaon beach is known for its scenic beauty and tranquil atmosphere apart from its crystal clear waters and silvery sands. It is a perfect getaway for people who want spend some quality time with their loved ones.
Ratnagiri, the district headquarters of Ratnagiri district is located in the Konkan region of Maharashtra. It is the birth place of the famous freedom fighter Bal Gangadhar Tilak. It is well known for its historical Ratnadurg fort and the Bhagwati Temple built inside it. There are quite a few places in and around the city that are worth paying a visit such as the Bhatye Beach, Are-Ware Beach, Mandvi Beach, Thibaw Palace, Pawas, Someshwar Creek among others.
Revdanda is one of the most famous historical places in the Konkan region, which goes all the way back to the era of Chhatrapati Shivaji. It is located in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. The main attraction of the village of Revdanda is the Revdanda Fort, an architectural and engineering marvel. Apart from the fort, the place is also famous for historical temples such as Datta Mandir and Rameshwar Mandir. This is a must visit place for people who love history and architecture.
Adjacent to Harihareshwar is the Shrivardhan city located in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. Over the years, Shrivardhan has risen to become a popular tourist destination and a seaside resort for the cities nearby. Apart from its own beaches the city boasts of other tourist attractions such as Lord Shiva Temple, Kusama Temple, Bankot Fort, Peshwe Smarak among others. It is situated at a distance of 185km from Mumbai and 163km from Pune.
The exotic town of Tondavli, an unexplored place, is located between Kalaval creek at the east and the Arabian Sea at west. Being a sequestered place, it is best known for its water sports and dolphin sightseeing. One can enjoy riding water scooters, sailing in the creek, banana ride, scuba diving and various water sports.
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