Located near Sahyadri Hills on the banks of the Panchganga River, the city of Kolhapur enjoys a beautiful natural setting. One of Maharashtra’s proudest possessions, Kolhapur is known by names like ‘Dakshin Kashi’ and the ‘City of Palaces and Temples.’ On a trip to Kolhapur, tourists can pay a visit to the Kashi Vishweshwar Temple and Kaneri Math; witness the architectural vividness of Panhala Fort and Shalini Palace and go for a leisurely walk along the shores of the beautiful Rankala Lake. Dajipur Bison Sanctuary is a must-visit for nature-lovers coming to this city. To get a detailed insight of the affluent history of this city, visitors can head to Town Hall Museum and Chandrakant Mandare Museum. For those who travel with family and friends, the city has a number of amusement parks that offer many fun and recreational activities. Shopping is one of the important activities in which tourists can indulge in, during their visit. Kolhapuri Pheta or turban, Kolhapuri jewellery and Kolhapuri chappal or footwear are among the worth-buying items. While vacationing in Kolhapur, tourists can pay visits to many nearby attractions like Panhala Fort, Jyotiba Temple, Siddhagiri Gramjivan Museum and Amboli- a gorgeous hill-station. By picking one of the many cost-effective travel packages from MakeMyTrip, tourists can travel around Kolhapur in a hassle-free manner.