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Ganpatipule Temple

Ganpatipule Temple Laced with evergreen ranges of Sahyadri and an endless stretch of upolluted silver sand, lined with innumerable trees of mango, cashew, coconut and casurians at the coastal side of kokan is Ganpatipule which is a ‘Swayambhu’ (self – originated) holy place of Lord Gajanan. This place is a famous pilgrimage center too. Many devotees have generously donated to the Dietym the daily activities at this holy center, festivals and many other programms carried out at Ganpatipula, a place of scenic splendours at the western coast of India. We are please to publish this android app to introduce the …

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Panhalekaji Caves

Discovered in 1970 Panhalekaji is a complex of 28 – 29 caves filled with exquisite art value wrt architecture and quality of craftmanship. These budhist caves have a few inscriptions in Brahmi and Devanagari and also remnants of statues from 3 AD. Panhalekaji is about 35 Kms from Dapoli and the drive will take just over hour from Dapoli but well worth it! Panhalekaji is locatet at a distance of about 30 kms from Dapoli. Share

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Suvarnadurg Fort

Located near Harne village of Dapoli, Goa fort was one of three forts which were built to Suvarndurga fort. Other two forts were Kanakadurg and Fatehgarh Fort. The fort has two entrances � one is on the coastal side and other is on land side. On the wall of the sea-gate there are carved figures of a tiger, eagle and elephants. The fort has rampart which can be seen by climbing stairs. The inner part of the fort holds the ruined structures of the fort. Share

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Kanakadurg and Fatehgarh Fort

Kanakadurg is in ruined condition with two broken bastions and old lighthouse. The lighthouse offers beautiful view of the sea. Fatehgarh is totally destroyed and nothing remains of it. It is said that Kanhoji Angre had built Kanakadurg and Fatehgarh forts to protect Suvarnadurg from the attack from landside. Nearby Harnai Fish market is famous for rich and fresh fish at cheap rate. In fact, Harnai port is famous for fish auction which held daily and worth of watching. Share

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Unhavare Hot springs

Unhavare hot water springs is believed to have medical values of sulphur which cures the diseases. There is separate kunds (tank) for man and woman. It was the people where who gave a tough fight and bought the idol back. The delightful Unhavare village is famous for its natural hot springs. It is nestled deep in the heart of a beautiful valley on the bank of a picturesque river and is surrounded by undulating hills, majestic forest and rolling farm land. The boiling spring water bubbles up from deep inside the earth and cascades down into a series of three …

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Harnai Port

Situated 15 km from Dapoli, Harnai beach provides a quite and a peaceful experience. It is an isolated stretch that is lined with a fort on its northern end. Harnai port is the main fishing village. Every evening hundreds of fishing boats come back after fishing and gather to auction their catch. The fish auction is the essential trade step between fish landings and the trade. Business worth lakhs of rupees is carried out daily between 4 pm to 7 pm. t was built in the Adil Shah rule and later captured by Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Earlier there was a …

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Shree Vyaghreshwar temple

Vyaghreshwar temple is built in fantastic Hemadpanthi style architecture and has self originated Shivling. The temple premises also houses temples of other God and Goddess. Shree Vyaghreshwar temple lies on the riverbank and is about 1000 years old. You cannot but marvel at the wonderful Hemadpanthi style architecture. A congregation hall leads to the sanctum (Gabhara) which houses a Swayambhu (self-emerged) Shivling. The canopy outside the sanctum is supported on wooden carved pillars. A large sculpture of Nandi, the vehicle of Lord Shiva stands in front. The platform of this temple has sculptures of dancers. There is also a small …

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Keshavraj Temple:

Keshavraj Temple – Asud Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, Shree Keshavraj temple is situated in lush green hills and one has to walk around 15-20 minutes. The natural spring on flows from the hill top the stone carved cow mouth (Gomukh) of the temple throughout the year. Shree Keshavraj temple which is Dedicated to Lord Vishnu Located 8 km from Dapoli in Asud You can park your car on the Asud Bag road and take a 15 minute trek through coconut, betel nut, mango and cashew trees to reach here. The surroundings are calm and tranquil interrupted only by the harmonious …

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Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth :

Agriculture Technology Information Centre of Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth help visitors to know more about the farming, dairy and poultry farms. This Krishi Vidyapeeth is worth to visit if you have interest in agriculture. About Our University The Konkan region, inspite of being a generous gift of natural resources, has by and large remainded under-developed. This lad to the peculiar social problem of migration of able-bodied and talented men to nearby areas like Mumbai and Pune in search of employment, leaving behind old women and children to look after agriculture in traditional way following the most primitive methods …

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