Lokmanya Tilak Memorial and Lakshmikeshav Mandir

Bal Gangadhar Tilak, popularly known as Lokmanya Tilak, was born on 23rd July 1856 in Ratnagiri’s Chikhalgaon. This place is nearly 20 km away from Ratnagiri. His house is retained as a tribute to his freedom struggle. The Archaeological Department of the State of Maharashtra has conserved his birthplace as a memorial. There’s a statue […]

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Parshuram Bhoomi

Parshuram Bhoomi is 11 km away from Dapoli and located in Burondi village. Mr. Dyaneshwar Shivaji Gajul from Solapur established this statue on 16-6-2010. On a hilltop, it stands 21 feet tall over a globe painted like the earth with a diameter of 40 feet. There is a meditation hall inside the sphere where you […]

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Ladghar Beach, Dapoli

Ladghar beach is 6 km away from the Karde beach. From Dapoli, it is nearly a 30 minutes drive. It is also known as Tamas Teertha beach. This place is a junction of Adventure sports. Right from water boats to powerboats, many rides are available here. There is a temple of Lord Dutta on the […]

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Keshavraj Temple (Vishnu Mandir)

From Dapoli-Harne road, Keshavraj temple is 6 km away. This place is home to a lot of scenic attractions. Different varieties of forest flowers, fungi, and trees grow here. As you move on the small bridge, you’ll encounter an endless number of coconut and palm trees. And traveling on the road after crossing the bridge […]

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Olive Ridley Turtle Festival, Velas

Velas is 200 km away from Mumbai and 230 km away from Pune. Situated in Ratnagiri, this place is famous for the Olive Ridley Turtle Festival. Olive Ridley turtles were considered nearly extinct. To preserve them from outer threats, the people in Velas have taken this important step. An NGO, Sahyadri Nisarg Mitra, has since […]

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Nana Phadnis Statue, Velas

Velas village in Ratnagiri is also known as Nana Phadnis’s village. There’s a statue dedicated to him. Balaji Janardhan Bhanu, dearly known as Nana Phadnis, received the title ‘Maratha Machiavelli’ from the British. Nana had saved the Peshwa from the Mughals. Thus, he earned the title of Phadnavis. He had a brilliant spy network that […]

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