Kumta to Kolhapur

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MLR to VITTA
2+1, Sleeper Hitech Air Bus,Non-AC (30 seats)
08:00 PM
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04:00 AM
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About Kumta

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Kumta is a town and a taluka place in Uttara Kannada district in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is a costal town and is about 60 km south of the city of Karwar and 20 km north of Honavar.

Kumta is a sea coast town near Gokarna. During the British era, it was a part of the North Kanara district of Bombay presidency. It had an open roadstead, with a considerable trade, especially in cotton. Carvings in sandalwood is a specialty. A place of high commercial importance in olden days, the importance had declined slowly and is now having very low commercial activities.

Kumta Town is now more famous for the temples. The town has beautuiful attractions, including Kumta beach, Dhareshwar beach, Baada beach and Mirja Fort. Kumta is known for its betelnut, cashew, coconut, banana cultivation and fisheries. The view of a long Kumta beach with a small mount at a distance is a marvelous sight and added to that the beach was filled with thousands of seabirds.

Kumta is more famous for the temples and beaches.

The Town has 4 Beaches in it. Dhareshwar beach is very good and is located 5 km away from kumta. Beautiful places in Kumta include

1) Kumta beach,
2)Dhareshwar beach
3) Baada beach
4) Mirjan Fort

Temples in Kumta town are

1)Kumbeshwar
2) Uppin Ganapati
3) Shanteri Kamakshi Temple
4) Venkatraman Temple
5) Mahalasa Temple
6) Shantika Parmeshwari Temple

Other temples

1) Kanchika Parmeshwari Temple, Baad
2) Shiva Temple, Dhareshwar.

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About Kolhapur

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Kolhapur Vishal Travels . About this sound pronunciation is a city situated in the south-west corner of Maharashtra, India. The population of Kolhapur city was 493,167, as per the 2001 census. Kolhapaur also serves as the headquarters of the Kolhapur District. As is the case in most of the Maharashtra cities, the main language spoken here is Marathi. Kolhapur is situated on the banks of river Panchganga and is the location of the Temple of Mahalakshmi, a Hindu Goddess.

Places to visit of interest
The Hindu Goddess Mahalakshmi Temples, Mahalakshmi Temple, Jyotiba temple, Nrusinhawadi (Narsobawadi), Khidrapur (Kopeshwar (shiva) Temple), Tembalai alias Tryamboli, Katyani

Kolhapur Vishal Travels is an ancient city, famous for its food, headwear, footwear, jewellery, wrestling and religious connections[citation needed. According to legend it was settled by Kolhasur, a demon who was later killed by Mahalakshmi to relieve the local populace. However, honouring the demon's dying wish, the city was named after him. Kolhapur finds mentions in Devi Gita, the final and most important chapter of the Srimad Devi Bhagawatam, as one the important places of Shakti worship, "Devi spoke..."O King of Mountains! Still I am now telling something out of My affection to My Bhaktas. Hear. There is a great place of pilgrimage named Kolhapura in the southern country. Here the Devi Laksmi always dwells...." .

During 940-1212 CE, it was the capital of the Shilahara dynasty of Kolhapur. An inscription at Teradal mentions that king Gonka was healed from snakebite by a Jain monk and Gonk had built a temple of Lord Neminath. Many Jain temples in that region build in the next couple of century are called Gonka-Jinalya after him. During the reign of Bhoja I, a dynamic Acharya Maghanandi helped establish an institute at Rupanarayana-Basadi. Several of the kings and nobles of the dynasty were disciples of Maghanandi. Maghanandi is often called Siddhanta-chakravarti ie the great master of the scriptures, Gandaraditya I was his disciple. He is sometimes called "Kolapuriya" to distinguish him from many other Acharyas with the name Maghanandi.

Khidrapur The Kopeshwar (shiva) Temple - located in Kolhapur district, it is known for one of most outstanding and beautiful examples of Temple Architecture in India, It was built by Shilahara King Gandaraditya, Vijayaditya and Bhoj-II between 1109 and 1178 A.D

The places to visit the Historical places is Bhavani Mandap, Shree Chhatrapati Shahu Museum, Kolhapur, Shalini Palace ,Kolhapur, Chandrakant Mandare museum, New Palace, Kolhapur, Town Hall museum, Motibag Talim, Shivaji University , Siddhgiri Museum, The Wax Meuseum.

The dams can also be visited in kolhapur through Vishal Travels is Radhanagri (Capacity 3.5 TMC), Kaalammavadi (Capacity 28 TMC)

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Take a visit to the Kolhapur to view the places which the tour more enjoyable.