Panhala Hill Station

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Hilly Panhala Mesmerizes You

Panhala is a hill station 25 km northwest of Kolhapur in the Indian state of Maharashtra. History of Panhala Hill Station is closely related to the history of the Maratha Empire and its founder Shivaji Maharaj.

panhala hill station

Panhala is the only fort where Shivaji Maharaj spent more than 500 days. Panhala is a major hill station that is located in the district of Kolhapur based at the height of about 3,200 feet above the sea and is regarded as the smallest city in Maharashtra.

Panhala fort is the perfect place for trekking. Panhala hill station serene with lush green and peaceful hills with a number of forts residing in it. Nature lovers will enjoy the view of the grand valley from Panhala fort. Panhala has a towering statue of 52 kilograms of bronze in the honor of Lord Shiva who escaped to Vishalgad.

Weather in Panhala

Though Panhala is a small hill station near Kolhapur, it enjoys a favorable climate throughout the year. The best thing about Panhala hill station is that summers are not too hot and winters are not too cool.

panhala fort

Best time to Visit Panhala Hill Station

When the monsoon reaches Panhala, it transforms the fort into an enchanting beauty that can fill you with the fresh and cool air. If you are not much in love with the rain, then you can visit Panhala hill station post July and August.

Road, rail, and air travel are the best ways to reach Panhala, and it always ensures that all the guests enjoy a pleasant and comfortable stay, with Panhala hill station.

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Other Destinations Near Panhala

Mahalaxmi Temple Kolhapur

Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary

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