The Spectacular Ganpatipule
I, Ganpatipule Temple, am well known for my scenic beauty. Specially, the beach along the Konkan coast attracts a lot of tourists from all over the place. I am one such holy place which has equal number of tourists as the number of pilgrims visiting. I am popular because of the self originated Ganapati temple.
I am known for my clean beaches surrounded by mangroves and coconut palms. Whoever comes to visit me, definitely visits the great deity Lord Ganesha. I am about 375 km towards the south of Mumbai. The most popular local language spoken is of course Marathi. People do understand hindi and English but barely speak it.
I, Ganpatipule Temple am well known for festivals like Gauri Ganapati and Magh Chaturthi. My festivals are very well celebrated along the beach. Other popular Indian festivals like diwali, holi and gudi parva are also celebrated on my holy land.
I, Ganpatipule Temple have Kolhapur as my nearest airport. I am popular for a lot of local preparations like delicious ambapoli, popularly known as aam papad, phanpoli made of jack fruit, local fish curries and kokam kadi, a local pink colored beverage. I am also very well known for ‘Hapus’ mangoes which grow only in summer.
The nearest convenient railway destination from me is Ratnagiri. There are many popular tourist destinations around me like Malgund, Velneshwar, Ratnagiri, Jaigad fort and Pawas.
The most convenient time to visit me is during winters when the temperature is usually around 30 deg C. In summers the temperature raise up to 35 deg C.