Ganapatipule - Amazing Maharashtra


Ganapatipule, Ratnagiri, Maharashtra
Ganapatipule located on the seashores of Ratnagiri district is famous for two things: One-the four-hundred years old Lord Ganesha Temple and another is its pristine beach.

The primary attraction of this sleepy village is the temple of Lord Ganesha which is built on a colossal rock on the shore. The idol of Lord Ganesha is believed to be self-manifested. The temple draws thousands of pilgrims every year to this village.

The beach at Ganpatipule is not only pristine but it's clean and beautiful. It is one of the most spectacular beaches along the Konkan coast with abundant flora. Mangroves and sky-scrapper coconut palms make the surroundings pleasant. The silver-shaded beach and the lush greenery fascinate the visitor who comes back year after year.

Nearby Attractions:
Velneshwar, Ratnagiri, Malgund, Jaigad Fort, Pawas, Light House

Ganpatipule is a coastal place in the Konkan region of Maharashtra with Sahyadri mountains on one side and the Arabian Sea on the other. It is 25 KM to the north of Ratnagiri city, 153 KM away from Kolhapur and 375 KM away from Mumbai. The place is  accessible by road.

How to reach Ganpatipule:
By Rail:
The nearest major Railway Station to Ganapatipule is Ratnagiri Railway Station.

By Road:
The MSRTC plies buses from Mumbai, Pune, Sangli, Kolhapur and Solapur to Ratnagiri.

From Ratnagiri you have to take a private vehicle to reach Ganapatipule.

Distance - Ratnagiri to Ganapatipule - Around 50 kilometers.


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