Kolhapur is a city situated in the southwest part of the state of Maharashtra, India. Before Independence, it was a 19 gun salute princely state ruled by the Chhatrapatis of the Maratha Empire. Kolhapur is known as ‘dakshin kashi’, ‘historical capital of maharashtra state’, ‘door of konkan’ as well as ‘city of wrestlers ‘ and ‘city of art’. It is also known as a city of palaces and temples. Kolhapur is situated on the banks of the river Panchganga and most famous for the Temple of Mahalakshmi, a Hindu goddess.
Restaurants specializing in local cuisine:
Padma Guest House :
A Kolhapuri cuisine speciality restaurant was started in 1947. It has a 66 years old tradition of authentic kolhapur Thali consisting Tambada Rassa, Pandra Rassa, Mutton Lonche, Mutton Sukha, Mutton Fry, Chicken Fry, They also serve tradional Maharastrian vegetarian Thali. The link : www.padmakolhapur.com
Hotel Padma :
Hotel Padma is a branch of the 66 years old Padma Guest House starting in 2001 serving the same kolhapuri cuisine in Thali The link : www.padmakolhapur.com
Places of Interest in Kolhapur :
Places of Interest around Kolhapur :