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Ratnagiri is the very beautiful city which is also known as port city. It is located in the Konkan region i.e.. Western coast of an Arabian sea of Maharashtra. As the city is famous for the cultivation of Alphonso mangoes, many mango lovers visit this marvellous place from all around the world.

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Ratnagiri is also entitled as the Lake District of Maharashtra because it contains numerous lakes and beaches. Its pleasant climate and picturesque beauty attracts both domestic and international tourists. Presence of the Sahyadris and Arabian Sea makes Ratnagiri supernatural and one of the favourite tourist destination in India.

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We can feel the difference in air, when we entered Ratnagiri. The chilling atmosphere, unspoilt forest, beautiful calm beaches makes you fill refreshing and stress free. Most of the people visit Ratnagiri to feel the nature. The lush green coconut trees, unspoilt beaches and eye-catching greenery made it one of the most famous destinations in the Maharashtra.

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Points of Attraction in Ratnagiri.

  • Places Of Devotion: Ganpatipule, Hedvi, Parshuram [Chiplun], Hatis, Velneshwar, and Rajapur
  • Rock Shelter: Sangameshwar, Panhalekazi
  • Sea Banks: Kelshi, Guhaghar, Murud, Palshet, Velneshwar, Harne, Purnagad and Ganpatipule
  • Birth Place Of Prominent Personalities:Malgund, Ratnagiri, Palgad, Dapoli
  • Forts: Bankot, Ambolgad, Mandangad, Ratnadurg, Jaigad, Mahipatgad
  • Water Falls: Parshuram, Marleshwar, Prachitgad, Unhavare, Tural, Aravali.

This stunning city is gifted with the majestic hills, pretty seashore, creeks, beautiful rivers, hot water springs and waterfalls apart from the ancient forts and monuments. Situated on the coastal belt, Ratnagiri is blessed with virgin beaches that offer the fantastic sight of an ancient fort overlooking the harbour besides its silvery sands.

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Apart from all these above destinations, Ratnagiri is famous for the production of Juicy Alphonso mangoes, coconut and cashew nut and many more fruits. All these plus points of Ratnagiri are leading to increase the demand of hotels and lodges in Ratnagiri.

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