Thursday, July 7, 2011

DEVRUKH

kanchan athalye | Thursday, July 07, 2011 | Best Blogger Tips
I t is a lovely place in Ratnagiri district. It is a Taluka Headquarters 330 kms from Mumbai and 45kms from Ratnagiri. it is very picturesque. Main tourist spot near Devrukh is Marleshwar which has a sacred "Shiva Temple" in the sahydri hills. it is 16 kms from devrukh. in Devrukh there is Swami Samarath Math which is taken care of by Shri Ajit Telang a renowned spiritual Guru.

Devrukh is a birthplace of social reformer Parvatibai Athavale.

PLACES OF INTEREST AROUND DEVRUKH

MARLESHWAR(18km) - Biggest waterfall in the District, Shiv temple in cave (sometimes you can even see snakes inside.) most popular place after Ganpatipule.

GANPATIPULE (65km) - Ganesh Temple and Beach
Ganpatipule - Prachin Konkan - Jaigad Fort - Karhateshwar (Sea facing temple) - Kolisare (Lakshmi Keshav Temple)

AMBA GHAT - VISHALGAD FOREST - PAWANKHIND
Pawankhind (All together 50km) - The place where Baji Prabhu Deshpande faught for Great Shivaji Maharaj, The road to Pwaan Khind goes from beautiful Amba Ghat(25km) and Vishalgad Road forest(38km) . You will definetly enjoy this journey.

RATNAGIRI(45km) – Ratnadurga F ort - Bhatye Beach -Thiba Point - Tilak House, etc

VASHI DAM(15kms) - Not the biggest dam but really great to see in the evening as it is situated facing towards Sahyadri Ranges

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