Wednesday, July 16, 2014

“Devrukh”- An Unexplored Tourist Destination in Konkan

kanchan athalye | Wednesday, July 16, 2014 | Best Blogger Tips

Devrukh is a town in the tehsil of Sangameshwar in the Ratnagiri district of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is a headquarters for the tehsil Sangmeshwar. It is part of the Konkan region. Devrukh has primarily agrarian society. Devrukh enjoys salubrious climate. Summers are warm and winters are not very chilly. However every year Devrukh experiences heavy monsoon (400 cm to 500 cm rains every year). Rice, Cashew and Alphonso (Hapus) Mangoes are major crops in Devrukh. Devrukh is a birthplace of social reformer -  Parvatibai Athavale.
Sightseeing in and around Devrukh:
Marleshwar, is an ancient Cave Shiva Temple, which is at distance of 17 km from Devrukh.

Karneshwar, Temple which is built in the Hemadapanthi style of Shiva Temples, and is located at around 22 km from Devrukh.

Tikleshwar, Temple which near from Devrukh.


‘DeCAD’ - Devrukh College of Arts and Design and buy variety of Terracotta Pottery Products, Paper Craft Products and many others at a very reasonable
price. Devrukh College of Arts and Design ‘DeCAD’ has taken shape in Devrukh to avail of the Konkan, a well - endowed region with art inclination, with scientific knowledge of visual art, to make them self-reliant through art and to inspire them to be self-employed.
Balasaheb and Vimaltai Pitre are the source of inspiration behind this magnificient concept of DeCAD. They two started two companies viz ‘Sushrut’ and ‘Adler’ in Devrukh. These companies produce medical appliances of best quality. The products of these two companies have got acclamation and are exported to many countries in the world.


 "Devrukh College of Arts and Design" website:

Devrukh Museum,
Museum houses a world-class collection of over 600 art objects and on focus is realist paintings from Maharashtra From 1935 onwards.
                                   "Devrukh Museum" website:

Vashi Dam,  Not the biggest dam but really great to see in the evening as it is situated facing towards Sahyadri Ranges.

Amba Ghat - Vishalgad Forest – 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 definitely enjoy this journey specially from June to December.


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