Nestled in the greenery is a nearly 4000 year old landmark the Swayambhu Ganpati Temple (Swayambhu means a self-originated idol, Ganapati). It is flooded by thousands of devotees and tourists every year. Ganpatipule, the Lord of the 'ganas' or army and "pule" means sand dunes. It is one of the 'Ashta Ganapatis' (eight Ganpatis) of India and is known as 'Paschim Dwar Dewata' (Western Sentinel God). Ganapatipule is a small village, serene, sedate and unspoilt. The beach here is still natural and pristine as ever. And travelling by road is an experience by itself.
Guhagar has a very beautiful beach! Also famous for Durga Devi temple and Vyadeshwar temple. This is 10 km away from Shringartali town which is centre place of Guhagar Taluqa.
This is a marvelous place in Chiplun, where you can watch the entire life history of Chatrapathi Shivaji Maharajah through pictures and statues. Near about one Crore rupees were spent in construction and it was completed in 15 years . Coronation of Shivaji Maharajah, fight with Shahistakhan , Shivaji riding on horse , etc are some of the notable statutes to watch here. Great social workers like Sitarambuva Walvalkar worked for bringing up of this marvelous place . From visitors point of view Dervan has cultural importance.
It is dedicated to Bhargavram or Parshuram. There is a central shrine surrounded by two smaller buildings. It is a devotional place.
This temple is situated near Mumbai-Goa highway. The temple is having an idol of Parashuram in Middle, God Brahma in right and Lord Shankar on the left. 300 years ago Brahandra Swami reconstructed the temple and that time the idols of Gods were consecrated here. The combination of Hindu, Muslim and European architecture is seen in this temple.
There is a temple of Renuka, mother of Lord Parshuram, behind the Parashuram temple. There is a tank called as Banganga Talav which is believed to be made by Parashuram by arching five arrows to the ground. There is a festival every year on the Mahashivrathri Day.
Near Parashuram temple there is a Hotel of Taj Group 'Gateway River View Lodge'. The tourist can stay here and watch the scenic beauty of Parashuram village, temple and Visava point.
This is situated in a beautiful area Raotale in Chiplun city. This Temple is dedicated to Goddess Vindhyavasini.In this Temple we can see marvelous statues, idols, and architecture.
Konkan region's real beauty can be watched only in rainy season. Due to marvelous water fall, Savathsada is famous. This water fall is situated on the way of Chiplun to Parashuram on Mumbai Goa Highway. In rainy season many visitors come here to watch the scenic beauty.
Location: 6 Km from Chiplun City.
Many people from different religion worship Godess Karanjeshwari. This temple is on the foot hills of Govindgad fort on the banks of Vashishti river. The temple was constructed in 8th century. So many visitors who love historic places visit this temple situated in Chiplun taluka. There is also one more temple known as Shree Someshwar. Recently the reconstruction of this temple was done.
Location : Near Chiplun City.
This temple is near Chiplun city . Situated along the banks of Vashishti river. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is cool place where we will get some peace of mind.
It is situated in Chiplun on a small hill raising from rich fields. It covers an area of about two acres. According to local report the fort was built about 1690 by the Habshi of Janjira. Shivaji Maharaja renewed the fort in 1670 but the position of the Redjaji image seems to show that it was part of the original fort and that the builder or renewer was a Hindu king, probably Shivaji in 1670. From Habshi it was captured by Angira in 1744, from him by Peshwa in 1755 and from Peshwa by British in 1818. Now the fort is almost ruined and within the fort are trees, building and dwellings. and a dry 47 feet long 44 feet broad and 22 feet deep.
This is an excellent temple. Name of this Ganesh is 'Dashbhuja Ganapati'. This 'Laxmi - Ganesh Temple' is not only ancient but also rare. This temple may have been erected in the period of Peshwa. The deity has been founded on the top of Mountain. The Ganesh idol has been carved in white stone. Such stones are found in Kashmir region. The specialty of the idol is that this is 3 feet high and it has 10 hands. This majestic idol is on a seat of 2 feet.
Kolkewadi Dam or Kolkiwadi Dam is a dam located in the Konkan region of Maharashtra, India. It is located in Kolkiwadi, three kilometres near the village of Alore, near Chiplun.
The Koyna Dam is one of the largest dams in Maharashtra, India. It is a rubble-concrete dam constructed on Koyna River which rises in Mahabaleshwar, a hillstation in Sahyadri ranges. It is located in Koyna Nagar, Satara district, nestled in the Western Ghats on the state highway between Chiplun and Karad.
Marleshwar is very much popular for the Cave Shiva Temple where one can see venomous snakes who do not bite the devotees. This has resulted in increasing faith in the place and every year thousands of devotees visit the place and perform ablutions in the nearby Bav river.
Pawas, a village with captivating natural beauty. This is a prime spiritual place in Ratnagiri district due to a very long stay of Swami (saint) Swaroopanand. Swami Swaroopanand was a follower of Warkari Sampraday
this Temple is very old. Seem to be Ramayana time. The story is that Adishakti Parvati blesses God Rama for his way to Sri Lanka. Since she blessed Lord Rama she has been called as "SHRIRAMAVARDAYANI".This goddess is believed to be the incarnation of the goddes Shri Tuljabhavani of Tuljapur.
his is one more popular place in Guhagar taluka. It is 26 k.m. from Guhagar. There is an ancient Shiva Temple. Grand ceremony is celebrated on 'Shivratri' Everyday there is rush of devotees. Seacoast of this place attracts tourists. This is really beautiful Orchards of coconut and betelnut are also charming