Beautiful Mountain photos – May be from Sreelanka or India

Beautiful Mountain photos – May be from Sreelanka or India

Beautiful Mountain photos - May be from Sreelanka or India

Beautiful Mountain photos - May be from Sreelanka or India

Beautiful Mountain photos - May be from Sreelanka or India

Beautiful Mountain photos - May be from Sreelanka or India

Beautiful Mountain photos - May be from Sreelanka or India

Beautiful Mountain photos - May be from Sreelanka or India

Beautiful Mountain photos - May be from Sreelanka or India

Beautiful Mountain photos - May be from Sreelanka or India

Beautiful Mountain photos - May be from Sreelanka or India

Beautiful Mountain photos - May be from Sreelanka or India

Beautiful Mountain photos - May be from Sreelanka or India

We don’t know clearly but this mountain may be situated on Ratnagiri or Ratangad

Ratnagiri informations

Ratnagiri is located at a distance of about 330 km from Mumbai and situated along the western coast in the Konkan region of Maharashtra. Konkan is a narrow coastal strip, running from North to South with a varying width. The Konkan strip lies between the Arabian Sea in the west and the Sayhadri or the Western Ghats to the east. Ratnagiri district is famous for Alphanso mangoes, cashew nuts, fisheries, rice and mineral bauxite. Ratnagiri was once the administrative capital under the Bijapur rulers.

Prime Attractions in the place Ratnagiri

The prime attractions in and around Ratnagiri are the Parashuram Temple (near Chiplun), Ganapatipule and Pavas. There are some wonderful caves in Chiplun, Khed, Dabhol, Sangameshwar, Gauhani Velgaum and Vade Padel, which are also worth visiting. According to the Buddhist legends, the region got converted to Buddhism as early as the fifth century BC. Shivsamarth, near Chiplun, with sculptures from Shivaji’s era is also an important attraction. The “Ganga of Rajapur” is called a natural miracle. There are 14 small pond lets (about 3 ft apart from one another) and they all flood with water, with different temperatures in each pond. According to the Geologists it is a rare case of a large natural “Siphon Cup”.

Tourist Attractions – ratnagiri
Some of the major tourist attractions of Ratnagiri are as follows-

Tilak Smarak- This is the ancestral house of the great freedom fighter of India, Bal Gangadhar Tilak.

Patit Pawan Mandir- The patit Pawan Mandir was the first temple built for the non-Brahmins by revolutionary leader, Swatantryaveer Savarkar.

Thibaw Palace- The Thibaw Palace was built for the exiled King and Queen of Burma (now Myanmar) in 1910-11. It now houses the Ratnagiri Sub-center of the Mumbai University.

Ratnadurg Fort and Bhagwati Mandir – The Ratnadurg fort is located on the sea shore of Ratnagiri. It spreads across an area of about 120 acres. The fort is surrounded by sea. Inside the fort, there is a temple called the “Bhagwati Mandir”. This ancient temple is quite famous among the local populace.

Ratangad Place informations, Maharashtra, India,

Ratangad (Marathi: रतनगड) is a fort in Ratan Wadi, Maharashtra, India, overlooking the picturesque locale of Bhandardara, one of the oldest artificial catchment area. The fort is about 200 years old.

Ratangad has a natural rock peak with a cavity in it at the top which is called ‘Nedhe’ or ‘Eye of the Needle’.

Ratangad was captured by ChhatrapatiShivaji Raje Bhosle and was one of his favorites. The base village Ratanwadi has a Amruteshwar temple which is famous for its carvings. The fort is origin for the river Pravara / Amrutvahini . The Bhandardara dam(arthar dam) is built on this river.

The main attraction at Ratanwadi is the Amruteshwar temple dating back to the Hemadpant Era Roughly from the 8th Century.

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