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Ratnagiri is a port city in the district of Ratnagiri on the Arabian Sea coast in the state of Maharashtra. The district of Ratnagiri is a part of Konkan division of the state. Ratnagiri has a birder of Sahyadri mountains to the east. The place is beautiful and has many educational institutes. There is also a popular tourist attraction which is the Ratnadurg Fort which also has the Bhagwati temple and a lighthouse. It is a fish museum with aquariums having skeletons of turtles and whales. The city also has many amazing beaches, old forts, and dense forests which give picture-perfect views and scenery.

Places to visit in Ratnagiri

Jaigad Fort: It is also known as the Fort of Victory and is a 16th-century fort extended in a huge area of the coastal region of Ratnagiri.

Ganapatapule Beach: A beautiful serene beach with delightful silver white sand spread all around. The rocky beach is one of the main tourist attractions of the place.

Ratnadurg Fort: Most popular forts of Ratnagiri surrounded three sides by Arabian Sea has beautiful scenic views and historical experiences to attract the tourists.

Things to do in Ratnagiri

Biking in the city

Prachitgad Trek in Maharashtra

Walk around Velas Beach

Events and Festivals in & around Ratnagiri

Elephanta Festival: This festival of music and dance happens there each year in order to entertain the visitors as well as the locals. Read more…

Banganga Festival: It is a two-day festival filled with music and talent from all around the country. The festival takes place in the month of January in Mumbai. Read more…

Best time to visit Ratnagiri

The winter season is best to visit Ratnagiri as the weather conditions are quite favorable and it enhances the beauty of the city as well. People can prefer months of October-March for a supreme experience.

How to reach Ratnagiri?

It is easy to reach to this port city through any medium of transport. The Ratnagiri airport can easily connect you to other nearby cities and many other cities of India. Other than that Belgaum Airport in Karnataka is the nearest which is around 170 km. from there and connects to more bigger cities of India. There are railway stations in the city which can easily connect people to other cities of the nation. There are also regular buses to the port city from nearby destinations which make it quite convenient for people to travel to the city.

You can plan your trip and create your own route to the city with Adotrip’s technically driven circuit planner. Click here


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