Places To Visit In Chiplun

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Here are the top 11 tourist attractions to see in Chiplun:

1. Vashishti River

Must visit 3.5 /5

36 km
from city center
1 out of 11
places to visit in Chiplun

One of the larger rivers in the Konkan, the view of the river is beautiful. Sparkling in fresh morning sunlight, many stay stunned and most stay in hotels booking rooms just for the view of the river.

2. Marleshwar Temple

Must visit 4.1 /5 View 9+ photos

56 km
from city center
2 out of 11
places to visit in Chiplun

Marleshwar Temple, the Temple of Lord Shiva, is located in the lap of the cascading waters of the Dhareshwar waterfall in Marleshwar, Maharashtra, India. It is an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva in Chiplun and is built in a cave. If you are up for some physical effort, it requires climbing 520 steps to reach the sacred shrine. The climb is accompanied with beautiful scenery around. The lush green River Bav Valley, the massive mountains and the view of the ghats are sure to mesmerize you with its simplicity and beauty. 

3. Guhagar Beach

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36 km
from city center
3 out of 11
places to visit in Chiplun

Guhagar beach is of the longest beaches in the Konkan region that boasts of its clean and vast stretch of white sand. Guhagar is a city in the Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra in India, located at an hour's distance from Chiplun, an ancient city known for its mangoes and coconut. Guhagar beach is picnic spot visited by those who prefer peaceful beaches where they can quietly sit down and relax.

4. Sawatsada Waterfalls

Must visit 3.4 /5

3 km
from city center
4 out of 11
places to visit in Chiplun

Located close to the Parashuram temple, the Sawatsada waterfall can only be enjoyed during the monsoon season. Almost white in colour, its rippling sound and gushing scene make it a delight for photographers and nature enthusiasts alike.

5. Lord Parashurama Temple

Must visit 3.4 /5

3 km
from city center
5 out of 11
places to visit in Chiplun

300 years old and running, with the most perfect mix of Hindu and Muslim architectural styles, the Parashuram temple in Chiplun is dedicated to the 6th incarnation of the Hindu deity.

6. Koyna Dam

4.1 /5

28 km
from city center
6 out of 11
places to visit in Chiplun

Famed as one of the most well known and largest damns is India, the Koyna Dam is a rubble concrete constructed dam on the Koyna river which springs in the hill station of Mahabaleshwar.

7. Pandavaas Caves

3.1 /5

0 km
from city center
7 out of 11
places to visit in Chiplun

The laterite well built near to the Datta temple is thought to have been built by the Pandavas, and is one of the sites mentioned in many books of books and legends.

8. Gowalkot fort

3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
8 out of 11
places to visit in Chiplun

At a distance of 10 km from Chiplun and surrounded by the Vashishti river is the small island of Gowalkot. There is a fort that had been constructed way back in 1690 that offers a pleasant experience for trekkers who, at the top can get heart stopping views of the river and area as a whole.

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9. Nageshwar temple

3.1 /5

24 km
from city center
9 out of 11
places to visit in Chiplun

A well known medium difficulty trek site, the Nageshwar temple is a great spot for amateur trekkers and photographers.

10. Walawalkar Shivaji Museum

3.1 /5

0 km
from city center
10 out of 11
places to visit in Chiplun

25km from Chiplun is a museum dedicated to the life and works of Chhatrapati Shivaji. The museum had taken 15 years and about a crore rupees to build and was built by a social worker, Sitrambuva Walawalkar.

11. Nehru Smriti Udyan

3.1 /5

0 km
from city center
11 out of 11
places to visit in Chiplun

The Nehru Smriti garden offers the best view of the Koyna dam and the Shivasagar lake. You can find plenty of fresh water fish in these water bodies. It is situated right next to the Koyna reservoir.

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Can you suggest an itinerary for Chiplun?

Day 1- Reach Chiplun by morning. After checking into your hotel and taking breakfast, you can start your day by visiting Parashurama Temple. It is at a walking distance from the city centre. After this, if you are visiting Chiplun in monsoon season, you can head out to Sawatsada waterfalls. It is near to the city centre. Then, take lunch and do not forget to order the famous Malvani cuisine. In the evening, you can go to Guhagar village as per your mood. It is located far from the city and will take around 3 hours including the travel time.
Day 2- Start early morning to visit the largest river of Konkan, Vashishti river. You will get a beautiful view in morning. After this, you can head out to Walawalker Shivaji Museum. This will take around 3 hours. Take lunch and then, head out to Koyna Dam. This place also looks beautiful in monsoons. You can also visit Nehru Smriti Udyan which is right next to it.
Day 3- After taking breakfast, start early and head out to Marleshwar Temple. It is situated at a distance of around 56 km. So, around 4 to 5 hours is required to explore the temple. Then, you can head out for trekking at Nageshwar Temple.
Day 4- If you are here for one more day, then you can visit Pandavas caves or Gowalkot fort. You can get a fantastic view from this fort.

What are the top sightseeing places in Chiplun?

The top sightseeing places in Chiplun are Vashishti River, Marleshwar Temple, Guhagar Beach, Sawatsada Waterfalls, Lord Parashurama Temple, Koyna Dam.

How can I commute within Chiplun?

Most other major cities are joined to the Konkan railway and buses will be the most cost efficient and easy way to travel.
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