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1. Jaigad Fort

Jaigad Fort
Must visit 3.6 /5

18 km
from city center
1 out of 9
places to visit in Ganpatipule

Jaigad Fort is nestled on a cliff that overlooks a bay which is formed when Shastri river enters the Arabian Sea.

2. Water Sports in Ganapatipule

Water Sports in Ganapatipule
Must visit 3.5 /5

1 km
from city center
2 out of 9
places to visit in Ganpatipule

Arranged by MTDC, Ganapatipule hosts a lot of water sports during the peak season.

3. Swayambhu Ganpati Temple

Swayambhu Ganpati Temple
Must visit 3.6 /5

1 km
from city center
3 out of 9
places to visit in Ganpatipule

A 400-year-old Ganesha temple, Swayambhu is built of pule which is nothing but white sand and is believed to be a self-created monolith of Lord Ganesha, allegedly discovered 1600 years ago.

4. Ganapatipule Beach

Ganapatipule Beach
Must visit 3.6 /5

1 km
from city center
4 out of 9
places to visit in Ganpatipule

A clean rocky beach with fine silvery white sand, the Ganapatipule beach, is also known for the lagoon it houses.

5. Jaigad Lighthouse

Jaigad Lighthouse
Must visit 3.5 /5

18 km
from city center
5 out of 9
places to visit in Ganpatipule

The Jaigad Lighthouse is situated in one of the bastion on the western edge of the Jaigad Fort.

6. Malgund

Malgund
3.2 /5

2 km
from city center
6 out of 9
places to visit in Ganpatipule

Malgund is the native village of the famous Marathi poet, Kavi Keshavsoot.

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7. Pawas

Pawas
3.2 /5

31 km
from city center
7 out of 9
places to visit in Ganpatipule

Apart from the scenic natural beauty and serenity, Pawas is known for the Ashram of Swami Swaroopanand.

8. Velneshwar

Velneshwar
3.2 /5

27 km
from city center
8 out of 9
places to visit in Ganpatipule

Situated at a distance of about 35 km from Ganapatipule, Velneshwar is a small village known for its serene, rock-free beach.

9. Shopping in Ganapatipule

Shopping in Ganapatipule
3.0 /5

0 km
from city center
9 out of 9
places to visit in Ganpatipule

You can buy and relish some 'hapus', supposed to be one of the best varieties of mango, if visiting the place during summers.

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Can you suggest an itinerary for Ganapatipule?

Arrive in Ganapatipule and start your tour with visiting the famed Ganapatipule temple located in the heart of the town. This temple stands tall in an interesting manner, where all the deities of India face the east, the idol of Ganapati in this famed temple - faces west for the reason of guarding the western gates of the Konkan coast from any natural calamity. Tour the temple and get indulged in some spiritual tranquillity. Later you can head to the nearby beach which the temple flanks nearby. Enjoy your personal spot by the beachside and have your lunch. Head to visit the Jaigar Fort followed by Prachin Konkan museum. In the evening you may want to watch the sunset at the Guhagar beach and call it a day.

How can I commute within Ganapatipule?

You can easily walk around Ganapatipule or take rickshaws.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Ganapatipule?

The top sightseeing places in Ganapatipule are Jaigad Fort, Water Sports in Ganapatipule, Swayambhu Ganpati Temple, Ganapatipule Beach, Jaigad Lighthouse, Malgund.
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