Comfortably located at elevation of 3177 feet and 18 kms from Kolhapur, Panhala is a beautiful hill station and known among tourists. It houses famous Panhala fort which has prodigious association with Maratha Empire and King – Shivaji. However, the famous king spent not more than one and half years of his life. The fort originally serves as citadel of Shilahara ruler Bhoja II. After few years, the Yadav Kings inhabited fort. The prominence to fort was established during Bahamani kingdom of Bidar. The beauty of Panhala Hill station enthralls senses of tourists. It is an ideal hill station to enjoy perfect break, quite away from the noise and city pollution. This hill station can be visited anytime of the year. The scenic landscape of hill station frees you from stress.
Nearest railhead, Kolhapur is 27 kilometers away. Taxis and buses are available for your onward journey.
Nearest railhead, Kolhapur, is 27 kilometers away from where taxis & buses are available for Panhala.
Panhala is already on the road network and conveniently accessible from everywhere.
Panhala is pleasant all through the year. The rainy season sees heavy rains, but that does not dampen the tourists’ spirit and they come to enjoy every moment.
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The popular festivals celebrated at Panhala are Ganesh Chaturthi, Holi and the Diwali. Each of these festivals is celebrated with richness and fervor. Other popular rituals are also celebrated with equal excitement and plenty of fun.
Panhala is famous for hill side shopping as the hill station has plethora of small shops that fulfill the routine requirements, and meet grocery and general purpose requirements. It is hard to come across any shopping mall in Panhala.
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