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Ganpatipule and its beaches are one of the most beautiful and serene tourist places in Maharashtra.
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Located along the western coast of Maharashtra, Ganpatipule is a small village. Ganpatipule is known for its serene and sedate beaches. The waters of Ganapatipule beaches are blue and the sands, white. The unforgettable fragrance of fruits, flowers and mangroves at Ganpatipule leave you mesmerized. Besides its beautiful beach, Ganpatipule is an important pilgrimage center. The temple of 'Swayambhu Ganapati' at Ganapatipule is known for its unique idol of Lord Ganapati.

Traveling to Ganpatipule by road is like traveling in the lap of nature. The entire 'Konkan' region is like heaven. Wherever you go, there is something new to discover. The landscape is full of narrow roads, red soil roofed houses, clean courtyards, innumerable fruit bearing trees and casuarinas. In addition to this the people of the region are also as pure and simple as the land itself. Interacting with them is an experience in itself.

Places of Interest in Ganpatipule

Thebaw Palace
The Thebaw Palace was constructed in 1910-11 for the exiled king and queen of Burma (now Myanmar). They lived in this palace from 1911 till their death in 1916. The Thebaw palace tells the story of their five-year stay.

Malgund is the birthplace of the famous Maraathi poet, Keshavsoot. Malgund is a small village about 1km away from Ganpatipule. The Marathi Sahitya Parishad has constructed an attractive monument, Keshavesoot Smarak in the memory of Keshavsoot.

Jaigarh Fort
The Jaigarh fort is situated on a cliff, at the entrance of the Sangameshwar River. It is located at a distance of around 35kms from Ganpatipule. The Jaigarh fort, built in the 17th century, offers a commanding view of the sea.

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