About Ganpatiphule

Ganpatipule is a town on the Konkan Coast of western India. It is known for its beaches, such as Ganpatipule Beach and nearby Aare Ware Beach. On Ganpatipule Beach, the centuries-old Swayambhu Ganpati Temple is a pilgrimage site and houses a large orange statue of Ganesh. Prachin Konkan is an open-air museum with models depicting traditional Konkan life. Jaigad Fort and a British-built lighthouse lie to the north.
Jaigad Fort

Jaigad Fort is a coastal fortification that is located near Jaigad village in Maharashtra. It is one of the popular forts in the Konkan region and also one of the top tourist places near Pune for history lovers. It is a protected monument under the Archeological Survey of India.
Ganapatipule Beach

Ganapatipule Beach is a spectacular paradise along the Konkan Coast. It is a perfect gateway that captivates beach lovers, adventure enthusiasts, and pilgrims as well.
Malgund Beach

Malgund, a small village, 1 km away from Ganpatipule beach, is known as the birthplace of the famous Marathi poet Keshavasuta, who was born here in 1866. He is regarded as a poet who heralded the dawn of modern Marathi poetry. 
Pawas Mandir

Pawas Mandir was built in the year 1931 by Shriman Bhagojisheth Keer, a kind-hearted businessman from Ratnagiri, belonging to Bhandari Community at the instance of Swatantrya Veer Vinayak Damodar alias Tatyarao Sawarkar. This temple is the first temple in India, that offered an unrestricted right to any member of the Hindu Community to enter in the very adytum of the temple and to worship the idols of Lord Laxmi Narayana
Swayambhu Ganpati Temple

Swayambhu Ganpati Temple, known for its unique Ganapati idol,  is built on the Ganpatipule Beach and opens up to the beautiful beach. The idol of Ganapati here is believed to be 'swayambhu'. The idol of 'mooshak' is made of copper and is placed outside the temple.
Velneshwar Temple

Sri Velneshwar Temple is believed to be one of the ancient temples dedicated to Lord Shiva and his consort Goddess Parvati. Earlier, the temple was built by Gadgils and was later renovated by Sri Trimbak Ravaji Gokhale. Representing an example of ancient Hindu architectural style, the temple houses many small shrines dedicated to Lord Vishnu, Ganesha, and Kala Bhairav.
Jaigad Lighthouse

Jaigad Lighthouse was built by the British in 1932. The unique thing about the lighthouse at Jaigad is that it is made completely out of cast iron. The fort and especially the lighthouse offer a spectacular view of the ships sailing in the beautiful and calm Arabian Sea. Jaigad fort is beside the village Jaigad and the vehicles can reach up to the main entrance of the fort by a tar road.
Aare Beach

Aare Beach on the Arabian Sea with swimming areas, scenic sunset views, and photo opportunities.
Prachin Konkan

Prachin Konkan is an open-air museum featuring life-sized displays, sculptures reenacting village life and culture.
Shri Ganesh Temple

Shri Ganesh temple is one of the ancient temples and is said to be from the period of Peshwas around 4000-year-old. From ancient literature like Mudgal Puran, this temple is referred to as Paschim Dwar- Devata.
Best Time To Visit Ganpatiphule

The best time to visit Ganapatipule is from October to March. Summers of Ganapatipule is a bit hot with temperatures around 35°C. Summer starts March and lasts up to June. The highest temperature recorded is 38°C. Due to this oppressive heat coupled with high humidity, it is not advisable to visit Ganapatipule during the summer season. In Ganapatipule, Monsoon arrives in July and lasts till October. During the monsoon, it rains heavily and it results in cleaning the leave of the trees and everything around, which makes everything look fresh and vibrant. It is a beautiful time of the year. November demarcates the start of winter in Ganapatipule which continues till February. During this season, individuals can relish all the delightful and magnificent views of Ganapatipule. The weather is agreeably cool and is suitable for reconnoitering the lovely Ganapatipule. The temperature usually ranges from a comfortable 16°C to 25°C in winters. Therefore light woolen clothes should be carried.

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