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Sangli is a city in Western Maharashtra.


Sangli is about 390 km from Mumbai situated on the border of Maharashtra and Karnataka, being a district place the city is a home for big businesses. Sangli can be described as a calm city with a very few traces of domestic violence. The people are friendly and honest compared to other metro cities. The Jain Population can be seen majorly along with other communities

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By Air[edit]

The nearest airport is Pune, which is 225km from Sangli. Further journey can be completed by road or railway. Alternatively, Panjim Airport can also be used which is at a similar distance but takes longer time to reach due to ghat sections on road journey.

By Road[edit]

Sangli is well connected by road from all the major cities.

From Pune: It is a 4.5 hour/225 km drive from Pune to Sangli. The drive along National Highway 48 ( previously NH4) is very comfortable and pleasing to eye. From Kolhapur: It is a one hour/50 km drive to Sangli.

Sangli also has good connectivity to Solapur, Belgaum, Bangalore, Hyderabad and other major commercial hubs.

By Rail[edit]

Sangli has a railway station; Additionally Miraj Junction serves to Sangli which is about 10 km from city center. Mutiple train serve Sangli on Mumbai - Pune - Miraj - Bangalore route.

Get around[edit]

One can travel in Sangli by three wheeler rickshaws or by a taxi. City bus service is also available along some major routes.


Patwardhan Rajawada or Palace at Sangli Fort . There is an museum also. Shree Vishnu Temple at Vishnughat on the banks of river Krishna. Rameshwaram Mandir, Krishnai Mandir all on the banks of river Krishna. There is an old bridge near these temples.


Boating on river Krishna. Visit Vasant Dada Patil Smarak. Sit on the banks of river and watch the sunset.


Turmeric, Jaggery and food grains from APMC yard on Sangli-Miraj road.


Hotel Rohini vegetarian restaurant near Pushparaj Chowk, Sangli.

Pavu Bhaji is the favorite street food of Sangli


Tea laced with milk .


There are many hotels at Sangli to stay. Hotel Anuradha, Hotel Indira sagar,Hotel Krishna International.


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