Sangli is a city in Western Maharashtra.
Sangli is about 390 km from Mumbai, on the border of Maharashtra and Karnataka. As a district headquarters, 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 is quite visible, along with other communities.
The nearest airport is in Pune, which is 225km from Sangli. Alternatively, Panjim Airport can also be used; it is at a similar distance, but the journey from there takes longer, due to ghat sections on the road.
Sangli is well connected by road from all the major Indian 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 the eyes. From Kolhapur: It is a 1-hour/50 km drive to Sangli.
Sangli has a railway station; additionally, Miraj Junction is about 10 km from the city centre. Mutiple trains serve Sangli on the Mumbai - Pune - Miraj - Bangalore route.
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.
Tea laced with milk .
There are many hotels at Sangli to stay. Hotel Anuradha, Hotel Indira sagar, Hotel Krishna International.
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