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Sangli city is situated on the bank of Krishna river, the valley and tributaries of which offer many irrigation projects and agricultural advantages that drive the economy of the district and the city...
The Sangli-Miraj-Kupwad Municipal Corporation is the self-government body which looks after the development of the Sangli-Miraj twin cities, serving 0.5 million citizens.
Sangli is known as the Turmeric City of Maharashtra due to its production and trade of the spices, grapes and the largest number of sugar factories in India.
Sangli is 390 km from Mumbai, 240 km from Pune and 700 km from Bangalore city.


Sangli Ganapati Temple

It is situated on the banks of river Krishna at Sangli known as 'Bagetil Ganapati'. Thorle (elder) Chintamanrao Patwardhan consecrated the idol in 1843. The temple has been artistically built with black stone brought from Jyotibha hills. There is a platform, a hall and a 'Nagarkhana' inside the vast two acres complex of the temple..

Sangli Fort

Sangli Fort is situated in the centre of Sangli City. Inside the fort is the Collector's office, Revenue Office, a Marathi school, "Purohit Girls High school" and a museum. Rajwada, the palace is also located inside the fort, and the museum is located in backside of the "Rajwada". It was donated by Late Raja Chintamanrao Patwardhan II to Indian government.

Shri Kshetra Audumbar

It is a sacred place of Narsinha Saraswati who was born in Vidarbha 700 years ago who stayed at Audumbar for 4 months. Villagers went to J J School of Art and appointed one European and Marathi Painter and sent them to Karanja to decide the exact sketch. one fine day both of them had a dream at the same time where 'Swamiji' appeared infront of them. which is today 'Audumbar Narsinha Saraswati' (Dattatraya). .

Sagareshwar Wildlife sanctuary

It is just 47 km from Sangli. Sagareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary is at trifurcation of three tehsils namely m Khanapur, Walva and Palus Tehsils of Sangli district covering an area of is th 10.87-sq-km. Deer, jackals, rabbits, peacocks, wild goats, wild cows, leopards are the wild animals of this sanctuary. There are also ancient temples of Lord Shiva.

Ramling Bet-Bahe

Bahe Borgaon is near walwa, when Prabhu Shri Ramchandra was seating for Meditation, there was a big flood occured on River Krishna due to this the Meditation of Shri Prabhu Ramchandra would have been disturbed. At the same time to avoid the disturbance in the Meditation Shri Hanuman spread his both hands and obstructed the flow of river and diverted the path of river water on both side of his hands. This is an ancient heard story. .

Dandoba Hill Station

This place is on the border of Miraj and Kavathe Mahankal. Locating at the Miraj-Pandharpur Road, Dandoba Hill Station is just 30 minutes drive from Sangli. It is located around Dandoba Hills, which is a reserve forest area has variety of plant species and some wild animals. Here there is a sanctuary spread over two to three acres land with old temple of lord Shankara at the hill of Dandoba. Also this place has "Tehalni Buruj" with big size historical tower.

Sangmeshwar Temple

This is destination for worshippers to come and offer their devotion to the greatest god revered in Hindu mythology, Lord Shiva. Temple is located in the Haripur district of Sangli at the intersection point of Krishna and River Warna. ".