About Sangli

Sangli City, nestled on the banks of the Krishna River, enjoys the blessings of fertile valleys and tributaries, providing a wealth of irrigation projects and agricultural opportunities that drive the economy of both the district and the city. The Sangli-Miraj-Kupwad Municipal Corporation is the self-governing body that oversees the development of the Sangli-Miraj twin cities, serving a population of half a million residents.

Turmeric City

Sangli is known as the 'Turmeric City of Maharashtra' due to its prominent role in the production and trade of spices, particularly turmeric. It is also celebrated for the cultivation of grapes and housing the largest number of sugar factories in India. Sangli is 390 km from Mumbai, 240 km from Pune, and 700 km from Bangalore City.

Ganapati Temple

It is situated on the banks of the Krishna River in Sangli and is known as 'Bagetil Ganapati'. Thorle Chintamanrao Patwardhan consecrated the idol in 1843. There is a platform, a hall, and a 'Nagarkhana' inside.

Shri Kshetra Audumbar

Sacred place of Narsinha Saraswati, who was born in Vidarbha 700 years ago, where 'Swamiji' appeared in front of them. which is today 'Audumbar Narasimha Saraswati' (Dattatraya).

Sangli Fort

It is situated in the center of Sangli City. Inside the fort are the collector's office, the revenue office, 'Purohit Girls High School,' and a museum. It was donated by the late Raja Chintamanrao Patwardhan II to the government.

Sagareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary

Situated just 47 km from Sangli, covering an area of 10.87 sq km. Deer, jackals, rabbits, peacocks, wild goats, wild cows, and leopards are the wild animals of this sanctuary. Also have ancient temples of Lord Shiva.

Dandoba Hill Station

Nestled on the cusp of Miraj and Kavathe Mahankal, Dandoba Hill Station is a tranquil retreat just a 30-minute drive from Sangli. A verdant reserve forest teeming with diverse flora and the imposing 'Tehalni Buruj' tower.

Ramling Bet-Bahe

Steeped in sacred lore, Bahe Borgaon, near Walwa, witness to an ancient tale. Lord Hanuman, extending his arms wide, diverted the flooded river's course, creating an island sanctuary while Lord Rama sought solace in meditation.