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A popular tourist attraction with its scenicbeaches and lush greenery. Flanked by stretches of scenery, Ganapatipule is the seaside resort of today-especially , for families. Some interesting day-trips are the Jaigad beach and the fort, the Velneshwar beach temple and Pawas, where Swami Swarupanand's Ashram is located. The added attraction is a 400 year old Swamyambhoo Ganpati Temple where thousands of devotees visit regularly. Nearby is Malgund, the birth place of Keshavsoot, the known Marathi poet.
Reaching There :
By Air : Nearest airport is Mumbai.
By Rail : Nearest railhead is Ratnagiri, 50 kms. on the Konkan Railway.