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Rankala Lake

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Promenade by the Lake.

Rankala Lake is one of the prominent landmarks of Kolhapur city. It is a 5 minute walk from the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Beautiful water body with facility fot boating

A nice picnic spot in kolhapur. The boating is enjoyable. There are gardens where you can spend... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Kolhapur 416012, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Rankala Lake is one of the prominent landmarks of Kolhapur city. It is a 5 minute walk from the Mahalaxmi Temple towards the west, next to the highway going to Gaganbawda. We stayed overnight at Kolhapur and got a chance to go for an early...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

A nice picnic spot in kolhapur. The boating is enjoyable. There are gardens where you can spend good time with your near and dear ones..A romantic location

1  Thank PaulM13258
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very peaceful and beautiful place in evening. Awesome delicious street food is also there. Gardens and play equipments are also available for children. You can also enjoy boating... Very nice place must visit ...I visit once in a month

1  Thank sahilmulla2167
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Iconic location. Pride of kolhapuri people. Good to take a walk. You get bhel n ice cream here. Must visit if free time.

Thank parvejadate
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

If you planing come to kolhapur, you can visit here.... Rankala lake is one of the famous point in kolhapur..... And then you can go from New Palace and other tourists point in kolhapur.

Thank Camper758784
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Earlier this place was very dirty. But now they have cleaned the lake and maintained the area around quite well. Lovely Bhel shops around for all those who like it

Thank Pras_MT
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

It is so beautiful and so watery lake it give a nature and natural beauty it may be so fun with my friends

Thank BackPacker789684
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Its a beautiful lake in centre of the city, well built and old. It has got options for boating also where you can choose a boat from many options like automated, pedal boat for 2 for 4, etc. Charges are 150 INR for 2 people...More

Thank Ritesh I
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

The lake is big as compared to other in district, possible the best it is.You can enjoy Food,Water Rides, Shopping nearby Rankala.

Thank SiddhantPatil5
Reviewed 29 June 2018

The lake is huge and clean. Boating is available and walking area along the lake is nice.During the afternoon is quiet and not crowded.

Thank SmitaD15
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23 May 2018|
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Response from sahilmulla2167 | Reviewed this property |
5 pm onwords u can enjoy the boating
14 November 2016|
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Response from abhi_newalkar | Reviewed this property |
best time to visit is in the evenings when the place is in its full swing for food, stroll, boating and people aroiund too. also the sunset looks great at this pint of time