A paradise for people interested in marine life, The town also borders an aquarium near Pethkilla, (Pethfort) that houses a skeleton of a huge whale along with many specimens of exotic fish and turtles.
However, the highlight of the town is the Ratnadurga Fort which is surrounded by the large Arabian Sea. The fort here also has an ancient lighthouse built in 1867.
Ratnagiri also played a significant role in India's freedom struggle by being the birthplace of freedom fighter Lokmanya Tilak.
Surrounded by the Sahyadris (India's western ghats) and the Arabian Sea, The scenic beauty of Ratnagiri is mesmerising. The region is blessed with hills, beaches, rivers, hot water springs, forests and waterfalls, that guarantee an exciting time. If you are a foodie, then the unique Konkani style of cuisine, especially fish curry and rice with Sol Kadi is a must-try!
Ratnagiri Airport is a public airport located in Mirjole, Ratnagiri district, in the Konkan division of the state of Maharashtra, India.
Ratnagiri railway station is a train station that serves the city of Ratnagiri in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is the one of the main railway stations of the Konkan Railway. The station has modern facilities like elevator and escalator.
A visit to Ratnagiri Bus Station can also be combined with other tourist attractions across the city. With its delectable cuisines, and opportunities
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