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INFORMATION ABOUT CHIPLUN
Chiplun is a city and a municipal council in Ratnagiri district in the state of Maharashtra, India. Located on the Mumbai-Goa highway (NH-17) in western India. The city is about 320 km south of Mumbai in the Konkan region of Maharashtra. It is an industrial town catering to mostly pharmaceutical and chemical industries. It is a major stop on the Konkan Railway. The name Chiplun means "The abode of Lord Parshuram".
Parshuram Temple is a 700-year old temple, and a must visit in Chiplun. Sawatsada Waterfall is a monsoon attraction of Chiplun. Then there is the Walavalkar Shivaji Museum, this unique museum depicts the life history of the great Maratha ruler, Chhatrapati Shivaji. Guhagar Beach is a virgin and unspoilt beach, lapped by the waters of the Arabian Sea. Vashisiti River Jetty offers visitors an opportunity to enjoy motorboat rides in the river - provided that the water level is high enough! The Koyna dam and reservoir, is a sight to behold. Velneshwar South and Hedvi South are beautiful temples dedicated to Lord Shiva and Ganesh respectively. Veldoor offers breathtaking views of the Vashisti River meeting the Arabian Sea. Marleshwar is another beautiful temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is located 60 km from Chiplun on the Devrukh Road and is built amidst the rock face in such a manner that a visitor has to pass through a cave to see the deity.
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