Our Lady of sorrow church

There are totally 3 Christian worship houses in Dapoli. Of these 3, one was built by Portuguese and the other two were built during the reign of the British Empire. Of the two churches built during the British era,...

Kanakdurg, Harnai

Along with kanakdurg fort, Fattegad & Gova Fort are supporting (strategically) forts to the great marine fort Suvarnadurga at Harnai in Dapoli. Among these sub forts, kanakdurg fort is the closest to Harnai port. kanakdurg fort is surrounded by...

Yakub Baba’s Dargah, Kelshi

This is 'Yakub Baba's Dargah which is famous in Kelshi village in Dapoli. This dargah is on a hill near Kalshi coast. It is said that this Dargah is built by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Some people say that Shivaji...

Saint Ann’s Church, Harnai

Dapoli has 3 old churches, of which the oldest is the Church of Saint Ann’s at Harnai. There is no proper proof of the origin of this church, but it is said that during the era of the Maratha –...

Suvarndurg Fort Harnai, Taluka Dapoli

Konkan has a vast coastline of 720 Kms and along this coastline stand the richness of Konkan’s heritage in the form of strong water forts. One such important fort is the Suvarnadurg fort in Dapoli district. Suvarnadurg fort was built...

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Keshavsut | Taluka Dapoli

As per records, Keshavsut was born in the village of Malgund which lies in Ratnagiri district. But his birth date is still a topic...

Shahi Masjid – Dabhol

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