Ratnagiri city is famous for its Konkani culture and cuisine, not to forget the much coveted Alphonso mangoes. Ratnagiri is also the birthplace of the great freedom fighter Lokmanya Tilak. Within the town’s borders is an aquarium. The main attraction here is the skeleton of a huge whale. There are many specimens of exotic fish and turtles here. The Ratnadurga Fort, which is spread over 120 acres, is surrounded by the Arabian Sea from three sides. Another place of interest is the palace of King Thiba of Brahmadesh. The region is blessed with hills, beaches, rivers, hot water springs, forests and waterfalls. The Konkan region is also blessed with some of the finest horticulture products such as ‘ambapoli’ (thin pancakes of dried and crushed mangoes), ‘phanaspoli’ (thin pancakes of dried and crushed jackfruit), cashew nuts, coconuts, etc.

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