Places of Interest you can visit in and around Chiplun - Guhagar


Chiplun situated on the Mumbai-Goa highway is an ancient city on the banks of Vashisthi river. You can stay in Chiplun and visit the nearby places. A lot of people take a stopover here for lunch while going to or coming from Goa. You can visit the Vindhyavasini and Karanjeshwari Temples here.

Shri Kshetra Parshuram

According to Hindu mythology Shri Parshuram was the sixth incarnation of lord Vishnu, and he created Konkan by driving back the sea with his arrow. The specialty of this temple of parshuram is that it was first built by Adilshah and later after 300 years renovated by the siddhi's of janjira. it is located at roughly 2 kms. from the Mumbai-Goa highway near Chiplun.

Vashisthi River Chiplun

Vashisthi River - Chiplun


Guhagar located at 42 Kms. from Chiplun is a typical Konkani town with a beautiful clean Beach where a lot of people come in the evenings to see the sunset. There is an ancient Shiv temple of Vyadeshwar here, Guhagar is a small place and people who want a quiet peaceful holiday prefer coming to guhagar. There are quiet a few other temples in guhagar like Ufrata Ganpati Mandir to visit.

Shri Vyadeshwar Temple - Guhagar

Shri Vyadeshwar is an ancient temple of Shankar and Vyadeshwar is the 'Kuldevata' of many Chitpawan Brahmin families. The temple is very beautiful and a lot of people visit Guhagar to visit the temple.

Konkan Railway

A Bridge on Konkan Railway

Velneshwar Temple and Beach

Located at 16 Kms. from Guhagar, Velneshwar has a beautiful beach and an Ancient Shankar Temple. The Temple complex has three four different temples and the secluded beach behind the temple is very beautiful and clean.

Hedvi Ganpati temple and Beach

Located at 18 Kms. from Guhagar, Hedvi is famous for its Ganpati Temple, the Ganpati Idol here is in marble and very beautiful, the ancient temple was renovated by the efforts of a local person by the name of Joglekar. the beach at hedvi is also very beautiful. Near the beach there is a place locally known as 'Baman Ghal', at this place the rocks are cut by the sea water and a george has formed. at the time of High tide the water gushes through the gorge (Ghal) and a water column rises to a height of up to 100 feet in the air.

Hedvi Beach

Hedvi beach

Enron Company Power Plant

The Enron Company plant is located at Veldur near Guhagar, You can see the plant from the outside as the plant is current shut down, the hugeness of the plant will surprise you and it worth seeing it from around, also you can proceed further to Anjanvel from here.

Enron Power Plant

Enron Company Power Plant


Gopalgad Fort - Anjanvel

Anjanwel is a small town near Enron Company Plant at Veldur. Gopalgad Fort at anjanwel is one of the picturesque forts in Konkan. It is a coastal fort, half of which is on a hill and the other half touches the sea. You can drive up to the fort walls, but care should be taken while driving as it has very steep climbs. Roaming through the remnants of the fort is a nostalgic experience which you will definitely like.


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