Panhala Hill Station, 21 km from Kolhapur which is famous tourist destination in South Maharashtra, it is 3177 meters above sea level. To see the free winds to go to this hill station, see also the views of Shivaji Maharaj's Panhala fort. This small town in Maharashtra is a municipal council and it is a very fast growing place. Since its direct relation to Shivaji Maharaj's Maratha empire, it is related to its history. During the 500-day Panhala fort, the Adilshahi of Bijapur had been built in a stronghold, and through great arrogance, he broke through the siege and reached Vishalgad. It was the sacrifice given by Mahaprakrishi Bajiprabhu Deshpande. In 1782, it was the capital of the Maratha empire, and in 1827 the British formed their Thanes there.
This is famous tourist attraction near kolhapur there is lodging facility for guest who want to stay and enjoy the climate of fort and nature around that. lodge provides all facilitiy and testy kolhapuri veg and non veg food at cheap rate to there guest