The distance between these two cities is around 1320Kms, and can be reached in approximately 22hrs .Bus travel is a popular travel option between these two cities, and many buses ply between Nagercoil and Kolhapur(Maharashtra). SRS Travels is a major operator along this route. The first bus starts from 07:00 PM and you can catch buses till 07:00 PM. Minimum fare for bus travel along this route is Rs.1900, and the maximum fare is close to Rs.1900.
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Nagercoil, formerly known as Kottar, is an ancient and important commercial town in Tamil Nadu. The town was a part of the erstwhile Travancore state till 1956. The town gets its name from the Nagaraja temple situated here which is dedicated to Nagaraja, the Serpent God. Suchindrum Temple situated on the bank of Palayar River, is another famous temple nearby, and is dedicated to Shiva, Vishnu and Brahma. The Temple has a beautiful tower, musical pillars and a 18 feet Hanuman idol. Sotthavilai beach, Sanguthurai beach and Muttom beach are some of the famous beaches nearby and attract a lot of tourists. The Padmanabhapuram Palace located at a distance from Nagercoil is an ancient palace of the Travancore King, Marthanda Varma. It contains a lot of artefacts and is worth a visit. Kanyakumari, a popular tourist centre, because of its prime geographic location of the confluence of three oceans is located nearby.
Located in the southwestern region of Maharashtra, on the banks of River Panchaganga, lies the historical city of Kolhapur. The presence of numerous religious centers like Mahalakshmi Temple which is known for its ancient architectural style, Jyotiba Temple, Katyani Temple, Binkhambi Ganesh Mandir, Kopeshwara Temple, BhawaniTemple and Gagangiri Maharaj Math, some of them found dotting the holy river, has given the name ‘dakshinkashi’ to this city. Other than the religious presence, the city houses several forts and other historical places. Some of the major places to visit in this well-connected town are the Maharaja’s palace also known as the New palace, Shahji Chatrapati museum, Vishalgad Fort, Irwin Agricultural Museum, Radhanagari Dam, Wax museum and Bhavani Mandap, the oldest and biggest structure in Kolhapur also known as ‘glory of the city’. And who can forget about the popular and uniquely designed Kolhapuri chappals that are exported to all over the world.