Kolhapur is a small city and due to which is one step behind the world, which infact is the best part about Kolhapur. There's no rat race going. Surrounded by a large number of natural water bodies and landscapes, it can surely act as a place for relaxation for the people of metros. Though a small city, Kolhapur has a history dating back to the 1st century AD and thus heritage structures. The Mahalaxmi temple here is a famous place of worship. Another thing Kolhapur is famous for is its food.