Devgad is a small town situated in the Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra . Devgad has total 98 villages in town. Devgad is located on the coast line of Arabian sea in Kokan region. This is the small town but widely known for mesmering, smelly and juicy locally grown Alphonso Mangoes also called Devgad Hapus Aamba/Mango . This mangos export world wide. 50000 tons Alphonso mangoes grown in Devgad every year.
Devagad has 2417 of population which 2190 males and 1127 are females according to year 2011. Whether in Devgad is not so cold as well as not so hot it changes in season, it depended on which season you visit. Winter is perfect season for holidays in Devagad . The air is cool and atmosphere is very nice. Summer is the season of heavenly smell Alphonso and other fruits of Devgad Like Jack fruit (Fanas), Chiku, Cashew (Kaju), Gwava (Peru), Jaam are some famous fruits plant in Devgad district.
Hotels in Devgad serves Mouth watering Malvani cuisine is including Surmai, Pompret, Corals, Tirase/Shimple, Crabs, Prawns, Oyster are the main fish dishes of Devgad . Chicken, Motton, Bhakari, vade are tasty dishes available; Solkadi, Kombadi-wade are also some spicy and mouthwatering dishes of Devgad . Talking about sweets then Malvani Khaja is the famous sweet in Devgad .
How To Reach?
Reaching Devgad is also very easy. You can reach Devgad with different ways. Dobolim airport is the closest airport to visit Devgad. Nearest railway stations are Kudal, Kankavli which are approximately 50 to 60 km from Devgad.
State transport buses are, private cars are also available from Mumbai to Devgad, Kolhapur to Devgad. you will find auto rikshaw easily near Devgad bus stand.
Places To Visit In Devgad or Sighseeing In Devgad :
Devgad Fort is about 3 km away from Devgad stand. This fort also called Janjire Devgad. For was built by Kanhoji Angre in 1705. Devgad light house, Ganesh Mandir, the very first wind mill , planteau are some things to see on this fort. Fort walls and structure is still in good condition. Don’t miss the sunset point at devgad fort.
Kunkeshwar Shiva Temple :
Kunkeshawar temple is of lord shiva. This temple is very ancient built by Yadav kings After renovetd by Chatrapti Shivaji Maharaj. Kunkeshwar temple also know as South kashi of kokan. On Mahashivratri devotees from all over the world came here to fulfill their wishes this ocations is very huge called Kunkeshwar Jatra every year. Patvati, Lord Ganesh and Nandi statue are son things to watch inside this temple.
Devgad Beach :
Dirba Devi Temple :
There is small village situated in Devgad called Jamsande. Dirba devi temple is situated in this village 4 km from devgad stand, its very famous temple in devgad. On tripurari pournima there is small fair held evet year.