Situated at an altitude of 977 .2m. , Panhala is a cbarrninl hill resort whicb makes for a complete boliday. Panhala , historic fort throws up memories of Chhatrapati Shivaji sucb as bis epic escape from tbe forces of -Sidd Johar. Besides, there's the Sambbaji Temple, Someshwa Temple, Teen Darwaza, Raj Dindi and several otbe sights. Of special interest are the Blue Basalt Temp1 on tbe sacred Jyotiba bill, 9 kms., the 7tb centur: A.D. Mabalaxmi temple at Kolhapur, 18 kms.; all! tbe wildlife sanctuary at Radhanagari, 52 kms. Wbat's more, tbere's abundant natural beauty ti luxuriate in.