Kolhapur becomes more popular in the list of famous destinations just because having one of the 108 Shakti Peethas in its hub –Shri Mahalakshmi Temple! The temple is very famous temple of Kolhapur and belongs to Goddess Shakti. It is also believed that this temple is one of the six places all over the country where one can get salvation on his own wish. The attraction of the temple lies in the fact that it houses a statue of Goddess weighing 40 kgs and 3 feet high. The statue is four-armed and is completely made up of gemstone. Also popularly known as Dakshin Kashi, the temple is a must-see place in Kolhapur!!