A trip to Ratnagiri - Pawas is perfect getaway if you want to stay
in a big city and do some pilgrimage also. Ratnagiri is a beautiful
city and an important port. The city is quiet industrialized and
has many fish processing and exporting units.
Ratnagiri is also famous for the 'Hapus' or Alphanso mangoes
produced in the adjoining areas. There are a lot of places in and
around Ratnagiri and the city also has a lot of good hotels for
a pleasant stay.
Pawas, near Ratnagiri has become an important pilgrimage center
because of the Shri Swami Swarupanand Samadhi mandir. Lakhs of
people visit Pawas every year.
The Samadhi mandir was constructed in the memory of Shri
Swami Swarupanand Who took a samadhi here on 15th August