Panchaganga Ghat is one of the oldest spots in Kolhapur. The civilization of Kolhapur began on the banks of River Panchganga. The bank on West end of City is known as Panchganga Ghat. There is an ancient Temple on the Banks and a small Jetty (for washing clothes etc. during old days.) The beautiful scenic look at the River from Jetty though SHIVAJI BRIDGE is worth a snap at anytime. A Small picnic spot is developed near the bridge, giving a good view at the Ghat and the temple.
Every year a Fair is organized here and attracts thousands of tourist from all over Maharashtra and India. Local Authorities have plans to develop this location further for immersion of Ganpati Idols during Ganesh Festival.