It is located at north Latitude 16o 37' 50'' and east Longitude 73o 22' 22''. Rajapur is the taluka headquarters. It has become a town Municipality from
1st April 1876.
The Ganga-teerth is situated at Rajapur. There are hot water springs at Unhale. The Dhootpapeshwar temple at Rajapur is worth visiting.
Recently the importance of this place has been increased. Idols of Godess like Mahakali, Mahalakshmi, Yogeshwari, Mahasaraswati, Ravalnath we can watch. Staying place is made for the devotees.
Location: 30 Km from Rajapur.
Kanakaditya of Kasheli
The only old temple of Suryanarayan in Ratnagiri district is in Kasheli village. This was built 800 years ago. This temple is famous for its 80 foot length and 40 foot width community hall. This temple is having copper covering on its top. The festival is on Kartik Ekadashi and Ratha Saptami.
Location: 32 Km from Rajapur.
It is located near Musakazi port. 17 bastion (buruj) are seen on the fort which are in very good condition.
** Information on this page is contributed by Mr. Rohit Bodhe