Malvan Tourism, India

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Malvan (Marathi: मालवण) (also written as Malwan) is a town and taluka in Sindhudurg District, the southernmost district of Maharashtra State, India, well known for the historically important Sindhudurg Fort. Malvan taluka consists of villages such as Aangnechi Wadi (Village : Masure ), Achra, Khalchi Devli, Jamdul, Juva, Pankhol, Talasheel and Sarjekot. The main occupation here is fishing with the staple diet of the local people fish curry and rice. The town produces Alphonso mangoes and is also known for sweets such as Malvani Khaja made from gram-besan flour and coated jaggery as well as Malvani Ladoos. Malvani Dashavtar, a drama-play based on mythological stories, is an important cultural element of the area. Several apocryphal and some more credible stories related to the name Malvan exist. Salt producers use term Mahalavan to describe a region rich in salt, a compound word from "Maha" meaning great, and "lavan" meaning plantation (or salt). Another possibility is a phonetic derivative of the compound of "Mad" and "Ban", Malvani for coconut trees and garden respectively, relating to the large number of coconut trees in the region.

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Discover the beauty of the city's striking landscope, welcome to Malvan, India. After your splendid visit to Malvan, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Panaji. Attractions in Panaji include Anjuna Beach, Palolem Beach, Aguada Beach. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Malvan*

  • Cost for Essentials in Malvan

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Malvan

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.27 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 22.66 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 32.73 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 30.21 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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