The colony of Ratnagiri was established in the British era after 1822 AD. It is the birthplace of the freedom fighter Lokmanya Tilak and the workplace of the freedom fighter Swatantryaveer Savarkar. The Ratnagiri district is famous for its religious and historical sites and the beautiful nature. It is also adorned with beautiful scenic beaches. You need to have at least three days in hand to enjoy and travel in Ratnagiri taluka.