Landmarks in Mahabaleshwar

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  • Pratapgarh Fort

    Pratapgarh Fort

    "Built by Shivaji in 1656, Pratapgarh Fort is a maze of beautiful ponds, chambers and long dark paths. The responsibility of the construction of the fort was given to Moropant Pingale - minister of Shivaji and Hiroji Indulkar - architect. It is the same place where Shivaji defeated Afzal Khan ...

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  • Kamalgad Fort

    Kamalgad Fort

    Kamalgad Fort, also known as Kattalgad and Bhelanja, is a square hill citadel spread over an area of 4 acres in Wai Taluka in Satara. Situated at an elevation of over 4511 feet, the fort offers breathtaking views of the magnificent Dhom Dam. The hill fort does not have any ...

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  • Arthur's Seat

    Arthur's Seat

    Considered to be the queen of all points in Mahabaleshwar, Arthur's Seat is a beautiful site perched at a height of around 1340 metres above sea level. The vantage point is named after Sir Arthur Mallet, who built the first home here. It is believed that he spent hours at ...

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  • Elephant's Head Point

    Elephant's Head Point

    Get ready to be mesmerised by the unique beauty of Elephant’s Head Point, one of the most popular vantage points in Mahabaleshwar. The overhanging cliffs of the viewpoint resemble an elephant’s head and trunk, which earned this place its name. Lying at the extreme end of the mountain range, it ...

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  • Elphinstone Point

    Elphinstone Point

    "Elphinstone Point, discovered in 1830 by Dr. Murray, is one of the highest points in Mahabaleshwar. The viewpoint got its name from Mountstuart Elphinstone, the then Governor of Bombay Presidency. The lofty cliff commands a panoramic view of the Pratapgarh Fort, Koyna Valley and nearby plains. One can also admire ...

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  • Babington Point

    Babington Point

    Babington Point is a popular tourist attraction of Mahabaleshwar. Positioned at an altitude of 1294 m above sea level, this captivating site offers a panoramic view of luxuriant greenery and beautiful landscape. What fascinates tourists the most is its meandering pathway that is adorned with several species of plants and ...

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  • Falkland Point

    Falkland Point

    Falkland Point unfolds a magical world, full of blissful natural vistas. The point is named after Sir Filkland - Governor of Bombay Presidency during the British rule. This famous spot offers wonderful views of the beautiful Koyna Valley and the splendid Makarandgad Fort. What adds to its charm is the ...

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  • Helen’s Point

    Helen’s Point

    Located adjacent to the main market, Helen's Point is a beautiful place replete with stunning sceneries. Also known as the Blue Valley, this majestic point offers delightful natural vistas, which attract a large number of tourists and locals alike. The splendid view of dense green fields, modest huts and cascading ...

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  • Marjorie Point

    Marjorie Point

    Marjorie Point, located at a height of 1290 m, lies on the way to Arthur's Point from Mahabaleshwar. From the point, one can witness the unmatched beauty of Western Ghats - a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A beautiful location discovered by British, the point is around 500 m below the ...

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  • Bombay Point or Sunset Point

    Bombay Point or Sunset Point

    Bombay Point, also known as the Sunset Point, is a site to witness different hues of the setting sun. The point is named so owing to its location on the old road to Bombay. It is counted amongst the oldest vantage points in Mahabaleshwar. The point has an open space, ...

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  • Carnac Point

    Carnac Point

    Carnac Point, a beautiful mountain peak, is one of the famed tourist attractions of Mahabaleshwar. It is named after Sir James Rivett Carnac, Governor of the Bombay Presidency, from 1839 to 1842, under the British Raj. He was mesmerised by the scenic beauty of Mahabaleshwar; hence, as a tribute to ...

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