Indian Cities: Mahabaleshwar - Maharashtra

About : Mahabaleshwar


Mahabaleshwar is the queen of Hills, evergreen, picturesque and highest hill station [1372 meter] in the western India.  Satara King, Maharaja Pratap Singh who ruled between 1818 and 1839 planed a scheme for developing the city as the health resort. At Gokaran temple Lord Shiva [Mahabali] is present in the form of rudaraksha shaped self-originated lingam. Mahabaleshwar is favorite honeymoon spot and city for weekend gatherings.  

How to reach Mahabaleshwar by Train

Wathar on Pune Kolhapur route is the nearest rail station but most of visitors prefer train journey up to Pune and from there about 3 hours road travel for reaching here.

How to reach Mahabaleshwar by Road

Regular and frequent bus service is available from Mumbai, Pune, Kolhapur, Satara and various other cities of the state.

How to reach Mahabaleshwar by Air

Nearest airport is Pune [120 km]

Significant Tourist Attractions (spots) of Mahabaleshwar

Veena lake is the famous place for boating and horse riding.There are several tourist point to view this rich nature and very rare picturesque beauty some of them are

Wilson Point [Sun rise]

Connaught peak [Panoramic view]

Arthur's Seat [Separation of Deccan and Kokan areas aerial view]

Kates Point [Breathtaking view of krishna valley]

Baghdad Point [Backwaters of Koyana Dam]

Bombay Point [Sun Set]

Panchgani Point [Tableland of Panchgani]



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