Mahabaleshwar, which means ‘God of Great Power’ in Sanskrit, is located in the lush green mountain ranges of the Western Ghats in Maharashtra. A pleasant climate and clouds on your doorsteps, this hill station offers panoramic views, temples and nature and wildlife that draws in many who love nature.
The architecture of the place reflects the colonial past as it was the summer capital of the Bombay Presidency during the British Raj. The British-built mansions, cottages and bungalows around the town only add to the overall charm of the city and now double as some of the best places to stay in Mahabaleshwar. Mahabaleshwar is also famous for its strawberry gardens and honey—one of the many things to do here.
Apart from its captivating beauty and the beautiful strawberry farms, the city comprises of ancient temples, boarding schools, manicured and lush green dense forest, waterfalls, hills, valleys. The list of things to do is long and interesting. The city is definitely among the most sought after weekend getaways from Mumbai. Charming views, enticing valleys, serene lakes and a refreshing delight for your taste buds—the best way to unwind and relax in the lap of nature. Also ticks the box of warm places for couples and romance.
The best places to stay in Mahabaleshwar can offer you some of the best deals and packages that you can enjoy and revel in during your comfortable and luxurious stay in this land of strawberry fields, green valleys and perfect hills! With activities for children and some peaceful days on offer for the adults, this hill station should be on your list of the must visit places this year or next.
This scenic spot also comes with a rich history—it was in the 16th century, when Mahabaleshwar was taken over by the Maratha clan of Chanda Rao More who built the famed Mahabaleshwar Temple. Several of the viewing points in Mahabaleshwar are named after the famous British officers who visited here. Lodwick Point gets its name from Col Lodwick who in April 1824 with a contingent of soldiers and Indian guides climbed up the mountain face. Arthur’s Seat is named after Arthur Malet among others.
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