Mahabaleshwar Tourism



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About Mahabaleshwar

about Mahabaleshwar

Mahabaleshwar!! Yes, it might be your preferred destination this vacation if you are targeting to explore Maharashtra. Popularly known as “the Queens of the Ghats”, Mahabaleshwar is really great hill resort of India. Longing for the refreshing air, awesome environment and lush green surroundings then get your search end to the inviting Mahabaleshwar of Maharashtra. 


Located at a height of 1372 meters, Mahabaleshwara is one of the highest points in Maharashtra. The place got its name from Lord Mahabali as he was the main deity of this hill station. Areawise the Queen of hill stations is situated at the distance of 285 kms away from Mumbai and from Pune, it is 120 kms. The astonishing hill station is quite amazing during the months from October to May when the place is showered with great beauty and fantasy by Mother Nature.


In 1829, Mahabaleshwar took the shape of a health resort just because of its fresh and clean environment. People will also like to visit the place again and again during the Strawberry festival which held in Spring season of every year. The British emperors were the main people who discovered this place as the most charming one and declared this destination as the summer capital of former Bombay Presidency.


Mahabaleshwar, earlier summoned as Malcolm Peth, also reflects its glorious past through its historical monuments and mansions. Therefore, the city is not only rich in natural beauty but also has significant place in the past history. Spotted with numerous tourist attractions, Mahabaleshwar is the most wonderful place that offers stunning picturesque and mesmerizing scenes. Among the long list of attractions in Mahabaleshwar, the main highlights are Kate’s Point, Connaught Peak, Venna Lake, Mount Malcolm, and so many other view points, church, temples and mosques.


Therefore, the lovely destination is fully stuffed with oodles of attractions, scenic beauty and cherishing environment. So, how could you keep yourself away from its visit!!!

Mahabaleshwar Fast Facts

City: Mahabaleshwar

District: Satara

State: Maharashtra

Country: India

Famous for/as: Hill Station

Best Season: Oct - Jun

Summer: 15 to 35°C

Winter: 10 to 32°C

Rain: Jun - Sep

Area: 150 km2

Altitude: 1438 m (4718 ft)

PIN Code: 412806

STD Code: 02168

Mahabaleshwar News Papers

Marathi: Sakal

Hindi: Lokmat, Kesari

Languages: Marathi, Hindi, English

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