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Mahabaleshwar

That's the one when you are standing on elephant's head shape mountain and enjoying the view.

Mahabaleshwar Elephant Head Point

Situated at an elevation of 1470 m above the sea level, Arthur’s seat; which is popularly known as the Queen of all the points, is named after Arthur Malet who lost his wife and a month-old daughter in a disastrous ferry accident in the Savitri River.

Arthur Seat Point

This is a very old temple of River Krishna. It is very beautiful and in remains. The temple as a Shivalingam and a beautiful statue of goddess Krishna. There is a kunda as well with Krishna flowing as a very small stream.The temple looks very old and it is in ruins. It seems that the beautiful carvings on the temple faded with time. There is a saying that this temple belongs to Pandava Era. The temple overlooks a beautiful valley.
Krishnabai Temple is supposed to be source of the Krishna River. The temple was built in 1888 by a ruler of Ratnagiri on a hilltop overlooking the Krishna valley. The temple has a Shiva lingam and a beautiful statue of Goddess Krishna. A small stream of the river flowing from a cow-face (gomukh) falls in a Kund or water tank which is the source of might River Krishna. Stone carved columns and ceilings are the special characteristics of this temple.

Krishnabai Temple

Built in the Hemadant architectural style of South India by the Chanda Rao More dynasty, this 16th century temple is dedicated to the most revered deity of Hindu religion - Lord Shiva. The temple is secured by a 5 ft wall, which is divided into two parts - the sanctum sanctorum and the central hall. The sanctum sanctorum has the 500 years old and 6 feet long self-originated (‘Swayambhu’ called in Sanskrit) linga, in the shape of Rudraksha, which is considered to be the tip of Shiva linga, called as Mahalingam.

Mahabaleshwar Temple

The only holy place in the city of Mahabaleshwar is named as Panchganga Mandir. This is the holy place that receives holy water from five rivers named Koyna, Venna, Gayatri, Krishna and Savitri. This union of five rivers gives this place its name Panchganga in which literal meaning of Panch is five and Ganga is the name of Holy River. The water of all the rivers flows throw the mouth of cow that has been carved from stone. Raja Singhandeo of Yadav dynasty of Devgiri during 13th century built this temple. Later, during 16th century, Maratha Emperor Shivaji modified this temple. Temple has been devoted to Lord Krishna and adorns a beautiful idol of Lord Krishna. The temple also has some shops that sell the handicrafts goods.

Panchganga

Among the highest points of Mahabaleshwar, Elphinstone Point is a beautiful hill spot noted for the enchanting views of Mahabaleshwar. The place is named after Sir Mount Elphinstone, and then governor of Bombay. The spot is an ideal place to get some peace and relaxation in surreal beauty, healing your senses with lush greenery. One can also get a view of Pratagarh fort from here and view of Koyna valley, plains, the ravine and also the origin of River Savitri. Nearby is the mansion of Dr. Murray, the man who discovered the point.

Elphinstone

Venna Lake is a beautiful and scenic lake in Mahabaleshwar and is frequently flocked by visitors from all over India. It is one of the most famous tourist attractions of Mahabaleshwar, and its serenity is what speaks for the place. The lake is covered with tall trees and grass all over. Venna Lake is a man-made lake and is not a natural one. It surely is one of the most eye-catching places and is a must-visit for all nature lovers out there.
Timing: 10 to 7

Veena Dam

Sunset Point is one of the most popular points of Mahabaleshwar. Sunset Point is also popularly known as Mumbai Point or Bombay Point.Sunset Point Mahabaleshwar The Mumbai Point is the oldest point of Mahabaleshwar. The point got its name as the point is on the old road to Mumbai.

Sunset Point

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj had extended his kingdom on the banks of rivers Nira and Koyana. In order to safeguard this area of his kingdom, he felt need to have a well-built fort. This fort is called Pratapgad. As per the records in the history, Pratapgad fort was built in the year 1657. Pratapgad is situated at 8 kilometres, west of Mahabaleshwar, in Jawali taluka of North Satara district. The fort is built on the mound named Deparya, between Par and Kineshwar towns.
Fort has 450-500 steps

Pratapgarh Fort

Known for their production of delicious strawberries, Mapro Garden is a Garden Park established and maintained by the food processing company, Mapro. The Park has lush greenery all around, a little nursery, a restaurant, a chocolate factory and a children's play area.

Alexander Point

Sydney Point is one of the famous viewpoints in Panchgani hill station in Satara district of Maharashtra. Sydney Point is situated on a hill that faces Krishna Valley. It was named after Sir Sidney Beckwarth, Commander in Chief, who succeeded Sir John Malcolm as Bombay's Governor in 1830.

Sydney Point

According to mythology, this is the place where Pandavas of Mahabharata stayed here for a while during their exile. This place was used to cook their food. Some people claim that Pandvgadh Caves are also built by them and bear their name. The place is now a beautiful sightseeing spot which is popular among tourists.

Devils Kitchen

Table Land is a vast expanse of flat laterite rock surrounded by hills hence the name Table Land. This volcanic plateau is Asia's second longest mountain plateau after Tibetan plateau. This place offers an aerial view of the entire Panchgani and nearby valleys.

Table Land

There are four caves and these ancient caves are surrounded by many water kunds. It is believed that these caves were used for penance and religious rituals by Lord Kartikeya. It is also said to be the home of Pandavas during their exile. Devotees believe that taking bath in these holy kunds will provide relief from all kinds of diseases and evils.

Rajpuri Caves

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