Places to Visit near Mahabaleshwar

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Places to Visit near Mahabaleshwar

Here is the list of 16 Places to Visit near Mahabaleshwar

1. Kolhapur - 180 km from Mahabaleshwar

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Known For : Shri Chatrapati Shahu Museum (New Palace) Shopping in Kolhapur Narsinhwadi Datta Mandir

Kolhapur is situated on the banks of the river Panchaganga in the south-west region of Maharashtra. Kolhapur derives its name from a mythological story of Kolhasur - a demon who was slayed by Goddess Mahalakshmi. The famous Mahalakshmi temple is situated here in the honor of Goddess Mahalakshmi.

Distance from Mahabaleshwar: 182 km

Best Time: July to February

2. Arthur's seat - 12 km from Mahabaleshwar

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Arthur's seat or Suicide point is also known as the Queen of all points. It offers the most mesmerizing and fascinating view of the dense valleys of Brahma-Arayana and the Savitri river. The point is a huge table that stands on a natural pillar. On the way up, one can also see window point and Tiger's spring.

Distance from Mahabaleshwar: 13 km

3. Velocity Entertainmentz - 16 km from Mahabaleshwar

Velocity Entertainmentz_is a themed amusement park. They have a number of indoor and outdoor games to suit every age group including dashing cars, gyroscope, go-carting, basketball, air hockey, zorbing, merry go round, etc. The park also has restaurants that serve Indian and Italian cuisine. It is a perfect attraction for picnics and outings.

Distance from Mahabaleshwar: 13 km

4. Marjorie Point - 10 km from Mahabaleshwar

Once a summer retreat of the British, Marjorie Point is a sightseeing point that offers a stunning view of the Sahyadri Mountain Range in the Western Ghats and the beautiful Konkan Valley. The attraction is, therefore, a treat to nature lovers, photographers and trekkers who can trek up to the point through the thrilling trails that run all through the dense forests.

Distance from Mahabaleshwar: 10 km

5. Krishnabai Temple - 5 km from Mahabaleshwar

Located on a hilltop, Krishnabai Temple overlooks the Krishna Valley. It was built in late 19th century by the then ruler of Ratnagiri. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Krishnabai but a Shivalinga is also found in the complex. The temple has a stone spout made in the shape of a cow's face as the source of water which is collected in a large tank. It is also believed to be the source of River Krishna._

Distance from Mahabaleshwar: 6 km

6. Satara - 57 km from Mahabaleshwar

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Known For : Pratapgad Fort Thoseghar Falls Vajrai Falls

Located in Western Maharashtra, Satara is one of the historical cities of the state and the headquarters of Satara district. The city gets its name from the seven (Saat) hills (Tara) that envelope Satara. This historic site of Maratha Kingdom is located near the confluence of Krishna and its tributary Venna.

Distance from Mahabaleshwar: 56 km

7. Tapola - 28 km from Mahabaleshwar

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Situated in the quaint valleys of Mahabaleshwar, Tapola is a satellite village where nature has been very generous. Famed as the 'Mini Kashmir', Tapola has some of the most picturesque scenic beauty which makes it an ideal destination for a back to nature experience. This destination will take you back in time when mornings were reserved for milking cows and lazy afternoons gave way to sublime evenings. 

Distance from Mahabaleshwar: 23 km

8. Pratapgad Fort - 20 km from Mahabaleshwar

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Pratapgad is a hill fort in Maharashtra. Situated close to the famous hill station of Mahabaleshwar in the district of Satara, the citadel rises to an elevation of about 3500 feet from the ground. Much of the fortifications are still intact, and the fort is a popular tourist destination. There are four lakes within the fort, many of which overflow during the monsoons.

9. Lonavala - 177 km from Mahabaleshwar

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Known For : Tiger's Leap Rajmachi Fort Imagicaa

Popular hill station close to Pune and Mumbai, Lonavla is the place to be during monsoons. With lots of waterfalls, lakes and hills around, Lonavala is frequented by all sorts of people, especially hikers and trekkers. Lonavala, being a part of the Sahyadri hills, offers an alluring and bewitching experience of nature's most gifted region. 

Distance from Mahabaleshwar: 178 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

10. Panch Ganga Temple - 6 km from Mahabaleshwar

Located at the confluence of five rivers - River Krishna, Koyna, Gayatri, Savitri and Veena, the Panch Ganga Temple is a stunning ancient religious monument which was built by Singhandeo, a Yadava King in the 13th century. It has a stone waterspout called Gaumukhi from where, it is believed, that the five rivers originate. The structure, however, is an architectural treat to the eyes and draws enough tourist year on year._

Distance from Mahabaleshwar: 6 km

11. Panchgani - 19 km from Mahabaleshwar

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Known For : Kaas Plateau Table Land Mahabaleshwar

Deriving its name from the five hills surrounding it, Panchgani is a popular hill station near Mahabaleshwar, famous for its various sunset/sunrise points and scenic valley view. Located at an altitude of 1, 334 mts. , Panchgani is a hill station in Maharashtra, known for its scenic views. Five hills form the Sahyadri mountain ranges offer Panchgani its name.

Distance from Mahabaleshwar: 18 km

Best Time: September to May

12. Harihareshwar - 132 km from Mahabaleshwar

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Known For : Harihareshwar Beach Kalbhairav Temple Ganesh Gully

Surrounded by four hills and with river Savitri flowing through the town, Harihareshwar is famous for its temple of Lord Harihareshwar and is a popular weekend beach destination especially for people in Mumbai and Pune. Harihareshwar comes across as a pleasant surprise with some of the most peaceful and beautiful beaches along the Konkan Coast. 

Distance from Mahabaleshwar: 133 km

Best Time: October to March

13. Chiplun - 107 km from Mahabaleshwar

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Known For : Vashishti River Marleshwar Temple Guhagar Beach

In the quiet, far away from the city port district of Ratnagiri in Maharashtra, lies Chiplun, the city that offers you time among mango groves next to the beautiful lake, Vashishti. This town is most known for its white sand beaches and beautiful mango and cashew groves by the Vashishti river.

Distance from Mahabaleshwar: 108 km

Best Time: July to February

14. Tiger's Spring - 12 km from Mahabaleshwar

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The natural thermal spring near River Savitri, it is believed to be infused with spiritual powers. A 10 minute walk away from the Arthur's point, the shallow waters are ideal to experience and spend a solitary relaxing time amidst natures gift.

Distance from Mahabaleshwar: 4 km

15. Mapro Garden - 11 km from Mahabaleshwar

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. The garden is visited the most during their annual Strawberry Festival that encourages cultivation of the fruit in the region.__

Distance from Mahabaleshwar: 11 km

16. Lingmala Falls - 6 km from Mahabaleshwar

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The Lingmala Waterfall is a breathtaking and absolutely awe-inspiring waterfall that is situated on the Mahabaleshwar-Pune Road. Located just beside the forest Bungalow of Lingmala, the waterfalls provide a sense of relief and peace from the hectic work schedules and honking horns that are characteristic of the daily life, thereby becoming the perfect place for visitors to de-stress and relax.

Distance from Mahabaleshwar: 6 km

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