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Timings : 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Time Required : 1-2 hrs

Entry Fee : Free

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Lodwick Point, Mahabaleshwar Overview

Lodwick Point which lies 5 km to the west of Mahabaleshwar is a beauty to the eyes. This vantage point provides an unmatched view of Pratapgarh Fort and Elphinstone Point. There is a huge statue of Lord Lodwick situated on the site. People flock in from different parts of the country to witness the amazing statue and to experience the view of the place. There are also some local guides present there who can guide the tourists and provide information about the area.

Lodwick Point was earlier famous by the name of 'Sydney Point'. It was constructed as a means to pay respect to the first officer of the British Army to climb the mountain and reach this point, General Lodwick. To honor his brave spirit, a column was built here by his son. This column has a height of twenty-five ft and comprises of the head of Lodwick made up of marble on the base of the column.

The site acts as the perfect spot to catch hold of Elphinstone Point as well as Pratapgad Fort, and since it is the only place from where one can get such an amazing view, it is visited by tourists day-in and day-out.

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Activities at Lodwick Point

Apart from enjoying the scenic beauty of the place, one can also enjoy carriage drives on the way going up to the Lodwick Point. A cool breeze blows in the region which gives a refreshing feeling to the visitors. The place is surrounded by mountain ranges and thick forests, which make the place all the more appealing to the eyes. One can enjoy the location and click lots of photographs there and make memories. It provides an excellent getaway from the hectic schedule of the week.

Best Time To Visit Lodwick Point

The best time to visit the place is between the months of March and June since Mahabaleshwar experiences heavy rainfall from June to September. 

How To Reach Lodwick Point

Lodwick point is situated at a distance of 5 km from the main city of Mahabaleshwar. It can be reached on foot only. It is not well-connected to the major cities.

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