Here are the top 31 tourist attractions to see in Mahabaleshwar:

1. Elephant's Head point

Must visit 4.3 /5

3 km
from city center
1 out of 31
places to visit in Mahabaleshwar

Elephant's Point is famous for the beauty and peace that one gets by being there. The greenery around is worth appreciating, and nature around is stunning and gives one a sense of comfort away from the fast moving life of the city. The rock formations at the site are present in a way that forms the trunk of an elephant. It is one of the most visited and famous attractions of Mahabaleshwar which is flocked in by tourists from near and far.

2. Chinaman's falls

Must visit 3.6 /5

1 km
from city center
2 out of 31
places to visit in Mahabaleshwar

A visit to Mahabaleshwar is less or more incomplete without witnessing the tantalizing descend of the Chinaman's fall, one of the most significant falls in the state.

3. Dhobi waterfall

Must visit 3.6 /5

2 km
from city center
3 out of 31
places to visit in Mahabaleshwar

These set of fascinating waterfalls connect Lodwick and Elphinston point and further join petit road with Old Mahabaleshwar road. Surrounded by greenery and rocks, these are ideal for a surreal experience amidst nature.

4. Arthur's seat

Must visit 3.6 /5

8 km
from city center
4 out of 31
places to visit in Mahabaleshwar

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.

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5. Venna Lake

Must visit 4.3 /5 View 7+ photos

2 km
from city center
5 out of 31
places to visit in Mahabaleshwar

Venna lake is one of the major tourist attractions of Mahabaleshwar in Maharashtra state in India. The lake was constructed by Shri Appasaheb Maharaj, who was Raja of Satara. The lake is surrounded by trees on all sides. Tourists can enjoy a boat ride over the lake or a horse ride next to the lake. A number of small eateries line the banks of the lake. The Mahabaleshwar city market and the S T bus stand is about 2 kms from the lake and is apt for a walk during the day. Most tour operators include the Venna lake in their tours. Most buses, private vehicles stop at the Venna lake on their way to Mahabaleshwar when requested.

6. Wilson Point

Must visit 3.6 /5

2 km
from city center
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places to visit in Mahabaleshwar

A wide plateau by the name of Wilson Point, tends to be one of the best places in the town to start your day. Catch a breathtaking view of the sunrise from any of the three watch points here. Enjoy the wide sceneries here as this also happens to be the highest points in the town.

7. Mahabaleshwar Temple

3.8 /5 View 5+ photos

5 km
from city center
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Dedicated to Lord Shiva Shankar, the highlight of this temple resides in a 500 year old, self originated Shivalinga, said to be superior to the 12 Jyothi Lingams.

8. Panchgani

3.2 /5

15 km
from city center
8 out of 31
places to visit in Mahabaleshwar

Owing its name to the five hills that surround the town, is Panchgani, less than half an hour way from Mahabaleshwar. Comprising of many exotic colonial British structures, Parsi houses, natural beauty, boarding schools, the nearby town is known for its clean and fresh air making it an ideal holiday spot for tourists looking forward to refreshing and soothing their souls.

9. Tapola

3.7 /5 View 5+ photos

16 km
from city center
9 out of 31
places to visit in Mahabaleshwar

Surrounded by Koyna dam's back waters and dense forest of Sahyadris and lush green beauty, the place bewitched the visitors by its captivating beauty. The dam is known as Shivsagar.

10. Shopping in Mahabaleshwar

3.0 /5

1 km
from city center
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places to visit in Mahabaleshwar

While in Mahabaleshwar, essentials include the freshest of strawberries and raspberries that the town is known for. Also take home jellies, honey, jams and more. One can also shop for handicrafts, leather items, Kolhapuri footwear and much more from the Town Bazaar.

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11. Elphinstone Point

3.3 /5

6 km
from city center
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One of the highest view points of the town, this one stands out with some of the most widest and beautiful look outs.

12. Pratapgad Fort

3.8 /5

41 km
from city center
12 out of 31
places to visit in Mahabaleshwar

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.

13. Connaught Peak

3.2 /5

3 km
from city center
13 out of 31
places to visit in Mahabaleshwar

The second highest peak in the hills is located on the old Mahabaleshwar road offering a winning view of the Venna lake & Krishna valley. The peak was renamed as Connaught after the Duke of Connaught found himself in complete awe and admiration of the area.

14. Lingmala Falls

3.8 /5

4 km
from city center
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places to visit in Mahabaleshwar

The Falls lie on the Mahabaleshwar-Pune road. The stream here, in the fall, precipitates over the face of steep cliff, unbroken when the torrent is swollen by rain but otherwise, ordinarily divided by projecting rocks about one third of the way down into thin silver streaks and sprays often circled by rainbows. This is what makes the Lingmala Falls unique. One can also visit the Dhobi Waterfalls and Chinaman's Waterfalls in Mahabaleshwar. July to December is the best time to see the Lingmala Falls, when they're at their fullest.

15. Morarji Castle

3.2 /5

1 km
from city center
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places to visit in Mahabaleshwar

Yet another captivating sight in the town is the Morarji Castle is built in colonial British style of architecture. A drive around the place and you can view some of the most exotic colonial structures.

16. Helen's point

3.2 /5

2 km
from city center
16 out of 31
places to visit in Mahabaleshwar

Helen's point, also referred to as the Blue valley and is noted for its scenic beauty dotted by small huts, deep valleys and cascading waterfalls. Krishna river flowing through the heart of the area is the main attraction along with Robbers cave, Gavalani point and North Coat point.

17. Koyna Valley Trek

3.5 /5

1 km
from city center
17 out of 31
places to visit in Mahabaleshwar

The beautiful clear lake and the thick mysterious forests make Koyna valley the most sought after trekking destination of Maharashtra for weekend getaways and nature enthusiasts. With numerous peaks lining its edges and India's largest hydroelectric dam at a stone's throw, this valley becomes an undeniable favorite for adventure lovers.

18. Lodwick Point

3.8 /5

3 km
from city center
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places to visit in Mahabaleshwar

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.

19. Tiger's Spring

3.2 /5

3 km
from city center
19 out of 31
places to visit in Mahabaleshwar

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.

20. Bombay point

3.2 /5

2 km
from city center
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places to visit in Mahabaleshwar

Bombay Point is located alongside Mumbai-Goa highway, and offers enticing views of the sunset. Ideal for afternoon picnic spot, people flock here in groups or as couples to spend some relaxed and enjoyable time, fascinated by all that''s around.

21. Arthur's Seat Trek

3.5 /5

7 km
from city center
21 out of 31
places to visit in Mahabaleshwar

Chandragad is a hill fort in Maharashtra, while Arthur Seat is a hill point in the Mahabaleshwar range of mountains. These two destinations are often visited together and they make for a thrilling trekking experience.

22. Krishnabai Temple

5 km
from city center
22 out of 31
places to visit in 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._

23. Mapro Garden

8 km
from city center
23 out of 31
places to visit in 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.__

24. Panch Ganga Temple

5 km
from city center
24 out of 31
places to visit in 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._

25. On Wheelz

14 km
from city center
25 out of 31
places to visit in Mahabaleshwar

On Wheelz is an amusement park with many thrilling themed rides suitable for every age group. They also have several exciting indoor games and a restaurant that serves mouth watering cuisine. The facilities provided at the park make it a perfect attraction for family, corporate or student group outings. One may even choose to stay overnight at a hotel nearby to make the most of the park.__

26. Babington Point

1 km
from city center
26 out of 31
places to visit in Mahabaleshwar

Babington Point is famous for the splendid view it offers of the Chinaman Waterfall and the densely covered mountain ranges. The point is 1200 metres above sea level and is a favourite amongst trekkers and nature lovers. The Koyna and Solshi Valleys can also be seen from this point. It's proximity from the marketplace make it a frequently visited point in Mahabaleshwar.__

27. Velocity Entertainmentz

10 km
from city center
27 out of 31
places to visit in 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.

28. Table Land

16 km
from city center
28 out of 31
places to visit in Mahabaleshwar

The highest point in Mahabaleshwar, Table Land is a stunning mountain plateau. It is basically a laterite rock formation that expands over 95 acres of land, 4500 feet above sea level. It ranks second on the list of the largest plateaus in Asia. Apart from exploring the vast plateau on foot, tourists can go horse riding too. There is also enough entertainment and light snacks available at the location._

29. Marjorie Point

6 km
from city center
29 out of 31
places to visit in 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.__

30. Roman Catholic Church

0 km
from city center
30 out of 31
places to visit in Mahabaleshwar

Roman Catholic Church is an 18th century church built for British citizens who settled in India. It the only Roman Catholic Church in Mahabaleshwar. The Church has stunning stained class windows and beautiful paintings. The Colonial era architecture has quite a pleasant vibe and is a treat to the eyes._

31. Strawberry Festival in Mahabaleshwar

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The Mapro Strawberry Festival is a three-day annual event which is one of the most awaited festivals of Mahabaleshwar; it aims to spread sweetness, cheeriness, and love all over the world. It was initiated roughly four years ago when there was an excess production of strawberries.

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