Here are the top 30 tourist attractions to see in Matheran:

1. Louisa point

Must visit 3.7 /5

2 kms
from city center
1 out of 30
places to visit in Matheran

To enjoy the spectacular view of the city and the remains of Prabal and Vishalgad fort, this place is a must visit. Lion's head is another attraction nearby.

2. Panorama Point

4.3 /5 View 7+ photos

3 kms
from city center
2 out of 30
places to visit in Matheran

Panorama Point, also reckoned as the Sun Rise Pointm is a much admired vantage point near Matheran. Located at the significant distance from the Matheran Market, Panorama Point is commended as the greatest capacious space on any mount peak near Matheran. It is profoundly cherished as the perfect point to view the of the rising sun from. People gather up at the Panorama Point before the break of day to capture the majestic play of colors.

3. Charlotte lake

Must visit 3.5 /5

1 kms
from city center
3 out of 30
places to visit in Matheran

Also known as the Sharlott lake, this one simply provides a picturesque view with lush green surroundings. Echo point & Louisa point are other attractions around this place.

4. Monkey point, Matheran

Must visit 4.3 /5

2 kms
from city center
4 out of 30
places to visit in Matheran

Different species of monkeys and langurs ca be spotted here.

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5. Echo point, Matheran

Must visit 4.3 /5 View 5+ photos

1 kms
from city center
5 out of 30
places to visit in Matheran

Matheran a Hill Station and a municipal council in the Raigad district in the Indian state of Maharashtra, is a hill station in Karjat Tahsil and is also the smallest hill station in India. Matheran, which means "forest on the forehead" (of the mountains) is an eco-sensitive region, as declared by the ministery of Environment and Forest, Government of India, is a popular weekend getaway for urban residents and Asia's only automobile-free hill station.

6. Porcupine point

Must visit 3.5 /5

2 kms
from city center
6 out of 30
places to visit in Matheran

Close to the market, like other points, this one too provides a great view. Close to the point is Prabalgad fort which can be seen from here.

7. City Shopping

3.0 /5

0 kms
from city center
7 out of 30
places to visit in Matheran

While here, one can shop for leather items, Kolhapuri footwear, Chikki, honey and simple handicraft items here. One can head to the Mall road for their shopping spree.

8. Shivaji's ladder

3.2 /5

3 kms
from city center
8 out of 30
places to visit in Matheran

Downhill from One tree hill, the steps are in the shape of a ladder that mange to challenge even the most ardent of trekkers.

9. Alexander point

3.8 /5

1 kms
from city center
9 out of 30
places to visit in Matheran

Matheran is a small hill station in Maharashtra, a very peaceful place in the lap of the Sahyadris, located away from the noise and hustles of the other parts of Maharashtra. Unlike most of the other lookout points, Alexander Point is at a close proximity from where tourist resorts are, and thus the easiest to reach early in the morning, which is the best time to enjoy the scenaries around the point.

10. Honeymoon hill

3.2 /5

1 kms
from city center
10 out of 30
places to visit in Matheran

A honeymoon destination to a Britishers and the Parsis, back in history, its only natural for this one to be called Honeymoon Hill.

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11. Hart point

3.2 /5

2 kms
from city center
11 out of 30
places to visit in Matheran

A very soothing & relaxing atmosphere about the place makes it an ideal choice. The place is heart shaped.

12. One tree hill point

3.8 /5

3 kms
from city center
12 out of 30
places to visit in Matheran

One Tree Hill, as the name suggests, has just one tree on the hill top, when all other surroundings nearby have dense forest cover. One of the most recommended points in Matheran, the view from the Point is hence very unique. On a clear day, the view is said to be almost breathtaking, with the entire valley of Matheran lying below one's feet. Since many visitors don't bother with the exertion of climbing up a hill for just another view, the hill is less chaotic as compared to others and hence provides great peace and serenity to those whoe decide upon it.

13. Little Chowk Point

3.2 /5

3 kms
from city center
13 out of 30
places to visit in Matheran

One of the most loved spots of the town, watches over some beautiful views and sceneries.

14. Olympia

3.2 /5

2 kms
from city center
14 out of 30
places to visit in Matheran

This one is known for the horse race course it houses.

15. Rambagh point

3.2 /5

2 kms
from city center
15 out of 30
places to visit in Matheran

One of the most famous picnic spots of the region, the place provides a spectacular view of Karjat and Khandal, the nearby towns

16. Neral Matheran Toy Train

2 kms
from city center
16 out of 30
places to visit in Matheran

Neral Matheran Toy Train is a heritage railway that connects Neral to Matheran via a 21 kilometre railway line. It is a two feet narrow gauge railway built by Adamjee Peerbhoy in early 1900 and is now run by the Central Railways. It serves as an interesting mode of transport to explore the Western Ghats of India.

17. Prabal fort

3.2 /5

5 kms
from city center
17 out of 30
places to visit in Matheran

While only the remains and ruins of the structure can be seen, this one find itself wrapped in a fain historic charm. The for had itself captured by Shivaji Maharaj from the Mughals.

18. Belvedere Point

3 kms
from city center
18 out of 30
places to visit in Matheran

A paradise for nature lovers, adventure seekers and photographers, Belvedere Point is a famous view point to get a fabulous view of the beautiful valley of Matheran. The site receives high velocity wind which even reverses the flow of the waterfall flowing downhill.

19. King George Point

1 kms
from city center
19 out of 30
places to visit in Matheran

King George Point is a view point in Matheran to see the rolling hills covered in lush green natural vegetation, the valleys, the enchanting waterfalls and the mesmerising Charlotte Lake. It is a perfect attraction to escape the polluted city air and replenish the body, mind and soul.

20. Lord Point

1 kms
from city center
20 out of 30
places to visit in Matheran

One of the many view points in Matheran, Lord Point offers a different angle to view the beautiful natural surroundings. The beautiful valleys, the charming waterfalls, the sounds of the birds chirping their hearts away in the unpolluted air is sure to mesmerise everyone and serve as a perfect attraction for nature lovers.

21. Khandala Point

1 kms
from city center
21 out of 30
places to visit in Matheran

Khandala Point is one of the most preferred points in Matheran to get a good view of the scenic beauty of the location. Due to its proximity to the main road and the market, it often gets many visitors. This is a perfect point to view the beautiful valley when on a time crunch.

22. Ambarnath Temple

1 kms
from city center
22 out of 30
places to visit in Matheran

Ambarnath Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and was built in 1060. The temple complex has a stark resemblance to the Dilwara Temples located in Mount Abu. The stunning architecture of the temple complex is a treat to the eyes. The annual festival of Mahashivratri is celebrated with great enthusiasm in the temple.

23. Mount Barry

3 kms
from city center
23 out of 30
places to visit in Matheran

Mount Barry has the highest altitude in Matheran and offers a spectacular birdês eye view of the Western Ghats, the waterfalls and the toy train traversing through the rugged natural landscape. It is one of the few points that are not mostly crowded and provide for a tranquil escape for the tired soul.

24. Malang Point

2 kms
from city center
24 out of 30
places to visit in Matheran

Malang Point is another well known point in Matheran that offers a beautiful view of the scenic mountain ranges and several enchanting waterfalls amidst dense forests. The point is also connected by several trekking trails and is frequented often by trekkers navigating through the forests.

25. Paymaster Park

1 kms
from city center
25 out of 30
places to visit in Matheran

Paymaster Park is a recreational park and a famous picnic spot in the mesmerising town of Matheran. The beautifully landscaped gardens, the colourful and fragrant flower beds and the gazebo in the middle of the mesmerizing park are a treat to the nature lovers. The park also has effigies of Lieutenant Colonel Paymaster and S.L Panday installed in their honour.

26. Irshalgad Fort

7 kms
from city center
26 out of 30
places to visit in Matheran

Built at an elevation of 3500 feet, Irshalgad Fort is the sister fort of Prabalgad Fort. It was constructed during the Bahmani Sultanate. The attraction is surrounded by dense forestation and has several thrilling trekking trails. The Irshalgad pinnacle also serves as a perfect spot for mountaineering. The panoramic view of the Western Ghats from the top of the attraction is worth the visit.

27. Pisharnath Mahadev Mandir

1 kms
from city center
27 out of 30
places to visit in Matheran

Pisharnath Mahadev Mandir is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is the oldest temple in Matheran. The deity is also known as Pisarnath. The Shivalinga is self manifested and has a unique tilted L-shape. At an altitude of 2500 feet, the temple is located on the banks of the scenic Charlotte lake and is not as crowded as other commercial temples. It is, therefore, a preferred attraction for those seeking tranquillity.

28. Vikatgad Peb Fort

5 kms
from city center
28 out of 30
places to visit in Matheran

Named after Goddess Pebi Devi, Vikatgad Peb Fort is an ancient fort on the Matheran Hill range. The fort is surrounded by the scenic natural landscape of the Western Ghats and is a preferred trekking destination and a weekend picnic spot.

29. Dhodani Waterfalls

3 kms
from city center
29 out of 30
places to visit in Matheran

Dhodani Waterfalls is one of the most picturesque waterfalls situated in Matheran. A popular picnic spot among both the locals and the tourists, the waterfalls also has the option for several water sports, the most popular of which is waterfall rappelling. If you are an adventure enthusiast, this is one activity that you should definitely try while you are here.

30. Rock Climbing

30 out of 30
places to visit in Matheran

Replete with innumerous vantage points and mighty mountain peaks, Rock Climbing is one of the top activities and things to do in Matheran. You can avail the opportunity near Louisa Point, Alexander Point, Prabal Fort and Shivaji Ladder etc. One of the most thrilling adventure sport, this one is sure to give you an adrenaline rush.

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