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Elphinstone Point

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Address: 7 miles from Frere Hall, Mahabaleshwar, India

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Good view point

The point leaves incredible views of the surroundings. The mountain range of Sahyadri is also visible from this point. The Elephant’s Head Point is one of the best points to be... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The point leaves incredible views of the surroundings. The mountain range of Sahyadri is also visible from this point. The Elephant’s Head Point is one of the best points to be visited in Mahabaleshwar. The cliffs which overhang remind you of an elephant’s head and trunk. Thus the point got its name as the Elephant’s Head Point. The tourists and... More 

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Thank Crazyanuj
Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is full f scenic views. Best view for photography. This place is next to Arthur Seat. Must visit!

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Thank ArwaSS
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the many points in mahabaleshwar.. Had a nice view of the hills and the river.. Lots of monkeys around

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This point is around the same valley as Arthur's seat but offers a different view. Avoid this place during the day time on weekends because you might get stuck in long traffic jam. I would suggest to visit this point in the morning time before 11 am. You can have bhelpoori , butter milk and corn to enjoy the climate... More 

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Bangalore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Amongst the several view points in Mahabaleshwar, I found Elphinstone Point to be the only one with uniquely beautiful views. In the winters, visit the place after 4:30PM for slightly clearer view.

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

This provides a panoramic view of three great points - two great mountain ranges on the left and right with the pratapgarh fort in the front. Must visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Good place to go . beware of the aggressive monkeys at Kate's point . many food vendors here which make it more of a mela.

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Thank sujitsurat
Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

very scenic place. Amazing view of the valley and the mountains from this point. One should be careful of monkeys :)

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Thank mananbhanu
Alibaug, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

We happen to be there during our visit to mahabaleshwar, Its a perfect place to see the Arial view of the mountains. It was just fantastic and worth visiting this place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Good job by everyone. This is the most visited place in my life.When you reached that place you are forget everything.

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