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Elphinstone Point

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Address: 7 miles from Frere Hall, Mahabaleshwar, India

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Same as others but still must visit place

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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Thank Prashant M
Bangalore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Thank TrencherWoman01
Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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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Thank Outpost2014
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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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Thank MehulTanna
Mumbai, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Another point to be named after a former Governor of Bombay, it’s a beuatiufl point with a great view of the Koyna Valley. If you’re here early on a cloudless day, the Pratapgarh fort is visible from the point. Great place

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Thank shritimerchant
Pune, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Not very interesting but do visit as there is not much else to do. There are animal rides and a few snacks available to munch on.

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Thank Chandangoyal
Mumbai, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

I dont know why there are so many POINTS in 'hill stations' of Maharashtra and Southern India lol. Nothing major here.

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