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Arthur's Seat, Mahabaleshwar

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Enjoy the view from Arthur's Seat, a popular vantage point known locally as "Queen of the Points." The spot commemorates a British officer who, after losing his family in a tragic ferry accident, used to sit there and gaze upon the river for hours. Climb up from the parking lot to the point, situated at an elevation of 1,470 m (4,822 ft), and observe the picturesque scenery of mountain ranges and deep river valleys. Arrange your visit to Arthur's Seat and discover more family-friendly attractions in Mahabaleshwar using our Mahabaleshwar vacation builder.
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Where to stay in Mahabaleshwar

Nestled tight around the center of town, hostels, guesthouses, and basic hotels offer comfortable rooms to bed down in after a long day of adventuring. Farther away from the urban area you can find plusher resorts, with infinity pools, spas, and onsite fine-dining restaurants.
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  • A very photogenic place in Mahabaleshwar Arthur's seat is not worth missing. Visit early in the morning to avoid crowd. After the monsoon when the river fills up I assume the views from this place bec...  more »
  • Definitely one of the best view points. This area itself has around 8+ view points. So don't be fooled by travel guide or cab driver when they say that they will cover 10+ view points during trip.  more »
  • Arthur's seat is a natural beauty. It should be visited once particularly at the evening time. It's worth visiting  more »