Arthur's Seat, Mahabaleshwar

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. Put Arthur's Seat at the forefront of your travel plans using our Mahabaleshwar trip planner .
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  • There are 10 points to be visited. It takes almost 2 hrs and though we were Senior citizens yet we found it easy to climb. The eatery stalls all over, help you release your tiredness. Each spot has a ...  more »
  • I visited Arthur's Seat on a Saturday afternoon in November. A friend and I hired a car and driver from Phaltan for a day's tour to Mahableshwar and Pratapgad Fort (4500rps for 11 hour tour). Arthur's...  more »
  • Sir Arthur used to sit at this location and see the breathtaking view of the Krishna River in which his wife and daughter had drowned. The place offers exotic view of Sahyadri and should be awesome pl...  more »

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