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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  • August 15, 2017
    Most famous tourist spot after venna lake. Located in Old Mahabaleshwar and has a solid history attached to it. The view on a clear day is extremely stunning. Nearby greenery only adds to the relaxing...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    You get one of the best views in the Mahabaleshwar. A must visit destination. Winter is the best season to visit this place.  more »
  • July 30, 2017
    The parks highest point is Arthurs Seat, an ancient volcano, and sits 251m above sea level giving excellent view of the city.  more »

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