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Elphinstone Point

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Address: 7 miles from Frere Hall, Mahabaleshwar, India

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Located close to Arthur Seat point - offers great views of the mountain range - excellent place to click pictures.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Usha S
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely views of the mountains nearby and the valley. Yummy snack options like corn cobs, raw mango, maggi and BHEL along the way to make it a fun affair. But the roads tend to get crowded at peak times during weekends, so try and do this and Arthur's point early in the morning.

Thank Archana B
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The nearest point we can say after Wilson...all of the views are great there..6 points are clubbed here...u can go one by one to have a visit.

Thank srik121
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Located close to Arthur Seat point - offers great views of the mountain range - excellent place to click pictures.

Thank Usha S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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 

Thank Crazyanuj
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank ArwaSS
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Siddhi D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 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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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.

Thank TrencherWoman01
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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