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Venna Lake

Mahabaleshwar, India
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Ranked #10 of 31 Attractions in Mahabaleshwar
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

A perfect spot for a lovely evening. Even if you don't go for boating, you can sit by the lakeside and enjoy your evening.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Nice Place for Boating. Both Row boats & Paddle boats are available. Paddle boats can be tiring as the lake is very big. It offers horse riding also, besides the lake. Visit early to avoid ques.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

Good place to go paddle boating, The boats (row boats and paddle boats) are not well maintained though. Lots of stalls serving local delicacies like corn frankie, corn patties, strawberry shakes etc.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

A lakebody at the entrance to the hill stations providing boating and recreational facilities. Facilities are a little disorganized especially in the tourist season.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Venna Lake used to be hotspot (like the Market Place) after sundown. Some poorly done developmental work has marred its charm- we had been told years ago that within a year the beautification project would be completed- no such luck. A lake is often the central attraction of many hills stations- in a way, this too offers a lot of... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

the hawkers ruin it for u, esp as the day progresses. be early (like say sunrise) and enjoy the beauty

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Very sad to see our crowds misbehave and dirty the place. Not maintained well too. This was once a scenic and serene place, now it's a huge mess.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Its a painful experience, long long long queues to buy ticket and then again long long wait for the boat, overpriced, The boats are also not maintained, there are too many stalls outside along with constant honking of cars(bad traffic jam), not enough space to walk. Please avoid this place during season or weekend time.

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This place is generally crowded, but once you take a paddle boat and move into the lake, it is very peaceful. Certainly worth a visit if you are in mahabaleshwar.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Lake is a traditional place for people to spend their wealth as it takes care of children in breeze riding horses, boating if they desire so and eating corn, carrots or the roadside wada. Who can forget the tea and Cream. Its a must at least once on your trips

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