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“small dam”(13 reviews)
“drinking water”(16 reviews)
Matheran, India
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All reviews small dam drinking water mahadev temple clean water peaceful place rainy season water level surrounded by trees cool breeze must visit place food stalls main market early in the morning on foot horse riding nice view market place
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This beautiful lake is easily accessible on foot. The lake is surrounded by 3 side with dense trees and one side is dam wall. Next to it is temple and small shopping and eating hub. If you are here in the evening then one can...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Suhas56
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is clam and nice walk from city center. However, feel that the place might be much better during monsoons when water would be overflowing from the lake.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Atul_007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its about 3 km walk from central area of Matheran. Do visit Lord's point from there and use the binoculars to view Shivaji's fort, bust and an adivasi's honey collecting ladder...mind blowing

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank heenagangs
Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

Since we were staying at Verandah in the forest, we visited the lake multiple times. One was on a Sunday when it was crowded even early in the morning and another time on a Monday which was much better with very few people. Take a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gunjan_S10
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

Charlotte is a place to visit at matheran. It’s not having anything special but there are not most options to see in matheran.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CM_121
Reviewed December 28, 2018

A soothing lake, Shiva Temple and a very nice view at Lord's point(beside lake). You can get snacks, Maharastrian food(Zunka Bhakri), sugarcane juice and other cold drinks

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank crv-travelogue
Reviewed December 25, 2018

Avoid in the afternoon, good for a photo stop and there is a small shop as well, Walkable distance from Westend hotel

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PreethamH11
Reviewed December 22, 2018

The lake about 2-3 kms from the market is easily accessible either by walk, horse or hand rickshaw. On the way you can find few food stops to enjoy. You can sit & relax while at the lake. Also, see Sunset. A couple of points...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 16, 2018

Must visit place in Matheran. Serene and beautiful. You can reach either walking or through horse ride. It has picturesque surrounding. Awesome place to captures some memories in pictures.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank VickyChheda
Reviewed December 14, 2018

Lake situated in dense forest. Visit during evening time to enjoy peace and cool breeze. They have sit outs for public which comes in very handy,

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tabeanup
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October 24, 2018|
Response from Dhanesh_Surana | Reviewed this property |
No. You can enjoy this only in rainy season
May 24, 2017|
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Response from MeLoveSomeCake | Reviewed this property |
Lot of cheating goes on in Matheran. When we had been there for the first time, we decided to see a lot of places. Basically there are plenty of view points which offer the views of the valley and surrounding mountains at... More
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January 12, 2017|
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Response from live4gourmet | Reviewed this property |
No, camping is not allowed on the open grounds. But there are Hotels nearby and you can avail of those to stay. However, you can sit late evening near the lake and enjoy the nature.