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Arthur's Seat

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Address: Mahabaleshwar, India

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A seat at the edge of Mountain

Nice location with great scenic beauty, out of all points in mahabaleshwar this is the most popular once and attracts majority of the tourists coming to mahabaleshwar. Ensure to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 2, 2017
Ritu R
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Pune, India
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Pune, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

Nice location with great scenic beauty, out of all points in mahabaleshwar this is the most popular once and attracts majority of the tourists coming to mahabaleshwar. Ensure to walk down a narrow lane running at the edge of mountain but its safe as long as you are not standing at the railings. Lots of monkeys so avoid carrying bags... More 

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Thane, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

Excellent hill station with unique history of Britishers...Who have lost his family.... Beautiful and splendid

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Nashik, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

Arthur's Seat gives you most thrilling view of Mahabaleshwar Valley and Mountains. View of Savitiri river bed is awesome as well. Do keep in mind that it is like Dead End and need travel of at least 45 to 60 mins from Mahabaleshwar. Hence start well before sunset.

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Thank NitinShuklaIndia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

The place was a bit crowded compared to other points. We had to make our way to the actual point through the crowd. The crowd wont move for several time.

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Thank Nishant A
Mumbai
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

Mahabaleshwar being a favourite tourist destination for Mumbaikars and Punekars alike, there are very few spots which are really out of the way and unexplored. Arthur's seat is one of the more common tourist destinations after Venna Lake. While the views are breathtaking, the number of "domesticated" monkeys monkeying around is a bit unnerving.

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Thank Govindraj
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

Calm serene place with beautiful views. We loved how the place was designed with laterite walkways and was kept very clean in spite of so many tourists. The street food here is also very clean and appeared / tasted very fresh. We loved the buttermilk and the chaat items. Nom!

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Thank ArunDsouza
Navi Mumbai, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2016 via mobile

Arthur's seat point has got the best view in Mahabaleshwar. It has got 5 6 different points there, and all has got some special views. You will get a lot of food up there, like sweet corn, barf gola, carrot raddish, sharbats, strawberries. The only part where we suffered was the traffic. We visited there on a Sunday, and hence... More 

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2016

One of the many interesting Points in Mahabaleshwar from where you get a great view of the valley. We arrived in evening almost sunset and enjoyed the view just before getting dark There is a bit of walk involved and it can get crowded in busy season with loads of vendors selling ice-cream, soft drinks etc Worth a visit

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2016 via mobile

Its very good point. View from this point is awesome. You can see four to five points from there. This is one of the best point in mahabaleshwar for visit. Location is very good and also another three to four point is also near by this point.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016

We reached Aurthor's Seat after visiting 5-6 points at the same location. we had to step down around 100 steps to reach the point but it was worth it. The view took my breath!!! It was stunning... mountain and valley full of greenery and you are standing at the edge!!!! We clicked a lot of pictures. Weather was pleasant. We... More 

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