Top Tourist Places in Maharashtra: There are many places in India where you can see the natural beauty from the modern architecture. The state of Maharashtra is also full of similar diversity. Here you will see many forms of nature. What is special is Mumbai, the capital and the ‘city of dreams’ that attracts people to it. Today we will tell you about 5 such places in Maharashtra, where you can enjoy this monsoon.
Known as the ‘City of Dreams’ and ‘Mayanagari’, Mumbai is a great place to visit. Here you can walk around with a view of the best buildings on Marine Drive. Many places like Gateway of India, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, Elephanta Caves, Siddhivinayak Temple will make your trip memorable. You can enjoy the night life here.
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Mahabaleshwar is a hill station in the Western Ghats of Satara district in Maharashtra. Apart from strawberries, Mahabaleshwar is known for its many rivers, spectacular waterfalls and high peaks. You can explore many places here including Wilson Point, Chinaman Falls, Venna Lake and Arthur’s Seat. Mahabaleshwar is about 120 km from Pune and 285 km from Mumbai.
Kolad, famous for water rafting, is a small village in Raigad district of Maharashtra. This village is famous all over the country for its beautiful waterfalls, meadows and wonderful scenery. You can also do many adventure activities here. Kolad is a great place for rafting, rappelling and kayaking. It is known as Rishikesh in Maharashtra. Here you can explore many places including Tamhini Ghat Waterfall, Ghosala Fort, Plus Valley.
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Lonavala is the most scenic hill station in Maharashtra. With many waterfalls, lakes and mountains, it is a popular destination for camping, trekking and other adventure sports during monsoons. Surrounded by dense forests, waterfalls and dams on the banks of the lake, Lonavala has an elevation of 624 meters above sea level. Popular attractions of Lonavala are Vaja Caves, Bushi Dam, Karla Caves, Rajmachi Fort, Rayaud Lake.
Alibaug is a small coastal town in the Konkan region of Maharashtra, known for its beaches, villas and beautiful scenery. Parasailing, banana boat and jet ski and speed boating are quite popular in Alibaug. Alibaug is nicknamed ‘Mini-Goa’ due to the huge influx of tourists throughout the year. Steeped in colonial history, Alibaug is a quaint town located 96 km from Mumbai and 150 km from Pune. This city is full of many forts and temples.
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First Published: July 31, 2022, 07:02 IST