Arthur's Seat Point

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  • Address: Arthur’s seat point, Mahabaleshwar, Satara, India
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +91-1800229930
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: View Point, Family And Kids, Nature

Being the queen of all points in Mahabaleshwar, Arthur's Seat has the most fascinating aspect of unique the rock formations and setting around here. The gravitational force of the earth at this point is minimum and lighter objects thrown into the valley are said to fly up due to this reverse force.

Located at an elevation of 1,470 meters, Arthur's Seat provides an excellent view of the valleys and surrounding hills. As Arthur Mallet was the first person to have come here and built a house, this place is named after him. Arthur Mallet, a British official and poet is said to have sat here after losing his wife and children to a ferry accident on River Savitri. The deep Savitri Valley on the left side and the green expanse to the right offer a captivating sight. Arthur's Seat is the only viewpoint from where one can distinguish the geographical differentiation of the Konkan Region and the Deccan Plateau. Window Point is located just below the Arthur's Seat. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Mahabaleshwar Itinerary 3 Days.

Arthur's Seat Point Travel Tips

  • Local guides are available but they might trick you into paying more, so beware of those.
  • Carry your camera if you enjoy photography, this place has lot in store.
  • Do not go overboard in your excitement and peep or walk down the cliffs.

How to Reach Arthur's Seat Point

  • Local sightseeing bus
  • Private tourist’s bus
  • Rented taxi or private cars

  • Roadside stalls serving flavored Buttermilk and butter tossed corn.

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  • Arthur's Seat Point Address: Arthur’s seat point, Mahabaleshwar, Satara, India
  • Arthur's Seat Point Contact Number: +91-1800229930
  • Arthur's Seat Point Timing: 09:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Arthur's Seat Point(preferred time): 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Arthur's Seat Point: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 90.95% of people who visit Mahabaleshwar include Arthur's Seat Point in their plan

  • 57.28% of people start their Arthur's Seat Point visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Arthur's Seat Point

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

94.5% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Arthur's Seat Point

People normally club together Mahabaleshwar Temple and Carnac Point while planning their visit to Arthur's Seat Point.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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