At a distance of 54 km from Satara, 123 km from Pune, 177 km from Kolhapur, 243 km fromMumbai, and 377 km from Panaji, Mahabaleshwar is a popular hill station and a town in Sataradistrict of Maharashtra. It lies at a height of 1,353 m in the Western Ghats range of India. It is oneof the best hill stations near Pune & Mumbai and among the top Places to visit in Maharashtra.
This pretty hill station is often referred as the queen of hill stations in Maharashtra. It offers very wide view of the plains with the (impressive/forcing (on people)/causing an inconvenient situation) sloppy peaks and surrounding woods. Mahabaleshwar makes up/is equal to threevillages – Malcolm Peth, Old Mahabaleshwar and some part of the Shindola village.
Present day Mahabaleshwar has come in to existence in the year 1829-30, when it became thesummer capital of Bombay (time when someone is president/being a president) during theBritish Raj. Earlier, it .