Queen Of Maharashtra's hill stations: Mahabaleshwar
This picturesque hill station, also well-known as the Queen of Maharashtra's hill stations, is situated in the Western Ghats, cradle in the Sahyadri ranges. An height above sea level of 1,372 m give it the distinction of being the top hill station in Western India. Its fame is not only as a honeymoon spot and a grand weekend getaway, but also as of its historical and religious significance. Mahabaleshwar, is named behind Lord Shiva also called Lord Mahabali, enshrine at the Gokarnatemple in the form of a self-originated lingam, formed like a rudraksha, and well thought-out to be the the majority sacred amongst the extra twelve jyothirlingams. Historically, while the region is said to have been revealed by the British, its birth can be traced back to as early on as 1215, during the reign of King Singhan of Deogiri. However, what we do be acquainted with is that the British residential this place as a health resort. Sir Charles Malet, was the former to set foot on this wonderful highland in 1791 and in 1828, the governor Sir John Malcolm build a sanitarium here. In the British times it was also acknowledged as Malcolm Peth, named.