Mahabaleshwar – Where Strawberries Grow, Recently, a friend said she was taking a break and going to “where the strawberries grow in this season”. Mahabaleshwar, is one of the most suited places for strawberry cultivation. In fact strawberries from here, contribute to about 85 percent.
Mahabaleshwar – Where Strawberries Grow, Mahabaleshwar, a hill station in Satara district of Maharashtra is located in the Western Ghats. Old Mahabaleshwar, a historical village located about 7 km away, on a vast plateau at an elevation of about 1200 ft. Surrounded by valleys on all sides, with temperature touching 8 degrees celsius during the winter.
Old Mahabaleshwar and Mahabaleshwar have many tourist points and temples to see, with old architectural designs. There are also a number of viewpoints, some named during colonial times by the British who went on holiday to these places.
Mahabaleshwar – Where Strawberries Grow, Locally Old Mahabaleshwar is referred to as Kshetra Mahabaleshwar’. A holy and sacred place with three important temples. These are the Mahabaleshwar temple, the Panchganga temple, the Krishna temple. The Pancharanga temple is said to be 4500 years old. It was built in the 13th century by the Yadava King Singhandeo and improved in the 16th and 17th century. While there is no historical evidence.
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What is interesting is that apart from Krishna, three other rivers also come out of the gaumukh’ (mouth of the cow). These rivers travel some distance before merging with Krishna which flows east towards the Bay of Bengal. These rivers are the Koyna, venna and Gayatri. One of the popular sights of Mahabaleshwar are the three monkeys named . Because of the natural sculpture of the stones which look like three monkeys sitting beside each other. Wilson Point is another popular spot for tourists.