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Location: Matheran

Matheran
Matheran is a Hill Station and a municipal council in the Raigad district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is a hill station in Karjat Tahsil and is also the smallest hill station in India. It is located on the Western Ghats range at an elevation of around 800 m (2,625 feet) above sea level. It is located around 90 km from Mumbai, and 120 km from Pune. Matheran’s proximity to many metropolitan cities makes it a popular weekend getaway for urban residents. Matheran, which means “forest on the forehead” (of the mountains) is an eco-sensitive region, declared by the Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India. It is Asia’s only automobile-free hill station.
There are around 38 designated look-out points in Matheran, including the Panorama Point that provides a 360-degree view of the surrounding area and also the Neral town. From this point, the view of sunset and sunrise is dramatic. The Louisa Point offers crystal clear view of the Prabal Fort. The other points are the One Tree Hill Point, Hart Point, Monkey Point, Porcupine Point, Rambagh Point, and more. To stay there, there are plenty of hotels. There are a lot of Parsi bungalows. Beautiful old British-style architecture is preserved in Matheran. The roads are not metalled and are made of red laterite earth. There are many “points” (viewpoints) in Matheran which give a panoramic view of the plains below.
Climate
This city has a tropical climate. Most months of the year are marked by significant rainfall. The short dry season has little impact. This climate is considered to be Am according to the Koppen-Geiger climate classification. The average annual temperature in Matheran is 23.2 °C. The average annual rainfall is 4073 mm.
Transportation
The Best Transportation Options in Matheran. Taxi–Because of the car ban, a taxi won’t get you all the way to Matheran, but it will get you close. To get to Matheran, you first have to get to the closest city, which is Neral. … you can take a taxi to Dasturi Naka.
Place of interest
• Louisa point
• City shopping
• Panorama point
• Monkey point
• Charlotte lake
• Shivaji’s ladder
• Porcupine point
• Echo point
• Alexander point
• Hart point
• Honeymoon hill
• One tree hill point
• Little chowk point
• Rambagh point Olympia
• Prabal fort

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