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matheran

INTRODUCTION

Matheran is a hill station, situated in the west Indian state of Maharashtra. It is close to Mumbai, the state’s capital and also one of India’s largest and most popular cities. It’s known for its pleasant climate and is a popular getaway destination for a relaxed vacation.

ATTRACTIONS

Matheran has many natural wonders (like viewpoints, lakes, etc) as well as historically significant landmarks. Some popular places to visit or see in Matheran are:

Famous view points in the town:

HISTORICAL & RELIGIOUS PLACES

Matheran has a well-preserved colonial architecture scene, and also a few historic temples and forts. Some such popular places include:

FESTIVALS

Most Maharashtrian and Hindu festivals are celebrated widely in Matheran:

MUSEUMS

Matheran has some interesting museums and observatories to explore as well, which showcase its beauty, history and heritage, and narrate some great people’s stories from history:

SHOPPING

There are many shops in Matheran that sells things like handicrafts, leather items, jute bags, Kolhapuri footwear, food items and clothes. Here are some popular shopping spots where these and a lot more can be found:

Matheran does not have any malls but the aforementioned shopping spots and some other ones in the town offer a lot for the shopaholics.

FOOD

RESTAURANTS

Here are some good restaurants in Matheran where the local specialties as well as commonly loved Indian and other foods can be tried:

HOTELS

Matheran has many good hotels and resorts for a comfortable stay. Here are some good places to stay at in Matheran:

NIGHTLIFE

Matheran also has a couple of good nightclubs, which are a great place for people looking for some lively late-night entertainment:

EMERGENCY NUMBERS

LANGUAGE

Marathi is the main language of Matheran.

Marathi: