Tuesday, 4 November 2014

Mount Malcolm in Mahabaleshwar is truly worth visiting


Mahabaleshwar, a beautiful hill station in Satara district of the Indian state, Maharashtra, welcomes numerous tourists every year to its serene natural surroundings. Besides the misty mountains and breathtaking valleys, there are many things in store for travellers who have set out to explore this region. Among the interesting heritage structures found in this places is a magnificent mansion called Mount Malcolm.
Mount Malcolm in Mahabaleshwar

Sir John Malcolm was among the well-respected governors, who served the British government in India during the nineteenth century. He was greatly impressed by the scenic beauty of Mahabaleshwar during his visit to this hill station in the year 1828. While serving as the British Governor of Bombay, he stayed in a grand mansion that was constructed in 1829 as his residence. Years later, this mansion was named 'Mount Malcolm' in his memory. Even today, the visitors to this historic structure get amazed by its marvellous architecture.

It has an entrance that looks spectacular with its iron railings. Tourists who wish to experience some moments of serenity and know more about the region's history can visit this grand structure from the colonial era. A stay in any of the resorts in Mahabaleshwar would make it very convenient for them in getting to this place.