Lodwick Point is situated 5 km away from
Mahabaleshwar and is known for a splendid view of the surrounding hills. From
here, you will get an enchanting view of Elphinstone Point and Pratapgrah Fort.
Previously known as ‘Sydney Point’, this region is now named after Lord Lodwick
who was the first British officer to climb this peak.
As a tribute to his bravery, a column has been
erected at this spot by his son. This majestic pillar is 25 feet tall and has a
head of Lodwick, made of marble stone, positioned at its base. This place is
frequently visited by tourists from different parts of the world. Moreover, you
can also hire a local guide in order to enrich your knowledge about the area
and Sir Lodwick.
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Activities at Lodwick
Lodwick Point is known for its scenic beauty
and serene ambience. This place forms a perfect spot for those who want to
spend some time in solitude or with family and friends. In order to make your
visit even more interesting, you should opt for a royal carriage ride up to the
The lush greenery and tranquil environment are
usually accompanied by a cool breeze which, in turn, will rejuvenate your mind
and soul. The view of the mighty mountains of the Sahyadri Range is simply
mesmerizing. This place also serves as an excellent place to capture beautiful
images of the surroundings. It indeed is a perfect weekend gateway for those
longing for a break from their busy schedule.