Maharashtra Famous Hill Station Where No One Can Blow Horn Or Drive A Car

OM Prakash
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Matheran Hill Station

It has become common for everyone to have a car in their house. If anyone goes anywhere, he considers it appropriate to go in his car. If someone plans to go on a trip, he first thinks of travelling in his car, but today we will tell you that there is a village where you cannot go in your car, then you will be surprised to hear.

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Smallest Hill Station

Matheran Hill Station is located in the Raigarh district of Maharashtra. It is considered to be the smallest hill station in the country. But you will be surprised; this is Asia’s only automobile-free hill station. One cannot go here by car or automobile. Due to the environmental impact, the government has declared it a sensitive area.

Will Have To Take The Help Of A Horse

Matheran looks more like a paradise than a green hill station, but people travel here on horseback. No loud noises can be made here. There is a complete ban on blowing horns. There is a lot to see at this hill station at an altitude of 2600 feet above sea level. To reach this station, located just 100 kilometres from Mumbai, you must get out of the car some distance in advance. After that, you can go to the hill station by horse.

Toy Train

Matheran Toy Train
Matheran Toy Train

While trekking here, you can easily cover the 1.5-kilometre route at Louisa Point. Charlotte Lake is one of the most spectacular attractions of Matheran. Those who want to sit peacefully in the natural environment can go here. This is one of the few areas where the roads are very dangerous. To get here, you can also take a toy train.

These Villages Are Also Like Matheran

Apart from Matheran, Venice is the only city in Italy where driving a car is prohibited. There are no roads in this city. People use gondolas to travel. Apart from this, driving cars is also not allowed in Giethoorn. It is a small but quaint village in the Dutch province of Overijssel. Boats are used to go anywhere.

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