John Malcom was one among the illustrious generals of the British troops. In 1828 he came to Mahabaleswar and he was very much impressed by the scenic charm of Mahabaleshwar. In fond remembrance of this great man, the most fabulous mansion of the colonial era was named after him.
Mount Malcom is one among the earliest edifices to be found at Mahabaleshwar. It was constructed in the year 1829, and even today it stood as the most haunting attractions in Mahabaleshwar. A stunning edifice of the colonial era, Mount Malcom reflects excellent craftsmanship and architectural splendor. Though it had lost its old charisma, it still allures the onlookers with its unique style.