Thane

Thane is a city just outside Mumbai, in the western Indian state of Maharashtra. It’s known as the ‘City of Lakes’, and its more than 30 lakes include tree-lined Upvan Lake, a popular recreational spot. Situated on the Salsette Island, Thane has an elevation of seven metres above sea level and is surrounded by hills on all sides – mainly the Parsik Hill and the Yeoor Hill.

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Ambreshwar Shiva Temple
26 kms from Thane city limits
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The Shiv Mandir of Ambarnath is a historic 11th century Hindu temple,at Ambarnath near Mumbai in Maharashtra. It is also known as Ambreshwar Shiva temple and known locally as "Puratana Shivalaya". This temple is 26 kms away from Thane and is situated on the bank of Vadavan(Waldhuni) river. This temple is a protected monument maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India(ASI).

The temple is a masterpiece of 'Hemadpanti' style of architecture. The Ambreshwar Shiva Temple is built completely in blackstone and lime. The beautifully carved supporting pillars in temple; the carved image...

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Asherigad Fort
85 kms from Thane city limits
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One of the lesser known trekking spots in Palghar vicinity is the Asherigad or the Asheri fort trek. Hidden away from the chaos of city life, the Asherigad Fort has a spellbinding view. Various dynasties have had control over this fort – the Portuguese, the Mughals, and the Marathas; so clearly this place has seen it all. It is located about 85 km from Thane, on the hills near the Mumbai – Ahmedabad Highway. Asherigad is just on the left of NH8 highway.

The trekking route starts from Khodkona. The trek route is relatively easy and there are little streams flowing during the expedit...

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Bhuigaon Beach Vasai
45 kms from Thane city limits
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The Bhuigaon beach is located in the vicinity of the Bhuigaon village and is connected to the Rangaon beach. It is 10 km from Vasai and about 45 kms from Thane. It is a very clean and peaceful place and is also called the 'untouched beach'.

The beach is flat with almost black sand and has a thick cover of 'Suruchi' trees. The 'Suruchi' garden is a good place to sit for a days picnic, do various activities like painting with hardly any distractions as the beach is still a hidden treasure leading to the place being very less crowded and noisy. Bhuigaon Beach is a good one day trip lo...

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Chinchoti Waterfall is a popular tourist spot in Vasai, near the city of Thane, Maharashtra. It is located at a distance of about 58 kms from the Thane railway station.

Chinchoti Waterfall is situated inside the Tungareshwar National Park. It is usually accessed by short treks through the surrounding jungle area. The place is popular among trekkers and adventurers, but can also be a fine location for organising a picnic or a nature walk. The waterfall is about a 100 ft in height and about 20 ft in width. It is covered in dense forests all around it. It is important for first time v...

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The Community Park is located near Kalpataru Sidhachal building and Wadhwa Courtyard under construction complex, at Pokhran Road-2.

The overall arrangement of the park is done nicely with benches for sitting and play area for children. As a unique feature, the park also has synthetic stones with chess board pattern carved on the table stone. There is an artificial pond of triangular shape with marble deers and small water fountains in it just at the entrance of the park. A map of the park is also placed at the entry gate where children play area, open playground, Yoga Court, Jog...

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Elvis Butterfly Garden, Thane
7.6 kms from Thane city limits
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Elvis Butterfly Garden is one of the prominent attraction in Thane. It is located at a distance of just 7. 6 kms from Thane.

The beautiful Butterfly Garden is a home for 132 species of butterflies which are seen throughout the year. It is an open air butterfly garden located in Thane. The park owner will accompany you, first explain and show all the life stages of Butterfly - starting from eggs to caterpiller to Pupa. It is a unique open Butterfly Garden, where you can see butterflies in natural surroundings and not in any enclosure. The garden is spacious and a wonderful place for...

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Gaimukh Point
25 kms from Thane city limits
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Gaimukh point is an unofficial dockyard for small boats on the banks of the Thane-Vasai Creek. It is approximately 25 kms away from the city centre. Nowadays, Gaimukh point has evolved into something which is more than a dockyard. It has become a famous spot for the locals to come and enjoy the scenery in and around the vicinity.

Gaimukh Point is like a mini Chowpatty (figuratively) for Thanekars who come here to enjoy the cool and peaceful climate. For many years, enjoying the sunset with a perfect cup of hot tea from the local stalls has been a routine for everyone who comes here. ...

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Ghodbunder Fort is a historical site in Thane, Maharashtra. The place is located at a distance of about 24. 4 kms from the Thane railway station.

Located in Thane's Ghodbunder village, the fort is a living testimony to the colonial past of the area. The fort was constructed by the Portuguese around 1550, and was used for trading, administrative and residential purposes for the next 187 years. The fort faced many attacks by the Marathas, including the army of Shivaji. It was finally occupied by the Marathas in 1737, after a successful campaign led by Chimnaji Appa. The fort was late...

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Gorakhgad Fort
72 kms from Thane city limits
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The 'Gorakhgad Fort' is considered to be a very important fort in the Thane district as it is used by the sadhus or hermits for meditation and at the same time was also used to guard the ancient trade route passing through Naneghat. It is located at a distance of 72 kms from Thane.

The Gorakhgad Fort is a choice for most of the tourists for trekking. It is not at all related directly with any historic event but is mainly considered by the tourists due to is majestic view, people who love trekking find it as their calling. It is present at an elevation of 2150 feet above sea level. ...

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Hakone Games Park, Thane
Within Thane city limits

Hakone Games Park is one of the prominent attraction in Thane. It is located at central ave, near estate circle, hiranandani estate, Thane west, Thane, Maharashtra. Thane railway station is the nearest railway station. Buses and taxies are available outside the railway station. One can also opt for renting personal vehicle according to their convience. The neareast railway station is Chhatrapati Shivaji airport which is about 16 km away from thane.

Hakone Entertainment is Mumbai's first and largest Entertainment & Leisure centre. Offering a wide choice of magnificent and latest Vid...

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Har Har Gange Waterfalls
10 kms from Thane city limits
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Har Har Gange Waterfalls is a tourist attraction in Thane, Maharashtra. It is located at a distance of about 10 kms from the Thane railway station.

The Har Har Gange waterfall is considered the biggest artificial waterfall in India. It is situated inside the Suraj Water Park and is an important tourist magnet in Thane. The waterfall is 24m high with a width of 26m. The water falls from that height over natural-looking rocks made entirely out of steel and cement. The waterfall is in the shape of the head of Lord Shiva, recreating the mythological birth of the River Ganga and its pas...

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ISKCON Mira
Within Thane city limits
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ISKCON Mira is one of the prominent temple in Thane, built and maintained by The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), known colloquially as the Hare Krishna movement or Hare Krishnas.

ISKCON Mira Road was previously located in Bhayandar and late in the year 1996 got shifted to Mira road. Its presiding deities are Sri Sri Radha Giridari, Jagganath, Baladev, Subhadra and Gaura Nithai. The temple consists of Auditorium, Govinda's, Guest house for the visitors. Every day in the temple there are discourses conducted in English and Hindi. There are various skits, dra...

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Jai Vilas Palace, Jawhar, Virar
107 kms from Thane city limits
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The 'Jai Vilas Palace' is one of the most popular historic location for sightseeing in Thane. It is located at a distance of 107 kms from Thane.

The Jai Vilas Palace is also known as Raj Bari was built by Raje Mr. Yashwant Rao Mukane in nearby 1940. It has a unique construction history as it is built up by using syenite stone. This place has a story with it which says, when the work of palace was completed, the quarry from which the stone was extracted was broken down and now the Geological Department of Government of India has taken up to locate the quarry. The construction also i...

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Jeevdani Temple, Thane
49 kms from Thane city limits
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The ancient famous Maa Jivdani temple is located on the Jivdani hill in Virar, Maharashtra. This place is easily accessible via the rail and road route. One can take the Western line Virar train and come to the east side. Sharing autos are easily available which will take around 10 to 12 rupees per seat. Government buses are also available to reach the temple. After reaching, one can follow the staircase comprising of around 1400 steps. For aged person and people with health conditions the provision of ropeway is available. It is located at a distance of 49 kms from Thane.

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Kachrali Talav
Within Thane city limits
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Kachrali Talav is a popular lake in the city of Thane, Maharashtra. It is located at a distance of about 2 - 3 km from the Thane railway station.

Kachrali Talav is a favourite location among locals and visitors in Thane for the purposes of rest and recreation. The lake is situated just opposite the Thane Municipal Corporation building. The civic body also maintains the areas surrounding the lake. There is also a Kalavati Aai temple and another small temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha in close proximity to the lake. Devotional music from the temples can often be heard by people visiti...

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The Kalibari Temple is a temple of Goddess Kali which was inaugurated by some Bengali families in 1996. The temple is located within Thane city limits.

The temple is said to come into existence with the help of Late Anad Dighe. A black stone idol of Goddess Kali made in Kolkata was installed, replacing the existing clay idol on 17th of May, 2002. since then, 17th of May is celebrated as the Foundation Day of Kalibari. Flowers and sweet are usually taken before going to the temple to present to Maa Kali.

The temple is located just beside Jagannath Mahadeo Mandir at Ga...

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Kelva (Kelwa) Beach
87 kms from Thane city limits
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Kelva Beach, also known as Kelwa or Kelve beach is a lovely getaway spot in Maharashtra. Loved by both locals and tourists alike, it is an off-beat tourist attraction located 87 kms away from Thane and just 15 km away from the nearest highway.

Covered in soft and supple brown sand, Kelva beach is known to be exceptionally clean. It is a well cherished spot by locals who have taken great measures for its maintenance. Kelva beach has the largest coastline of the Arabian Sea in the district of Palghar and is nearly 8 km wide. A hoard of Suru trees gently embroiders the coastline, maki...

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Kohoj Fort, Thane
59 kms from Thane city limits
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The Kohoj Fort is located in the Sajan village of Thane district, in the state of Maharashtra. There are buses from Thane to Wada, from where one can catch buses to Vagothe. It is located at a distance of 59 kms from Thane.

The Kohoj fort is said to be about 800 years old and finds a mention in the Purandar treaty along with 22 other forts which were surrendered by Shivaji Maharaj to the Mughals on 11 June 1665. It was also an important fort for keeping a look on the nearby coast and thus to keep the territory safe and secure. Access to Kohoj Fort is via the main trek trail at whic...

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Kopineshwar Mandir, Thane
Within Thane city limits

The Kopineshwar Mandir is a famous temple in Thane which is dedicated to the Hindu God 'Shiva'. This temple has the largest Shivalinga found in the state of Maharashtra. Kopineshwar Temple lies in the city centre (appx 1 km from Thane station) and it is easily accessible from all parts of the city.

Kopineshwar Mandir was built by the Shilahara rulers around 810-1240 AD. The Shilahara dynasty rulers were the dedicated followers of Lord Shiva and thus they had constructed the Kopineshwar temple. This temple was built as a tribute to Kopineshwar which was seen under water. In the year...

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Lodha Dham, Vasai
28 kms from Thane city limits
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Lodha Dham is one of the prominent attraction in Thane. It is located at a distance of 28 kms from Thane.

Lodha Dham is the beautiful place to visit in Vasai. It consists of a temple, a naturopathy and a yoga centre. The premises is very spacious and beautifully constructed. It has beautiful garden with variety of plants and flowers. It is dedicated to the travelling Jain Munis (Saints). Realizing the need to provide a comfortable stop over for Jain Munis, Lodha foundation has built a jain Derasar with attached dharamshala that houses over 200 pilgrims. There is a well maintained l...

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Mahuli Fort
55 kms from Thane city limits
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The Mahuli Fort in Thane is one of the very famous and loved trekking site among the tourists. It is located at a distance of 11. 4 km from Asangaon Railway Station and 55 kms from Thane.

The Mahuli Fort is the highest natural level present in the Thane District. It is present at a height of 2185 feet. It is one of the most favorite tourist spots among the tourists and is specially a trekking spot. The fort is also having a dense forest around which is now declared as a sanctuary. It has been taken care of by the locals here and is respected like a rare monument as it is related to...

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Mama Bhanja Hills are one of the prominent attractions in Thane. They are located near Borivali East, just 7 kms from Thane.

Yeoor Hills also known as Mama Bhanja hills is a group of picturesque hills in thane city, located on the eastern side of the Sanjay Gandhi National Park. The hills is the home to around 78 known species of birds and 12 different species of animals. Besides this, large number of leopards are also found here. The 150 year old holy shrine of Mama Bhanja is the major attraction of Yeoor hills. This pollution free zone is a perfect place for trekking and a haven ...

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The 'Manas Mandir' is one of the most famous Jain Temples present in Asangaon and is visited by tourists and worshippers of Lord Mahavira in Large Numbers. It is located at a distance of 7. 6 km from the Asangaon Railway Station and around 53 kms from Thane city.

The Manas Mandir is one of the most admired Temples in Thane and is also known as Shri Bhuvan Bhanu Jain Manas Mandir Tirtha. It is located at the base of the Mahuli Hills and thus attracts tourists on a huge count. The Construction of this temple is very graceful which includes 76 feet Dome with a combination of huge ceil...

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Masunda Talao, Thane
Within Thane city limits
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Masunda Talao or the Talao Pali(Talao means lake in Hindi) is one of the main attractions of Thane. It is a big and deep lake and is considered among the most beautiful lakes of Maharashtra. It is situated close to railway station of Thane.

Masunda Talao also has a temple of Kopineshwar, dedicated to Lord Shiva, which is situated on its banks. At center of lake is Mahadev Dhyan Mandir. This temple adds up to the beauty of lake especially at night. Masunda lake is a point of recreation and Ganesh immersion. The lake is ideal for activities like boating and water-scooter rides. Fest...

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Naneghat Hills
9 kms from Thane city limits
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Naneghat, also popular as Nanaghat is a mountain pass in the Western Ghats range between Konkan coast and the ancient town of Junnar in the Deccan Plateau. Naneghat Hills situated in Maharashtra is 141. 9 kms away from Thane. 'Nane' means coin and 'ghat' means pass. This name came from the tollbooth, which was here at ancient times to collect toll from the traders crossing the ghat. Naneghat Hills which has an altitude of 838. 2m above the sea level is one of the main tourist attractions near Thane.

This mountain pass consists of several caves and rock-cut water cisterns. Some of t...

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Ovalekar Wadi Butterfly Garden
13.4 kms from Thane city limits
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Ovalekar Wadi Butterfly Garden is a beautiful park in Thane, Maharashtra. The place is located at a distance of about 13. 4 kms from the Thane Railway Station.

Ovalekar Wadi Butterfly Garden is a unique tourist attraction where nature enthusiasts can spot butterflies in open nature, and not in enclosures. The butterflies have also been bred in a completely natural environment, and not under artificial conditions like most other butterfly parks. The garden was made possible by the efforts of Rajendra Ovalekar, who turned 2 acres of his agricultural land into a space dedicated to the...

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Railadevi Lake
Within Thane city limits
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Raila Devi Lake is located on Road number 4, Wagle Estate, Raheja Gardens, Thane. The lake is about 3. 3 km away from Thane railway station which is the nearest railway station.

This lake is less known to the people so it is a less crowded place. The place is famous among the visitors for its serene atmosphere. It is photogenic place with lush greenry, so one can capture some beautiful moments here. One can also enjoy boating in the lake which is an enthralling experience.

Raila Devi Lake is an ideal spot for picnic and the weather and altitude is perfect for camping. I...

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Rajodi Beach
54 kms from Thane city limits
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Rajodi beach is a tourist spot in Virar, near the city of Thane, Maharashtra. It is located at a distance of about 54 kms from the Thane railway station and about 8-9kms from the Virar railway station.

Rajodi Beach is on the Konkan coast, with the Arnala Beach to its north and Kalamb Beach at its south. Since it is relatively unexplored by travellers, it is one of the cleanest and quietest beaches in the region. The beach is about 4. 5kms in length. Rajodi Beach has black sand, which gets covered almost fully during high tide. It is most well-known for its isolation, peaceful surro...

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Rangaon Beach Vasai
40 kms from Thane city limits
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The Rangaon beach is one of the beaches near Vasai situated just 4 km away from the town and about 40 kms from Thane.

The beach is a very long stretch of black sand that looks astounding but can be a bit sticky. Wearing comfortable clothes is recommended so that the sand does not get in. Shorts and a T-shirt is preferable. It is also a nice place to play cricket or various other games like volleyball with a group of friends. It is also a place for people who are trying out their exercise regimes to get fit. It makes a perfect track on its long coastal line adequate for morning and ev...

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Sai Baba Temple, Thane
Within Thane city limits
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Sai Baba Temple is a holy place located in Vartaknagar in Thane, Maharashtra. The place is situated at a distance of about 5 km from the Thane Railway Station.

Sai Baba Temple in Thane is an important religious site for followers of the deity. It has been built to closely replicate the primary Sai Baba temple in Shirdi, and is thus, also locally known as the Chota Shirdi. The temple has a beautiful idol of Sai Baba smiling at his devotees. A large number of worshippers and tourists pay a visit to the temple every day, which makes it a vital attraction in the city. The temple is a s...

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Shakti Peeth Hanuman Temple is an ancient temple, about 100 years old, dedicated to Lord Hanuman in Thane. It is not more than than 3 kilometers from the city centre. It is located on Ghodbunder Road in Chitalsar, Thane West. The temple is a popular religious destination for the pilgrims.

Shakti Peeth Hanuman Temple is also known by the name of Sankat Mochan Hanuman Mandir. Inside the main temple is a huge deity of Lord Hanuman. Along with this, many other deities of Gods and Goddesses are also present which include Ganesh, Nataraj, Shivling, Krishna-Radha, Ram-Lakshman, Sita Ma...

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Shirgaon Beach
97 kms from Thane city limits
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Shirgaon is a village in the Palghar district of the state of Maharashtra. It has an extremely long beach with Kelva Beach on one side and Satpati on the other. It is located at a distance of 97 kms from Thane.

Shirgaon beach is the safest beach in the western region of Maharashtra with mesmerizing beauty and waters from Arabian sea splashing on the shores. It is filled with towering palm and coconut trees adding to the natural diversity. Historical Name of Shirgaon during Portuguese ruling was 'Sirgao'. After the British war of 1857, Coastal region of Maharashtra including Shirgaon,...

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Shirgaon Fort, Thane
98 kms from Thane city limits
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Shirgaon Fort is located at a distance of 6. 5 km from Palghar, in Palghar district, in the state of Maharashtra. It is located at a distance of 98 kms from Thane.

Shirgaon Fort was built during Yadava of Devgiri in 1225 A. D. according to locals, this fort was built by the Portuguese and was later won by the Marathas in 1738 along with the Dahanu Fort, Tarapur, Kelve and Asherigad Fort under the able leadership of Chimaji Appa. However, in 1818 the British captured this Fort. The Fort is rectangular in shape. The entrance gate is east facing immediately followed by another gate at...

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St. James Church is one of the few heritage structures of Thane. Located right opposite to Thane's famous Talao Pali lake, this church stands out amongst the busy and suburban streets of Jambli Naka. One can easily access St. James Church as it is situated only 10 minutes away from the Thane Railway Station.

Consecrated on the 25th of July 1825, St. James Church is nearly 200 hundred years old, making it one of the oldest buildings in the city of Thane. This church was built for the British working at the nearby Thane Jail, who felt that there was need for a Protestant church in th...

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St. John's the Baptist Church is one of the well-known church found in Thane City. This church was established way over 500 years ago and it lies in the city centre, approximately 1. 5 km away from the Thane Station.

Christianity has existed in Thane city since 1321 and thus we still get to see many old churches within the city limits. St. John the Baptist Church was built somewhat before 1579. But the history of St. John the Baptist Church is quite phenomenal. It started around 1737 when the Maratha's captured Thane(previously known as Thana). They had destroyed all the churches e...

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Sudhagad Fort
111 kms from Thane city limits
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Sudhagad Fort is one of the most widely known hill forts located in Maharashtra. This fort is situated at an altitude of 2030 ft. above sea level which also makes it a good, non-tiring trekking spot. Located within the perfect triangle of three famous locations of this state, namely Pune, Lonavala and Pali, it is one of the most sought-after trekking locations by both seasonal and beginner-level trekkers. It is located at a distance of 111 kms from Thane.

Originally known as Bhrorapgad, this fort was given the name ‘Sudhagad' by Marathas and is believed to have origins dated back t...

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Suryamal Peak
36 kms from Thane city limits
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Suryamal is a place in the Mokhada taluk in Thane. It is situated at a distance of 36 kms from the Thane city. The hill station is located at an altitude of 1800 ft above sea level. The place is one amongst the less explored hill stations, even with its close proximity to Mumbai.

The Suryamal peak is often acclaimed as a trekker's paradise. It is located near the tiny village of Khodala, which is considered to be the starting point for mountain bikers and trekking enthusiasts. Suryamal Peak also has the honor of being the tallest peak of the region. The verdant atmosphere and prist...

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Tansa Lake
70 kms from Thane city limits
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Tansa Lake is a tourist attraction in Thane, Maharashtra. It is located at a distance of about 70 kms from the Thane Railway Station, and about 12kms from the Atgaon Railway Station.

Tansa Lake is a dam reservoir, which is said to be the longest and oldest masonry dam in the Mumbai area. The lake is a primary source of drinking water for nearby places. It is supposed to be the only freshwater lake which was constructed in 1892 as part of the Tansa Dam project. The lake is a place of solitude and natural beauty, situated just a drive away from most major cities in the region. The la...

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Tansa Wildlife Sanctuary
61.8 kms from Thane city limits
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The Tansa Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the most eye-catching wildlife sanctuaries of Thane. It is located at a distance of 61. 8 kms from Thane Railway Station.

The Tansa Wildlife Sanctuary is wide spread and covers a huge area of 320 sq. km. It basically covers the Wada, Shahapur and Mokhada Talukas in Thane district of Maharashtra. The Tansa Lake present here is an artificial lake and has a capacity of 3 million gallons of water. The site of this lake is very charming and beautiful almost all the visitors are taken by its beauty. This place also consists of a dam named 'Tansa Dam...

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Thane Creek is situated in the state of Maharashtra. Thane creek railway bridge or Thanna Viaduct is the oldest rail bridge constructed on this creek. The bridge lies between Thane and Parsik tunnel.

Thane Creek is an inlet in the shoreline of the Arabian Sea that isolates the city of Mumbai from the Indian mainland. It is Asia's largest creek with a length of 26 km. The creek is lined up with mangroves on both sides and plays host to a lot of species ranging from iconic flamingos to tiny crabs. The 1,690 hectares sanctuary includes 896 hectares of mangroves and 794 hectares of the...

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Titwala Ganesh Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha in a small town called Titwala in Thane district of Mumbai, Maharashtra. The temple dates back to 11th century, featuring the architectural style of Hemadpanti. It is located at a distance of 35 kms from Thane.

The history of the temple says that the temple was built by Shakuntala to minimise the effect of a curse upon her. Her prayers resulted in her reunion with her husband, King Dushyanta. The remains of the temple were discovered during the reign of Peshwa Madhavrao who helped to rebuild it. The Titwala Ganesh...

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TMC Biodiversity Park, Thane
6 kms from Thane city limits
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TMC (Thane Municipal Corporation) Biodiversity Park, as the name suggests, is a project by TMC. Also known as The Late Uttam Rao Patil Biodiversity Park, it is built across 5. 26 hectares. It is located at a distance of 6 kms from Thane city center.

TMC Biodiversity Park spreads across Borivali and ends near Yeoor Hills in Thane. Being as biodiversity park, it houses many varieties of flora and fauna and has a proper built-in system for waste water recycling. This project covers five small parks inside a huge one. All the parks have a great diversity of plants. The five gardens ...

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Tucked away in the hustle of the metropolitan city of Thane lies a forest abode for all the things nature, called the Tungareshwar National Park. It is approximately 34 kms away from Thane city.

Tungareshwar National Park is also known as the Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary. This is one of Maharashtra's sublime birding areas. It is also a great place to watch wild animals like the leopard, boars, crabs etc. in their natural habitat. Tungareshwar is a great hiking destination for all the adventure lovers. It is also a place where one can find much needed solace. There are many littl...

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Tungareshwar Temple is situated on Tungareshwar Road, Thane district, in the state of Maharashtra. It is located at a distance of 34 kms from Thane city.

The Tungareshwar Temple is committed to Lord Shiva and is arranged amidst the Tungareshwar slopes. The Tungareshwar waterway which has waterfalls in the periods of storm. Both the Tungareshwar slopes and the Tungareshwar wildlife sanctuary have been proclaimed as a secured zone since the year 2003. It lies only north of the SGNP limit north of Nagla piece.

During the festive seasons like 'Khodiyaar Jayanti' which come...

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Upvan Lake, Thane
Within Thane city limits
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Upvan Lake in Thane is one of the biggest lakes in the city and is the most popular one among the 60 different Lakes present here. It is located at a distance of 5. 4 km from Thane Railway Station.

The Upvan Lake is also known as Pokharan lake by the locals here and is one of the major attractions in the Pokharan area. Tourists encounter variety of beauties here as it lies just by the foot of the beautiful Yeoor Hills present in Boravali's Sanjay Gandhi National Park. It is the second largest lake present in Thane after the Masunda lake. It was founded and reconstructed by J. K. Si...

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46/47 Places to Visit in Thane

The Vasai Fort or the Fort Bassein is situated in Vasai, at a distance of 44 kms from Thane.

The Vasai Fort or The Bassein Fort was built by Bahadur Shah, a Mughal Emperor, in the 1530s. The fort covers an area of around 110 acres. The fort derives its name from the Portuguese word, 'Bacaim'. This word has association with Vasa Konkani tribes of the region of North Konkan, extending from South Gujarat to Mumbai. The popular song, 'hymn for the weekend' is shot in the famous British Band Cold play and this video has become very popular all over world. It is also a favourite of the ...

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47/47 Places to Visit in Thane
Yeoor Hills
9 kms from Thane city limits
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Yeoor Hills is a popular tourist destination in Thane, Maharashtra. It is located at a distance of about 9 kms from the Thane railway station.

Yeoor Hills is a green zone in the western part of Thane. It forms a part of the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, and is known for its wide range of trees, wild fruits, and waterfalls, as well as, the various kinds of birds, insects and bigger wildlife found inside. There is also a butterfly garden built in the hill area.

Yeoor Hills is very popular among early morning joggers, fitness enthusiasts, and fans of birding and other adven...

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