Lake City of India, Thane

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If  you are tired of fast and regular schedule , and want to relax your mind this vacation then Thane can be best option for you . It is the beautiful city which is the north -eastern suburb of Mumbai. It is located at the Thane creek in Maharashtra. The city of Thane is spread over a total area of about 147 km.

Splendid Thane is located at an altitude of 7 meters above the sea level, which is surrounded by Yeoor and Parsik Hills. Thane is the one of the important city in Maharashtra. The main administrative headquarter of Thane district is also located here.

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Thane is well known as ‘Sri Sthanak’. It is popular  as ‘Lake city’  because it is having around 30 lakes within its territory. Due to this it has become a very famous tourist spot as well as residential area. It has many places to visit which grabs tourist attraction . It can be easily reached  from Pune and Mumbai as well . So it is one of the famous spot which is growing as the weekend holiday spot.

The lakes like Masunda Talao (Lake) , Talao Pali are the most beautiful lake in Thane, While Upvan Lake, which has the Yeoor Hills on one side and the Neelkantha Heights on other, is another very popular lake in the city. Many people visits this Lake while their trip to Thane.

 Points of attractions

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  • Kelva Beach

Kelva Beach is the one of the Largest Beach in Maharashtra which is spread over 7 km of the coastline of Arabian sea. It is among the best tourist attractions of Thane. It is located in the vicinity of Thane. It also has Kelva fort and Sheetaladevi temple for its visitors.

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  • Upvan Lake

It is the very beautiful lake in Thane ,and one of the best tourist attractions of Thane. It is located on the Pokhran II area of Thane, Which is bounded by enormous Yeoor Hills at one side. It is considered as one of the biggest lake in Thane.

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  •  Bassein Fort

Bassein Fort is the very ancient fort in Thane which is located in Vasai village of Thane District. This Fort is formerly known as ‘The Fort of St. Sebastian of Vasai ‘. The fort was occupied by the  Maratha in 1739 from the control of the Portuguese.

Apart from these there are many more places to visit like Ambarnath Temple, Vardhaman Fantasy Park, Thane creek, Bhivandi . All these places attract travelers from all around the world.

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Thane possess the rich Maharashtrian culture . Besides that , It is also influenced by the cosmopolitan culture of Mumbai due to its close proximity to capital city of Mumbai. Ganesh Chaturthi, Gokulashtami and Durga Puja are among the most important festivals celebrated here. There are number of options are available for accommodation. Many restaurants, Holiday resorts and Hotels are available in Thane for the travelers. I am sure if you are nature lover and want to have some change from the hectic city life then this Lake city is the best option for you. s

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One thought on “Lake City of India, Thane

  1. Nice Blog ! It has shown the tourist face of this lake city and you have presented it in a more pleasant manner inserting beautiful pics wherever necessary. Especially the pic of Upvan lake is really cute. Although quoted as lake city it has many more attractions like beaches and ancient temples.

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