If you are thinking to take break on this vacation then City of Lake i.e. Thane is the best option for you. It is the beautiful city which is very near from Mumbai. It is situated at the Thane creek of Maharashtra. The beautiful city of Thane located at an altitude of 7 meters above the sea level and spread over an area of 147 Km.
This beautiful city has many things to watch and explore. It is known as Lake city because there are more than 30 lakes in the city of Thane. Apart from these lake there are some places that you must include in your travel plan during your trip to Thane.
- Kelva Beach
It is the largest beach in Maharashtra and famous tourist spot of Thane. This beach is spread over the 7 km of coastline of Arabian sea. This beautiful beach is located in Thane vicinity. And it also has Kelva Fort and Sheetaladevi temple for its travelers.
- Upavan Lake
It is the very famous lake in Thane which is located at the Pokhran II area of Thane . It is considered as the one of the biggest lake in Thane. This is among the main attractions in thane. The beautiful lake is surrounded by the splendid Yeoor Hills at one side.
- Ambarnath Temple
It is one of the famous temple in Thane. The marvelous Ambarnath temple is considered to be the very famous and ancient temple in Thane. It is one of the Prime destinations of tourists visiting. This temple is build by the Hemandapanti style of architecture. This temple is dedicated to lord Shiva constructed by the intricately carved blocks of black stone.
- Bassein Fort
It is the very ancient ,historic fort which is officially known as ‘The fort of St. Sebastian of Vasai’. It is located in Vasai village of Thane district. The Maratha took over this fort from the control of Portuguese in 1739.
- Vardhaman Park
It is the very famous park in Thane. It is a unique theme amusement park, That boasts of its visitors giving an experience of life time. This the very renowned park which is famous among the children especially.
Besides these there are many more places to visit like Thane creek, Bhivandi , Ganeshpuri, Sudhagad Fort, and Kashi Mishra. All these places attract travelers from all around the world.
Thane has the rich Maharashtrian culture . Apart from 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 in Thane. There are number of options are available here for the travelers. If you are nature lover and want to have some change from the regular working life then you must visit this place of Thane.