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Top tourist places to Visit in Thane

Thane, a city which lies in the close proximity to Mumbai is often referred as the Lake city. Even Mumbai has to depend on Thane city for its water supply. You would find 30 lakes in the city and few of them are popular among tourists. Here you would find details about places which are the main attractions of Thane.

Bhiwandi: - A place which is just 15 Kms from thane, tourists can check this place for handlooms, carpet and silk fabrics.

Yeur Hills: - The hills are Northern region of Sanjay Gandhi National Park and are famous for shrine of Mama Bhanja. It is a popular trekking spot for adventure seekers where in they can witness some scenic nature’s beauty. It’s been said that it has the highest density of Leopards in India and one can found around 78 different species of birds.

Masunda Talao (Talao Pali): - This attraction is known to every tourist who had visited Thane. A must see place. A temple of Lord Shiva Kopineshwar is situated on its banks and is one of the oldest temples in Thane. The lake also provides boating facilities for tourists.

Birla Mandir: - Situated in Shahad area, 26 Km from Thane, Birla Mandir is one of the best maintained temples in Thane. One could see the temples in many Bollywood films as the temples allow commercial shooting in the temple.
Tikuji ni wadi: - An amusement, water park and theme park for complete family entertainment. The amusement park includes go-carting rides, giant wheels and roller coasters.

Suraj Water Park: - A water park with many fun filled water based activities, one could be certain to have their best times in here. Wave pool and lazy river rides are the rides that are recommended by most of the visitors.

Titwala Ganesh Mandir: - A sacred pilgrim center about 50 Kms from Thane. The temple with an artificial lake in the background is a perfect place for peace lovers. Boating facilities were also introduced in the lake for tourists.

Kashi Mira: Two villages located close to each other is well known for their natural beauty and scenery. Zigzag roads leading up to the hills along with green backgrounds make this place a famous spot.

Matheran: A fascinating hill station situated at an altitude of 800 m is just 60 Kms from Thane. You would find no vehicle inside Matheran as they have no-pollution policy which strictly doesn’t allow any sorts of vehicles inside it, though you would find Ambulance for emergency needs. With many breathtaking views of nature, it acts as a perfect weekend gateway for people visiting Thane.
Vajreshwari: It is one of the most renowned holy places in Thane District. It is also well known for its Hot Water Springs.

Tansa Wildlife Sanctuary: Located just 80 Kms from the city, one could find many rare and endangered species of flora and fauna in this national park. The best season to visit this place is between November and May.
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