Thane, also known as Thana happens to have derived its name from the Sanskrit word ‘Sthana’ translating to ‘Place’. Thane is the 16th most populated city in India and is an immediate neighbour of Mumbai City. Thane is essentially a part of the Mumbai Metropolitan region due to its close vicinity to Mumbai. Surrounded by 9 lakes, Thane is called the ‘City of Lakes’ as it has 33 lakes in total. In addition to this, Thane hosts Suraj Waterpark and Vardhaman Fantasy Amusement Park.
Thane has a number of Malls, Shopping Complexes and Bazaars that provide the city with everything it needs. Thane has restaurants that can serve some great Malvan, Coastal, Maharashtrian and South Indian Cuisines apart from the elite places that can serve international cuisines too. Nightlife in Thane is decent enough due to the obvious influences from the main city of Mumbai. Pubs like Manchester United Cafe and Bar, Ultimate Paradise, Arc of N, Scarlet Lounge, etc host the nights in Thane. Thane is connected to Mumbai City by Passenger railway, Metro and road via Mumbai Agra Highway.
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