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Located to the North West of Maharashtra, Thane is a metropolitan city that's the closest neighbour of Mumbai. With its natural beauty on one hand and rapid industrial development on the other, Thane has evolved as one of the most perfectly balanced metropolitan cities in India. Known as the 'city of lakes', Thane serves to be one of the most interesting holiday spots in Maharashtra. Thane is one of those few places which exhibits its rich multicultural heritage almost in every possible way. Starting from serving snacks and delicacies of different cities and hosting a variety of festivals starting from Holi to Janmashthami, Thane helps in the cultural exchange of the people. Thane has never failed to impress the tourists or the residents through its festivals, culture, handicrafts and food. Apart from holding traditions so close to nature, Thane has also maintained high cosmopolitanism in terms of industries and economic growth and was ranked as one of the most resourceful cities.
Thane is one of the only cities in Maharashtra that has seven lakes around it and no wonder it is called the 'city of lakes'.Apart from being one of the oldest cities in India, Thane offers a healthy symbiosis of all the ethnic cultures of India which attracts most tourists. Eversince the 16th century AD,this city has fought a number of annexations and have undergone a series of transformations during different reigns. The number of forts, especially the Ghorbander fort is a perfect embodiment of the rich history of Thane which make teh city even more special. Starting from a number of festivities to various cultural events this city maintains a colorful aura throughout the year. It is because of this that Thane not only attracts Indian tourists but also foreigners as it is one of the best representations of an independent yet a multilingual and multicultural city in India. Thus, if tourists want to see a perfect blend of nature, economy and culture, Thane is a must holidaying spot.
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Thane is the perfect place for enjoying local street food and festivities all year round.
Traffic congestion and heavy rains can often be a problem in Thane
Thane is the best place for tourists who want to enjoy the spirit of nature and culture together, and because of its uncountable number of food joints serving Indian delicacies, Thane calls for all the foodies.