Palghar Tourism
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Palghar Tourism

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114 Ratings & 50 Reviews

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Alok Saxena
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"Palghar-A better weekend spot."

  • Posted 1 year ago
Palghar is becoming a famous weekend gateway specially for mumbaikars. Hardly 2.5hrs drive or 1.5 hrs by train. Kelwa & mahim beaches are added attractions. Beaches are clean & pollution free. Also people are investing in palghar because of....... More
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Divakar N
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"Quick Break from Daily Chores !!!"

  • Posted 2 years ago
Thinking of a quiet break from routine . . . . not very far from Mumbai . . . . . and a practically private beach. Lie back and enjoy at Kelve Beach, not very far from Kelve Road., a station just 3 stations away from Virar on WR. You wouldn't....... More
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Palghar Info

  • State: Maharashtra
  • Famous for/as: Beach
Located at around 87 km from the state capital city Mumbai, Palghar is an important city and the municipal council in the district of Thane in the state of Maharashtra. It is a busy town and is well connected with the important towns and cities of the state either by road or by railway. It is a border town located near Gujarat and the capital city of Mumbai is located 87 km from the town.

Palghar is considered as an industrial township and there are quite a few small scale industries located here. Pharmaceutical, plastics, textile, notebook and small scale engineering industries are based all around the town. There is also a bit of agricultural dependence with a section of the population depending on growing a variety of fruits like chickoo, coconuts, etc and rice cultivation.

There are many beautiful places to see in and around Palghar which draw in regular tourists. The Kelva dam with its beautiful garden constructed many years back is not only a source of irrigation, but also a nice place to visit.

The Kelva Fort and Shirgoan Fort located nearby are popular tourist sites along with the many beautiful beaches like Kelva Beach, Mahim Beach, Satpati Beach. There are also a number of picturesque lakes and some famous Hindu temples like the Ram Mandir and the Sheetala Devi Mandir which add to the beauty of the town.

Connectivity to the town is quite good as it is a part of the Mumbai Suburban Rail network. The town lies on the Mumbai-Ahmadabad rail route and is the next major junction after the town of Virar.

By road, it is connected by the National Highway 8 which connects Mumbai and Ahmedabad. Being so well connected, it is considered a good base point for tourists visiting the nearby tourist sites.

The weather in Palghar is quite tropical with summers being hot and humid and winters more pleasant. The season change is not as evident as some other parts of the country and the town can be visited almost throughout the year since the changes in the season is quite minimal. However, winter is still a more popular time and the town sees the maximum inflow of visitors during the months of November to March.
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