Thane City is situated on Salsette Island sharing this with Mumbai. Thane is a vibrant and plush city surrounded by hills and rivers and encompassing numerous lakes.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Madarde Kolbad Lake, Thane

Madarde Kolbad Lake is a small lake situated aside Kolbad Road near Castle Mill junction. There is a Shiv Mandir called Jagmata mandir near this lake. This lake needs to be cleaned and maintained properly.

Parulkar TMC Garden, Khopat, Thane




Parulkar TMC Garden, Thane Timings:
Morning: 5:00 to 10:00
Evening: 16:00 to 20:00

Siddheshwar Lake, Thane


Siddheshwar Lake is situated besides the eastern express highway as seen in background. It is surrounded by slums as seen in the picture which makes the lake polluted. This lake is accessible from the Parulekar TMC Garden, Khopat. More efforts are needed by TMC for redevelopment of this lake. 

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Brahmala Lake, Kolbad Lake, Thane



Brahamala lake also known as Kolbad lake is situated in Uthalsar. It was recreated by TMC and made into jogging track. There are ducks and fishes too. 
Timing: Everyday 17:00 to 21:00 Hrs

Ambe Ghosale Lake, Thane



Ambe Ghosale Lake is situated near Castle Mill. It is a beautiful lake with many recreational activities inside. There are some stalls too. It is said that this lake extended till the end which are now covered with slums made by dumping garbage. Hence the length of the lake was cut short. One can walk around the lake as there is paved path. Ducks are also seen in this lake.
There was once a floating hotel named Abhiruchi here and hence was also known as Abhiruchi Lake.
Length: 240 meters appx
Breadth: 110 meters appx   

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Very Old Portuguese Church, Thane West



More than a Century old church in ramshackle. Its near by little flower school. Its not maintained properly. Surrounded by ground, its stand in the center with broken walls. Arches and Crosses can be seen. Nearby are the slums from where people come here to crap. Its a very old church and should be rebuilt or at least maintained.  

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Kasheli Bridge, Thane



Kasheli Bridge built since British time lies on the Old Agra Road over the Thane Creek. This bridge is 460 meters long and connects the Thane mainland to Bhiwandi.






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