Tourism in Bhiwandi

Bhiwandi known as the ‘Manchester of India’ is a major industrial hub in Maharashtra. It has got many huge and spacious go downs which are considered as some of the biggest found in entire Asia. Almost all the big companies have their go downs in Bhiwandi. Apart from the industrial importance the place is also famous for being developing tourist attraction due to its varied culture and diversified natural beauty.

Bhiwandi Tourism

Development in means of connectivity to Bhiwandi has increasingly started drawing tourists. Bhiwandi is in the Thane District and is connected to other parts of India through numerous roadways as well as railways, the nearest airport being, the Mumbai Airport.

There are several big and small temples to visit in the city. It is the peaceful existence of each of these shrines amidst the bustling city gives every tourist a sense of relief and peace within. Some of the most famous temples are the Balaji Temple at Dombivli, the Jankai Mata Mandir, the Gaav Devi Temple, the Shankar Temple of Thane, the Gyaneshwar Temple, the Shree Sai Mandir etc. Other temples which manage to gather a fair amount of crowd are the Sai Mandir, the Shitla Devi temple of Nijampura, the Shree Hanuman Mandir of Balaji Nagar, and the Shree Murli Dhar Mandir.

Bhiwandi Tourist Places

Once you have visited the temples and you feel like watching a movie when in the city, there are good number of movie halls and multiplexes in the city which you can go to. A few famous ones are listed below:
  • Nazrana Theatre
  • Broadway Cinema Hall
  • Faxchan Cinema Hall
  • Haseen Cinema
  • Farhan Cinemai
  • Cinegold Cinemas
  • Meenatai Rangayan
  • Bhiwandi Talkies
The nature has also blessed Bhiwandi generously. The city is surrounded by lakes and waterfalls which make the perfect destination for picnics and day-outings. Some of the picturesque lakes are:
  • Varaladevi Lake,
  • Kamvare Lake,
  • Shelar Lake,
  • Mulgai Lake,
  • Sonale Lake
  • Dive Village Lake

Getting there

The closest railway stations are, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (36.9 kms), Dadar Train Station (29.9 kms) and Dombivli Railway Station (5.9 kms). Rickshaws and BEST buses are also available once you get down at any of these stations.

There are many hotels to stay in the city. You can also avail the option of staying in hotels in Mumbai and easily commute to Bhiwandi.

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