JAWHAR

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Location: Thane District, Maharashtra
Significance:Tribal Kingdom
Famous For: Warli Paintings
Known As: Mahabaleshwar Of Thane District

Jawhar is located in Thane District. It is a hill station with a difference that makes one to forget one's daily chores and all the turmoil's with exotic valleys, thick rich forests and a pleasant climate. It is famous for the vibrant Warli paintings. A hill station with raw jungle beauty is one of the few tribal kingdoms in Maharashtra.

PRIME ATTRACTIONS

Tourists can visit Jai Vilas, the Palace of the tribal lords that offers a unique opportunity to expose and enlighten with the tribal way of life. The Relics of Bhupatgad are worth a visit.

The scenic beauty of the Dadar Kopra Falls, the enchanting Hanuman and Sunset Points...all makes Jawhar a must see. These places explain why Jawhar is also known as the "Mahabaleshwar of Thane District". Nearby is Shirpamal, where Shivaji Maharaj camped on his way to Surat.

HOW TO GET THERE

Air: Nearest airport is Nashik at 80-km.

Rail: Nearest railway station is Igatpuri 61-km on Central Railway but Nashik is a convenient railway station. On Western Railway nearest railway station is Dahanu 65-km.

Road: From Mumbai it is 180-km away by road; from Nashik 80-km from Kasa 39-km, and from Trimbakeshwar 56-km.

WHERE TO STAY

Budgeted private accommodation is available.



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