History of Thane
The name 'Thane' is derived from the ancient city 'Shristhanaka' which was ruled by the Shilahara kings. The British took over Thane district from the Peshwa in 1817 and it became part of north Konkan district.
In 1949, after India got independence the Jawhar state was merged with Thane district. Since, then Thane became separate taluka or district.
There are completely two different climates in district - one affects the western coastal plains and other on the eastern slopes of Sahyadri. The areas affected by the former are Thane, Vasai, Palghar, Dahanu which is humid and warm. On the contrary the latter areas, Kalyan, Bhiwandi, Vada, Ambarnath, Ulhasnagar and Talasari experiences less humidity.
The winter starts from December to February, summers are from March to June. Monsoon hits from June to September. Overall the weather is warm but pleasant throughout the year.
The Thane Municipal Corporation (TMT) is the conveyance for within city traveling. Other than this, Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMT), Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMT), Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Transport (KDMT) and Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) services are also available.
Thane is connected to all the major cities in Maharashtra and railways are best services for local traveling also.
Hotels in Thane
- Golden Valley Resort
- KT Hill Resort Hotel
- Kailash Krupa Hotel
- Rainbow Lodging Hotel
- Nature Trails Garden Resort
- MTDC Holiday Resort Ghodbunder
- Yatri Hotel
- Bassein (Vasai)
- Masunda Talao
- Jawhar Palace
- Tansa wild life sanctuary
Last Updated on : 25/04/2013