Daily Archives: January 11, 2017

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Kelva Beach

11Jan

Kelva Beach is the most beautiful location for vacations near Palghar. It has the largest stretch of beautiful cost line of Arabian Sea in Thane District. The unique feature of the beach is the abundance of the Suru trees and it is the most sought weekend destination sought by local populace, domestic visitors from Mumbai and also from other parts of state. Kelva fort and Sheetala Devi temple located at the lakeside add the attraction of the Kelva beach. There are many resorts and luxurious hotels for the comfortable stay of tourists

Kelva Dam

11Jan

Kelva Dam, located at picturesque surroundings, was constructed many years back as a source for the irrigation in the grass farming of Kelva. This has been a storage dam of the water in the Kelva dam. The dam site offer cool and secluded place for evening tours. During weekends many tourists visit this place. A garden located nearby adds the attraction of the dam site.

Ashapuri Temple

11Jan

Situated at Edwan village, this temple is built on a rock, in the sea. So you can reach only at time of low tide. also is famous for temple of Bhagwan Shankar, situated at sea shore, sea water is surrounded from three sides. The ancient Ram Mandir is a central attraction of people. The Edwan is also known as an agriculture, carpentry & fishing.

Shirgaon Fort

11Jan

Just 13km from Kelva Beach the majestic fort of Shirgaon. The fort, steeped in history, lords over the sea and a village. Marathas won this fort in 1739 along with the forts. The fort stands about 200feet tall and spans more than 150feet. The Portuguese renovated this fort and increased its area by while keeping the original brick and red stone construction intact. The five-feet cannon on the northwest of citadel marks the history of the battles that took place over here