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State: Maharashtra
District: Thane
Famous for/as: City
Languages: Marathi, Hindi, English
Best Season: Oct - Mar
Weather: Summer 23-37°C, Winter 16-26°C
Altitude: 7 m
Pincode: 401404
STD code: 02525
Palghar, a municipal area in the Thane district of Maharashtra state in India, is presently an industrial city with all facets of a growing cosmopolitan. This is situated in the ardent Konkan coast, but mostly busy with cities growing demands and industrialization. The city is in the border of the state of Gujarat and is close to Tarapur, location of India’s first nuclear power plant.

The Palghar has a mixed community with many landlords as well as common workers. Trading of grass is the chief employment of many families in Palghar. Most of the landlords got their wealth through the grass to dairies in Mumbai. With the industrialization in full swing people have shifted their attention to working in industries and big factories. Palghar is home to job aspirants from many states all over India. It is thriving with the concept of unity in diversity with people from many cultures, caste and creed.

Palghar is one of the major city in the Mumbai suburban rail network. Palghar is the base point for tourists to many nearby tourist destinations. Palghar offer fine accommodation facilities for the tourists reaching here. Many luxurious resorts have come up here offering high class facilities and greater variety of cuisines. Palghar’s night life is vibrant with many street fast food services and film theaters.

Palghar is still greenish with farms with palm trees, coconuts and rice cultivation. Blessed with many serene lakes, soft sandy beaches, historical forts, and unique temples like Ram Mandir, Palghar attracts many tourists to its lap.
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Travel within city

Palghar is a township that is located in the Thane district in the State of Maharashtra. Infrastructure is well developed and there are a few good transport options that are available in the city.

Railway Station

Palghar has a railway station that is connected well with trains and for those who reach the station, there is easy access from the railway station to the town center. There are auto rickshaws and taxis that are available from the railway station. Some autos are metered and it is advisable to ask or request using the meter before boarding.

Some of the local travel options include autos and buses.

Auto Rickshaw

Auto rickshaws are available from all parts of the town and they are the quickest mode of transport. They may charge special night fare. Prices are negotiable and it is advisable to be prepares for lengthy negotiations during the night, when autos are rare to find.


Buses are cheap and connect most parts of town. Tickets cost around Rs 10 to 20. There are designated bus stops all over and buses are fairly frequent.


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Comments (5) Reviews (1)
Should see atleast once
Posted by Manish 6 year, 8 days ago
Thre is no other place like paghar in the world
Posted by shubha parulekar 6 year, 49 days ago
Is there any rehabilitation home in Phalghar ?
Posted by Raina 6 year, 7 months ago
Palghar... Its like dreams comes true... Really wonderful place in India. Most important thing is the people who staying in Palghar, having so sweet heart, i really respect those people who staying in one of beautiful place in mumbai. Thanks.......
Posted by Nikesh Gavhane 6 year, 9 months ago

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