Mumbai ,formerly known as Bombay, is the capital of the Indian state of Maharashtra. With an estimated population of 20.5 million, it is the largest metropolis in India and one of the most populous cities in the world. The Mumbai Metropolitan Area which includes cities of Navi Mumbai & Thane, is also the world's 5th most populated metropolitan area.

There are so many Places around Mumbai to see . Which include Temples, Historical Places, Hill station, Wild Life and Waterfalls etc.
This site help to find out known-unknown places around Mumbai. which can be one or two day picnic for People and children's who don't have time.
Then What you are Thinking Lets Plan to see Nature..

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Shrivardhan, Harihareshwar & Diveghar

Srivardhan - Harihareshwar - Diveagar

Map :

When to go?
Sept to may (best in summer season)
Where to stay?
All facilities are available in Srivardhan

Before leaving the caves ,fort ,Temples or jungle don't leave anything except your footprints...
Keep INDIA Clean and Incredible

Srivardhan is a typical Konkani town with a beautiful beach and small wadi's, Srivardhan is the place from where the prime ministers of the Maratha kingdom the 'Peshwas' originally came from.
Srivardhan is a nice place with sun kissed sands on a spectacular beach. It has a nice atmosphere and an unpolluted air and sea.

1,2)There are three temples to visit in Srivardhan. Jiwaneshwar temple is an old shiv temple. The pillars used for temple are from Peshwa’s house in Pune - Shaniwarwada. There is old Somjai temple just when you enter the city. 

3)Peshwe Smarak is a place where the Prime Ministers of the Maratha Kingdom, the Peshwas originally stayed. The old path leading to Laxminarayan mandir which peshwe used is still there.

4)Bagmandla Beach
Bagmandla beach Situated near Srivardhan is a very clean and secluded beach near Harihareshwar, you will surely enjoy playing in the white sands and clean water on the beach.

5)You can also take a boat ride from here to the nearby Bankot Fort.

Harihareshwar ( Dakshin Kashi) located at only 18 kms. from Srivardhan is also a beautiful place with with an ancient Shiv Temple and Kalbhairav Temple situated on the beach. Harihareshwar beach is also a very clean and excellent beach. MTDC has very a good resort at Harihareshwar with Tents to stay. It is also known as Dakshin Kashi.

Diveagar, a nearby town shot to fame when an ancient half statue of Ganpati made of gold and some ornaments were found in a farm. The Shekhadi Road leading to Diveagar is a very pleasant drive as the road is parallel to the coastline and you can see many breathtaking views along the entire stretch of the road. If you are staying in Diveagar you can visit the nearby fishing village Bharadkhol, where you can buy fresh fish every morning at an auction.

Other points
The Kuda caves near Tale are also worth your visit but are slightly off the road. Visiting Kuda while coming to Srivardhan is more convenient as it is on the way to Mhasala near Mangaon and you will only spend a few hours more. However you are advised to take food and waterwith you as there are no hotels or shops nearby for many kilometers.

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