Mangaon is a taluka that is based in the Raigad District in Maharashtra. This place is said to have derived its name from a fort called Mangad. Mangaon is located near the banks of the river Kaal which is in Raigad. Cities near Mangaon include Suvarna Kadam, Mundhewadi and Goregaon. Mangaon is known for its Tirupati temple.
Places to Stay
There are good budget-friendly hotels in Mangaon. Some of them include the Ganesha Palace Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 1000), Hotel Madhusanti (Tariff – Rs. 800) and Hotel Gauri (Tariff Rs. 500).
The official spoken language of Mangaon is Marathi. Hindi and English are also spoken in this region.
All major Hindu festivals such as Diwali (November), Dussehra (October), Ganesh Chaturthi (September), Janamashtami (August) and Ramanavami are celebrated with great enthusiasm in Mangaon.
Places of Interest
Mangaon has many destinations that attract tourists from different places. Some of them include Mangad Fort (15 km from Mangaon), Shri Dutta Temple and Tirupati Temple.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Mangaon is Lohegaon airport. It is located about 70 km from Mangaon.
Mangaon has its own railway station. All trains to major cities of India ply from this station.
Mangaon does not have a bus station of its own. The nearest bus stand is at Mahabaleshwar Panchgani which is at a distance of 54 km from Mangaon. Some of the best bus operators to Mangaon include Krsna Travels and Fairsky Travel House. Ticketgoose.com provides a number of online bus ticket booking offers from time to time.