Pen is a town and taluka in Raigad district of Maharashtra. It is located 29 kms towards east from district head quarters Alibag and 46 kms from state capital Mumbai towards north. Pen is very famous for its Ganesh idols which are used widely for the "Ganesh Festival".Nearby cities and towns are Uran (23 kms), Panvel (31 kms) and Lonavla (36 kms). Pen is located at the junction surrounded by hills on one side and flatland on the other side.
Places to Stay
Good budget hotels are available in Raigad (29 kms). Some of the budget hotels in Raigad are MTDC Resort (Tariff Rs.900 onwards), Uday Holiday Home (Tariff Rs.300 onwards), Sagar Darshan (Tariff Rs.500 onwards) and Shiv Parvati Guest House (Tariff Rs.400 onwards).
Marathi is the official language of Pen.
Ganesh Chaturthi festival is the most famous event in Pen.
Places of Interest
Bene Israel synagogue, the Beth-Ha-Elohim and Moreshwar Adlabs are some of the notable places to visit in Pen. Nearby tourist destinations to Pen are Lonavla (36 kms), Mumbai (46 kms), Raigad (29 kms and Pune (93 kms).
How to Get There
Chhatrapati Shivaji international airport, Mumbai (51 kms) is the nearest airport to Pen.
Pen has its own railway station. Mumbai central railway station (43 kms) is the nearest major railway station to Pen.
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