A census town in Thane district of Maharashtra, Shahapur is surrounded by the Sahyadri ranges. The popular trekking spots, Mahuli and Aaja are located here. Declared a No Chemical Zone, Shahapur has four dams at Tansa, Bhatsa, Vaitarna, and Modak Sagar and two lakes near Borivali, and Vihar. The town is the largest Taluk in Thane District and houses the Jindal Steel and Liberty Oil.
Places to Stay
There are many hotels to stay in Shahapur. Tourists visiting the place can stay at Midway Park Resort, Visawa Resort and Shangrila Resort that offers rooms starting from Rs.1500 onwards.
All annual festivals like Diwali, Dussehra, Ramzan and Christmas are celebrated here.
Marathi is the local language here.
Places to Visit
The Vitthal Mandir, Shree Vajreshwari Yogini Devi Mandir and Titwala Ganesh Mandir are located within 2kms of the bus stand. The other places to visit nearby include, the Harishchandragad Fort inn Junnar (29kms) and the Kala Talao Lake in Kalyan (31kms).
How to Get There
The nearest airport is in Mumbai
The nearest railway station is at Kalyan.
The Shahapur Bus Station runs regular bus service to neighbouring towns and villages. There are a great number of bus operators like VRL Travels, SRS Travels, Shakuntala Travels and Bharathi Travels that offer travellers regular bus services to and from the town. TicketGoose.com offers discount coupons for bus booking to all its customers.