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A decade ago, the face of Thane city told a different story. But the city has changed tremendously ever since. The infrastructural developments, increase in commercial spaces and natural surrounding has helped shape the current scenario of the city. It has become a true cosmopolitan hub. The food and the culture add an extra element to this city. The city also offers interesting things and activities that you can do.

If you are already living in Thane then you must be familiar with it but if you are new in Thane then is the list of things that you can do. Here is a quick guide to the amazing and fun things you can do in Thane.

Scenic Lakes

Also know as ‘The Lake City’, Thane is a home to 33 beautiful lakes. Among the many lakes, a favorite of locals - Masunda Lake, also popularly known as Talao Pali, is in the heart of the city and has various activities like boating, games and a temple in the center of the lake. Another famous lake is the Upvan Lake. Flanked by Yeoor Hills, this picturesque lake is a recreation spot for many looking to unwind after a busy day or week. So visit a lake and give yourself the much needed break from the hustle & bustle of city life and feel one with nature.

Yeoor Hills

Thane city is blessed with numerous beautiful natural spots. The hills are also the major highlight of this city. Known for its clean atmosphere and wildlife, the Yeoor Hills are the main attraction for both the locals and the new comers. The hills also offers an easy and scenic trek adorned by lush greenery and small waterfalls especially during monsoons. The place is frequently visited by morning walkers and is a favourite weekend picnic spot for photographers and families.

Amusement Parks

Who doesn’t love to visit amusement parks? Tikuji-Ni-Wadi and Suraj Water Park are the prominent recreational hubs and the best place to plan your weekend getaway with your family and friends. Be it a day of relaxation or fun & frolic, the amusement parks are just a stone’s throw away.

Shopper’s Magnet

Shopping is everyone’s favourite hobby. Thane city has huge shopping malls that house popular brands and labels with diverse options all under one roof. Lifestyle malls like Viviana, R-Mall and Korum offer entertainment activities for children and an array of cuisine options. You can also enjoy 4-Dx movie experience at Cinepolis, Viviana.

Street Food

For all the food lovers, Thane has something tasty and appetizing in store for everyone. The iconic fast foods of Mahrashtra, Vada Pav and Missal Pav, are the hot selling snacks and can be found in every nook and corner of this city. You cannot miss trying these snacks at the popular eateries like Mamledaar, Ganesh Vada Pav, Tip Top and Kunjvihar. The city also has eateries that offer pan India cuisines, thalis and buffet lunch/dinner. You can try out these lip smacking and delicious delicacies at Grand Thali, Rajdhani, Exotica & Borivali Biryani Centre to name a few. Already feeling hungry?

The city has been constantly growing. With the recent real estate and infrastructural development, improved roadway connectivity and commercial spaces, Thane has been attracting many Mumbaikars to Thane their home.

We know you can’t wait to visit Thane soon. So make Thane your home and let the city do the magic for you.