Description

The Upvan Lake, an artificial, eco-friendly lake in Thane, Maharashtra, built-in 1880 by Thane Municipal Corporation, was re-constructed by JK Singhania for the supply of water to the Raymond Factory. It is now regarded as one of the most scenic lakes in the country, famously known for hosting the Sanskruti Arts Festival annually. Set in the backdrop of Yeoor Hills, it is a perfect setting for a picnic with your family or simply a stroll with your lover. Also known as Thane’s Lover’s Paradise, the lake was once used as a major source of water supply in the city. Now, however, it is used solely for recreational purposes with several activities being provided.

At the center of the lake, lies a statue of Lord Shiva, which was constructed to measure the depth of water around it. Adjacent to the lake is a temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha for the devotees to offer prayers. The Upvan Lake was one of the thirteen lakes to be restored by Thane Municipal Corporation using the bioremediation technique to clear the silt and marine plants to increase the oxygen level in the water.

Address

Upvan Lake Road, End Of 1st and 2nd Pokharan Rd, Thane West, Thane, Maharashtra 400607

Location

Upvan Lake, Keshar Upvan, Thane, Maharashtra, India

Average Cost

FREE

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  • 29/10/2020 11:49 PM local time

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  • Akshay Sasane
    11/02/2020 at 5:56 PM

    Best to hangout on weekends with friends and family!!

  • Virajas dandnaik
    25/02/2020 at 2:00 PM

    The most colourful place in Thane best to hang out and the greenary neat the lake deserves 5stars
    Green Thane my Thane

  • Geeta Rajaram Mhadgut
    27/02/2020 at 4:26 PM

    We often visit upwan lake to roam, spend leisurely hours with dear ones, excercisie, boating and munching onto favourite dishes midst cool breeze from yeoor hills. This is one of my favourite places in thane. But Times Sanskriti arts festival was a heart throbbing experience for me this year ..An amazing weekend right on the edge of the lake and well organised event for people of all ages. All art performances were mersmerising and light decoration was completely eyecatching. I really loved to cherish the aspects of our Indian art and culture with my Son Aayush.

  • siddhesh kolekar
    09/06/2020 at 4:13 PM

    Best place to hangout with friends ♥️

  • Yatin Shinde
    09/06/2020 at 4:25 PM

    Upvan lake is heart of thane love to hangout with frnd

  • Tushar Mhamunkar
    10/06/2020 at 12:42 AM

    Just wow place

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