The sister city of Mumbai, Thane, is also known as the Lake City because of the 30 gorgeous lakes that are scattered peacefully around the City. The best way for recreation in Thane is calmly sitting by these beautiful lakes in the morning and evening times and sinking in the scenic beauty of each of them. Each of these lakes has a unique characteristic making them special for the citizens. The lakes in Thane are the best way to unwind the busy lives providing optimum recreation. The natural beauty of these Lakes gives the residents a break from the daily lives spent in traffic jams and stressful office rooms.
Upvan Lake located in Thane West is one of the most popular lakes. Known as the Lover’s Point of the city, it is hugely famous among the young couples having an enjoyable time together. Situated towards Pokhran II area of Thane West, Upvan Lake is bound by the scenic Yeoor Hills running along its circumference. Yeoor Hills are the famous range of hills beautifully lying at the heart of the Lake City.
One of the most popular events in Upvan Lake is the Sanskruti Arts Festival that takes place here every year. This festival is held in the second week of January hosts huge talents from all cultural backgrounds specially Fine Arts, Performing Arts, Traditional and Visual Arts, Sculptures, contemporary arts and etc. Moreover workshops by experts and exhibitions are also held in this festival attracting numerous residents in and around the city. The Upvan Lake is located at the heart of Thane, close to numerous prime locations and main roads making it easier for the citizens to reach. A popular Lord Ganesha Temple is also beautifully structured near the Upvan Lake, making it a popular spot during festivals and pooja’s.