Vasai – Konkan Tourism – Vasai – Konkan Darshan

Vasai historically known as Bassein. It is a historical suburban town in Palghar district, north of Mumbai in the Maharashtra state of India. It is located in Palghar district, 30 km north of Mumbai. The city is located on the north bank of Vasai Creek, part of the estuary of the Ulhas River. The Portuguese built Bassein Fort here to strengthen their naval superiority over the Arabian Sea. In the 18th century, the fort was taken over by the Maratha army.

Many Internationally hit songs including ‘Hymn for the weekend’ by British Band Coldplay has been shot here. The video has more than 500 million views on YouTube as of September 2016. Another Summer hit ‘Lean On’ by EDM group Major Lazer and DJ Snake was shot in Vasai in 2015. It has more than 1.6 billion views on YouTube.

Best Places in Vasai :

1) Tungareshwar Temple

2) Chinchoti Water Falls

3) Rangaon Beach

4) Bhuigaon Beach

5) Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary

6) Chandika Devi Temple

7) Sargam waterpark

8) Chimaji Appa Cricket Ground For Kala Krida Event

9) Vasai Fort

10) Vajreshwari Temple

11) Kalam / Kalamb Beach

12) Rajodi Beach

13) Suruchi Beach / Suruchi Baug / Lover Beach / Suruchi Chowpatty

14) Hindu Samaj Mandir

15) Infant Jesus Church

16) Ayappa Temple

17) St Gonsalo Garcia Church

18) Our Lady Of Grace Cathedral

19) Siddh Hanuman Mandir

20) Aagashi Jain Mandir

21) Lodha Dham