Birla Mandir, Shahad

Birla Mandir is 4kms away from the Kalyan city and it’s a hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vithoba. Exactly situated at shahad in Ulhasnagar Taluka, Thane Distr. this temple is often crowded with locals coming everyday to take the divine blessings of Lord Vithoba, (Famous in Varkari Sampraday) This temple is appears like an ancient temple,as made up of stone and many idols have been carved on its interior and exterior walls, stone elephants are present at entrances. Mandir is very scenic & peaceful place.

Located in the vicinity of century rayon company, this temple is also popular for appearing in some bollywood movies. Many movies like Tere naam, Prem Granth, Suhaag (Old), Golmal etc. amongst others have shot various portions of their movies at this temple. Though relatively less popular in Mumbai, but this place certainly manages to give you peace and there is a certain calmness in the area which makes it a must visit for those who are in or around Kalyan or Ulhasnagar! Mandir is very scenic & peaceful place. There is small garden “Shivaji Udyan” where children can enjoy mini train, which operates in evening  at   4 pm. to 9 pm. and 6 am to 11 am at morning.

How to reach here:

From Mumbai CST we can take train for Asangaon, Kasara or Titwala ; next to Kalyan Junction is Shahad Railway station. We can find autorickshaws from Shahad east and also from Kalyan station.

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