Thane West is one of the most crammed localities in the Mumbai City and fondly called as “City of Lakes”. The Lakes such as Brahamala Lake, Diva Lake, and Devasar Lake simply bedecks the Thane West locality. Thane still enjoys the pride of having acted as the terminus for Asia’s first-ever passenger train which dates back to 1853. Thane railway junction is one of the hustling stations in India which attends to a myriad of passengers. Thane West is situated very close to the Mumbai City and an integral element of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region. Thane West is also a place with a lot of historical values. A copper plate belongs to AD 1078 was identified near the Thane Fort which holds the inscription of Arikesara Devaraja, lord of Tagara. The places like Thane Fort, Fort Versova, British occupied Salsette Island and the Island Fort of Karanja adds an antique value to the locality of Thane West.
The Kopineshwar Temple lies on the shore of Masunda Lake is the earliest temple in the whole district of Thane. This most famous temple was engineered and renewed in 1750 by Chimmaji Appa. Thane West is highly developed with the establishment of a number of schools, colleges, medical centres, companies, and commercial spaces.