A quaint little hill station in the Thane district of Maharashtra, Jawhar is one of the most beautiful and serene places to visit near Mumbai. The place boasts abundant natural beauty with majestic mountains, dense forests, gushing waterfalls and beautiful flora. Jawhar is also known for its ancient architectural wonders and strong cultural ethics; the hill station houses some stunning manmade marvels that speak volumes about its rich past. Shirpamal, a historic site belonging to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, is a prime attraction here. Jawhar also houses the popular Jai Vilas Palace, which was home to the tribal kings of the Munke family.

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