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Shrivardhan/Shriwardhan is a taluka, and city and a municipal council in Raigad district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It has developed into a seaside resort, along with the nearby town of Harihareshwar, which also has a Shiva temple. Shrivardhan town itself does have many beaches (it is a peninsula) but there are other beautiful beach destinations nearby such as Diveagar Beach and Kondivali Beach. People from across Maharashtra come to Shrivardhan and the nearby beaches all round the year. Shriwardhan (taluka) is an ancient place of historical importance and is mentioned as being visited by Arjuna Pandav in his pilgrimage. It is well known place for traders in the past. In sixteenth and seventeenth centuries under Ahmadnagar and afterwards under Bijapur shriwardhan was a port of consequence. It appears in the accounts of leading European travellers as Ziffardan. In 1538 Dom Joao de Castro described it as with little water in the pier at low tide but inside large and roomy. It is notable as the birthplace of Balaji Visvanath (attached monument in Shriwardhan), the first Pesva (1713–1720) who was the Desmukh of the town. In 1713 Shriwardhan was one of the sixteen fortified places in the Konkan ceded by Balaji Visvanath Pesva to Kanhoji Angre of Kolaba. Balaji was the first Peshwa of Maratha Empire appointed by Chattrapati Shahu, grandson of Chhatrapati ShivajiWikipedia
Is Shrivardhan in India on your travel bucket list? This online travel guide is all you need to have before planning your trip. After your splendid visit to Shrivardhan, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Mumbai. Attractions in Mumbai include Mahalakshmi Temple, Gateway Of India, Shree Siddhivinayak. A vacation to Shrivardhan can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.
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Facts and Stats for Shrivardhan*
Pollution Statistics in Shrivardhan
Know the pollution level of Shrivardhan before you plan your visit.
Air Pollution 100 (Very High)
Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 100 (Very High)
Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
Living in Shrivardhan - Quality of Life
Pollution Index 89.66 (Very High)
Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.
Cost for Essentials in Shrivardhan
Here's how much it will cost to shop in Shrivardhan
Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
International Movie per seat 3.66 USD
Summer clothing in a chain store 35.71 USD
Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 48.35 USD
Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 31.06 USD
*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced and subjected to change without notice.