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Bordi

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Bordi is an idyllic seaside village, lies on the north end of Mumbai. It is particularly famous for its fruit orchards as the place surrounded by casuarinas and chickoo orchards. It is close to the Maharashtra- Gujarat border and is populated mainly by the Parsi community.

History: 

Bordi has traditionally been an educational centre with a number of schools lining the road on the sea front.It is situated in Thane district and is an uncluttered beach.The predominance of Zoroastrian farmers and horticulturists has ensured that Bordi maintains itself in the same tranquil manner in which it found itself 50 years ago and not a single thing is out of place or has been touched by the nasty urban efffect. A truly peaceful and rustic setting.

Mecca of the Zoroastrians is a place, which is very popular amongst tourists as there is a magnificent temple, which houses the sacred fire of the Zoroastrians. It is believed that this fire has been kept alive for almost a thousand years. The existence of Iranian and Persian culture further makes this place more exotic.Bordi is very well known for the chickoo and other fruits orchards.

Accessibility: 

By Air: Nearest airport is Chhatrapati Shivaji International airport, Mumbai, 145 km away from Bordi.

By Rail: Nearest railhead is Dhanu Road, which is just 3 km away from Bordi town.

By Road: Many state owned bus services are available to Bordi from the near cities and also from Mumbai.

Getaways: 
District: 
Thane
Location: 
145km from Mumbai
STD Code: 
02528
Best time to visit: 
October and March