Thane Knowledge Guide
A copper plate dating to AD 1078 was discovered near the foundations of Thane Fort in 1787. A land grant from Arikesara Devaraja, lord of Tagara, wherein he addresses the inhabitants of a city called "Sri Sthanaka".The British occupied Salsette Island, Thana Fort, Fort Versova and the island fort of Karanja in 1774.
Lakes in Thane
Thane is also known to host the popular Sanskruti Arts Festival at Upvan lake which is co-hosted by Maharashtra Tourism Development Board (MTDC) & Thane Muncipal Corporation (TMC)