Insights Into Neighbourhood
Mahad is located in the Raigad District of Maharashtra. It has become a tourist destination because of its beautiful surroundings and pleasant climate. Mahad has a personality of its own due to its mythological, historical, social and cultural importance. The city, vibrant and active on the industrial, political, social and cultural fronts, has influenced the lives of some great personalities. Mahad taluka is the biggest in Raigad district by area. Mahad is one of the well known holiday destinations in Konkan region. It sees heavy rainfall during monsoon. There are numerous temples around Mahad. There are many good school and colleges in the area. Apart from this, Mahad was the central market for people of Poladpur, the Raigad villages and the hill station Mahabaleshwar. It has a very huge market in the part. The city is surrounded by the Sahyadri mountain ranges and the Savitri, Kal and Gandhari Rivers originating through Mahabaleswar, hills in Mulshi and Raigad fort respectively. All this has made Mahad a preferred area to reside in.