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virarandwest.com tells tale of Virar, a city whose destiny is closely intertwined with India’s maximum city – Mumbai, but manages to retains it’s distinguishing flavour, charm and identity. It also profiles places on western rail-line that is so an integral part of a Virarkar’s life. It takes you on a journey laced with stories- some crispy, some informative, others with useful tips on where-to-find-what but in all keeps you entertained.

The awakening of this city did start with a far stretched yawn but today its pace is unbelievable. The real estate has boomed, the markets are crowded and the traffic is .. jara bachke. That is, the city is progressing.

Virar boasts of ample week-end getaways for locals and Mumbaikars-most popular destinations being beaches of Arnala and Kelwa. For the devout there are famous shrines such as Hill-top temple of Jivdani or Vajreshwari & Ganeshpuri. The latter are the sites of rare hot water spas that attract millions of visitor for its curative values and as outing.

All in all we aim to bring you a classic tale. Watch out for this space and participate in exciting and happening things around.

Recent Posts

  • Rajeli Banana Desert

    by on August 18, 2017 - 0 Comments

    Recipe by Lynn Hannah Perreira’s mom. Lynn Hannah Perreira is a resident of Vasai and follows Virar and West Page. Ingredients Rajeli Bananas -7-8; Jaggery -250gms; Coconut grated -2; Cardmom powdered -1 pinch; Nutmeg grated – 1 pinch; Ghee – 1/2 tbsp Recipe Extract Coconut milk from grated coconut, approx 3 n half cups (200ml). […]

  • Blooming Suran Flower

    by on May 23, 2017 - 0 Comments

    Lucky to get these pics of blooming Suran flower(Also called as stinky lily) in Saphala, Maharashtra, India (pic courtesy Mr.Milan Dharmadhikari) A blooming suran flower has a stinking odour and is not edible anymore. It can be cooked and eaten only in its bud stage. They are little hard to get because not every Suran […]

  • A Random Dayout in Dahanu

    by on April 26, 2017 - 0 Comments

    Even though I’m somewhat acquainted with Dahanu since my childhood, I know very little about the city. Many  commute daily here from Virar and the two cities depend a lot on each other economically. Popular for  best quality chikoos, Dahanu has international market selling them making a brand of the city. Nowadays, the Maharashtra tourism industry […]

  • Gappa Goshti Deal – Food, Books &#...

    by on April 15, 2017 - 0 Comments

    Gappa Goshti deal is a cozy and charming cafe to be with your friends. It is a cafe with a difference. Along with the menu of sumptuous food and lip-smacking coffees, you will find bookshelves that are decorated with books for varied tastes and they are available on rent. There are also paintings on the […]

  • Entrepreneur Development Seminar -14 Apr...

    by on April 11, 2017 - 0 Comments

    Marking Ambedkar Jayanti and commemorating the father of our constitution, a one-day Entrepreneur Development Seminar will be held on 14th of April 2017 at  New Viva College. The Seminar is conducted by ECO group that is inspired by very  foresighted Socio-Economic  principles of Babasaheb Ambedkar, one of the first great economic thinkers of Modern India. The […]