The Tarapur Fort, with wells and gardens within, was given in gift by the Peshwa to Vikaji Mehrji, for a hundred years, and is still held by his heirs, and is currently in custody of Chorge family. it is located in Boisar village of Palghar taluka. Another beautiful site is the Chinchani beach, one and a half kilometers north of the fort. The fort was surrounded by a wall with round bastions, and, besides quarters for the garrison, it had a church, a Dominican monastery, and a hospital. in 1739, the fort was attacked by the Marathas under Chimnaji Apa. Four mines were laid, of which two succeeded in making great breaches in a bastion and curtain. inside the fort were some inferior buildings. There were besides two granaries and a guard-room, with some inferior buildings and several wells containing abundant and excellent water.
How to Reach:
The nearest International Airport is Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai, roughly two hour drive from Palghar. It is well connected to a spectrum of cities in the country such as Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Ahmedabad, Aurangabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Delhi, Goa, Gwalior, Jaipur, Jamnagar, Hyderabad, Indore and Jodhpur through Air India, Air France, Air China, Air Arabia and Air India Express.
Palghar has its own Railway Station named as Palghar Railway Station which is connected to the major cities of Maharashtra. It is linked with the cities like New Delhi, Bangalore, Mysore, Jamnagar, Chennai, Kanyakumari, Puri, Nasik, Surat, Ahmedabad and Jaipur through Dehradun Express, Lok Shakti Express, Ahmedabad Passenger, Ranakpur Express and Saurashtra Express, Tarapur can be reached from Boisar, the nearest railway station.
Boisar is well connected to the neighbouring regions by road. Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation buses are available from the neighbouring regions. Regular MSRTC bus services from Mumbai, Thane, Dahanu and Nasik ply to boisar ,Tarapur can be reached from Boisar, the nearest railway station.