Named after Lord Shiva’s name Bhandupeshwar, Bhandup is a suburban locality in Mumbai. It is one of the oldest suburbs of the city and comes under the Mumbai Suburban District. Bhandup is known for the famous Bhandupeshwar Mahadev Mandir, an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The area has a large number of industrial, education, and retail spaces.
The climate is moderately hot with high humidity, which is typical of a tropical environment. This ensures less fluctuation in temperatures throughout the year, with the average maximum temperature during summers is 32° C and during winters is 30° C. The area receives heavy monsoons with an average rainfall of 242.2 cm/ 95.35 inches.
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai connects Bhandup to the rest of India. From the airport, one can rent a cab or take a bus or an auto-rickshaw and reach Bhandup in about 45 minutes.
The Bhandup Railway station is one of the oldest stations in the city and is a part of the Central Line of the Mumbai Suburban Railway Network. To reach Bhandup, one can take a local train from the designated parts of the city, which is less time-consuming.
Mumbai is connected to the major Indian cities through the Golden Quadrilateral and an interconnected network of highways and roadways to the adjoining areas, cities, and states. Bhandup West is linked to Agra Road, while the Eastern Express Highway flanks Bhandup East. State Transport Bus service runs between Bhandup and CWC (Navi Mumbai). Navi Mumbai Municipal Transport Corporation runs a bus (route no 144) through Bhandup East which plies between Andheri East and Airoli.
The closest branch is situated at a distance of 9.5 km from Bhandup, which can be covered in about 40 minutes through well-connected roadways and railways. The proximity makes it easier for the customers to use the services.
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