Nala Sopara, associated with Shurparaka (lit. city of braves; Śūrpāraka) and formerly known as Sopara, is a town within the Mumbai Metropolitan Region. The town lies in the Palghar district of Maharashtra. The town gained a lot of popularity due its massive representation in dance, nationally and internationally. The population of the city is 5.5 lakhs. It also has railway station on the Western Railway Zone, approximately 57 km from Mumbai. It is governed by the Vasai-Virar Municipal Corporation (VVMC). Nala Sopara is accepted by scholars as the Suparaka or Supparak of ancient India and was a busy trade centre and an important seat of Buddhism
Legend / Local stories
How to Reach:
By Rail. Nalla Sopara Rail Way Station , Virar Rail Way Station are the very nearby railway station to Nilemore, Nalasopara West, Nala Sopara, Palghar.