ghaarapuri

ghaarapuri mumbai se lagbhag 12 kilometer door samudra ke madhya ek chhota sa dweep hai, yahaaain bahut thode se log rahate hain. haathi ki vishaal pratima yahaaain pahaad ko khaatakar banaai gayi hai. ise ek angrej dvaara khoja gaya tha. yahaaain eleefeint (haathi) hone ke kaaran iska naam "eleefeinta" naam se prasiddh ho gaya. yahaaain ke moolanivaasi aadivaasi hain jo machhali pakad kar apni aajeevika chalaate hain. yahaan par sthit hain vishv prasiddh elifeinta ki gufaaen. is dweep ko is kaaran elifeinta dweep bhi kah diya jaata hai.

is dweep ka mool naam yahaan bane ek agrahaarapuri naamak praacheen mandir se nikla hai.