Zirad, Alibaug Travel Guide

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Zirad is a lush green town situated on main Alibag - Mandwa Road. This is known for its easy accessibility to major tourist attractions like Awas Beach, Kihim Beach, Saswane Beach, Karmarkar Museum, Mandwa Jetty, Kankeshwar Temple and of course to Alibaug Beach and Alibaug Fort. Zirad is also very famous for white onions, which are sold all over Maharashtra as "Khandale Kande". This unique breed of onions are having very rich contributions in Ayurvedik medicines and very useful during summer heat which is having unique sweeter taste. Rice mills around Zirad are very popular for making very good quality of Rice Flakes (known as 'Poha') which are very cispy.