Maruti Mandir

Lord Maruti idol in the temple

http://mnybaalas.org/next-branch-meeting-2/ The Maruti Mandir in Matvan is situated in the Gujar Lane (गुजर आळी) next to the house of the late Mr. Madhav Shankar Mehta. Photo Courtesy: Mr. Vilas Rajaram Mahadik

Manai Devi Mandir

Shri Aai Manai Devi, Matvan

http://architecturalhilites.com/galleries/interior-metal-work-gallery/interior-metal-work-13/ Shri Aai Manai Devi (मानाई देवी) Mandir is the first temple when you enter the Zolai Devi temple complex in Matvan. It’s adjacent to the Waghjai Devi Mandir and beside the Zolai Devi Mandir.

Historic Laterite Stone Pillar

Laterite (Jambha/Chira) Stone Pillar

There’s a laterite (jambha/chira) stone pillar of historic importance in the backyard of Bal Babubhai Mehta’s house in Matvan. As per the story he has heard, Sambhaji Shankar Mahadik explains that a Maratha Senapati (Army General, probably from the ‘More’ Maratha clan of Javali) used to come from the port … continue reading