Dahisar is one of the suburbs in Mumbai city. This suburb also has a railway station of the same name on the Western railway route. It is the last developed suburb in the city limits, beyond which lies the localities in the outskirts.
The railway line in this locality was developed in 1867 which brought many people from outside as construction workers. These workers initiated the residential areas in Maratha Colony in Dahisar East and Mhatre Wadi in Dahisar West. It was earlier a part of Thane district and in 1956 it became a part of Mumbai.
The most important landmark located in vicinity is Ashokvan. It is in close proximity with Western Express Highway. Another landmark is a Bhakti Complex which is a regular hangout zone for youth.
Some of the schools in proximity are Vidya Mandir High School, Poorna Prajna High School, Dahisar Municipal School, Matruchhaya High School, St Thomas High School, St Mary High School, etc.
It is at a distance of 21 km from Chattrapati Shivaji international airport.