The Kopineshwar Mandir is located in the city of Thane and is considered to be one of well regarded and ancient temple of the Thane city and should be visited by any person visiting this city. The history of this temple goes back to the reign of the Silhara dynasty Kings who ruled the city of Thane from the 810 till 1240 AD. They were very devoted to Lord Shiva and they built the Kopineshwar Temple during their reign. People believe that this temple was actually built under water in the honor of Kopineshwar.
The Kopineshwar temple was later reconstructed in 1760 by Sarsubhedar Ramaji Mahadeo Bivalkar after Salsette was captured by the Marathas. The temple was then repaired by the Hindus community in 1879.
In the modern times the temple is situated in the busy Bazaar Peth, on the Station Road. On the entrance gates, you can see a huge sized Nandi, which is the sacred bull. The main deity of the temple is Lord Shiva and one can 5 feet tall Shiva Linga. Within the premises of the temple one can see six small temple shrines which are dedicated to gods like those of Rama, Brahma Dev, Maruti, Kalika Devi, Shitala Devi and Uttareshwar.