3 Oct 2016


10 Places You Must Visit in Mumbai

10 Places you must visit in Mumbai

The financial capital, the film city, the diverse city or simply call it “MUMBAI”. Apart from being the capital city of Maharashtra, Mumbai is the city full of opportunities, diverse culture and great heritage. This is the most populated city of the country with more than 6 crore population.
If are new in the city and want to hang out some really cool places in Mumbai, below are given some really fascinating places you must visit: 

  1.     Gateway of India

This is the best place to start your trip in Mumbai. One of the popular monuments of the country, was built to welcome the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to the city. It is situated in Colaba, South Mumbai.

     2. Elephanta  Caves

Elephanta caves are situated on an island , known for its interesting artwork and sculpture. It was declared UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987. You can visit this place by taking ferry from the Gateway of India. 

   3. Banganga Tank

Banganga Tank is one of the historical places of the city. Basically, it’s a water tank with sacred value. Hindus believe that walking barefoot around the tank brings purity in the human soul. This place is situated in Malabar hills.

         4.Heritage Buildings

When you talk about heritage sites, Mumbai is the first place in your mind because there are a large number of heritage sites in the city that includes Prince of Wales Museum, Victoria Terminus (CST), Bombay High Courtand Horniman Circle. Most of the heritage can be found in south Mumbai.

    5. Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat

It sounds strange but yes Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat is one the places one must visit when you are in the city. It is one of the largest open air laundry in the country. With more than thousands of dhobis this place is a must visit. Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat has various mentions in Bollywood movies like Munna Bhai MBBS. It is situated in Mahalaxmi, Mumbai.

 6. Essel World

 You simply can’t skip this place when you are exploring the city. It is one of the biggest amusements parts of the country that comprises of Water world and fun activities for the kids and the family. It is situated in Borivali west, Mumbai.

   7. Haji Ali

Haji Ali have always been the tourist attraction as it is situated in the middle of the ocean which makes it more unique. Haji Ali is basically both a mosque and a tomb built by Sufi saint Pir Haji Ali Shah Bukhari. It situated near Mahalaxmi railway station.

   8. Juhu Beach

If you are a beach lover and adventure freak then you must visit Juhu Chowpatty,
this place is even my favourite. The sunset view, the seas shores, the big crowd and Pav bhaji all these things are just indescribable. Reaching Juhu beach is easy all you need to do hire an auto or taxi from Ville parle Railway station.

 9. Marine Drive

Marine drive is one of the most attractive places in Mumbai. Also known as Queen’s Necklace. When you find yourselves exhausted you come to marine drive that’s what this place is for, the place you can relax and talk to the sea. During weekends the entire place is crowded. Marine drive gives you the glimpse of Mumbai through its marvellous view. It is situated in marine lines/Churchgate, Mumbai.

     10. Siddhivinayak Temple

The Siddhivinayak Temple is popular temple also known as Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Temple. It was built 2 centuries ago and it is believed that Lord Ganesh fulfils the desires of all the devotees and his worshippers.The Siddhivinayak Temple is situated at Prabhadevi in Mumbai.