Best Places to Visit in Mumbai (Bombay)

Mumbai (formerly called Bombay till 1995) capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra is a densely populated city on India’s west coast. Mumbai is the financial, commercial and entertainment capital of India, it’s India’s largest city. On the Mumbai Harbour waterfront stands the long-lasting  Gateway of India stone arch, built by British Raj in 1924. Offshore, nearby Elephanta Island holds ancient cave temples dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. The city’s also famous as the heart of the Bollywood film industry. Here’s a list of the Best Places to Visit in Mumbai

Gateway of India

Gateway of India
Gateway of India (Source: Facebook)

One of the most distinguished monuments in Mumbai, The Gateway of India was built in 1924. Now it’s become a well-liked tourist hub within the city. Located at Apollo Bunder Waterfront, the monument overlooks the Arabian Sea in the most beautiful way.

Elephanta Caves

 Elephanta Caves
Elephanta Caves (Source: Facebook)

Elephanta Caves. The ‘City of Caves’, on an island in the Sea of Oman close to Bombay, contains a collection of rock art linked to the cult of Shiva. Elephanta Caves is a specimen of rock-cut art and architecture from the days of medieval India.

Marine Drive

Marine Drive
Marine Drive (Source: Facebook)

Marine Drive is a 3.6-kilometre-long Promenade along the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road in South Mumbai in the city of Mumbai, India. Marine Drive is the most easily identifiable landmark associated with Mumbai and is indicative of the glamour and glitter of the city.

Juhu Beach

Juhu Beach
Juhu Beach (Source: Facebook)

Juhu Beach is one of Mumbai’s favourite tourist attractions situated close to the city centre. Juhu Beach is one of the foremost famous and most visited beaches in Mumbai. 

Sanjay Gandi National Park

Sanjay Gandi National Park
Sanjay Gandi National Park (Source: Facebook)

Sanjay Gandhi Park is an 87 km2 (34 sq mi) protected area near Mumbai in Maharashtra State in India. It was formerly known as Borivali National Park. Sanjay Gandhi National Park offers a host of activities from trekking, safaris, cycling and more.

Girgaum Chowpatty

Girgaum Chowpatty
Girgaum Chowpatty (Source: Facebook)

Girgaon Chowpatty Popularly known as Chowpatty is a public beach along the Queen’s Necklace adjoining Marine Drive in the Girgaon area of Mumbai.

Kanheri Caves

Kanheri Caves
Kanheri Caves (Source: Facebook)

The Kanheri Caves are a group of caves and rock-cut monuments cut into a massive basalt outcrop in the forests of the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, near Borivali in Mumbai.

Colaba Causeway

Colaba Causeway
Colaba Causeway (Source: Facebook)

Colaba Causeway, famous for being a shopper’s paradise. Colaba Causeway is one of the commercial street and an up market in the neighbourhood of South Mumbai.

Essel World

 Essel World
Essel World (Source: Facebook)

One of the most famous and popular amusement parks in the country. EsselWorld is an amusement park located in Gorai, Mumbai and established in 1989.

Bandra Worli Sea Link

Bandra Worli Sea Link
Bandra Worli Sea Link (Source: Facebook)

The Bandra–Worli Sea Link is a cable bridge that connects Bandra in the west of Mumbai to Worli in South Mumbai. it’s a very prestigious bridge which was opened in 2009.

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