8 Places to Visit in Mumbai
Exploring or hunting the new places always the best way to add-on some spice in the busy schedule of dull life. It’s advisable to go for an outing to places which you never been before, it will ultimately connect your inner soul to the outside World.
Today we are highlighting the exciting city of India, which is known as the City of Dream. Yes, you’re guessing right! It’s Mumbai – the home of Bollywood Actors and dream city of millions of people. Mumbai is also known for the tourist’s destination which has the great tourist’s attraction and spots. If you are in Mumbai, or not aware of the places to visit in Mumbai then stick to this post to unlock the perfect destinations to explore in Bombay.
Have a look! To the list of best places you never were before in Mumbai.
While hanging out with the buddies or family on the roads of Mumbai, one must have to visit the Marine Drive. It’s the most popular know road in Mumbai where locals & tourists spend their time by clicking photographs, shooting, and even more.
During night hours, the Marine Drive looks so beautiful which become the great source for everyone to relax their mind from daily stress. Near the Marine Drive, there are foods stalls are installed for refreshment which gives you complete hour package of enjoyment.
About Marine Drive
Location: Located in mid of the Mumbai, therefore, easy to reach via public transportation
How to Reach: You can reach with public transportation easily to Marine Drive which is a 3km long stretch road.
Popular/Highlights: experience the seashore, beautiful pictorial view, the best place to spend time solely or with friends.
Nearby Tourist Place: Roxy Cinema, H2o water sports complex, Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum
Gateway of India:
Gateway of India is the landmark of the Mumbai which and preferred as the starting spot to begin the tourist’s destinations in Mumbai. We have seen Gateway of India mostly in the Bollywood movies that’s why it’s become the first choice of every tourist to start with Gateway of India.
Tourists get hypnotized by the great architecture and the surrounding Arabian Sea, which completely make the view priceless. It’s always rushed by the people and tourists throughout the year, and become one of the major tourist attractions in Mumbai. At Gateway of India, one can take short water-ride to Mandawa Port and Elephant Caves too.
About Gateway of India
Location: Colaba, South Mumbai
How to Reach: You can book taxi offline or online through your respective place in Mumbai, or can pick a bus too.
Popular/Highlights: an Indo-Saracenic style of architecture
Nearby Tourist Place: Taj Mahal Hotel, Elephant Caves, and Mandawa Port
Film City which is known as by the name of great director DadaSahebPhalke is the great attraction for the tourists in Mumbai. It’s called as Film City because of its presence in 520 Acres, which have it actual looking lakes, mountains, gardens, houses, and mini-cities.
This place is so beautiful and realistic that no one can stop themselves to click the photographs inside the city. It’s said that it can accommodate up to 1000 set at a time. It’s best for those people who love to know about the behind world of the movies.
About Film City
Location: Aarey Colony, Goregaon (East), Mumbai
How to Reach: Easy to reach via the buses, local taxis, and even though the train which is available at Goregaon Railway station
Popular/Highlights: For a man-made artificial set and various sets
Nearby Tourist Place: Bandra–Worli Sea Link, Kanheri Caves, Bandstand Promenade in Bandra
Haji Ali Dargah:
Haji Ali Dargah is the most famous iconic Mosque in Mumbai, which was built in 1431, in the memory of Muslim saint Sayyed Peer Jaji Ali Shah Bukhari. The page of the history states that he was a wealthy merchant from Uzbekistan who shared his all wealth for good cause and went to Mecca. This beautiful and iconic Mosque was situated between the season Small Island near the coast of Worli. A small narrow pathway linked the Haji Ali Dargah to the mainland which is the only medium for the devotees and tourists to explore the place. The narrow pathway gets disappear during the high tide of sea waves and closed for sometimes.
It’s is the best place to experience the pure positive vibes to heal our souls and connect directly to the supreme power. You can visit Dargah during the daytime and even in the evening too.
About Haji Ali Dargah
Location: Located at Dargah Road, Landmark Haji Ali, Mumbai
How to Reach: Easy to reach via the buses, local taxis, and then cover the distance from the mainland to Dargah with a narrow pathway in the sea.
Popular/Highlights: The ancient Muslim pilgrimage site in Mumbai, which opened for people for all religions. About 10,000 people visit Dargah daily to endure the grace of God home, white-hued structured catches the visitor’s attention.
Nearby Tourist Place: Bandra–Worli Sea Link, Kanheri Caves, Bandstand Promenade in Bandra
Sanjay Gandhi National Park:
For adventure and some wild experience, the Sanjay Gandhi National Park is the most recommended place in Mumbai. It’s said to be the world largest park which located in the city range and highly rewarded attraction for peoples. This giant forest park has been visited by two million tourists throughout a year, which list it in Asia’s top visited parks. Due to its greenery and trees, the park is named as the ‘Lungs of the City’, which support the local people by overcoming the effect of air pollution in a city. There are rock-cut caves and temples which reflects the image of an ancient era, where people click countless selfies and photographs to capture their presence.
You can visit solely or with buddies where tourists enjoy the fragrance of nature in the city shore.
About Sanjay Gandhi National Park
Location: Located in Borivali East, Mumbai
How to Reach: Easy to reach via the local taxies and buses, and even went through Railway station (Thane)
Popular/Highlights: tigers and lion safaris, forests, caves and temples, adventure the forest, and more
Price/Tickets: Entry fee Rs. 36 and for tigers and lions safari Rs. 61
For couples and lovers who are in Mumbai, they must knock the lover’s point which welcomes all age couples to spend some quality time near the seashore i.e. Bandra Bandstand. The beautiful sea waves, the magnificent glory of nature makes you feel more romantic with your lovers. During monsoon and raining season, the Bandra Bandstand become more soulful, blow the mind and couples enjoy the sea waves striking at the edge of the rocks. There is a fort near the Bandra Bandstand known as Bandra Fort, which also one of the tourist’s attractions in Mumbai, where most of the movies shoot.
The heartbeat of millions of people the celebrity Shahrukh Khan house Mannat is also in Bandra where thousands of people daily get together to cheers their hero.
About Bandra Bandstand
Location: Located at Ranwar, Bandra West, Mumbai
How to Reach: Take a train from Bandra Railway station to reach Bandra Bandstand, which takes less than 5 minutes. While you can travel by car or bus from Bandra Railway station too
Popular/Highlights: a magical site for couples, near the seashore, Bandra fort for photography, and enjoy the sea waves near the edge of the rocks
Nearby Tourist Place: Bandra Fort, Shivaji Park, Worli Seaface
To have a wonderful day in Mumbai, one must visit the Essel World which is the home of the most thrilling rides and games. This popular theme park is making people happy from the 90s and welcomes all age group to enjoy the stunning rides and water slides with buddies and family. People are getting attracted from all over the country, and enjoy their summer vacation by enjoying the rides and fun activities in Mumbai. From sources, nearby 10,000 visitors are entertained on a daily basis, and state by people as one of their favorite spot for enjoyment in Mumbai. For 26 years, the Essel World becomes the reason for the happiness of people especially youngsters and declared as India’s biggest theme park.
About Essel World
Location: Situated at Global Pagoda Road, Gorai, Borivali West, Mumbai
How to Reach: You can reach easily by taking the bus to Global Pagoda Road and check-in to Essel World
Popular/Highlights: Ice skating arena, bowling back street, monsters in the Mist, Shot-N- Drop ride, Hoola Loop, and more.
Hard Rock Café:
After exploring the daytime, let’s change the focus to the nightlife of Mumbai. The nights of the Mumbai are colorful and offer you great opportunity to enjoy the night at clubs, cafes, bars, and restaurants. The Hard Rock Café is the perfect destination for the night out to enjoy the different cuisines, live music, drinks and more. Get together with friends and family to spend a quality time and to capture some unforgettable moments.
It’s highly appreciated and recommended by the visitors for the best dining services. Locals and tourists can be seen during the day and night time enjoying their time at Hard Rock Café.
About Hard Rock Cafe
Location: Two Hard Rock Cafes are there in Mumbai – one is in Worli and other in Andheri (West)
How to Reach: You can reach using taxis or cabs by booking online through Uber or Ola easily.
Popular/Highlights: the top brands are available here like Smirnoff and Johnnie Walker
Price: The place is reasonable and has a genuine menu. One can enjoy the dinner which cost only nearby 2200 for two people.