8 Places to visit in Mumbai

Mumbai, the Big Apple of India, a city full of dreamers and hard workers, never disappoints anyone that comes to visit.A house of some grand architecture and unique bazaars, it has something for everyone. It truly is a city that never sleeps. When in Mumbai, don’t forget to visit these epic experiences: 

1. Gateway of India -

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One of the most famous monuments of the country, the Gateway of Indiais usually the most popular starting point for anyone who tours this city. Built in 1991 for the royal visit of King George V, it was first opened in 1924. This point of great historic importance has how evolved into a major tourist spot with an array of vendors creating their own hubbub of a bazaar.

Timings –24 hours Entry fee – free Website - http://www.maharashtratourism.net/monuments/gateway-of-india.html

2. Haji Ali Dargah -

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Located at the coast of Worli, this Dargah and a mosque lies in the southof the city. This majestic structure laysstrong on a set of rocks raised high. It is the house of the tombstone of a Muslim saint, Pir Haji Ali Shah Bukhari. This Dargah has been a prominent landmark for many years now and invites about 15 thousand people daily.

Timings - 5:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Entry fee – free Website - http://www.hajialidargah.in/

3. Juhu Beach -

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When you think of a pleasant leisure time in Mumbai, Juhu Beach is the first place that comes to mind. Located in the suburbs, it is one of the biggest beaches in the city. It is the ideal place for a family outing and a perfect picnic spot to bring kids. Camel rides and open-air restaurants add up to the fun.

Timings - 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Entry fee – free Website - http://www.maharashtratourism.net/beaches/juhu-beach.html

4. Prithvi Theatre -

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Situated in the suburban areas of Mumbai, this theatre was built in 1978 in loving memory of the legend Shri Prithviraj Kapoor. This theatre hosts a variety of plays and acts with different personalities and artists. Even if you are not fond of theatres, just visiting the Prithvi Café in the theatre’s premises is worth the experience.

Timings – 10:00 AM - 12:00 AM Entry fee– Rs 125 – Rs 400 per person Website - http://www.prithvitheatre.org/

5. Essel World -

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Known to be the largest amusement park in the city, Subhash Chandra built Essel World in 1986. It is a desired combination of an amusement park and a water park. Tourists who visit the city make it a point to spend a fun-filled day exploring the in numerous rides and activities that Essel World has to offer.

Timings – 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM Entry fee – Rs. 300 – Rs 950 per person Website - http://www.esselworld.in/ew/home

6. Colaba Causeway -

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Colaba Causeway lies in the southern region of the city close to the Gateway of India and the Regal Cinema. Apart from the British architecture and the old world charm, it is popular for its market. As soon as you reach Café Mondegar, the journey to street shopping begins.

Timings – 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM Entry fee – Free Website - http://www.mapsofindia.com/my-india/travel/this-is-mumbai-colaba-causeway-expensive-street-market

7. Bandra – Worli Sea Link -

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By far one of the greatest architectural marvels of the city, the Bandra – Worli Sea Link connects the western suburbs to Nariman Point. This bridge has the most and breathtaking views of the city and definitely deserves to be experienced. No late night long drives in the city can be complete without a ride on this beauty.

Timings - 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Entry Fee – Rs 55 –Rs 138 per Car Website - http://mycoordinates.org/making-of-bandra-worli-sea-link/all/1/

8. Shree Siddhivinayak Temple -

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The Siddhivinayak Temple is dedicated to Lord Ganesha. On entering the beautiful Temple you will see the main shrine of Siddhi Vinayak placed on a mandap. Riddhi and Siddhi that represent fulfilment, holiness, prosperity and wealth are present on either side of the shrine.

Timings: 24 hours Entry Fee: free Website - http://www.siddhivinayak.org/

[ Further Read - 6 Amazing Weekend Getaways from Mumbai]

I am Shahil Shah, a traveler and blogger! I bring stories from the places for you to cherish the experiences of my travel. Stay tuned!"



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