mumbai points of interest

Mumbai Points of Interest, Sightseeing and Tourist Places | Mumbai (With Photos)

Introduction


The word Mumbai is derived from Mumbadevi, the patron goddess of the koli fisherfolk, the oldest inhabitants of Mumbai.  It is a Place where the whole diversity of this Country is situated and for which this Country is known for. Mumbai is a magical city with its own way of living and aamchi Mumbai wala vibe. This City is a perfect blend of ancient and modern day lifestyle. It has everything to offer from historical era to modern days spice. This article will provide with the details of some prominent Mumbai Points of Interest.

Mumbai Points of Interest


  • Gateway of India

gateway of India (Mumbai Points of Interest)

Gateway of India is a major landmark in Mumbai. A person visiting Mumbai visits Gateway of India for sure.

This was built to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to Mumbai.

Pokemon Go game lovers will love this place because there is 2 Gym inside Gateway of India and also tons of Pokemon roaming inside this area.

 

Location:  Mumbai (Colaba)
Opening Time:  All Day
Best Time to Visit:  Evening
Cost to Visit:  Free




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  • Elephanta Caves

elephanta caves (Mumbai Points of Interest)Elephanta cave is situated 10 kilometres away from Mumbai. People have to take a ferry or a boat from Mumbai Gateway of India which is also one of the famous places to visit.

The cave is situated on an island known as Gharapuri which is surrounded by greenery all over.

It has a three-headed Shiva sculpture called Maheshmurti which is the main attraction of this island.

 

Location: 10 km away from Mumbai
Opening Time: All Day
Best Time to Visit: Afternoon
Cost to Visit: Free

 


  • Colaba Causeway Market

colaba causeway market (Mumbai Points of Interest)

Colaba Causeway Market is a place for street shopping. The clothes here are very cheap as compared to other shops and malls.

This market has many fashionable boutiques, British era buildings and also many stalls and restaurants for cheap and good food.

Every clothes that are around the world and are very costly can be found here at a very cheap rate.

Location:  Mumbai (Colaba)
Opening Time:  All Day
Best Time to Visit:  Afternoon
Cost to Visit:  Free

 


  • Juhu Beach

juhu beach (Mumbai Points of Interest)Juhu Beach is one of the most famous beaches in Mumbai. This beach is situated in Ville Parle.

This beach is thoda bohot dead during Afternoon time because it’s too HOT but it comes to life in the evening.

People from all over the area come to the beach for some hangout, also to enjoy the evening sunset, play in the water, and also to treat their taste buds with the street stalls.

 

Location: Ville Parle
Opening Time: All Day
Best Time to Visit: Afternoon
Cost to Visit: Free

 


  • CST (Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus)

CST (Mumbai Points of Interest)

Also known as Victoria Terminus, this Victorian Gothic Style is also situated in the heart of Mumbai. It is also an important landmark in Mumbai as like Gateway of India.

CST is declared as the ‘World Heritage Site’ by UNESCO in 2004.

This Victoria Terminus was built in 1888 and also till today stand as one of the best examples of Gothic style architecture in India.

 

 

Location:  CST (Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus)
Opening Time:  All Day
Best Time to Visit:   Railway Station (so any time to visit)
Cost to Visit:  Free



 


  • Film City

film city (Mumbai Points of Interest)

 

Film City is located near Sanjay Gandhi National Park in the vicinity of Aarey Colony in Goregaon is probably the most famous place in Mumbai to visit.

It is also known as ‘Dada Saahab Phalke Chitranagri’, spread across 520 acres and is absolutely a dream world for people.

The place is so large that it can accommodate almost 500 sets within it. People have to take prior permission to visit Film City.

 

 

 

Location:  Goregaon
Opening Time:  Morning to Evening
Best Time to Visit:  Afternoon
Cost to Visit:  Rs 800 per person.

 


  • Haji Ali Dargah

Haji Ali Dargah (Mumbai Points of Interest)

This is one of the most important Religious places in Mumbai. Haji Ali Dargah is a must visit place for anyone who visits Mumbai.

It is a white wall structure which is spread in an area of 4,500 meters and surrounded by marble pillars from four sides.

It is believed that this place has some miraculous powers. Therefore, Haji Ali is mostly seen crowded throughout the year by their believers.

 

 

Location:  Mahalakshmi
Opening Time:  Morning to Evening
Best Time to Visit:  Throughout the year
Cost to Visit:  Free

 


  • Banganga tank

banganga tank (Mumbai Points of Interest)

 

Banganga Tank is also one of the major tourist attraction here in Mumbai. It is a part of Valkeshwar temple in the Malabar Hill. The water in this tank is regarded as the subsidiary of River Ganga.

As the water in the River Ganga is considered as sacred, people believe that this water has some healing powers. So, people from nearby areas and also people from distant areas come here to take a bath dip in this Holy water.

 

 

Location:  Malabar Hill
Opening Time:  Morning to Evening
Best Time to Visit:  Throughout the year
Cost to Visit:  Free

 


  • Marine Drive

marine drive (Mumbai Points of Interest)

Marine Drive, also known as Sonapur by the local people of the city. This is 3 km long stretch connecting Nariman Point and Babulnath.

This is also called as ‘Queen’s necklace’ this is because the street lights in the dark give an illusion of a necklace when seen through an elevated place.

This place is also good for couples to spend some time together below the sunset dusk. Couples can visit this place once to enjoy each other’s company in the sunset which is also a bit Romantic time for them too.

 

Location:  Churchgate or Charni Road
Opening Time:  Evening
Best Time to Visit:  Throughout the year
Cost to Visit:  Free

 


  • Prince of Wales Museum

prince of wales museum (Mumbai Points of Interest)

Prince of Wales museum is also known as ‘Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya’. This museum is one of the most popular places to visit in Mumbai.

This museum has stored many ancient artworks, Sculptures, and artifacts for public display. It was built in the early 20th century.

This museum holds many arts and artifacts from India, Tibet, Nepal and other far eastern countries are preserved.

 

Location:  Kala Ghoda (Fort)
Opening Time:  10:15 AM – 6:00 PM
Best Time to Visit:  Throughout the year
Cost to Visit:  Rs. 60 (per adult), Rs. 10 (per Child)

 

Mumbai is full of dreamers and hard-labourers, starlets and gangsters, stray dogs and exotic birds, artists and servants, fisherfolk and crorepatis (millionaires), and lots and lots of people. Mumbai has a lot to offer to its visitors. Just visit this place and experience each and every place on your own.


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Madhur

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