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Must see places in Mumbai

Welcome to Mumbai - a city that never sleeps. Some may even call it the city of dreams! Mumbaikar's never ending energy, their joie de vivre attitude and the city's vibrance has made it the richest city in India. No mention of Mumbai can be complete without speaking of the Mumbai film industry - Bollywood. Mumbai's business opportunities and a promise to provide a better standard of living attracts migrants from all over the country, making the city a melting pot of many cultures.

Gateway of India History

The Gateway of India monument faces the beautiful scene of Arabian ocean which attract the Mumbai city. The Gateway of India is the must visit tourist place specially visiting during the night time is fund. The Gateway of India History has everything that well preserved for the future generation to come!

Prince of Wales Museum

Mumbai’s biggest and best museum displays a mix of exhibits from all over India. The domed behemoth, an intriguing hodgepodge of Islamic, Hindu and British architecture, was opened in 1923 to commemorate King George V’s first visit to India (back in 1905, while he was still Prince of Wales). Its flamboyant Indo-Saracenic style was designed by George Wittet, who also designed the Gateway of India.

Siddhivinayak Temple, Mumbai

The Siddhivinayak Temple is a very famous temple in Mumbai. It is also known as Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Temple. This temple is situated at Prabhadevi in Mumbai. It is a two hundred years old Temple. People believe that Lord Ganesh of Siddhivinayak Temple fulfills the desire of His worshipers.

Kanheri Caves

One of the airiest places in the city, the Kanheri Caves premises offers a pleasant break from the pollution and the noisy, metropolitan life. Nestled in the Sanjay Gandhi National Park at Borivali, the Kanheri Caves are also known as the 'lungs of Mumbai', because this is the only place in the city with the maximum amount of greenery and consequently, a lot of fresh air.

Sanjay Gandhi National Park

It’s hard to believe that within 90 minutes of the teeming metropolis you can be surrounded by this 104-sq-km protected tropical forest. Here, bright flora, birds, butterflies and elusive wild leopards replace pollution and crowds, all surrounded by forested hills on the city’s northern edge. Urban development tries to muscle in on the fringes of this wild region, but its national park status has allowed it to stay green and calm.

Girgaum Chowpatty

Girgaum Chowpatty at Sunset One of the top attractions in Mumbai, Girgaum Chowpatty (also referred to as Marine Drive Chowpatty) is a beach that's famous for its snack stalls. People meet there in the evenings to watch the sunset over the Malabar Hill skyline, and munch on their favorite bhel puri, pani puri, and pav bhaji.

EsselWorld

It is situated in Gorai, Mumbai, India and was established in 1986. EsselWorld along with its counterparts, Water Kingdom, are stretched over 64 acres of land. Together, they are recognized as India’s Largest Amusement And Water Park as well as Asia’s Largest Theme Water Park.

Mount Mary Church

Mount Mary Church is a Roman Catholic Church, dedicated to 'Virgin Mary', situated in Mumbai. This ancient church, built in 1640 and then rebuilt in 1761, is also known as 'The Basilica of Our Lady of the Mount'. What makes this church even more beautiful is that it is sited on top of a hill known as 'Sunderban Bandra', which overlooks the mighty Arabian Sea.

Jehangir Art Gallery

Jehangir Art Gallery is located at Kala Ghoda locality of Mumbai, Maharashtra. Constructed in 1952, this art gallery is the most prestigious and modern venue for Indian artistes in the city. There are four exhibition halls to exhibit the work of art here.

Kamala Nehru Park

Situated on top of Mumbai's Malabar Hill, this park is named after Jawaharlal Nehru's wife, Kamala Nehru. It extends over an area of about 4,000 square feet and provides a glistening sight of the city of Mumbai. From this garden, one can enjoy the spectacular sight of the Chowpatty Beach and also Marine Drive (Queen's Necklace). Kamala Nehru Park is a shoe-shaped structure, with widespread lush greenery. The panoramic view of the city attracts tourists to this place every year.

ElephantaCaves

9 nautical miles across the sea from the Gateway of India lay Elephanta, also known as 'Gharapuri'. Visit this green island for the wonders of the 7 th century, the painstakingly hewn rock-cut cave temple, dedicated to Shiva. The Maheshamurti panel in which Shiva is shown as a creator, protector and destroyer, is a sight that should be enjoyed at least once in a lifetime. Regular excursions to Elephanta start every day from the Gateway of India.

Bombay High Court

The court is one of the most distinguished high courts in the country. The first Chief Justice, the Attorney General and Solicitor General of Independent India were from this court. Since India's Independence, 22 judges from this court have been elevated to the Supreme Court and 8 of them have been Chief Justice of India.

Jijamata Udyan Mumbai - Byculla Zoo

This 52 acres spaced Jijamata Udyan is in midst of city, Near Mumbai central near byculla station also famous as Mumbai (Bombay) zoo, People recollect this heritage tourist place with various names like ‘Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan‘, ‘Rani Baug (Bagh)’, ‘Veermata Jijamata Prani Sangrahalay’, ‘Byculla Zoo’ and formerly ‘Victoria Garden‘ all for the same name called ‘Mumbai Zoo’ is the only wild life animal park in city.

Aksa Beach

Aksa Beach is a popular beach and a vacation spot in Aksa village at Malad, Mumbai, India. Ii is situated close to Malvani.This beach is next to a village called Madh. Earlier it used to be a quiet and deserted beach that was very clean and was a habitat for a variety of sea creatures with plentiful snails and shells on the beach. The steady influx of visitors especially around weekends has made it a coveted destination for city-people who want to escape to its natural setting.It is a popular weekend destination with youngsters.

Taraporewala Aquarium - Taraporewala Aquarium Mumbai, Taraporewala Aquarium Bombay India

Taraporewala Aquarium is at congested locality of Marine Drive in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It has marine life and rare species of fishes and exquisite pearl jewellery. The aquarium has plans to renovate shortly into a high-tech Aquarium with special attractions like glass vision sea-world and an underwater sea walk.

Nehru Science Centre

Nehru Science Center (NSC), Mumbai, is India's largest interactive science center, located in Worli. The center is named after India's first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. In 1977, the center started with the 'Light and Sight' exhibition, and then in 1979 a Science Park was built. On November 11, 1985 it was opened to the public by the late Rajiv Gandhi, at that time Prime Minister of India.

Nehru Planetarium

The Nehru Planetarium, Mumbai, a part of the Nehru Centre, Mumbai, was inaugurated on 3 March 1977 by the then Prime Minister of India, Smt. Indira Gandhi. Over the years, this has grown into a Centre for scientific study of astronomy and space science.