Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Best Places to Visit in Mumbai

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How To Reach Mumbai

By Air

The nearest Airport to Mumbai is 'Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport' which is approximately 7 km away.

By Train

The nearest railway station is 'Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus', which is approximately 24 km away.

By Bus

Mumbai is well connected with nearby major cities like, Vashi, Lonavala, Pune by a road.

Frequently Asked Questions

About Mumbai

Mumbai is one of the most popular spots and is a must-visit city if you want to enjoy the glitz and glamour. It is home to the Hindi Film Industry or Bollywood and is a cosmopolitan city with modern culture. You can enjoy a lot here including shopping, sightseeing, and great food too. The popular spots like Gateway of India, Bandra Worli Sea Link, Hanging Gardens Shri Siddhivinayak Temple, and Malabar Hill are a must-visit. You can also enjoy looking at the home of popular Actors and celebrities who all reside here. The Juhu seashore and Marine Drive give a stunning view of the sea here. Mumbai has a great nightlife too that should be explored. 

Places to visit in Mumbai

The city of Celebrities and The city of dreams is named Mumbai. It has seen its habitation and seen the Stone Age. Earlier Bombay or Bambai as popularly known as witnessed many dynasties ruling over its land. The capital city of the state of Maharastra got its new name Mumbai in March 1996.

Mumbai Culture

This culture-rich city has gained much popularity because of its Cinema famed as Bollywood, which is the dream destination of each musician, actor, and dancer.

Places to visit in Mumbai

Mumbai holds very significant tourist places in the country and that’s why is always flooded with thousands of tourists, making their way in the crowd of the city. The top tourist attraction of Mumbai that should not be missed

1. Gateway of India:

Gateway Of India Mumbai
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It was actually a permanent gateway built in 1924 to welcome King George V and Queen Mary to Bombay from Britain. The grand structure is now a typical icon of the city.

2. Haji Ali:

Haji Ali is the perfect blend of architecture and religion, the mosque of Haji Ali stands in the Arabian Sea. It sees people beyond the boundaries religion, and thus welcomes the devotees of every religion.

3. Ajanta Elora Caves:

Ajanta Elora Caves

These ancient rock-cut caves have lots of artistic works to display. The place is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and sees visitors from across the world.

4. Ratangad Fort:

Ratangad Fort

Ratangad Fort 2000-year-old fort calls the tourists as well as the trekkers to offer the scenic view of Nedhe. The place provides a chance to peep into India’s rich past and heritage.

5. Garbett Point:

Garbett Point
  • Garbett Point less popular tourist spot, tucked in the Matheran hill, gives a panoramic view of the mountains and waterfalls around.

Things to Do in Mumbai

Apart from looking for your favorite Celebs in Mumbai, one can do a variety of activities here.

1. Ferry Ride off The Gateway of India:

The breathtaking view of the city amidst the Arabian Sea is truly a treat. Do not miss the ride once you are here.

2. Shopping at Chor Bazar:

For all the shopping buffs, the place is a must-visit. Pack your packs with a variety of goodies at stealing prices.

3. Wildlife at Sanjay Gandhi National Park:

Sanjay Gandhi National Park

Don’t be confused if someone calls it Borivali National Park. The place offers wildlife exploration, safaris, mini train rides, boating, and trekking, what else one can ask for?

Also read: Top 23 Must-Visit National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries in Gujarat in 2023

4. Sunset at Bandstand:

Sunset on Mumbai beach

The shores of Mumbai give the unique sunset experience to be remembered lifelong.

5. Trekking at Various Places:

Trekking near Mumbai

There are many places for trekking in Mumbai. These are perfect for adventure lovers.

Best time to visit Mumbai

Mumbai looks its best in the Months of November till February. You can enjoy the pleasant winter here. Because in summer you will have too much humidity and in monsoon you will not be able to find a road to walk.

Things to Eat in Mumbai

The Mumbaikars are the most foodie people in the country. Their taste of food is surely going to amuse you. Do try some of these signature dishes of the city:

1. Vada Pao:

You cannot imagine Mumbai without vada pao. The tasty combination of bun with cutlet serves as a daily breakfast for thousands of on-rush people of Mumbai.

2. Pao Bhaji:

The tangy spicy blend of vegetables served with the popular pav bread is the Mumbai’s specialty. The dish sees its place one in every 3 stalls.

3. The Bombay sandwich:

The authentic dish of the Mumbai deriving its name from its parent city, The Bombay sandwich gives perfectly shaped bread layers stuffed with lots of vegetables and cheese.

4. Modak:

As the city of Lord Ganesha, Mumbai promoted Ganesha’s fav sweet dish too. Prepared in a lot of styles around the country, Mumbai serves you the perfect Modak.

5. Puranpoli:

The perfect amalgamation of yellow gram with jiggery sizzled with some cardmon and nutmegs, rolled into the wheat dough to form a shape of paratha, and are one of the tempting dishes of this region. Ah!! I am salivating reading this.

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