Mumbai is the fast paced commercial, financial, industrial and celluloid capital of India. Haji Ali Mosque is a great place to visit, standing proudly on a raised walkway in the middle of the sea exposing the ultimate power of almighty. At nights, backdrop of twinkling lights from the skyscrapersshows the true charm and glamour of financial hub. The scenes at Chowpatty Beach, filled with the lights of stalls selling fruit-juice, ice-cream and snacks to the crowds is worth a visit.. Marine Drive, stretched along the Arabic sea shore is a pleasant walk way out from the huge rush of traffic as it gives a feeling of tranquility in midst of fast moving chaos.
Reasons to visit
We welcome you to the most exciting tourist attractions and travel destinations which are given below. We take into notice each and every details about recreation, entertainment, adventure and relaxation. By looking at the things to do in a city one can see if that spot offers romance, family fun, sightseeing or adventure. Drill down into the tourist attractions below to find out more about each place and see how the local customs create a unique atmosphere.
Gateway of India
The Gateway of India was built to commemorate the visit of
King George V and Queen Mary for the Delhi Durbar in 1911 when Delhi became
capital of India. Situated at the Apollo Bunder, the gateway holds greater
historical significance. The monument is complete with four turrets and
intricate latticework carved into the yellow basalt stone.
Prince of Wales Museum
The Prince of Wales museum was built in the year 1914, it
is surrounded by beautiful landscapes forming an ideal getaway. The museum
houses art, sculpture, rare coins, and old firearms and a priceless collection
of miniature paintings. This museum is regarded as one of the best museums in
A stroll down the Marine Drive is definitely one of the
best way to discover Mumbai. This winding stretch of road extends from Nariman
Point to Malabar Hills.it’s also called as Queen’s Necklace because of its curvy
shape and many street lights with sky scrappers on one side and Arabian sea on
other.. JUHU - Nicknamed as the uptown paradise, It is a place that attracts a
large number of visitors throughout the yearJuhu beach is attractively studded
with five star hotels offering the customers a splendid view of the coast. The
beach remains overcrowded on weekends. The general beach activities like camel
rides, pony rides, acrobats, performing monkeys and entertainers keep tourists
enthralled all the time.
The Hanging Gardens was built during the early 1880s over Mumbai's main
reservoir at the top of the Malabar Hills. It was built on this location to
cover water from contaminating activities of Towers of Silwnce which is nearby.
The garden provides lovely sunset views over the Arabian Sea.
Jain temple of Mumbai Located on the Malabar Hill, it houses frescoes depicting
various events in the lives of the 24 Jain Tirthankaras.
Kamla Nehru Park
Kamla Nehru Park, located at the top of Malabar Hills
overlooking the Marine Drive, the park houses "Old Woman's Shoe", wonderfully
cut hazes and roomy walkaways.
From internationally renowned haute couture to dirt-cheap
one-season wonders, intricate jewelry and unique antiques to tawdry gifts and
fabulous textiles, Mumbai is known as a shopper's paradise, and you'll find
pretty much everything the country has to offer here. The other good thing that
comes to mind about Mumbai shopping is its dazzling gold and diamomd jewellery.
The fairs & festival depict the multicultural nature of the
popular festivals are Holi, Diwali, Raksha Bandhan, Id-Ul-Fitr, Christmas.In
addition to these, some other festivals celebrated here are Gudi Padwa,Ganesh
Chaturthi,Elephanta Festival,Banganga Festival etc.
How to get there
By Road : Mumbai is well connected to all the major cities of India by a network of highways and roads.
By Air : All major airlines fly to and from Mumbai to most of the important cities of the world. The international terminal of Mumbai is known as Sahar renamed as Chatrapati Sivaji International Airport and the domestic terminal is known as Santa Cruz.
By Rail : Mumbai is a prominent railway hub of the country.
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