Places to Visit in Mumbai

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Mumbai, the financial capital of India offer lots of things to the tourists. There are many places to visit in Mumbai that will make the visitors impressed. Mumbai is famous as the Gateway of India, and the city is blessed with majestic elegance and ambience. The breezes of the Arabian Sea and beautiful beaches offer lots of Mumbai sightseeing places. Apart from the beaches, there are also plenty of other places that you would find in this city, and make your tour unforgettable.

It is time to have a look at the famous places to see in Mumbai.

The Gateway of India, Mumbai

The most recognized monument in Mumbai is the Gateway of India that was constructed during the British period. It is designed to be the first thing that visitors can see as they reach Mumbai by boat. It is also a good place to start exploring Mumbai.

The Gateway of India

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Prince of Wales Museum, Mumbai

It is the main museum in the city located in the Fort Mumbai. It is now knowns as Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya. Do not miss out this attraction along with other heritage buildings like Victoria Terminus, Bombay High Court, etc.

Chhatrapati Shivaji Museum and Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai

This is a museum of the 20th century, and the marvelous structure of this museum is perfectly fit for royalty. At the same time, it also serves as the preeminent institution of the ancient arts right from India and makes it one of the interesting places in Mumbai to visit. The Jehangir Art Gallery, on the other hand, is a colossal museum which offers diversity in art and represents some of the best artists from India.

Chhatrapati Shivaji Museum and Jehangir Art Gallery

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The Bombay Stock Exchange, Mumbai

Take a look at the financial hub of India, visit the Bombay Stock Exchange of India. It is the junction of trade, commerce and industry in the country and offers is one of the places to visit in Mumbai.

The Bombay Stock Exchange

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Essel World, Mumbai

This is the most popular amusement park and also the largest theme parks in India. It is one of the most entertaining places to see near Mumbai.

Essel World

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Kala Ghora art, Mumbai

It is one of the famous cultural centre of Mumbai with reference to a black horse, once located here. It is a home to some of the best art galleries of Mumbai. This is one of the best tourist place in Mumbai.

Kala Ghora art

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Girgaum Chowpatty, Mumbai

Girgaum Chowpatty, popularly known as Chowpatty, it is situated between the Marine Drive and Girgaum area. Its one of the interesting and best place to visit in Mumbai.

Girgaum Chowpatty

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Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat, Mumbai

One of the famous places to visit around Mumbai is the dhobi ghat. It is massive laundry in the open air, and an unforgettable glimpse.

Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat

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Haji Ali, Mumbai

It is both a tomb and mosque and a good point for sightseeing in Mumbai. Situated in the middle of the ocean, it is accessible through a walkway during low tide.

Haji Ali

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Elephanta Caves, Mumbai

The architectural style of Mumbai is interesting and the best places to visit in Mumbai. The Elephanta Caves are located in the suburbs of the city. The true value of art and architecture along with the richness in sculpture makes it good Mumbai sight seeing. They are the perfect examples of historical caves.

Elephanta Caves

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Juhu Beach, Mumbai

The Juhu Beach in Mumbai is one of the most famous Indian beaches. This beach is known to be the one of the most-visited beaches of India and is situated in ‘Ville Parle’. Juhu Beach is the best sightseeing point in Mumbai.

Juhu Beach

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Marine Drive, Mumbai

Marine Drive is a 4.3-kilometre-long boulevard in South Mumbai in the city of Mumbai. It is a ‘C’-shaped six-lane concrete road along the coast, which is a natural bay. Marine Drive is famous and interesting place to visit in Mumbai.

Marine Drive

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Chor Bazaar – Thieves Market, Mumbai

Chor Bazaar, located near Bhendi Bazaar in South Mumbai, It is one of the largest flea markets in India. The area is one of the tourist attractions of Mumbai.

Chor Bazaar – Thieves Market

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Film City in Goregaon, Mumbai

Film City is an integrated film studio complex situated near Sanjay Gandhi National Park at Goregaon East, Mumbai in India. It has several recording rooms, gardens, lakes, theatres and grounds that serve as the venue of many Bollywood film shootings. Film City is top tourist place in Mumbai.

Film City in Goregaon

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Kala Ghoda Art Precinct, Mumbai

Mumbai’s renowned Kala Ghoda Art Precinct stretches from Regal Circle (also known as SP Mukherjee Chowk) at the southern end of Mahatma Gandhi (MG) Road. Its curious name, meaning Black Horse. Its one of the best tourist place in Mumbai.

Kala Ghoda Art Precinct

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Siddhivinayak Temple, Mumbai

The Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Mandir is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shri Ganesh. It is situated in Prabhadevi, Mumbai, Maharashtra. Siddhivinayak Temple is one of the rich temples in India and best place to visit in Mumbai.

Siddhivinayak Temple

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Kanheri Caves, Mumbai

The Kanheri Caves constitute a group of rock-cut monuments that are located to the north of Borivali on the western outskirts of Mumbai. Located within the forests of the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, the caves are 6 km from the Entrance and 7 km from Borivali Station. This is very interesting and best place to visit in Mumbai.

Kanheri Caves

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Sanjay Gandhi National Park/ Borivali National Park, Mumbai

Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP), previously Borivali National Park, is a large protected area in the northern part of Mumbai city. It is known as one of the major national parks existing within a metropolis limit and is one of the most visited parks in the world. The best tourist place in Mumbai.

Sanjay Gandhi National Park/ Borivali National Park

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Remains of Fort St. George, Mumbai

The Fort George was an extension to the fortified walls of Bombay built in 1769; it was located in the present Fort area, to the east on the site of the former Dongri Fort. This is one of the best sightseeing place in Mumbai.

Historic 18th Century Homes in Khotachiwadi Village, Mumbai

Khotachiwadi is a heritage village in Girgaon, Mumbai, India. Houses generally conform to the old-Portuguese style architecture. This place is much famous and top tourist place in Mumbai.

Historic 18th Century Homes in Khotachiwadi Village

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Dharavi Slum, Mumbai

Dharavi is located in Mumbai, India. It houses one of the largest slums in the world. Dharavi slum was founded in 1882 during the British colonial era. This is the best place to visit in Mumbai.

Dharavi Slum

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Worli Seaface, Mumbai

Worli is a part of South Mumbai which extends from Haji Ali to Prabhadevi. It is bounded by the Arabian Sea to the west and the neighbourhood of Haji Ali to the south, Mahalaxmi to the east and Prabhadevi to the north. ITs very interesting and one of the best sightseeing point in Mumbai.

Worli Seaface

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Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Mumbai

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST), formerly Victoria Terminus (VT), is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Site and an historic railway station in Mumbai Maharashtra, India which serves as the headquarters of the Central Railways. Its famous for its most amazing architecture and best place to see in Mumbai.

Adlabs Imagica, Mumbai

Adlabs Imagica is an amusement park located near the city of Khopoli on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway nearby to Mumbai. Its very interesting and top tourist place in Mumbai.

Adlabs Imagica

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Linking Road, Mumbai

Linking Road is a road which extends from Bandra Talkies to Shanti Ashram, Bandra in Mumbai. Linking Road and Hill Road are main and famous shopping hubs in the suburbs of Mumbai and best place to visit in Mumbai.

Linking Road

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Water Kingdom, Mumbai

Water Kingdom is Asia’s largest theme based water park. Water Kingdom is an Island of Fun and its located on the coast of Mumbai, Its famous for thrill, entertainment and the best tourist place in Mumbai.

Water Kingdom

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Bandra Bandstand, Mumbai

The Bandstand Promenade is a kilometer long walkway along with the sea on the west side of Bandra, a suburb of Mumbai. It is simultaneously a popular hangout spot, a jogging track, a park and a lovers point also. This is the top tourist place in Mumbai.

Bandra Bandstand

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Iskcon Temple, Mumbai

ISKCON temple, Mumbai officially known as Sri Sri Radha Rasabihari ji Temple is a temple in Juhu area in Mumbai in India. A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, the founder-acharya of ISKCON inspired the construction of one of India’s most beautiful temple of Lord Krishna in Mumbai. Iskcon Temple is one of the famous temple in Mumbai and best place to visit in Mumbai.

Iskcon Temple

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Hanging Gardens, Mumbai

The Hanging Gardens, in Mumbai, also known as Pherozeshah Mehta Gardens, are terraced gardens perched at the top of Malabar Hill, on its western side, just opposite the Kamala Nehru Park. Famous for amazing sunset views over the Arabian Sea and feature numerous hedges carved into the shapes of animals.

Hanging Gardens

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Mumbai Zoo, Mumbai

Jijamata Udyaan formerly called Ranichi Bagh after the original British name Victoria Gardens, and now also known as Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan, is a zoo and garden located at Byculla, in Mumbai. Its very famous and best place to visit in Mumbai.

Mumbai Zoo

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Mumbadevi Temple, Mumbai

Mumba Devi Mandir is an old Hindu temple in the city of Mumbai, Maharashtra dedicated to the goddess Mumba. Its also one of the most famous temple in Mumbai.

Mumbadevi Temple

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Taraporewala Aquarium, Mumbai

Taraporewala Aquarium is India’s oldest aquarium and one of the main attraction in Mumbai. It hosts marine and freshwater fishes. The aquarium is situated on Marine Drive in Mumbai. This is one of the best sightseeing place in Mumbai.

Taraporewala Aquarium

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Nehru Planetarium, Mumbai

Nehru Planetarium is a huge dome-shaped building which was established in 1977 and inaugurated by the then Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi. Its situated in Worli in Mumbai. The building later became most popular among the astronomers, space aspirants and children in Mumbai. Nehru Planetarium is one of the best place to visit in Mumbai.

Nehru Planetarium

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Mount Mary Church, Mumbai

The Basilica of Our Lady of the Mount, more commonly known as Mount Mary Church. It is a Roman Catholic Basilica situated in Bandra, Mumbai. Its one of the famous church in Mumbai and best place to visit in Mumbai.

Mount Mary Church

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Flora Fountain, Mumbai

Flora Fountain, at the Hutatma Chowk, is an ornamentally and exquisitely sculpted architectural heritage monument situated at the southern end of the historic Dadabhai Naoroji Road South Mumbai, Mumbai, India. This is also very interesting and one of the best sightseeing point in India.

Flora Fountain

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Nehru Science Center, Mumbai

Nehtu Science Center is a Science museum featuring interactive exhibits for kids & adults, plus seminars, events & lMAX films. It is located in Jijamata Nagar, Mahalakshmi, Mumbai. Nehru Science Center is one the famous place to visit in Mumbai.

Nehru Science Center

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Mahakali Caves, Mumbai

The Mahakali Caves are a group of 19 rock-cut monuments built between 1st century BCE and 6th century CE. This Buddhist monastery is located in the western suburb of Andheri in the city of Mumbai. Its very famous and interesting place to visit in Mumbai.

Mahakali Caves

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Mahalaxmi Racecourse, Mumbai

The Mahalaxmi Racecourse is a horse racing track in Mahalaxmi neighbourhood, of Mumbai. The racing track is oval shaped with 2,400 metres straight chute, spread over approximately 225 acres of open land in Mahalaxmi area, Mumbai. Its one of the best place to visit in Mumbai.

Mahalaxmi Racecourse

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Indian Museum Ship (Vikrant), Mumbai

Indian Museum Ship Vikrant is an aircraft carrier that was opened as a public museum during the Navy Week celebrations of 2012. It was assembled in 1945 and purchased in 1957 by the Indian Navy, Its presently docked near the Gateway of India in Mumbai. This is most interesting and top tourist place in Mumbai.

Indian Museum Ship (Vikrant)

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