No.86 | Mumbai (Bombay) | Maharashtra | India

No.86 | Mumbai (Bombay) | Maharashtra | India

Places to Visit Mumbai

By: kuldeepmmt

Being the commercial capital of India is just one face of the coin, well it’ll not be wrong to say that this coin has a lot many more faces as Mumbai unfolds itself on the go every time, the more you visit the more you get out of it. From the Hollywood of India to the local streets of a businessman and from the high cuisine and buffets of a 5 star to a local mouth watering “Bhelpuri” at the local stall of Chowpaaty, it has got something for everyone.

Given below are some of the places where one may have a visit while in Mumbai:

Gateway of India

One of the pioneer landmarks of Mumbai is the Gateway of India, it was built in the honour of King George V and the Queen. One can enjoy the ferry ride along side it and get a beautiful glimpse of this structure from the ferry.

Prince of Wales Museum

This museum is a collection of art, rare coins and priceless collection of miniature paintings and is one of the best museums that one can visit.

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

Formerly known as the Victoria Terminus, this is one structure that is reminiscent of the British Architecture and hence makes itself one of the finest stations in the world.

There are other splendid places to visit in Mumbai like the Jehangir Art Gallery, the Gallery of Modern Art, Hanging Gardens, Victoria Gardens and Kamla Nehru park where one can find the biggest shoe ever.

Marine Drive, Chowpatty Beach, Malabar Hill and the Juhu Beach are other places of interests to the tourists. There are few other destinations like the Buddhist caves of Karla and Kanheri or the Matheran, Khandala and Lonavala, in Mumbai which serve as great places of excursion and holidaying.

People looking for some religious places are never disheartened by Mumbai as it presents places like Siddhivinayak Temple, Jain Temple, Mahalaxmi Temple, St. Johns Church and Mumba Devi Temple. All these All these religious structures attracts thousand of pilgrims from all over India.

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