Things to do in Mumbai

Mumbaiiiiiiiii…. the financial capital of India and is known as the iconic dream city for everyone, is the largest Indian city and is the first mega city of India.

If you are planning a trip to Mumbai, do visit these places to make your trip a memorable one.

  1. Gateway of India
  • located near Apollo Bunder Waterfront facing the Arabian Sea
  • amazing sightseeing place
  • constructed in 1913 by the Governor of Bombay for the trade purpose
  • building’s height is 26m and is an excellent example of Indo-Islamic unity
  • you will be delighted to see balloon sellers, photographers, street food vendors and many more
  1. Elephanta Caves
  • UNESCO World Heritage
  • spread over 60000 square feet and consists of rock cut caves
  • depict the Lord Shiva’s cult
  • can be accessed y ferries from Gateway of India
  1. Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus
  • one of the most iconic and busiest railway terminal
  • constructed during colonial era
  • best part of the structure is its wooden carvings, iron and brass work
  1. Marine Drive
  • want to see real Mumbai, then no place is better than Marine Drive
  • one of the best experience with the Arabian sea with its sailing ferries, photogenic sunset ad refreshing breeze
  • the street lights are made in such a way that the highway looks like a string of pearls and generate a necklace illusion and this is the reason it is known as ‘Queen’s necklace’
  1. Mumbai Street markets
  • shopping in the Crwford market with its trendy clothes, bhuleshwar market is known for its artificial jewelry and Indian wear and Chor Bazar famous for antique stuffs will give you another definition of Mumbai
  • Do explore the world of textiles and clothes at Mangaldas Market, Natraj Market, Colaba Causeway and many more lusty places starting from Swami Narayan Temple.

Shikha Aakash

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