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9 Most Popular Places To Visit In Mumbai

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umbai is colourful, vibrant and full of life. Nestled by the Arabian Sea, this heritage city has a lot of spectacular places, flocked by locals and tourists round the year. From happening beaches, marine drive to museums, amusement parks, and vintage structures; the city has everything that delights every avid wanderer.

1. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus :

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus is an important landmark of the city and the display of a blend of Victorian Gothic structure and Indian architecture has made it one of the must-see tourist places in Mumbai. Previously known as Victoria Terminus, this is the busiest and biggest railway station in Mumbai but its incredibly pretty structure has made it a sight to behold.

Location: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001
Opening hours: 24 hours
Entrance charge: 
No entry free

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

2. Iskcon Temple :

Sri Sri Radha Rasabihari ji Temple, popular as ISKCON temple, is one of the most popular and most beautiful Hindu temples in Mumbai. Located in the Chowpatty region, this temple was raised on 4 acres of land in 1978 and is dedicated to Lord Krishna and Radha. This is surely one of the most sought-after places to visit in Mumbai, for peace and prayer. Millions of devotees visit this temple to worship and to meditate in absolute tranquillity.

Iskon Temple
Iskon Temple

Location: ISKCON®, Hare Krishna Land, Sri Mukteshwar Devalaya Rd, Marg, Sainath Nagar, MHADA Colony, Juhu, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400049
Opening hours: All days of the week, 4:30 am –  1:00 pm
Entrance charge: 
Entry free

3. Marine Drive :

If we are talking about Juhu Chowpatty as one among the famous places in Mumbai, might as well include Marine Drive on the same list. Stretching from Nariman Point in the north to Chowpatty Beach in the south, Marine Drive is a spectacular arch-shaped road along the coast. The promenade of the Marine Drive is broad and clean, thus ideal for evening strolls, jogging and chilling out. After sunset, the view of the entire semi-circular Marine Drive sparkling with street lights looks dazzling. The stunning stretch of Marine Drive, popularly known as Queen’s Necklace is surely one of the top places to visit in Mumbai at night.

Location: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road, South Mumbai
Opening hours: 24 hours
Entrance charge: Entry free

Marine Drive
Marine Drive

4. Mumbai Zoo :

One of the most amazing places to visit in Mumbai for kids, Mumbai Zoo is originally known as Veer Mata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan And Zoo. Located in Rani Baug and spread over 50 acres of land, this is the oldest public garden in Mumbai and the host of wild animals, birds and reptiles have made it an exciting place to be. This is the only zoo in Mumbai and kids, as well as adults, feel exhilarated to visit and see lions, tigers, monkeys, crocodiles, elephants, and giraffes, etc.

Location: 91A, Lalbaug Flyover, Byculla East, Near Byculla Railway Station, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400027
Opening hours: 9:30 am to 6 pm. The zoo is open on all days of the week except Wednesdays.
Entrance charge: INR 100/person

Mumbai Zoo
Mumbai Zoo

5.  Bandra Worli Sea Link

his sea link is one of the best places to see in Mumbai and that is because the bridge stands as the proof of mastery of the engineers of the city. Apart from that, it offers panoramic views of the coastal city. You will be able to witness the azure waters of the bay of Mahim through the bridge. Take your car through the bridge and keep your windows open to let the cool breeze come in and savour the views.

Bandra Worli Sea Link
Bandra Worli Sea Link

Location: Mahim Bay, Maharashtra 400030
Opening hours: 24 hours
Entrance charge: INR 70 per car

6.  Film City :

ou haven’t visited Mumbai if you haven’t visited the Film city. It is the home of bollywood and one of the most famous places to see in Mumbai. All the movies you watch do have at least one set made in the city. Almost 1000 movies have been shot here. If you did not get a chance to watch any shooting ever, then this is your chance to do it.

Location: Film City Rd, Film City Complex, Aarey Colony, Goregaon, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400065
Opening hours: Open 24 hours
Entrance charge: INR 1150 per person

Film City
Film City

7. Elephanta Caves :

Accessible by ferries from Gateway of India, Elephanta Caves are one of the prime attractions of Mumbai. These are a series of rock cut caves, segregated into Buddhist and Hindu sections. The Hindu segment is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The beauty and intrinsic carvings leave everyone in awe and have aptly placed Elephanta caves as one of the World’s Heritage Sites by UNESCO and as one of the spectacular places to see in Mumbai. Reaching the caves is not a problem as there are regular ferry services every half an hour from the Gateway of India.

Location: Gharapuri, Maharashtra 400094, India
Opening hours: 9:30 am to 5: 30 pm. The first ferry leaves at 9 am and the last one leaves at 2 pm.
Entrance charge: INR 10/person

Elephanta Caves
 Elephanta Caves

 8. Juhu Chowpatty :

For a refreshing evening and blissful weekend, Juhu Chowpatty has no match. Probably, this is one of the best places to visit in Mumbai with friends to chill out and taste some authentic Mumbai delicacies. This is one of the most visited beaches in Mumbai where you can dip your feet in sea water, watch the sunset, relish pav bhaji, paani puri, and vada pav and create an awesome memory of an evening in Mumbai.

Juhu Chowpatty
Juhu Chowpatty

Location: Juhu Tara Rd, JVPD Scheme, Juhu, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400047
Opening hours: 24 hours
Entrance charge: Entry free

9.Haji Ali Dargah :

Haji Ali Dargah is one of the holy places in Mumbai, ideal for peace seekers and those who are in search of solace. A beautiful tomb and a mosque, Haji Ali Dargah is one of the n famous places in Mumbai not only among Islam followers but among everyone. Built by Pir Haji Ali Shah Bukhari, in 1431, this place is situated between the sea and accessible through a walkway that runs on the sea. Along with prayers and religious rituals, this place often hosts amazing qawwali performances, that amuses every music lover.

Haji Ali Dargah
Haji Ali Dargah

Location: Dargah Rd, Haji Ali, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Opening hours: 6 am to 10 pm
Entrance charge: Free of cost

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