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Mumbai tourism

1. Gateway of India, Mumbai

The Gateway of India is the best place to visit in Mumbai, was built in 1924 by George Willet to honor the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to Mumbai. Visit this place in the early morning or late evening hours to enjoy the cool breeze of the sea with your family sans the crowd. It is located next to the historic Taj Mahal Palace and facing the vast Arabian Sea, the Gateway of India leaves you spellbound in every way possible. Ferry rides are offered here to experience a stupendous view of this monument right from the sea and you can also visit other main attractions nearby.

Timings;  24×7

Location; Apollo Bandar,Colaba,Mumbai

Entery fee; Free

 

2. Red Carpet Wax Museum, Mumbai

Have you ever imagined standing next to superstars,politicians or any another celebrities striking a pose with them or taking a selfie with them? Yes, you read it right. Come to the city of dreams and fulfil this dream at the Red Carpet Wax Museum. It exhibits lifelike wax figures of prominent icons from various fields including science, politics, sports and world cinema. So, take selfies with your favorite icon, post it on social media, and make your friends jealous. This is my 3rd best place to visit in Mumbai.

  • Location: Amrut Nagar, Ghatkopar West, Mumbai
  • Timings: 09:45 am to 09:30 pm; every day
  • Entry Fee
    Weekdays – ₹250 per person
    Weekends – ₹350 per person.

 

4. Haji Ali Dargah, Mumbai

We are talking about Haji Ali Dargah that houses the tomb of Sayed Peer Haji Ali Shah Bukhari. This grand edifice is made of white marbles and exemplifies the Indo-Islamic style of architecture. A walk through the causeway that connects the Dargah to the Lala Rajput Rai Marg is the main attraction of this place. Feel the spirituality of this place with your dear ones while enjoying a panoramic view of the deep blue waters! I give the places Fab rank no.4 among all the best places to visit in Mumbai.

  • Location: Dargah Road, Mumbai
  • Timings: 05:30 am to 10:00 pm; every day
  • Entry Fee: N/A

 

5. Elephanta Caves, Mumbai

Elephanta caves is one among the historical places in Mumbai.It has five caves dedicated to Hindu god Shiva and two caves depicting Buddhist architectures. To reach this place, you need to take a one-hour ferry ride from the Gateway of India, during which you can also enjoy the scenic beauty of Mumbai. Those who lack the spirit of a trekker can hop on the toy train that will take you on a tour of the caves right from the entry point. The restaurant and canteen run by MTDC can take care of your hunger pangs. If you are planning a one-day tour to the Elephanta caves, this blog will give you more details.

  • Location: Gharapuri, Mumbai
  • Timings: 9:00 am to 5:30 pm; closed on Mondays
  • Entry Fee:
    Citizens of India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, & Thailand – ₹10 per person
    Other foreign citizens – ₹250 per person

Separate charges involved for videography, toy train ride, and ferry ride.

 

6. Siddhivinayak Temple

One of the most famous temples in Mumbai, the Siddhivinayak temple is dedicated to Lord Ganesh. Devotees from across India including famous personalities from Bollywood and sports throng the temple to seek the blessings of Siddhivinayak Ganapati. The auspicious idol of Lord Ganesha is carved out in a single black stone with the trunk bent towards right making it one-of-its-kind. You can plan a visit to this temple with your family for an enriched spiritual experience.

  • Location: Khed Galli, Prabhadevi, Mumbai
  • Timings: 05:30 am to 10:00 pm; every day
  • Entry Fee: NA

 

to be continued…….

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