MUMBAI (The City of Dreams)

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Mumbai (The City of Dreams) is loaded with visionaries and hard workers, starlets and gangsters, stray puppies and extraordinary winged creatures, artists and beggars, fisherfolk and millionaires(tycoons), and a huge crowd of individuals. It has India’s most productive film industry, some of Asia’s greatest slums as well as the world’s costliest house. Mumbai is India’s budgetary powerhouse, fashion headquarters etc.Mumbai is one of the busiest cities in the world.The social legacy, the engineering of the past and the present, astonishing beaches, common picnic spots and man-made shopping centers and clubs for amusement offer you 100% excitement amid your remain.The heart of the city contains a portion of the most fantastic pilgrim time engineering on the planet, however, explore somewhat more and you’ll reveal interesting bazaars, hidden sanctuaries, trendy person enclaves and India’s chief restaurants and nightlife. Below are the lists of best places to visit in Mumbai

1.Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai

Mumbai’s most famous historic point, this amazing inn is a mix of Islamic and Renaissance styles, and India’s second-most captured landmark. It was built in 1903 by the Parsi industrialist JN Tata, as far as anyone knows after he was denied entry to close-by European hotels because of being ‘a local’. Many were murdered inside the inn when it was attacked by terrorist on 26/11/2008, and pictures of its burning front circulated around the world. The completely reestablished inn revived on Independence Day 2010. It was the first hotel in India to employ ladies, the first to have power (and fans), and it additionally housed freedom fighters (for no charge) during the battle for freedom.

2.Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

CST monumental train station is the city’s most lavish Gothic building.It’s a garnish of Victorian, Hindu and Islamic styles whipped into an imposing resembling structure of buttresses, domes, turrets, spires and stained glass. It is a notable railway station and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India which serves as the headquarter of the Central Railways. Designed by Frederick Stevens, it was completed in 1887, 34 years after the first train in India left this site.He received ₹1,614,000 (US$25,000) as the payment for his services.The station took ten years to complete.

3.Gateway of India

The Gateway of India is a landmark worked amid the twentieth century in Mumbai City of Maharashtra state in Western India. It is situated on the waterfront in the Apollo Bunder territory in South Mumbai and overlooks the Arabian Sea.The structure is a basalt curve, 26 meters (85 feet) high.The Gateway has likewise been referred to as the Taj Mahal of Mumbai and is the city’s top vacation spot.Its plan is a mix of Hindu and Muslim design styles; the curve is of Muslim style while the beautifications are of Hindu style.Nowadays, the gateway is a most loved assembling spot for local people and a top place for people viewing. Giant-balloon sellers, photographers, sellers making bhelpuri (puffed rice hurled with browned rounds of a mixture, lentils, onions, herbs, and chutneys) and touts rub shoulders with local people and visitors, making all the commotion of a bazaar.Boats depart from the gateway’s wharves for Elephanta Island.

4. Elephanta Island

This island is a prevalent visitor goal in view of the island’s cave temples, the Elephanta Caves, that have been cut out of the rock. The Elephanta Island is also a Unesco World Heritage Site.Created between AD 450 and 750, the labyrinth of cave temples represent some of India’s most impressive temple carving. Its perfect work of art is a 6m-tall statue of Sadhashiva, portraying a three-confronted Shiva as the destroyer, maker, and preserver of the universe, his eyes shut in everlasting consideration.The tickets for these can be bought at the Gateway itself. The first ferry leaves at 9 am and the last at 2 pm. The island has an area of 16 km

5.Haji Ali Dargah

The Haji Ali Dargah in Mumbai is an exemplification of steadfast faith, beauty beyond words and sheer superbness. An ideal example of Indo-Islamic engineering, the Haji Ali Dargah is a mosque and tomb and a standout amongst the most important historic points in Mumbai. Developed in 1431, the mosque is devoted to the memory of a wealthy Muslim dealer Sayyed Peer Haji Ali Shah Bukhari, who surrendered all his materialistic belonging before making a life changing trip to Mecca.The atmosphere surrounding the mosque and the faith that emanates from within it makes one feel safe, serene and joyful.It’s visited by people of all faiths.

6. Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum

The Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum is the most established historical center in Mumbai. Situated in Byculla East, it was initially settled in 1855 as a fortune place of the enriching and modern expressions and was later renamed out of honor for Bhau Daji.This dazzling exhibition hall worked in Renaissance restoration style in 1872 as the Victoria and Albert Museum contains 3500 or more objects centering on Mumbai’s history – photography, maps, materials, books, compositions, Bidriware, lacquerware, weaponry and choice stoneware.

7.Marine Drive

Marine Drive is a 3.6-kilometer-long street in South Mumbai in the city of Mumbai, which was developed by Late.Philanthropist Bhaktibhushan Shreeman Bhagojisheth Keer and Shree Palonji Mistry.Fixed with chipping workmanship deco flats, it’s one of Mumbai’s most prevalent promenades and sunset-watching spots. Its twinkling evening lights have earned it the epithet ‘the Queen’s Necklace’. It’s a good place to meet Mumbaikars.

8.Girgaum Chowpatty

Girgaum Chowpatty, ordinarily known as Chaupati, is one of the best known open shorelines connecting Marine Drive in the Girgaon territory of Mumbai.The shoreline is noted for its Ganesh Visarjan festivities when a great many individuals from all over Mumbai and Pune come to submerge the icons of Lord Ganesh in the Arabian Sea. The beach is a favorite evening spot for courting couples, families, political rallies and anyone out to enjoy what passes for fresh air.

9.Hanging Gardens of Mumbai 

The Hanging Gardens, in Mumbai, also called Pherozeshah Mehta Gardens, are terraced gardens rooted at the highest point of Malabar Hill, on its western side, just near to the Kamala Nehru Park.They provide sunset views over the Arabian Sea and feature various hedges carved into the shapes of animals.One can spend an entire day exploring the natural beauty of these terraced gardens along with family and friends. Since it is on an altitude, the sea breeze keeps the environment cooler and peaceful.

10. Bandra–Worli Sea Link

The Bandra–Worli Sea Link, formally called Rajiv Gandhi Sea Link, is a link stayed connect with pre-focused on solid steel viaducts on either side that connects Bandra in the Western Suburbs of Mumbai with Worli in South Mumbai.The ₹16 billion (US$250 million) bridge was commissioned by the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC). Just remember don’t stop and hang around on it as cops will fine you and no bikes are allowed.

11. Castella de Aguada

Castella de Aguada, also known as the Bandra Fort, is a fort located in Bandra, Mumbai. It was built by the Portuguese in 1640.It is a place to take a break from the city life. The sound of waves and the sweet wind will make your mood smooth.The best possible view of Bandra-Worli sea-link can be photographed here. You can get down the fort & can walk into the rocky shore to enjoy the panoramic view.

12.Global Vipassana Pagoda

The Global Vipassana Pagoda is a Meditation Hall close Gorai, North-west of Mumbai, India. The Pagoda was introduced by Pratibha Patil, then President of India on 8 February 2009. There is no entry fee or charge to see the Global Vipassana Pagoda. There is no charge for the tour guides at Global Vipassana Pagoda.The place can give you a sense of tranquility and peace.Built entirely through voluntary donations, the purpose of the Global Vipassana Pagoda is to: 1) share information about Vipassana, and 2) remove misconceptions about the Gautam Buddha and his teachings.The center of the Global Vipassana Pagoda contains the world’s largest stone dome built without any supporting pillars.The height of the dome is approximately 29 metres.

13.Basilica of Our Lady of the Mount, Bandra

The Basilica of Our Lady of the Mount, all the more generally known as Mount Mary Church, is a Roman Catholic Basilica situated in Bandra, Mumbai.The basilica stands on a hillock, about 80 metres above sea level.The Mount Mary Fair in Bandra is an eight-day festive occasion and is celebrated to honour the birth of Virgin Mary. The belief is that Mother Mary was born on September 8 and so every year the Mount Mary Basilica celebrates by giving a feast to Our Lady of the Mount. This is a true carnival and has lovely shopping stalls, street events, food stalls, and amusement rides. It also has concerts and wonderful memories to take away.

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