This Metropolitan city doesn’t have many historical monuments as other cities but its diversity is more than it compensates!
Don’t miss on these attractions for a memorable trip in Mumbai:
Gateway of India: It is the most recognised monument which marked the end of British Rule in 1947. It is located on the waterfront in Colaba. The imposing structure of the monument is a beautiful convergence of Indian, Arabic and Western architecture. The Gateway of India is an example of marvellous architecture and the view from the sea especially at night is ethereal!
Marine Drive: This is the Heart of Mumbai and the stretch here is “C” shaped which links to the southern end of Nariman point. The Marine Drive is also alluded as the Queen's necklace because of the yellow streetlights on the road making it look like a string of pearls, also offering a spectacular view of the sunset. The sound of the waves, a view of the Mumbai skyline and the starry sky makes Marine Drive one of the most romantic spots in the city.
If you go to the end of Marine Drive, you will see a popular seafront Chowpatty beach which is famous for its bazaars and Dinners. You can witness ferry wheels, Shooting exhibitions, Road plays or even camel rides here.
Siddhivinayak Temple: Looking for some religious peace, you can definitely go to this Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha. This temple entertains thousands of devotees from prominent figures to Bollywood stars.
Juhu Beach: This is the longest beach in Mumbai and is renowned for its street food which has a typical Mumbai flavour added to it.
The surrounding area of this beach is one of the poshest localities in Mumbai and is home to a lot of famous Bollywood and TV celebrities, the most famous being Amitabh Bachchan’s Bungalow.Its shoreline has a beautiful and serene climate.
One of Mumbai’s promenades is the Worli sea face. The magnificent view of this picturesque Bandra Worli sea link should not be missed. This whole place can be best enjoyed during monsoons and it even attracts visitors during bad weather too.
Haji Ali Shrine: Located in the heart of Worli, this shrine reflects the Indian Muslim Architecture.
You can pay your respects at this Shrine as the stupendous architecture of Haji Ali attracts people of various religions and beliefs.
Essel World: It is a fun-filled theme park which is located in Gorai, Mumbai. It has rides for all the ages and is open 365 days to entertain 10,000 visitors per day. Enjoy your day as you try some of the exhilarating rides there like Shot-N-Drop, Hoola Loop and Aqua Dive.
Nothing can be a better solace than the beautiful beaches in Mumbai like Versova Beach, Aksa beach, Gorai Beach, Alibaug Beach and Nagaon beach.
The list of adjectives falls shorts to expound the beauty of the places to visit in Mumbai. Extending from the spots for the history lovers to the one which bewitches the adventure buffs, there is no dearth of such places. Apart from this, whether you are here your family or visiting the city with your bunch of folks, it has something for everyone’s needs. So leave behind the ordinary destinations and traverse the lure of Mumbai!