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Best Places in Mumbai for Tourists and Visitors

Updated on June 9, 2015

Mumbai Best Places

Best Places in Mumbai for Tourists and Visitors

Planning to visit a city in vacations for enjoyment is a tough work to do, if you do not know best amusing places. It is better to make a plan to visit most exciting place in the city, you plan to spend your holidays. Mumbai is a metropolitan city of India, which has attracted most of the visitors visiting India. The attractions include different lakes, Islands, Historical monuments, and Temples. If you are also planning to visit such a nice city then here are the best attractions, from which you can plan to travel Mumbai and visit most astonishing places.

1. Gateway Of India

The first attraction of visitors visiting Mumbai is Gate Way of India, which is built on the basis of basalt arch structure during the British Raj in the honor of remembering Queen Mary and King George V visit to the city. It is constructed in such a way so that it is facing the ocean. The Gateway of India looks like an entrance gate of India for the visitors coming from boat to the Mumbai. You can visit it and look at its beautiful structure and embroidery on it. If you want to find a place to stay near seaside then ‘Taj Palace and Tower Hotel’ is the best place for you to stay.

2. Lakes In Mumbai

If you like boating and to spend time on banks of a lake then Mumbai is an awesome place to find fantastic lakes where you can find places to spend splendid holidays. All the lakes in Mumbai are surrounded by greenery. There are three lakes in Mumbai. All the lakes are fresh water lakes from which drinking water is supplied to half of the city. The name of a largest lake of the city is called Vihar Lake. The lake’s water is filtered with a large filtration plant to provide drinking water to public of the city. Second largest lake of the city Mumbai, which is known as Tulsi Lake, is located within the boundaries of Sanjay Gandhi National Park. Another lake named as Powai Lake is located on Salsette Island of Mumbai, which gives an awesome experience to visitors. People love to take pictures with such a beautiful scenario of the lake.

3. Heritage Buildings In Mumbai

Most of the heritage buildings in Mumbai are located in and around the south part of Mumbai. The city is carrying historical monuments and heritages with it such as Khotachiwadi village where you can find homes of a historic period of 18th century. Prince of Wales Museum is another heritage of Mumbai that is carrying a lot of small things of ancient times from which one can recollect memories of ancient times.

4. Caves

Other attractions of the city are caves, which can be found on Borivali and Elephanta Island. Some of the caves are dedicated to Mahatma Buddha and others are dedicated to lord Shiva. These caves are beautifully and amazingly manufactured in ancient times, which surprised historians and other visitors.

5. A Beautiful Structure Of Mosque And Tomb

A very astonishing combination of mosque and tomb is located surprisingly in the middle of the ocean. The name of the very attractive holy place is Haji Ali. It was built in the memory of a Sufi Saint, Pir Haji Ali Shah Bukhari who went to Mecca and did great deeds. It gives a very calm and meditating feeling to visitors those visit the Mosque Haji Ali.

6. Spending The Best Evening In Mumbai

If you like to spend evening while watching a beautiful sunset from best sunset point then Juhu beaches are the best locations to spend your evenings. Marine Drive is also full of amazing stuff such as Chowpatty where you and feed yourself. While watching a sunset if you feel yourself hungry then there you can find many options to eat snacks. You probably not find your favorite snacks such as French fries, but if just try the taste the snacks they offer. You’ll be amazed by a new mouth-watering taste.

Mumbai is a fantastic place to visit. It is just like Los Angeles of Colombia. Just like Hollywood in Los Angeles, there is a Bollywood in the Mumbai city.

If you are also very keen to do window shopping then there is a huge variety of clothes, a variety of accessories, shoes, goggles and other cool looking stuff.

If you are still thinking to visit Mumbai, then just stop thinking and try it out once. You’ll definitely find it more astonishing than you can imagine.

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