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Major Tourist Attractions in Mumbai

Updated on August 26, 2017

More than 12 million people live in Mumbai, which is the capital of Maharastra, India. This bustling metropolitan city is a blend of contrasts. This alpha world city is the financial and entertainment capital of India. It is the melting point of many cultures and communities. Mumbai has a tropical climate. The average annual temperature is 27.2 °C.

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How to reach Mumbai?

Mumbai is well-connected by air, sea, rail and road. It has six airports, including the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport; one sea port, the Port of Mumbai; more than 140 railway stations; and many bus stations.

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Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM), Vile Parle East, Vile Parle, Mumbai, Maharashtra 40
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Hotels in Mumbai

5-Star Hotels
4-Star Hotels
3-Star Hotels
2-Star Hotels
1-Star Hotel
Hotel Sahara Star
Ramada Powai Hotel And Convention Centre
Keys Hotel Nestor
Hotel Midland
Hotel Arma Executive
Hotel Sofitel Mumbai BKC
VITS Hotel
Hotel Residency
Treebo Sea Side
Hotel Arma Galaxy
The Oberoi, Mumbai
The Regale by Tunga
Hotel Three Star Mumbai
Hotel Imperial Palace
Hotel Arma Court

Places of Interest in Mumbai

Here are some places to visit in Mumbai. These places attract tourists from all parts of the world.

Gateway of India

This arch monument was built to commemorate the landing of King George V and Queen Mary at Apollo Bunder on their visit India in 1911. Located in Colaba, the Gateway of India is in ‎Indo-Saracenic style of architecture‎. It is an important landmark in Mumbai.

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Apollo Bandar, Colaba, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001, India
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Siddhivinayak Temple

This Hindu temple is dedicated to god Ganapati. This ISO 9001:2008 certified is in Prabhadevi. Built in 1801, this temple is the richest temple in Mumbai. It receives donations of more than $1.5 million every year. The Ganesha idol at the temple in was carved out of a single black stone.

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S.K.Bole Marg, Prabhadevi, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400028, India
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Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Railway Station

This historic railway station, which is in Victorian-Gothic style of architecture, was built in 1887. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is located in Bori Bunder area.

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Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Area, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001, India
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Bandra–Worli Sea Link

This cable-stayed bridge (with pre-stressed concrete-steel viaducts on either side) is 5.6 kilometers long. It is a modern architectural beauty. It is India's first eight-lane freeway over the open sea.

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Bandra - Worli Sea Link, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400030, India
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This popular amusement park is located in Gorai. It covers an area of around 64 acres. It is the largest amusement theme park in India. Around 1.8 million people visit EsselWorld every year. Its family rides, adult rides and children rides are immensely popular among visitors.

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Global Pagoda Road, Gorai, Borivali West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400091, India
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Safety Tips

Mumbai is a relatively safe city. However, it is advisable to take basic precautions. Avoid travelling in local trains during peak hours, especially if you have children. Avoid travelling in completely empty trains. For sightseeing, hire a car service with an informative guide.

If you are assaulted or harassed in public, scream, create a scene, especially if you are a woman. People in Mumbai are very helpful. It is better to use dial-a-cab service rather than the regular black-and-yellow cabs.

Avoid flaunting your richness. Avoid arguments with strangers, especially on sensitive topics like language, culture and religion. Do not reveal too much information about yourself, your travel plans, etc to any third person like hotel receptionist, room service and cab driver.

Emergency numbers:

Police: 100

Fire: 101

Medical: 102


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