What Are Some Things To See And Do In Mumbai, India?
If you have ever traveled to, or lived in Mumbai, India, what would you recommend seeing there?
Here are 10 things you must see in Mumbai (Bombay)!
1 - The Gateway - this is the most popular tourist attraction and can be best viewed from the tourist boat trips.
2 - Chowpatty Beach - sandy beach that has been filmed in many Bollywood movies. It comes alive at night!
3 - Flora Fountain - in the heart of the city this can be found.
4 - The Theives Market (Chor Bazaar) - great place to find the gifts to remember your stay,
5 - Marine Drive - 2 miles of busy road that is flanked by the sea and buildings lots of car chases filmed on this stretch of road.
6 - Kamala Nehru Park - There is a famous shoe house here and there is a great view of the city from this hill top location.
7 - Kanheri Caves - In the heart of the national park and cut into the hills it is an amazing place to visit. You can spend a good few hours there exploring.
8 - Victoria Terminus - This was where the first steam train left to commemorate Queen Victoria's Jubilee Day in 1887. Very impressive building.
9 - The Victoria Gardens - (Jijamata Udyan) Botanical gardens spread over a large area. A great place to visit to get away from the hustle and bustle.
10 - Mahatma Gandhi Road - Fashion Street is its nickname and there are loads of designer clothes at a fraction of the prices we get them at. Haggle your way to a great deal.
There are many more places you can visit but these seem to be the most popular.
I live in Mumbai for last three and half years and I almost travel all the places in Mumbai and near by Mumbai.Here are some many things to visit like Gate way of India, marine drive, Juhu Beach, Mahalaxmi tample, Haji ali and so many places.Besides there are no of hill stations around Mumbai like Panchgani, Matheran, Lonavla,Khandala...Other than hill station , some beaches like Ganpatipule,Alibag is near to Mumbai.Ajanta Elora is good place to visit too.
I visited all of them and it was amazing experience
Hope you will also enjoy.
Since I lived in Mumbai for the better part of my growing and student life I would like to add the following to the list provided by highprofile and M K Paul.
A visit to the
Taraporewala Aquarium on Marine drive,
The Prince Of Wales Museum,
Borivili National Park,
Elephanta caves via The Gateway Of India,
I think the list is long enough so I must stop.
Hello, as the list is already long I will only add things that haven't been mentioned yet:
1. Crawford Market Bazaar - a place where you can literally find ANYTHING under the sun for the cheapest price! But it will be a looong day;)
2. Carter Road and Bandstand in Bandra are both nice promenades to stroll in the evenings
3. Matunga - is the little south india in Mumbai - the food is simply superb and at every corner you will se a beautiful and colourful temple!
4. Madh Island - Some areas are pretty and the ferry ride is an adventure in itself
5. NCPA - theatre and concerts, there is always a lot of program, check the website
6. Prithvi theatre in Juhu also has a good programme
7. Versova Fisher village - feel like time travelling
8. KotachiWadi close to Charni Road - an old portugese quarter that now is luckily partly under heritage protection - well worth a walk
9. Kala Ghoda area, beautiful area to explore, if you come on time (usually in feb) don't miss the Kala Ghoda Arts festival!
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