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40 Best Places to Visit in Mumbai, Maharashtra

To everyone who lives in Mumbai, it is a magical city with a vibe that cannot be felt anywhere else. Yes, residents of other metropolitans might have raised eyebrows after this statement of mine but one has to agree with me that Mumbai does have something about it!

Housing India’s most prolific film industry; some of Asia’s biggest slums as well as world’s most expensive homes along with the largest tropical forest in an urban area, the city truly mirrors the diversity that India is known for.

Not only this, the city can fill pages after pages when it comes to rich history and it can give any place in the country a good run for money when it comes to nightlife. The bottom line is Mumbai is truly a place to see in India, something that will engage your memories for days after the tour as well.

There is something for everyone and in enough quantity to blow one’s mind up! Without further ado, let me share with you a list of top 40 places to visit in Mumbai, so in case you are planning a trip to this action-packed city, you do not miss out even on one aspect of it.

40 Best Places to Explore in Mumbai, Maharashtra

Gateway of India Juhu Beach
Elephanta Caves Colaba Causeway Market
Marine Drive Victoria Terminus
Film City Haji Ali
Banganga Tank Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat
Dharavi Slum Hanging Gardens
Prince of Wales Museum Siddhivinayak Temple
Essel World Chor Bazaar
Sanjay Gandhi National Park Kanheri Caves
Mahalakshmi Temple Mount Mary Church
Rajabai Clock Tower Kamla Nehru Park
Veermata Jijabai Udyan Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum
Aksa Beach St. Thomas Cathedral
Crawford Market Powai Lake
Jehangir Gallery St. George Fort
Khotachiwadi Village Worli Seaface
Global Vipassana Pagoda Nehru Science Center
Taraporewala Aquarium Walk of Stars
Chowpatty Beach Red Carpet Wax Museum
Mumba Devi Temple Snow World

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Gateway of India

Gateway-of-India Mumbai

Gateway of India is the major landmark of Mumbai City. Built in the 20th Century to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to Mumbai.

Located at the tip of Apollo Bunder, the gateway overlooks the Mumbai harbour that is bordered by Arabian Sea in the Colaba district. Gateway of India is constituted of a large arch, with a height of 26m and is done in Indo-Saracenic style.

However, if one looks closely, traces of Muslim architectural styles can also be seen in the edifice. Another top attraction in Mumbai, Elephanta Caves are located close to the Gateway of India, and tourists can travel on motor boats to reach there.

Also, Taj Mahal Hotel, which is India’s most prestigious and luxurious hotel is situated close to the Gateway of India. Therefore, along with visiting Gateway of India, one can catch up on two other important tourist attractions in Mumbai.

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Elephanta Caves

Elephanta Caves Mumbai

Situated at a 10 km radius from Gateway of India is one of the major tourist places in Mumbai, the Elephanta Caves. The caves are said to be one of the oldest rock cut structures in the country and are a perfect example of archaic Indian art associated with the cult of Lord Shiva.

It is reckoned that the caves were adorned with sculptures between the 6th or the 8th century. The island on which the caves are built was originally known as Gharapuri and is a quiet and picturesque island with green foliage and harmless primates. The three-headed Shiva sculpture called Maheshmurti is the main attraction of this island. Apart from it the sculptures of Shiva, in the ‘Shiva Nataraja’ and ‘Ardhanarishvara’ forms are also worth seeing in Elephanta Caves.

Highlight: To go to Elephanta Caves, one has to go to the Gateway of India in Mumbai and take a boat/ferry ride from there. The journey takes one hour by sea.

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Colaba Causeway Market

Colaba Causeway Market Mumbai

An ideal place for street shopping in Mumbai, Colaba Causeway Market has on offer cheap clothes, fashionable boutiques, British era buildings and of course good food. Everything that you can name can be found in this old market in Mumbai. It is one of the best places to visit in Mumbai. It will give you a great insight on the local life of Mumbai.  If you get a chance, do visit Regal Cinema, one of the oldest movie theaters of India.

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Juhu Beach

Juhu Beach Mumbai-Sunset

Probably one of the most visited places in Mumbai, Juhu Beach is situated in Vile Parle. Juhu Beach comes to life mostly in the evening, when people from all walks of life visit here to enjoy the sunset, play in the water and treat their taste buds with street food like Bhel Puri and Pav Bhaji. It is the best place to enjoy some quality time with family and friends. The chill and grill vibes of Juhu beach will be the best things to feel on a Mumbai Trip.

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Victoria Terminus

Victoria Terminus Mumbai

Also known as Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST), this Victorian Gothic style edifice is situated in the heart of Mumbai City. Just like the Gateway of India, CST is an important landmark of Mumbai. Declared a ‘World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2004, Victoria Terminus was built in 1888 and till today stands as one of the best examples of Gothic style architecture in India. It is also one of the busiest railway stations in Mumbai.

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Film City

Film City Mumbai

Located near Sanjay Gandhi National Park in the vicinity of Aarey Colony in Goregaon is probably the most famous place in Mumbai. Also known as Dadasaheb Phalke Chitranagri, Film City is spread across 520 acres and is absolutely a dream world. It is said that the place is so large that almost 1000 sets can be put simultaneously here. The main highlights of the Film City are real-like sets, which include fake lakes, fountains, mountains, gardens, houses, picnic spots, cities and villages.

Highlights: One should have to take prior permission to visit Film City.

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Haji Ali

Haji Ali Dargah Mumbai

One of the most important religious places in Mumbai. Haji Ali Dargah is truly a must-visit. The whitewashed structure is spread in an area of 4,500 meters and is flanked by marble pillars. Haji Ali is said to have miraculous powers and that whoever prays here gets his wish fulfilled.

Therefore, throughout the year the place can be seen crowded by the believers. The location of this religious shrine is another highlight, this holy place for Muslim is situated in the middle of the sea and is attached to the land through a 700-yard pathway that gets submerged in water during the evening high tide.

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Banganga Tank

Banganga Tank Mumbai

Banganga Tank is one of the prominent tourist attractions in Mumbai. It forms a part of Walkeshwar temple complex in Malabar Hill. As the water in the tank is regarded as the subsidiary of Holy Ganges, it is considered sacred and is believed to have healing powers. The tank is visited by thousands who wish to take a dip in the holy water and offer flowers at the Banganga Temple. If you are in Mumbai, don’t forget to embrace the divine grace.

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Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat

Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat Mumbai

Believe or not, this 140 years old Dhobi Ghat (laundromat) is amongst one of the most popular places to see in Mumbai. Travelers actually make sure that they visit Dhobi Ghat on their trip to Mumbai.

Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat is Mumbai’s biggest human-powered washing machine, where every day hundreds of people beat the dirt out of soiled Mumbai clothes and linen in 1026 open-air troughs. The best view is from the bridge across the railway tracks near Mahalaxmi train station.

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Dharavi Slum

Dharavi Slum Mumbai

It really takes heart to visit a place like this. But if you make up your mind to visit Dharavi, which is apparently one of the biggest slums in the world, you would experience a paradigm shift.

The narrow lanes, congested houses, dirty vicinity, children playing barefoot and other heartbreaking conditions prevalent in this place will not only make you to be grateful for what you have.

However, a Dharavi Tour is not about witnessing how a lower class of the society lives amidst poor conditions so that one can be thankful for his life and facilities he has, but it is to understand how these people living with no amenities at all are heroes in their own way.

Highlights: No photography and videography are allowed during the tour.

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Marine Drive

Marine Drive Mumbai

Known as Marine Drive, this tourist spot has also been called Sonapur by the locals of the city. Marine Drive is a 3km long stretch that links Nariman Point to Babulnath, and is situated at the foot of Malabar Hill.

Large crowds of people come to this place to stride along the walkway and to view the setting sun at dusk. Marine Drive is also referred to as ‘Queen’s necklace’, because the street lights make the road look like a string of pearls and create an illusion of a necklace, when viewed at night from an elevated point.

Towards the northern end of Marine Drive lies one of the oldest beaches in Mumbai, Chowpatty Beach, which is famous for its bazaars and fast food and snacks such as Bhel Puri, Pav Bhaji, etc.

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Prince of Wales Museum

Prince of Wales Museum Mumbai

Also known as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, the museum is one of the most popular places to see in Mumbai. Prince of Wales Museum was built in the early 20th century and showcases several collections of ancient artworks, sculptures and artifacts in its galleries.

Regular exhibitions and lectures on several topics are held inside here. The museum is done in Indo-Saracenic style of architecture and is bordered by lavish green gardens. There are three different parts of the museums: Natural history section, Archaeology section and Art section where innumerable forms of art and artifacts from India, Tibet, Nepal and other far eastern countries are preserved.

Also, there are collections of 2000 rare miniature paintings from several art schools in India; decorative artworks made from wood, metal, jade and ivory; rare archeological artifacts dating back to the ‘Indus Valley’ civilization in the 2000 B.C can be seen in the museum.

Remnants from the Mauryan as well as Gupta periods are displayed in the museum. There is a section in the museum that includes a collection of reptiles, mammals, amphibians, birds and fishes. On the other hand, another section in the museum displays Indian arms and armor, weapons, swords, shields. The museum has a section of European oil paintings as well.

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Siddhivinayak Temple

Siddhivinayaka Temple Mumbai

Probably one of the most beautiful temples situated in Mumbai, the Siddhivinayak temple is definitely a must see in the city. Every day, more than 20000 devotees throng the temple to offer their prayers at the temple and on Tuesday special ‘puja’ and ‘darshan’ takes place. Bollywood celebrities too, visit Siddhivinayak to seek blessings. When one visits this place, they can admire the temple’s ancient style of architecture and its many features.

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Essel World

Essel World Mumbai

Reckoned to be one of the first amusement parks in India, Essel World in Mumbai is a place for everyone. Situated in the Gorai Island, Essel World is one of the biggest amusement parks with its colossal infrastructure and several exciting dry and wet rides. The Park remains open all year round and fun activities that can be enjoyed here include ice skating, dancing and bowling. The Park has several rides that cater to all age groups and also there are avenues for shopping and food courts for people looking for a holistic experience.

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Chor Bazaar

Chor Bazaar Mumbai

One of the oldest markets in Mumbai, Chor Bazaar (Thieves’ Market) has a fascinating history that dates back to over 150 years. Located in South Mumbai, Chor Bazaar is a place to find stolen goods, just as the name suggests. You will usually find shopaholics thronging here as the goods can be bought here at throwaway prices. From antiques to Victorian furniture and fashion to electronics, a wide array of goods are available in this fascinating market.

Highlights: On Fridays the market remains closed.

Sanjay Gandhi National Park

Sanjay Gandhi National Park Mumbai

Situated within Mumbai, Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) has the distinction of being a wildlife reserve in a metropolitan area. The national park is spread over an area of 104 sq km, is popular among wildlife and nature enthusiasts.

It is also the most visited place in Mumbai, and attracts about two million people annually. The Park was earlier known as Borivali National Park and was renamed in 1990 after Congress leader and late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s son Sanjay.

Ashok Van and Gaumukh are the trails commonly used by the trekkers. Whereas, the View Point trail is the most ambitious which takes you to the highest point in the park and offers a panoramic view of Mumbai and Tulsi, Vihar and Powai Lake. Barking deer, Hanuman langur and Indian flying fox, birds like jungle owlets, golden orioles among many others can be spotted here.

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Kanheri Caves

Kanheri Caves Mumbai

Nestled in the Sanjay Gandhi National Park at Borivali, the Kanheri Caves also known as the ‘lungs of Mumbai’ are amongst the best places to see during your holiday in the city. It is said to be the only place in the city with the maximum amount of greenery and consequently, a lot of fresh air.

Kanheri Caves premises offers a pleasant escape from the pollution and the bustling city life. The caves date back to the 1st century BC and are reckoned to be one of the oldest caves in India.

Kanheri Caves are renowned for their natural Basalt formations, ancient Indian styled architecture and the 109 special entrances to the caves. These caves were once a distinctive Buddhist institution for congregational worship, study and meditation.

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Mahalakshmi Temple

Mahalakshmi Temple Mumbai

Dedicated to honor ‘Goddess Mahalaxmi’, this is an ancient temple in Mumbai. A large number of believers throng this temple on Fridays. Also, during the days of ‘Navaratri’ festival, thousands of devotees throng this shrine to witness the celebrations.

It is one of the major Hindu religious places in Mumbai. Dakhji Dadaji, a Hindu merchant built this temple in 1831. Idols of Tridevi goddesses Mahakali, Mahalakshmi, and Mahasaraswati adorn the temple and showers holy blessings.

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Mount Mary Church

Mount Mary Church Mumbai

An ancient church, built in 1640 and then rebuilt in 1761, The Basilica of Our Lady of the Mount is also an important religious place in Mumbai. What adds to the charm of this church even more is that it is sited on top of a hill known as ‘Sunder ban Bandra’, which overlooks the mighty Arabian Sea.

It is believed that the church has healing powers and for this reason, the church is often flocked by devotees. It is also said that those who sincerely pray at the Mount Mary Church often get their wishes fulfilled.

Highlights: The ‘Bandra Fair’ or the ‘Feast of Mount Mary’ is a week-long celebration held every September at the Mount Mary Church and is the best time to visit.

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Rajabai Clock Tower

Rajabai Clock Tower

Located in South Mumbai, Rajabai Clock Tower stands in Mumbai University Fort Campus located next to the High Court. The tower is modelled on the Big Ben in London and has become one of the major tourist destinations in Mumbai. The tower holds a big clock which plays melodic tunes at fixed intervals. It has many impressive features as well and has been beautifully embellished with oriental figures.

Kamla Nehru Park

Kamla Nehru Park Mumbai

Situated at Malabar Hill, Kamla Nehru Park is named after the wife of the first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru. The Park is spread in an area of about 4,000 square feet and provides a great sight of Chowpatty Beach and also Marine Drive (Queen’s Necklace).

Kamala Nehru Park has widespread verdant green surroundings. It is one among the most commonly visited places by children in Mumbai. The Park has a diverse range of flowers and is famous for a unique structure, called the Old Woman’s Shoe or Boot House, that majorly attracts kids.

Veermata Jijabai Udyan

Veermata Jijabai Udyan Mumbai

Formerly known as ‘Rani Bagh’ and ‘Victoria Gardens’, Veermata Jijabai Udyan is located in Byculla, which by the way is in the heart of Mumbai. The garden is also considered to be one of the oldest zoos of India.

Another major attraction of this garden is the Bhau Daji Lad Museum, which is located in the same premises with the purpose of enhancing industrial as well as agricultural interests. There is an ancient statue of an elephant near the museum, which is believed to have been found at the Elephanta Caves. The garden is spread over 48 acres and also has a clock tower located near the entrance.

Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum

Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum Mumbai

Earlier called the Victoria and Albert Museum, Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum was built in 1872 and is one of Mumbai’s oldest museums. One can find a great number of archaeological findings, photographs, maps and relics that are extremely rare and that relate to Mumbai’s glorious history.

The museum also displays over 4000 manuscripts and reference books along with several clay models, costumes, beautifully shaped silver and copper. Bronze sculptures, weapons, ivories, fossils, and decorative metal ware can also be found in this rich museum.

Aksa Beach

Aksa Beach Mumbai

Dotted with private cottages and hotels, Aksa Beach is a popular spot in Mumbai. Situated in Malad, the beach is a base of the Indian Navy. There is another small beach called Dana Paani, which is ideal for beach holiday in Mumbai.

On Sundays and holidays, Aksa is packed with vacationing families and students. However, during the week, it remains mostly silent and as well as clean. The place is ideal to sunbathe, watch sunrise and sunsets and to relax. After all there are very few places in the bustling metropolis of Mumbai where tranquility can surround one.

St. Thomas Cathedral

St. Thomas Cathedral Mumbai

The Cathedral of St. Thomas is one of the major landmarks in Mumbai. Built in 1718, the cathedral is the highlight of the early British settlement. In fact, St Thomas Cathedral was the first Anglican Church in the city and that is why it held tremendous religious significance for the Christian population of Mumbai. The Cathedral is a towering monument representing peace and is named after St. Thomas, one of the 12 Disciples of Jesus who also visited India.

Crawford Market

Crawford Market Mumbai

Crawford Market is another popular spot in Mumbai. It is said to be one of the best places to buy household items. The market was the main wholesale market till 1966. and was spread in 72000 sq. Yards.

What catches the eyes the most here is this splendid architecture of Norman and Flemish styles. It is a place for those who want to Savour different flavors as the market is replete with an array of dazzling fruits, vegetables and poultry along with aromas of the fresh cheese and homemade chocolate.

Powai Lake

Powai Lake Mumbai

Powai is an artificial lake situated in the Powai Valley in the northern suburbs of Mumbai which was named after Framaji Kavasji Powai Estate. This lake is one the beautiful places in the city and should not be missed on your visit to Mumbai.

Located on the Salsette Island, next to the Powai village, Powai Lake is a calm and soothing spot where one can enjoy nature at its best. To the east of this lake is Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Mumbai) and the National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE). There are also various luxurious hotels and housing complexes around the area of the lake.

Jehangir Gallery

Jehangir Gallery Mumbai

One of the venues of the famed Kala Ghoda festivals, Jehangir Art Gallery was founded by Sir Cowasji Jehangir in 1952. This gallery is situated at Kala Ghoda, behind the Prince of Wales Museum, in South Mumbai near the Gateway of India, and has four exhibition halls.

Over the years, this area has evolved as the center of art activity in the city and a place where artists, patrons and art lovers can meet and share their passion for art. The gallery is recognized nationally and internationally as a center of contemporary Indian art. This interesting gallery hosts shows by local artists and the occasional big names and is also home to Samovar Café.

St. George Fort

St. George Fort Mumbai

St. George Fort or Fort George stands in the Fort area of Mumbai. Named after King George III, the fort was built in 1769 at the site of the Dongri Fort, as an extension of the fortified Bombay region.

The reason behind its construction was to provide defense against an expected attack by Napoleon Bonaparte. The fort was also used as a storehouse of arms and ammunition. Between 1889 and 1892, St. George Hospital was constructed at the fort site and its remains can still be seen. Rest, most of the fort is in ruins and travelers visit here to find the rich history that is hidden still in its arches and walls.

Khotachiwadi Village

Khotachiwadi Village Mumbai

Khotachi Wadi is like a tiny hamlet in South Mumbai’s Girgaum district which is famous for a pristine beach, Chowpatty. This heritage village has old-Portuguese style houses which have been home to Mumbai’s original inhabitants, the East Indian Christians.

Khotachiwadi also offers the most defining image of Mumbai with tall buildings against the Arabian Sea. Most of the houses here are at least a hundred years old and are hand painted in bright colors and are either double or triple storied structures with high ceilings, large rooms and flanked by old-style verandas. This is a place that one must visit to experience an important part of Mumbai city.

Worli Seaface

Worli Seaface Mumbai

Worli Seaface features scenic surroundings that are characterized by endless azure waters of the Arabian Sea and view of distant Haji Ali Dargah. It is a posh and a major residential area in South Mumbai, which is inhabited mostly by affluent people.

Extending from the Worli Fort in the north to Narayan Pujari Nagar in the south, this locality is a popular place of interest in the city. Famous for experiencing giant waves during monsoon season, it attracts locals and tourists alike. Worli Sea Face features a number of significant attractions like Worli Fort, Haji Ali Dargah and Bandra-Worli Sea Link (Rajiv Gandhi Sea Link). Besides, there are a number of high-end restaurants and shopping outlets as well.

Global Vipassana Pagoda

Global Vipassana Pagoda Mumbai

Global Vipassana Pagoda is a large meditation complex and memorial in Mumbai. It was built to honor Lord Buddha. Completed in 2008, this sacred edifice is counted amongst the biggest stone monuments across the Asiatic continent and houses the sacred bone relics of Gautam Buddha in the main dome.

Another prominent highlight of this shrine is that it comprises the largest pillar-less dome in the world and surpasses Bijapur’s Gol Gumbaz in terms of size. Global Vipassana Pagoda mesmerizes visitors with its architecture.

It has a towering height of about 325 feet and the large meditation hall at the center of this domed structure has an impressive seating capacity of 8000 people.

Highlight: Main attractions of this complex include the intricately carved Myanmar Gate and a giant marble statue of Buddha.

Nehru Science Center

Nehru Science Centre Mumbai

The Nehru Science Centre covers various aspects of science and technology that are both interesting and informative. It is an ideal place to take your kids to. A part of the National Council of Science Museums (NCSM), this center has more than 500 interactive exhibits that are related to various topics, including sound, energy, mechanics and kinetics.

To be precise it is a science park and gallery where one can see different aspects of science. A major highlight of the Nehru Science Centre is the three-dimensional science show which is named ‘Monsters of the Deep’. It takes people into an underwater world that seems real and where they can witness mythical monsters.

A science odyssey named ‘Grand Canyon Adventure’ is also organized at this center. This 45-minute film is based on the famous Grand Canyons of Arizona and attempts at spreading awareness about saving freshwater resources of the world.

Taraporewala Aquarium

Taraporewala Aquarium Mumbai

Another great place to take your kids in Mumbai, Taraporewala Aquarium boasts of rich aquatic life. The kids can enjoy witnessing more than a hundred varieties of sea fish along with seven kinds of coral fish, octopus, shark, sea horse, moray eels, turtles and small starfish. Apart from these, products made using shells and pearls are showcased at the aquarium. Visitors can also visit the room that displays fossils, seashells and fish preserved in bottles.

Walk of Stars

Walk of Stars Mumbai

The Walk of the Stars is a section of the Bandstand Promenade in Bandra, Mumbai that is built to honor the Bollywood film stars similar to the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The path features about six statues of famous Bollywood actors as well as about 100 brass plates embossed with the handprints and signatures of other Bollywood stars. The walk is 2km long and is definitely a place to visit if you are a Bollywood movie lover.

Hanging Gardens Mumbai

Hanging Gardens Mumbai

What? Garden in a crowded place like South Mumbai? Yes, Hanging Garden is the jewel of South Mumbai. It is very difficult to imagine any green space in Mumbai due to its lack of space for solace but there are few parks and gardens in Mumbai that will blow your heart away.

Hanging Garden is one of them. It is one of the best places for picnics, evening walks and morning walks. Situated on the western side of Malabar Hill this garden is a cherished spot for photographers and solace seekers. Hanging Garden is also known as Pherozeshah Mehta Garden and was built in 1881. Stunning views of Arabian Sea, cool sunset views, swings for kids, lush greenery for nature lovers makes this wonderful Hanging Garden, one of the best places to visit for tourists in Mumbai.

Highlights – Top attractions of Hanging Garden are the Flower clock at the center of the garden and the Boot House.

Chowpatty Beach

Chowpatty Beach Mumbai

Chowpatty Beach is one of the must visit places to visit in Mumbai. As we all know Mumbai is always busy, it never sleeps and it is always active. People tend to feel tired from the chaos of life.

Chowpatty Beach offers moments of joy and rejuvenation of mind and body from the daily hustle bustle of life. Mornings here are very peaceful, people come here to perform Yoga Asanas and walk. Scenic beauty of the Arabian Sea will soothe your eyes. Food stalls and shops will make your day. If you are looking for a moment of relaxation then definitely visit Chowpatty Beach.

Highlights – For kids, Merry go round and ferry wheels will be the best things to experience. Peaceful vibes and scenic beauty of the sea will be a bliss to behold.

Red Carpet Wax Museum

Red Carpet Wax Museum Mumbai

Your trip to Mumbai is incomplete if you don’t visit the Red-Carpet Wax Museum. It is a must visit place in Mumbai for tourists.  The Wax Museum displays wax statues of eminent celebrities and other famous personalities.  Statues would look larger than life and you will feel amazing by clicking beautiful pictures besides Brad Pitt, Obama, Harry Potter, Mr. Bean etc. You will absolutely love it.

Location – 1st Floor, R City Mall, Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg, Mumbai

Mumba Devi Temple

Mumba Devi Temple Mumbai

If you are in Mumbai, then you should definitely visit Mumba Devi Temple. It is one of the most beautiful temples situated at the heart of Mumbai. The temple was constructed in the 18th century. Goddess Mumba Devi is a guardian goddess of Koli fishermen and patron goddess of Mumbai city.

It is also said that the city of Mumbai got its name from Goddess Mumba Devi. According to a legend Mumba Devi is an eight-armed goddess who defeated an evil demon named Mumbaraka. After his defeat Mumbaraka requested the goddess to take his name and the goddess gave him the permission to build a temple in her honor. The Shrine in the temple of Mumba Devi was built by Mumbaraka.

Snow World

Snow World Mumbai

Have you ever experienced the bliss of winter in summer? No? Then you have to visit the Snow World in Mumbai. It is an indoor snow theme park. You can enjoy snow activities like ice skating, snow sledging, snowfall, dance, ski boarding etc. It will be an experience of a lifetime. The temperature here can drop as low as 10 degrees Celsius which would give you the real feel of the winter season.

Location – Phoenix Market City Mall, Kurla, Mumbai

Highlights- Snow tunnel and scenic mountain, snow cafe, igloos, wooden hut, roman culture wall etc. would be a thing of delight.

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I know the list missed out on some cafes and nightlife places. But we shall surely return with a special blog on it as well. In the meantime, do let us know what you feel about this blog and in case we missed out on some places that should have been here, please let us know in the comment box below.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q.What are the best cafes in Mumbai to spend some quality time with friends?

  • Garde Manger Cafe
  • Prithvi Cafe
  • Le 15, Colaba
  • Grandmama’s Cafe
  • Zesto
  • Kala Ghoda Cafe
  • Samvene: The Bagel Cafe
  • D’Crepes Cafe
  • Cafe Mondegar
  • Mirchi and Mime
  • Leopold Cafe

Q.What is the entrance fee and timing to visit Hanging Gardens in Mumbai?

  • Entrance Fee - It's Free
  • Timing - 5am to 9pm

Q.What are the top things to do in Mumbai?

Some of the top things to do in Mumbai to enjoy the trip are -

  • Seek blessings in Haji Ali Dargah
  • Enjoy the bliss of Snow at Snow world
  • Take a ferry Ride at Gateway of India
  • Street food of Juhu Chowpatty is the best
  • Hang out in the cafes for a quality time
  • Exotic wildlife and lush greenery at Sanjay Gandhi National Park
  • Street shopping Colaba Causeway
  • Helicopter ride to get the stunning views of Mumbai City is the best

Q.Is Mumbai safe for solo women travelers?

It is safe to solo travel in Mumbai for women, however there are some places which are deemed unfit for women to travel at night. Moreover, it is not about the place as anything can happen anywhere. One always needs to look for their belongings and take necessary measures for their own safety.

Published: 26 Aug, 2021

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Nidhi Singh

From the Lake District, Nainital, Nidhi Singh is a travel writer whose love for mountains can be seen in her write ups. Talk about solo travelling, indulging in adventure activities, binging on good food, planning budget trips or the Aurora Borealis and you will get all her attention. It is the wanderlust that keeps her going and if at all she could get one wish granted she would love to live a life less ordinary. Follow her on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram.