Mumbai is a huge city with several district articles containing sightseeing, restaurant, nightlife and accommodation listings have a look at each of them.Mumbai is undoubtedly the commercial capital of India and is one of the predominant port cities in the country. Mumbais nature as the most eclectic and cosmopolitan.
Day 1: Gateway of India, Regal Cinema Circle,Koli Fishing Village, Cuffe Parade, Marine Drive and Chowpatty Beach
The Gateway of India is of course, the logical place from where to begin your tour of Mumbai.Just after the Gateway is the Regal Cinema circle. Stand at the parking lot in the centre of the circle, with the Police Headquarters behind you and look around - the roads that lead away from this circle each show you a unique facet of Mumbai.A trip to Bombay is not complete without a look at the citys original inhabitants - the Koli fisher folk.From the bazaar areas near Crawford Market, drive through the Princess Street Flyover to Marine Drive.
Day 2: Elephanta Island, Mani Bhavan,Haji Ali and Dhobi Ghat
Elephanta is a World Heritage Site, showcasing legends of Lord Shiva carved in rock cave templesThis little two-storied house is now a small, but engrossing museum that shouldnt be missed. Gandhis simple room remains untouched and the story of his life is told in a series of doll tableaus.If you have more time, drive down to Haji Ali, to see Mahalakshmi Temple, Haji Ali Mosque and Dhobi Ghat
Day 3: Banganga Tank and Malabar Hill,Chor Bazaar (Thieves Market) and other option
Take a look at the Banganga Tank (and old and quaint pilgrimage area), where life still moves to a slower rhythm. On the way, you will pass the Hanging GardensThis is Mumbais famous Thieves Market where the bargain-hungry can rummage for antiques and curious at throwaway prices. There are little antique shops that offer authentic old furniture, maps, brassware, woodcarvings and assorted bric-a-brac.The essence of Bombay is in its streets and markets, so spend an evening wandering Chor Bazaar and the adjoining areas of Mohammed Ali Road.
Mumbai doesn not have as many historical attractions as some places in India, but its multitude of unique and interesting sights more than compensates. You will find everything from beaches to Bollywood. Don not miss these top 10 Mumbai attractions for a memorable visit.
- Haji Ali
- Juhu and Marine Drive Chowpatty Beaches
- Gateway of India
- Heritage Buildings
- Kala Ghoda Art Precinct
- Caves and National Park
Mumbai Nature Parks
These are the perfectly manicured terraced gardens, situated on the slopes of the Malabar Hill, located just opposite the Kamala Nehru Park. They provide a calming and panoramic view of sunset over the Arabian Sea and house many hedges that have been carved into various animal shapes.
- kamala nehru park
- The Mahim nature park
- hanging garden
- crocodile park
- chhota kashmir park
- sk patil udyan
- priyadarshini park
Some of Mumbais museums are devoted to art and crafts that relate to ancient times and the names of some of the museums have also changed over the years. People who like astronomy can enjoy exploring the Nehru Planetarium, located at Worli, which features artistic works, astronomical presentations and documentaries. The Prince of Wales Museum also known as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, displays artworks, archaeological discoveries and artifacts of Natural History. If agriculture and industrial arts interest you, then take a look at the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, which is also, the oldest museum in Mumbai.
- Victoria & Albert Museum
- Bombay Natural History Society
- Prince of Wales Museum
- National Gallery of Modern Art
- Chhatrapati Shivaji MaharajVastu Sangrahalaya