Mumbai is a city that never sleeps. The city is a perfect amalgamation of the iconic architecture of yesteryear, modern high-rise buildings, cultural and traditional structures, and slums.

The ever-bustling commercial capital Mumbai of India attracts tourists not only from India but all over the world. Mumbai is famous for its local trains, street food, expensive restaurants, and its nightlife. There are many such beautiful places for sightseeing in Mumbai, where after visiting, your journey will become memorable and fun. By the way, in winter from November to March, the time is considered the best for sightseeing here.

 

Here is the list of Travel destinations to visit in Mumbai:

1. Gateway of India
2. Sanjay Gandhi National Park
3. Siddhivinayak Temple
4. Nehru Planetarium
5.Chowpatty and Juhu Beach
6. Veermata Jijabai Bhosle Zoo
7. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Museum
8. Global Vipassana Pagoda
9. RBI Monetary Museum
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1. Gateway of India:

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The name Gateway of India is included in the best tourist places of Mumbai. Built on the Apollo Bunder beach on the Arabian Sea, this majestic structure reminds us that this city too was once under the British.
The 26-meter-high basalt gateway uses traditional Hindu and Muslim designs, along with the triumphal arch of Roman architecture.

King George V and Queen Mary visited British India in 1911, and it was built to welcome them. There are stairs behind its arches, which lead the tourists toward the Arabian Sea.

Tourists visiting the Gateway of India can enjoy boat rides, ferry rides, or private yacht rides here. If you want to see beautiful sea views, Taj Palace Hotel, Dock and Port is the best place for you.

Address: Apollo Bandar, Colaba, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001

 

2. Sanjay Gandhi National Park:

Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) is located in Borivali which is called the center of clean air in this city. This is the only national park in the world in the town. It is one of the best places to visit in Mumbai. This National Park (National Park) is spread over a total area of ​​103 square kilometers, which is supervised by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.

Within this park are the Kanheri Caves, built between the 1st and 9th centuries AD, which are now included in the list of protected archaeological sites. Kanheri consists of a group of 109 small rooms, along with a prayer hall, a stupa, a water tank, and a large hall for the people who lived there at that time.

These have very beautiful and carved idols of Buddha and Bodhisattva. The Kanheri Caves were built by Buddhist monks and were a center of Buddhist learning as well as an important pilgrimage site.

Address: National Park New, Western Express Hwy, Rajendra Nagar Society, Kulupwadi, Borivali East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400066

 

3. Siddhivinayak Temple:

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Shree Siddhivinayak Temple is one of the most famous temples to visit in Mumbai and one of the most visited places in Mumbai.

This temple of Lord Ganesha, popularly known as Vinayaka, is believed to be a wish-fulfilling temple. Thus devotees from all over the world come here to pay obeisance to Lord Ganesha. Mumba Devi Temple is a famous pilgrimage center in Mumbai, and Mumbai got its name from this temple.

The temple is dedicated to the presiding deity of the region, Bhagwati Mumbadevi. The temple was first constructed in 1675 at Bori Bunder but was rebuilt in 1737, after which it is located at its present location. The Koli fishermen of Mumbai worship Goddess Mumba Devi who considers her their protector. The ancient idol of Bhagwati Mumba Devi is installed in the temple, and the idol of the goddess is decorated with a gold necklace, silver crown, and Nath.

 

4. Nehru Planetarium:

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One of the best places to visit for kids in Mumbai is the Nehru Planetarium, which is a part of the Nehru Science Centre. In the year 1977, the Nehru Planetarium, ie Nehru Planetarium, was established in the Worli area of ​​Mumbai city, which is one of the top-class planetariums in the country.
This science and space center is really interactive and gives kids a lot of information about the universe. In this way, the knowledge of children increases, as well as the desire to know more about all these things arises in their minds.

A very beautiful white dome has been built over this cylindrical building. Inside the Nehru Center, there are different types of exhibitions, galleries, and auditoriums. The Discovery of India is one of the most interesting parts here, which tells about the events of history and the changes in India through architecture.

Address: Nehru Centre, Dr. Annie Besant Rd, Lotus Colony, Worli, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400018

 

5. Chowpatty and Juhu Beach:

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The joy of relaxing by the sea cannot be described in words and the glistening sea water is a sight to behold. Chowpatty and Juhu Beach top the list of must-visit places. The ‘Chowpatty’ (Girgaon) beach, located near Marine Drive, is one of the busiest beaches in Mumbai, and the variety of local cuisine available here is very tasty.

Talking about Juhu Beach, it is the most crowded beach in Mumbai. Its length is 6 km and thus it is the longest beach in Mumbai. Apart from relishing scrumptious street food, tourists can also indulge in water sports like banana rides, jet skis, and bumper rides here.

The city of Mumbai is situated on the seashore. In terms of sightseeing, the beaches of Mumbai are the best tourist places. The mesmerizing view of the vast stretches of sand, the waters of the Arabian Sea, the amalgamation of the sea and the sky, and the mesmerizing sunset in the evening is truly special.

Apart from this, tourists visiting Mumbai can visit Gorai Beach, Versova Beach, Marve Madh, and Aksa Beach.
Tourists can spend some time on the recently opened deck at Dadar and Chowpatty, enjoying the fresh air as well as beautiful sea views all around.

 

6. Veermata Jijabai Bhosle Zoo:

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Tourists visiting Mumbai with their kids must visit the Byculla Zoo, popularly known as Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan or Mumbai Zoo. The only zoo in Mumbai, established in 1861, is one of the oldest zoos in India.

A variety of birds and animals live here, including elephants, hippos, blue-cows, Bengal tigers and leopards, crocodiles, and pythons.

The water part of Byculla Zoo, also known as Rani Bagh Zoo, houses pelicans, flamingos, albino crows, cranes, herons, and some species of storks. It has a beautiful Botanical Garden as well as a museum on its premises covering an area of ​​about 50 acres.

The Botanical Garden has more than 3000 trees, herbs, and flowering plants. The Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum (formerly known as the Victoria and Albert Museum) houses a number of ancient artifacts, sculptures, and historical photographs from Mumbai, including a Kala Ghoda sculpture and a stone elephant sculpture from the Elephanta Island caves.

Address: Railway Station, 91A, Lalbaug Flyover, near Byculla, Byculla East, Byculla, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400027

 

7. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Museum:

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The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, formerly known as the Prince of Wales Museum of Western India, is located in Bombay (Mumbai) and is a must-visit for tourists visiting Mumbai. The museum houses over 50,000 ancient artifacts, artifacts, and sculptures showcasing the rich cultural heritage of India.

It has been given the status of a Grade I Heritage Building, as well as awarded the first prize in the Urban Heritage Award by the Indian Heritage Society.

The museum exhibits pottery from the Indus Valley Civilization, Buddhist sculptures hand-carved during the Maurya Empire, Jaali work on jewelry boxes from the Mughal period, miniature paintings from India, European paintings, porcelain and ceramics from China, Tibet And the money of Japan exists. The Bronze Gallery houses exhibits from the 9th to the 17th centuries

Krishna dancing on Kaliya and Lord Vishnu standing in a richly decorated frame are a sight to behold. The natural history section here houses a collection of reptiles, mammals, amphibians, birds, and fish. People coming here can see different types of weapons, swords, and shields in the exhibition of weapons of India.

Address: 159-161, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Kala Ghoda, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400023