Mumbai is the city of dreams and it doesn’t have many historical monuments like many places in India, but it contains many iconic places. Mumbai has almost everyone and everything. It is the perfect spot for planning a vacation with your family or friends.
You can explore the religious places, check out the local delicacies, ferry rides to wildlife and many more.
Here is the list of 6 iconic places you must visit in Mumbai:
1. Elephant Caves:
If you are planning to spend a few days in Mumbai, then the ancient rock-cut caves on Elephant Island is the place worth visiting. Here there will be 2 groups, one Hindu and another Buddhist. It became the UNESCO world heritage site in 1987. It had many artworks and impressive sculptures which can be reached by a ferry from the Gateway of India.
2. Bazaars and Markets:
Mumbai is the best place which had lots of Markets and Bazaars. It had fascinating Chor Baazar Thieves Market and line Colaba Causeway. Clothes and Cheap shoes can be found at linking road, Chor Bazaar is famous for antiques, spices and fresh foods.
Shops in Mumbai have a charm that shows off the country in a certain way and is a paradise for travellers. While Shopaholic finds entertainment in shopping anywhere, Mumbai has a lot to offer. Do you want ab unforgettable experience? So, choose Maharajas Express and Deccan Odyssey to explore this attraction.
3. Juhu Beach:
After a long tiring day, you can enjoy and relax on the Juhu beach. Watching the sunset with your loved ones will take you to the next level.
It had 3 main entrances, one from Andheri side, another from Santacruz side and the last one from Vile Parle side. Tourists can get fun in the beautiful scenery. Remember to bring a good camera, when you head to the beach.
4. Sanjay Gandhi National Park:
Sanjay Gandhi National Park covers a total area of 104 square kilometres. It is one of the most visited parks in Asia, which is full of fun and adventures activities. Toy train named Van Rani will be a major attraction for the kids here. Old Kanheri Caves with a history of almost 2000 years will explain about the Buddha relics.
You can enjoy the boating in the artificial lake of the park and watch the big cats within the safari cage. Take the forest road or the stairs and walk to Gandhi Tekdi, a memorial built-in memory of Mahatma Gandhi.
5. Gateway of India:
George Willet built this historical monument in 1924 in the honour of King George V.It is advised to visit this place late in the evening or early in the morning for enjoying the cool breeze. It is facing the Arabian sea and faces the iconic Taj Mahal Palace. It is also known as the Taj Mahal of Mumbai and you don’t have to spend even a penny for enjoying this beautiful monument.
Take a ferry ride here to admire a splendid view of this monument from the sea. You can also visit other major attractions nearby.
6. The Imperial Tower:
The Imperial Tower is the tallest skyscraper in India and is the Mumbai’s tallest twin towers. It contains about 17 elevators, about 2*60 a floor count, floor area of about 1,300,000 sq.ft. S D Corporation Pvt Ltd is the present owner of this tower. It is located in Tardeo of South Mumbai, closer to Research Center and Jaslok Hospital.
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