Top 10 Best Places to Visit in Mumbai
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Top 10 Best Places to Visit in Mumbai:
1) Juhu Beach:
It is one of the beautiful and longest beach present in Mumbai. It is one of the most attractive spot in ‘Mumbai sightseeing’. People love to go there during the sunset. The nearby space of Juhu is a posh locality in Mumbai, home to lots of famous Bollywood and television celebrities the most famous person Amitabh Bachchan’s Bungalow.
People are going there to chill and this beach is located as you can see the maximum side of the city.
You may also visit Iscon temple very near to Juhu Beach and there are various famous cafes, pubs, and restaurants around this area which are 24/7 open.
Juhu Beach was the very favorite with the Mumbaikars from the mid-90s. Juhu Beach is daily cleaned by BMC and lots of dustbins are installed over there to keep the area clean.
2) Gateway of India:
Gateway of India is one of the most popular tourist place in Mumbai and is located in Apollo Bunder. It is one of the most dignified monuments in Mumbai, it was built in 1924 by world-famous architect George Wittet as a celebration of the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to Mumbai.
Gateway of India is also called as ‘Mumbai’s Taj Mahal’. The structure of Gateway is made of solid concrete and yellow basalt and is decorate by Hindu and Muslim design as well. There are statues of Chhatrapati Shivaji and Swami Vivekananda which are installed near the Gateway.
At Gateway of India, you get a special experience of ferry rides, from this ferry ride you can enjoy the view of this monument from the sea. The ticket cost of ferry rides per head starts from 55Rs to 110Rs with both starting and ending point is Gateway of India. There are other rides also for popular tourist attractions such as Alibagh and Elephanta Caves.
Especially at night, the view from the sea of Gateway complex is an amazing. An eye-catching structure, the Gateway of India is a symbol of India’s rich history and cultural heritage.
3) Elephanta Caves:
Elephanta Caves is a species of architecture and rock-cut art from the times of ancient India. The caves are located on Elephanta Island and are situated at a distance of 11 km from the city of Mumbai. The Elephanta Caves that exist today are ruins of what were once intricately painted artworks.
There are two groups of caves situated in the site of the Elephanta Caves, The first one is a smaller group of two Buddhist caves and second is a large group of five Hindu caves. Elephanta caves are the main reason for tourist attractions. The caves express the art and various important imaginaries are carve here, which includes ‘Gangadhar’ and ‘Trimurti’. In addition to this Elephanta caves is also known for trekking destination.
Because of the Elephanta caves are located on the Island it is a joy that the return journey is also through the boat.
4) Sanjay Gandhi National park:
Sanjay Gandhi national park is famous for picnics and weekends peoples are going there to enjoy jungle scenes. Sanjay Gandhi is one of the most famous national park. The visitor goes there to spot Lion, Leopard, Fox, Monkeys, Kingfisher and various different types of Butterflies.
Sanjay Gandhi national park is present in between the suburbs of Mumbai and Thane and it is also called as Borivali national park. It is covering an area of 104sq kilometer which an 18 to 20 percent of total Mumbai’s Geographical area and it is a home for more than 1300 species of animals and plants. There are two artificial Lakes within the national park having some crocodiles. The main of Sanjay Gandhi National park is Toy Train and it is called as Van rani and a Lion and Tiger safari from this safari you can see the lion and tiger with a very close view. And Sanjay Gandhi National Park is one of the favorite picnic ‘tourist place’.
5) Mahalaxmi temple: