The Gateway of India
An imposing yellow basalt ceremonial gateway, built to commemorate the visit of George V in 1911.
Remarkable 5th century temples, carved out of the living rock, set on a small island across Mumbai’s harbour.
The Prince of Wales Museum
An impressive Indo-Saracenic building that houses an excellent collection, including miniature paintings, Buddhist images and sculptures, originally from the Elephanta Caves.
Victoria Terminus (now known as Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus) is the headquarters of Central Railways, with a thousand trains leaving the station every day. Architecturally one of the world’s finest stations, this magnificent Raj-era monument was completed in 1887, and its features include vaulted roofs, Gothic spires, flying buttresses, exquisite friezes and a massive central dome.
Mahatma Gandhi’s temporary residence (1917-1934) houses the Gandhi museum. The memorial, dedicated to the father of the Nation, has a dictatorial gallery, a 20000 volume research archive diorama on Gandhi’s life.
Bandra Worli Sea Link
The Bandra Worli sealink, officially known as Rajiv Gandhi sealink was inaugurated on 30th June 2009. It is a cable stayed bridge which links Bandra and Worli and is the first phase of the proposed West island freeway system. The sea link reduces travel time from 45 minutes to a mere 7 minutes.
This mausoleum built in the memory of a Muslim saint is located at sea and is approachable during low tide by a narrow causeway.
The Mumbadevi Temple
The temple of the Mother Goddess after whom Mumbai is named.The bustling, colorful streets surrounding it also make a fascinating walk.
Siddhivinayak Temple is dedicated to Lord Ganesh, the elephant-headed god of good fortune, and was rebuilt on the site of a 200-year-old temple. It attracts followers from all over India, and it is considered especially auspicious to visit on a Tuesday.
The Banganga Temple
An ancient temple complex right in the heart of Mumbai, that traces its origins back to the legends of the epic Ramayana, over 3,000 years ago.
Chowpatty Beach and Marine Drive
Chowpatty Beach comes alive each evening, with ferris wheels, carousels, pony rides, gymnasts, monkey shows, astrologers and stalls selling Mumbai’s famously satisfying fast food, such as crunchy puffed rice snacks and spicy potato cakes. The beach parallels Marine Drive one of Mumbai’s most popular promenades, especially at sunset.
Juhu Beach is one of the most famous beaches in Mumbai. It is situated on the shores of Arabian Sea in Juhu suburb. There are three main entrances to the beach. One is from the Vile Parle side, another is from the Santacruz side and the third one is from the Andheri side. Many tourists make it a point to visit the beach when they come to Mumbai, as it is a relatively uncrowded free space in the city, although it does get crowded in the evenings and weekends.
In the forest of Sanjay Gandhi National Park, the Kanheri Caves provide an intriguing glimpse of Buddhist India. The 109 isolated caves, chiselled out of the volcanic rock between the 1st century BC and the 9th century AD, were used by Buddhist monks for meditation and worship.
The Mahalaxmi Racecourse is a horse racing track in Mahalaxmi neighbourhood, of Mumbai. The track is oval shaped with 2400 m straight chute, spread over approx. 225 acres (0.91 km2) of open land in the heart of Mumbai city. It was created out of a marshy land known as Mahalakshmi Flats. Built in 1883 and modelled on the Caulfield Racecourse in Melbourne, it is spread over on 225 acres of land facing the sea.
Bandra Kurla Complex
Reaching BKC is best from bandra Station. Still one can drive in there own car, take an Auto/Taxi or Local train. Which takes some Half Hour from Airport and from Town location. Bandra Kurla Complex is one of the famous commercial locations of Mumbai Suburb, which is located at distance of approximately 3 to 4 kilometers from station and is one of the famous technology park for IT sector of Mumbai. Corporates like Reliance, NSE, CMC, ICICI Bank and such giants have their offices and Data Centre setup as well.
MIDC Set up Industrial Areas for planned and systematic industrial development to function as a special planning authority in development of industrial areas.”Prosperity to all through Industrialisation” is the corporate philosophy of MIDC. Built 225 industrial complexes with 1,30,000 acres of land Developed specialized parks for different industrial sectors, including IT, BT, Wine (Grape Processing) Park, Silver Zone, Gems and Jewellery, Textiles, Leather, Chemical Industry, Electronics, Food Processing, Floriculture etc.
Nariman Point today is a bustling commercial hub with the offices of almost all corporate and industrial houses. The place is dotted with several high-rise building that replicate the stunning aura of Manhattan look in India. You can find all the airline offices, most of the consulates and high commission of various countries here. Nariman Point also is home to Maharashtra Legislative Assembly and Vidhan sabha.
Mantralaya is the administrative headquarters of the state government of Maharashtra located in Madam Cama Rd, Churchgate Mumbai, built in 1955.Mantralaya was earlier known as Sachivalaya. (Sachiv – Secretary, Alaya – House, meaning Secretariat). Most of the headquarters of state govts in India are known as Secretariats. However, since Ministers (Mantri in Marathi/Hindi) also sit in the same building and to underline the fact that Ministers are ultimate bosses in democracy, the name was changed to Mantralaya in the early eighties.
Dalal (means broker or dealer) in downtown Mumbai,India is the addresss of the Bombay Stock Exchange and several related financial firms and institutions.It is the busiest street in the city. When Bombay Stock Exchange was moved to this new location at the intersection of Bombay Samachar Marg and Hammam Street, the street next to the building was renamed as Dalal Street. Similar to Wall street in New York City, it is often used as a metonym for the entire Indian financial establishment.
Hotel Suba Palace is situated near Gateway of India, Behind Regal Cinema, Near Shopping Hub called “COLABA” area.