Saturday, 17 June 2017

Top 10 Places to Visit in Mumbai

"The city of dreams" and "the city of the seven islands" are just a few of the epithets used to describe the wonderful city of Mumbai. This capital of Maharashtra and the financial capital of India is multidimensional and provides many exciting experiences. And it requires to be experienced!

Top 10 Places to Visit In The City Of The Seven Islands


1. Marine Drive: - The Marine Drive is also known as the Queen's Necklace because of its shape and its yellow lampposts. It makes for a spectacular aerial view at night. People come to walk here in the evening to discover the brilliant sunset. It is also one of the places that people visit late at night, and you will find people selling Chai and Sutta every hour. The sound of the waves, a view of the Mumbai skyline and the starry sky make the navy one of the most romantic places in the city.

2. Gateway of India: - The gateway to India is, without a doubt, one of the most popular tourist hotspots in Mumbai. Nicknamed the Taj Mahal of Mumbai, the foundation of this monument was laid in 1911 as a commemoration of the visit of King George v and Queen Mary to Mumbai. The structure was inaugurated 13 years later in 1924 and is a beautiful confluence of Indian, Arab and Western architecture. Made of yellow basalt and solid concrete, this arch of basalt before independence served as entry and exit of access to India by waterways. The sea view from the front door complex, especially at night, is as beautiful as that of the Queen's Necklace from the Marine Drive.

3. Girgaum Chowpatty: - Chowpatty Beach is one of Mumbai's most famous beaches. Located in the heart of the city, this beach is most popular for its local specialties that most people enjoy whenever they visit Chowpatty Beach. Watching the glorious sunsets of this beach is a sight worth seeing! This beach is a retreat from a tedious routine for many. Most people visit this beach to relax after a long tiring day. People of all age groups come here to enjoy the scenic beauty offered by the beach.

4. Haji Ali Dargah: - Located in the background of a beautiful view of the sea, is the shrine of Haji Ali, a rich merchant transformed into Muslim sulfur. The Haji Ali Dargah (mausoleum) was erected in 1431 in reminiscence of a wealthy Muslim trader, Sayed Peer Haji Ali Shah Bukhari, who abandoned all his social effects before making a trip to Mecca. People from all walks of life and religions come here to seek blessings. Built in glass, the tomb is a beautiful piece of architecture. The structure is a brilliant illustration of the Indo-Islamic style of architecture. A marble courtyard contains the central sanctuary. The tomb in the mosque is covered by a red and green Brocart fabric, supported by an exquisite silver frame and marble columns.

5. Victoria Terminus: - Also known as Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, the Victoria Terminal is a modern railway station in Mumbai. Built in the Victorian-Gothic style of architecture, the station is declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The resort is one of the most famous historical monuments symbolizing the pre-independence British Raj in India. Built in 1888, Victoria Terminus is well connected to all parts of the country, and so it is always lively. Late-Italian architecture merged with Victorian / Gothic styles; The design also contains vestiges of the Mughal style of architecture.

Top 10 Places to Visit In The City Of Dreams


6. Siddhivinayak Temple: - Located in Prabhadevi, is a temple of Lord Ganesha, one of the most important temples and frequented in Mumbai. Visitors visit this temple in large numbers on a daily basis. It was built by Lanthier Vith and Deubai Poirier in 1801. It is one of the richest temples in Mumbai. The temple is dedicated to Siddhi, aka Lord Ganesha. The wooden doors of the sanctuary are carved with images of the Lord. The interior roof that is gold plated has the central sculpture of Ganesha.
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7. Essel world & Water kingdom: - The Kingdom of Water on the other hand comes as a relief for Mumbai's summer vacation for families as being one of the best experiences. The Kingdom of Water on the other hand comes as a relief for Mumbai's summer vacation for families as being one of the best experiences.

8. Juhu Beach: - The most popular beach in Mumbai, Juhu Beach is located near Andheri and was once quite a beautiful beach. The beauty and serenity of this beach also make it a desired location for most film shoots. Located about 18 km from the city center, Juhu Beach is one of the most visited beaches in India and is located in 'city talking'. The beach also borders the chic locality where many Bollywood stars and celebrities stay and so it is quite normal to see them jogging on its shore. Watching the sunset in the cool evening breeze is a soothing experience for city dwellers after the hectic life of Mumbai. However, with so many tourists coming here, the place has become dirty and the water is also not clean due to the effluents from nearby factories and industries.

9. Colaba Causeway: - Colaba Causeway is a very famous shopping street in Mumbai and is equivalent to paradise for fashionistas! It is also a great causeway or land link between Colaba and the island of the old woman in the city of Mumbai. It is close to the fort area, and to the east of the handcuffs parade and nearby are the famous monuments of Mumbai, the gateway to India and the Taj Mahal Palace & Tower.

10. Bandra Worli Sea Link: - Stretching over the arch of the Mumbai coast, this sea link is a marvel of civil engineering that reflects the modern infrastructure of the city of Mumbai. Officially known as Rajiv Gandhi Sea Link, this cable-stayed eight-lane bridge is the first project initiated by the Mumbai government that begins West Island Freeway System. The bridge is designed to accommodate approximately 37,500 vehicles per day while reducing travel time between Bandra and Worli by a large margin. A road trip of 8 km can now be completed in the matter of only 7-10 minutes which used to take 45-60 minutes earlier. Inaugurated by the President of UPA, SMT Sonia Gandhi, this link of the sea plays a big part in the progress of making Mumbai a world-class city. Visit this wonder may be just to admire its power.

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