Top 10 Places To Visit In Mumbai

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Top 10 Places To Visit In Mumbai
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Are you planning to visit the ‘City of dreams’ for your next trip? If yes then Mumbai has to be on top of your list. Be it nightlife or fast-paced living, Mumbai has many tourist attractions that will make you love this place. This heritage city is going to inspire you with vigor, vibrancy, and life. It is one of the busiest cities in the world but it will offer you complete entertainment during your stay. Feeling excited? Are you ready to set your feet in the land of dreamland? Without further ado, scroll the best places to imbibe the effervescence of this city and create indelible memories.

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Well, Mumbai has something for everyone to offer that will give you thrilling life experiences you won’t find anywhere else! Let’s get started.

1. Fulfill Your Dream At The Red Carpet Wax Museum

Imagine yourself standing next to Michael Jackson, Having a selfie with Barack Obama, and hitting a pose with Harry Potter? Isn’t it a dream! Make your friends jealous by visiting this red carpet wax museum and feel the city of dreams. It offers lifelike wax figures of icons, go and take a picture with your favorite ones.

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2. Let’s Explore The Treasured Gateway Of India

Built-in 1924, Gateway Of India is one of the best places to visit in Mumbai. If you are planning to visit Mumbai, do pay a visit here. The best time to explore is early morning and late evening to enjoy the cold breeze and catch the iconic view of the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel. Nowadays, it is considered one of the best gathering spots for locals and tourists.

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3. Enjoy The Sunset At Marine Drive

Is it even possible to skip Marine Drive while you are in Mumbai? It is the perfect place to relax at the end of a long hard day. With plenty of delicious street food to gorge on, this place is a delight for one and all. It is also known as the ‘Queen’s Necklace’, because of the street lights which were placed to look like a pearl’s necklace from above.

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4. Long Drive Across the Bandra-Worli Sea Link

This scenic bridge offers Mumbaikars a chance to explore the western suburbs. It connects two different parts of a city while offering a delightful way to go on a long drive. To enjoy the best view of the sea link, just go to the Bandra Fort (built by the Portuguese in 1640). It is truly a sight to behold when the entire bridge lights up in the evening with a spectacular array of colors.

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5. Pay Your Respects At The Haji Ali Dargah

Haji Ali is one of the oldest and picturesque mosques in the city. It was built in 1431 in memory of Sufi Saint Pir Haji Ali Shah Bukhari. He was a wealthy merchant who gave up all possessions before making a trip to Mecca. Located in Central Mumbai just off the Worli coastline, this mosque is also a dargah (tomb) which contains the Sufi Saint’s body. Situated right in the middle of an ocean, the dargah is accessible only during the low tides.

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6. Spend A Day At The Majestic Elephanta Caves

This historical monument located on the Elephanta Islands is not to be missed. Located just a few kilometers off the eastern part of the city, these ancient rock-cut caves are filled with stone sculptures. It has both Hindu and Buddhist architecture which traced back to several years. The caves were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Sight in 1987. Adorned with magnificent artwork and sculptures, Elephanta Caves is a must-see for one and all.

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7. Seek Blessings at the Mahalaxmi Temples

The Mahalakshmi Temple is among the oldest temples in the city. Located on the Bhulabhai Desai Road in the Mahalaxmi area, it is also among the most well-known temples in Mumbai. This temple is dedicated to the Goddess of wealth, Lakshmi. Her idol, along with that of Hindu deities like Saraswati (the goddess of music and education) and Kali (the goddess of destruction), adorned with various ornaments made of gold, has made this temple a very popular destination.

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8. Take Time Off Your Busy Schedule To See Kanheri Caves

No doubt Mumbai seems like a modern and stylish place from the outside, it also holds within itself traces of ancient history. If you have time on your hands, do pay a visit to Kanheri Caves. Located within the Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Borivali East, these caves are adorned with monuments carved out from basalt formations and are older than a few centuries, if not millennia. Filled with hundreds of cave entrances, it has several examples of Buddhist Architecture in the form of stupas, congregation places, and prayer halls.

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9. Have a date with history at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya Museum

Located on the Mahatma Gandhi Road in the Fort area, this museum is one of the top priorities for the history geeks. Earlier known as the Prince of Wales Museum, this premier cultural institution was founded in the early 1900s. It has an impressive collection including several miniature Indian paintings, delightfully charming Himalayan art, antique coins from various parts of Asia, jeweled swords among other historical relics.

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10. End Your Outing By Cooling Off At The Water Kingdom

When the trip around Mumbai leaves you exhausted, bring on your swimsuits, and make a dash towards the Water Kingdom. This is one of the largest water parks with splendid attractions. It also has a wave pool, known as Atlantic, which is among the largest wave pools in the world. No doubt that it is a huge hit among tourists from the rest of India and around the world.

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Conclusion

Of course, this is not a complete list of things to do in Mumbai. The city hides beneath it several delightful treasures which must be explored by one and all. However, you must cover these places to get a feel of the city.