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Mumbai Monuments and Historic Buildings: Best Places



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Reviewed by: Roshika

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7/13/2012

Jogeshwari Caves

These caves are not that well know but once you visit this place the pictures one can take are countless. These caves are very old and have great historic importance. The beauty of these caves is worth capturing.


Reviewed by: Alan

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Added:
4/19/2011

Not to miss

Mumbai is called the financial capital of India and it has such a perfect mix of history, culture and modernity that can make any visitor go wild about it!

We had such a good time savouring the local, Mumbai flavors such as Pav Wada (also known as Indian Burger) and Pau Bhaji. We where also looking for good party options for the night so we took a stroll down to pubs and discos lining in  Colaba and Bandra.  These pubs are open well around 2 pm in the night...  The next day we headed for  the most important promenades in Mumbai: Marine Drive, Bandra Bandstand and Worli Sea Face.  We had excellent views of the sea and we saw many people being hyper sporty and crowding the promenade in the mornings and evenings! The view of Marine Drive, right from Nariman Point to Malabar Hill is worth seeing from the Marine Drive Flyover.  However if you want to have a skyline view of South Mumbai then you can head to Hanging Gardens, another sight we fully enjoyed and took so many photos of!

Since Mumbai is a busy cosmopolitan city, it has also many temples such as Mahalkashmi Temple for Lakhmi (goddess of wealth), Babulnath temple for Lord Shiva, and the Jain Temple.  We walked around the grounds in such a relaxed  atmosphere and felt the intense surroundings of Mumbai slowly melt away!


Reviewed by: Laalamani

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Added:
5/13/2009

Best Places

Mumbai, earlier known as Bombay is a city of dreams as every person enters this city with a dream in his heart. Filled with vigor and excitement, vacation in Mumbai can definitely be a memorable experience for a tourist. However, it is mandatory to plan the itinerary as it can be a total chaos for one to travel around some of the best places in Mumbai.
Some of the best places to see are the Gateway of India, The Flora Fountain, the Marble Palace, Prince of Wales Museum and many more must see places.

A vacation in Mumbai in one day or more days can also be possible, provided the tourist has a planned itinerary with him.  It also depends on what the tourist is exactly looking for.  There are a number of itineraries which are provided to a tourist depending on his vacation in Mumbai.

Whether he is looking out for a historical, cultural, religious or beach itinerary, the tourist can get a memorable experience in Mumbai. These memories are enough for him to visit Mumbai again as this is a city of many faces and historic background.

1. Gateway of India
The Gateway of India is situated close to the waterfront in South Mumbai. This monument is a basalt arch that has a height of 26 meters. Traditionally, the first monument seen by visitors arriving by boat is the Gateway of India and hence the name...

2. Flora Fountain
Flora Fountain is a stone fountain that is situated in the Fort Business district in South Mumbai. This was constructed in 1864 and named after the Roman Goddess of Flowers...

3. Juhu beach
Juhu Beach is situated in the central suburbs of Mumbai and can be visited from Santa Cruz, Vile Parle and Andheri as well...

4. Chor Bazaar
Chor Bazaar when translated means “thieves market.” It is situated on Mutton Street, between Maulana Shaukat Ali Road and S V Patel Road in Mumbai...

5. Jain Temple
One of the most magnificent Jain Temples in Mumbai is located on Ridge Road (B C Kher Marg) on Malabar Hill, where the opulent architecture...

6. Bhau Daji Lad Museum
The Bhau Daji Lad Museum was constructed in 1872 and initially named as Victoria & Albert Museum in remembrance of the museum of London...

7. Fashion Street
Fashion Street is one of the premier markets of Mumbai, popular for its provision of a variety of readymade garments...

8. Chowpatty Beach
The Chowpatty Beach is situated at the northern end of Marine Drive in South Mumbai. One can reach this place by boarding trains or buses or hiring taxis or autos from the city...

9. Esselworld
Esselworld is the oldest amusement park in Mumbai. Yet, it is new in concept and style. It is an international style amusement and theme park that with time adopts progressive technologies...

10. Haji Ali Mosque
The Haji Ali Mosque is situated on an islet near the coast of Worli in Mumbai. Despite the fact that this structure is a mosque and dargah...

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The Haji Ali Dargah is a beautiful mosque and a tomb situated in the Mahim Bay of Mumbai. Situated on an islet off the coast of Worli, Mumbai, it is one of the most familiar...

Reviewed by: Harsh
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Elephanta Caves

Elephanta Caves, one of the major tourist’s attractions of Maharashtra is situated in metropolitan city of Mumbai.  It is located at a distance of 10km from the Gateway of...

Reviewed by: Ekaja
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Taj Hotel

Monument to see. Especially the art of making. It is one of the top hotels in India and also a tourist spot. Nice place to freak out. The hotel is located in South Mumbai and has a wonderful view...

Reviewed by: Vasifa Diwan
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