5 BEST PLACES TO VISIT IN MUMBAI
The city of dreams, Mumbai, has got something which makes it special. Full of vigor and vibrancy, Mumbai is one of the oldest places to be established in India with all the top-notch amenities. The increasing population of Mumbai has, however, affected the environment of the city up to a great extent.
Nevertheless, Mumbai is one of the perfect destinations for a perfect planned trip or a vacation. The city has something for everybody. Let’s explore 5 best places to visit in the city of Mumbai:
- Gateway of India
Gateway of India is the major landmark, more of an identity of the Mumbai city. Constituted in the form of a large arch, Muslim architectural traces are also prevalent on the walls of the arch. The Gateway is situated close to the Elephanta Caves and the Taj Hotel, which makes it even more crowded and famous. The beautiful monument is situated at the tip of the Apollo Bunder, Mumbai Harbor, amidst the Arabian Sea. The structure was built in the 20th Century, to commemorate King George V and Queen Mary, for their visit to Mumbai.
- Elephanta Caves
The Elephanta Caves are situated at a maximum distance of 10 kms from the Gateway of India. The cave is one of the perfect rock-cut structures and are believed to be carved between the 6th century and the 8th century. The caves are situated on an island, which was known as Ghagarpuri initially. A three-headed sculpture of Lord Shiva is also situated amidst the island, which is the main attraction.
- Juhu Beach
Your trip to Mumbai is incomplete without a visit to the Juhu Beach. Situated in Ville Parle, Juhu Beach is popularly known for its nightlife and beauty. The tourists are attracted to a number of vendors selling the famous Mumbai street food. The beach is a major tourist attraction for the kids and the youngsters. People of all ages come here to enjoy the sunrise and the sunset.
- Film City
Film City, to say the least is the most famous locations in Delhi. The location is spread around 520 acres area and can house as many as 1000 film sets. Film city is a major attraction for the vacationers as the sets deployed seem like real-life sets. The tourists are enchanted by the beauty of fake lakes, mountains, cities, villages, picnic spots, and much more. The Film City is located in the vicinity of Aarey Colony, Goregaon.
- Marine Drive
The beautiful tourist attraction is also known as Sonapur by Mumbaikars. Walk on the sideway, and watch the sun go in the evening and rise in the morning, this location offers them all. Marine Drive is also called a “Queen’s Necklace”, as the city lights across the street make it appear as a string of pearls along the sea from an escalated point. Marine Drive is situated on the foot of the Malabar Hills. The drive connects Nariman Point to Babulnath, and is 3kms in distance.