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Destination Guide Mumbai

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Travelers are drawn to Mumbai for various reasons. Some people visit the city to experience the sights, some want to capture the fascinating monuments in their cameras, while most are charmed by this city’s inimitable spirit. Apart from the usual attractions, many tourists just want to get a first-hand on experiencing Mumbai’s fast-paced yet fulfilling lifestyle.

There are plenty of places to visit in Mumbai that offer charming experiences to all kinds of travelers. Some iconic places that are a must visit when in Mumbai are - Gateway of India, Haji Ali Dargah and the gigantic Victoria Terminus (Popularly known as Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus), Juhu Beach and many more. The destination remains crowded with visitors coming around all along the year. 

How to travel in Mumbai?

You can either commute via the local trains, cabs driven by drivers or book a car rental in Mumbai. 

Places to visit in Mumbai 

Haji Ali

The Haji Ali Dargah is one of Mumbai’s most popular mosque, located on an islet, about 500 m off the coast of Worli, in South Mumbai. The Dargah dates back to 1431 and was built in memory of a wealthy Muslim merchant, Sayyed Peer Haji Ali Shah Bukhari. He gave up all his worldly possessions prior to making a pilgrimage to Mecca. Many Mumbaikars, irrespective of their religion are said to have faith in the blessings of the Haji Ali Dargah and throng the place frequently for prayers.

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Mumbai Chowpatty

If you are looking for a place to chill and eat, then this is your go-to place. It is a great place to dig into a local beach snack and flavored soft drink. Popularly known as Chowpatty, the beach is situated in southern Mumbai. This beach is a superb place for all tourists who are seeing Marine Drive for the first time. It is a retreat from the chaotic routine of day-to-day life. The place is frequented by locals to unwind and relax after a long, strenuous day.

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Marine Drive

Officially known as Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Marg, Marine Drive is a 3 km long boulevard that stretches from Nariman Point to Malabar Hills. It is basically an inverted c-shaped, six-lane road in southern Mumbai and it runs along the coast of the Arabian Sea. Known to be one of the poshest areas of the city, Marine Drive has many high-end hotels and restaurants. The highlight of this place is an enchanting promenade, which attracts millions of tourists every year. 

Gateway of India

The Gateway of India is an emblematic landmark in the city of Mumbai. Based in the southern part of the city, the gateway overlooks the Arabian Sea. It was constructed to commemorate Queen Mary's and King George V’s visit to India in 1911.  It flaunts flawless Indo-Saracenic architecture has an archway (26 m high), which is joined with four turrets. Gateway of India speaks volume about the political history of the country.

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Aksa Beach

Another popular beach located about 27 km from the city of Mumbai, Aksa Beach is a wonderful place to visit. The waterfront has the base of the Indian Navy, INS Hamla on one side, and a small beach named Dana Paani on the other. The amazing weather, gentle sea breeze and picturesque environs, make this beach a perfect place for a memorable beachside vacation. Views of sunset and sunrise from this beach are absolutely awe-inspiring.

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