12 Best Places to visit in Mumbai You Must visit in 2021

Hello friends…what’s up I hope you guys are fit, fine, and healthy… so it’s Diwali season…right? If not then no issues… but still don’t you think, you are being bored with your daily routine, so let’s do some fun things to remove your boredom (boring) routine, what do you say? … Exactly I know you guys are always ready for exploring new cities. So let’s explore the second largest populous city of state MAHARASHTRA, India called MUMBAI.

We know that Mumbai is also called the capital city of Maharashtra state, but we also called it Bombay. The amazing thing about this city is that it is the home of UNESCO World Heritage Sites i.e. Art Deco buildings, the Elephanta Caves, and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaja Terminus. This city is also famous for many Bollywood and Marathi cinemas, maybe you guys also witness various Mumbai shots.

The food that you can taste in Mumbai were- Akuri on toast, Baida roti, South Indian tiffin, Batata vada, Butter chicken, Varan Bhaat, The Bombay sandwich, Zhunka Bhakar, and Bombil fry… I know guys, you are mouth-watering, so don’t make your stomach wait, just book your tickets for Mumbai to taste this amazing food.

What is a Mumbai trip without any folk dances…yes you are right, I’m going to tell you the 5 most popular dance folks in Mumbai- Lavani, Tamasha, Koli, Dindi, and Dhangari Gaja. When you visit this city then make sure you enjoy these folk dances… don’t miss it guys, because not everyone is lucky like you.

THE BEST PLACES TO VISIT IN MUMBAI

Okay everyone now the most awaited part of the trip, is that, the places that you can explore in Mumbai. So here is the list that you can explore various places-

  • Gateway of India
  • Marine Drive
  • Haji Dargah
  • Elephanta Cave
  • Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus
  • Juhu Beach
  • Bandra – Worli Sea Link
  • Shree Siddhivinayak Temple
  • Chowpatty Beach
  • Essel World
  • Goregaon Film City
  • Dharavi Slum

1. GATEWAY OF India

Gateway of India
Gateway of India

Okay everyone the first place that we are going to explore in Mumbai is the Gateway of India. It is the historical and unique landmark of Mumbai. It was constructed in 1924 by George Wittet, which is located in Apollo bunder.

It is one of the most tourist-attracted places in India. It is famous because of its amazing architecture and its built-in yellow basalt, in dissolvable concrete. So I think now it’s your turn to witness this beautiful and historical monument.

Make sure you have cameras for capturing these happy memories.

2. MARINE DRIVE

Marine Drive
Marine Drive

So after visiting historical monuments, it’s time for witnessing a solid sunset… the Marine drive is one of the most popular arc shape bayside boulevard (it is a wide street), which wraps the Arabian sea. The Marine Drive can also be called Chowpatty Beach.

As I said earlier this place is famous for sunset view, if you are visiting this place then you should include this drive in your trip. Not only sunset view you can also enjoy the night lights in nearby the drive, because of this reason it is also known as Queen’s necklace.

I hope you visit this amazing drive in Mumbai.

3. HAJI ALI DARGAH

Haji Ali Dargah
Haji Ali Dargah

Okay everyone after visiting a fabulous drive, now let’s give some time to one of the most famous mosques in India i.e. Haji Ali Dargah.
Haji Ali Dargah is a mosque, which is located in the islet around 500 yards from the Worli, Mumbai coastline in the Arabian Sea of Lala Lajpatrai Marg. This mosque is dedicated to Peer Haji Ali Shah Bukhari.

When you visit Mumbai then you should visit this magical mosque, so that you can be blessed by ALLAH. You can also enjoy the cold gentle flow of air, coming from the Arabian Sea

4. ELEPHANTA CAVES

Elephanta Cave
Elephanta Cave

I hope you guys remember that I told you in the beginning that there is three UNESCO heritage site in Mumbai… so here it’s the first site i.e. Elephanta caves. This cave is located in western India on elephant island or in other words about 2 kilometres west of the Jawaharlal Nehru Port.

It is a collection of caves having different temples on it dedicated to Lord Shiva. Not only this you will be amazed by its historical architecture. If you are a religious type of person then you should definitely visit these magical caves, so that you can be blessed by Lord Shiva.

Enjoy the caves with cameras dude, don’t forget.

5. CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI TERMINUS

CSMT Railway Station
CSMT Railway Station

So after visiting the first UNESCO heritage site now let’s visit another site called Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, which is been also called Victoria Terminus, located in the south of the old Bori Bunder railway station.

It is been considered one of the most amazing Indian architecture terminal in Mumbai, India. This terminal is designed by the British architectural engineer Frederick William Stevens.

You guys might remember the movies called “Jai ho” and “raone”, in that movie also you can see the outer structure of this amazing terminal.

If you ask me I would recommend you to visit this amazing terminal once when you visit Mumbai.

6. JUHU BEACH

Juhu Beach
Juhu Beach

Okay everyone is time for some water splash!, after visiting all these monuments and caves you guys might be feeling heat up…right? So here I’m presenting a gorgeous beach in Mumbai called Juhu beach, it is situated in “vile parle”.

Not only you can play in the water but you can also enjoy various different cuisines nearby beaches like Pani puri, Bhel puri, pav bhaji, and many other Mumbai foods, and trust me guys its tastes so awesome.
I hope you visit this beautiful beach, make sure you have any type of balls for playing on the beach.

7. BANDRA-WORLI-SEA LINK

Bandra Worli Sea Link
Bandra Worli Sea Link

After having a water splash… let’s visit a gorgeous bridge called BANDRA-WORLI-SEA LINK, which is formally called Rajiv Gandhi Sea Link. It bridges that link the Western Suburbs (in Bandra) of Mumbai with Worli (in South Mumbai).

The best part of this bridge is that the view which will make you feel that you are in heaven, with cold gentle blow air from the surrounding sea, this amazing structure of the bridge is design by Seshadri Srinivasan.

Make sure guys you include this in your trip.

8. SHREE SIDDHIVINAYAK TEMPLE

Shree Siddhivinayak Temple
Shree Siddhivinayak Temple

Hey everyone, let’s thank god for giving this amazing life to explore all these beautiful cities and historical structure… confuse right? … I other words the next place we are going to explore is the magical temple called Shree Siddhivinayak Temple. This temple is dedicated to Lord GANESH, which is located in Prabhadevi, Mumbai, India.

You know, the walls of this temple are carved with various eight different forms of Ganesh. Trust me guys you will be considered yourself lucky that you have visited this beautiful temple. You can also find the Hanuman mandir (temple).

Make yourself blessed by visiting this magical temple.

9. CHOWPATTY BEACH

Chowpatty Beach
Chowpatty Beach

Let’s have one more water splash! By visiting one more beautiful beach called Chowpatty beach. This beach is also called Girgaon Chowpatty beach, it is located at the northern end of Marine Drive.

It is a public beach with a gorgeous view of the sunset, not only this you can witness snake charmers that will entertain you and there are various fun activities for children like, Merry go round, ferry wheels and Beebee gun.

So why are you waiting for just go for it guys… Chowpatty beach is waiting for you.

10. ESSEL WORLD

Essel World
Essel World

If you are looking for an amusement park in Mumbai then here it is, The Essel world. This fantastic park is located in Gora Island, Borivali, Mumbai; it was built in 1986 by Subhas Chandra of the Essel Group.

Many tourists generally visit Mumbai only for this amusement park, now it’s your turn to enjoy this park. There are various categories of rides that you can enjoy… by the word “categories” I mean family rides, adult rides, and children rides. Lots of adventure rides are available for adventure seekers.

Guys don’t miss the opportunity to visit this fantastic Amusement park, enjoy these adventure water rides.

11. GOREGAON FILM CITY

Goregaon Film City
Goregaon Film City

If you have a craze for films then this place is best suited for you, the GOREGAON FILM CITY. It is an integrated film studio located near the Sanjay Gandhi National Park at Goregaon East.

It is a place where many BOLLYWOOD hit movies were made. This place was built in 1977 by the state government so that they can provide various facilities and concessions to the film industry.

So if you’re a film lover then I think you should visit this place once in your life.

12. DHARAVI SLUM

Dharavi Slum
Dharavi Slum

I have a question for you, do you ever visited a slum area? Or do you ever wonder how the slum peoples live there? If no then I’m here, The Dharavi slum. It is considered to be one of the most Asia’s largest slums area. This slum is located in between the two main suburban railway lines i.e. The Central Railway and Western Railway.

If you wanted to know how BPL (Below Poverty Line) category people live their life, then, you can visit this slum to gain an idea about their problems. When you visit this place you will find that there are various hygienic issues with different peoples who are affected by diseases.
So I would recommend if your visiting this place then make sure you sanitize yourself before you eat anything.

So here it is guys it’s the end of the Mumbai trip. I hope you will visit these places that I mentioned above… see you guys on the next trip…till then HAPPY JOURNEY… keep loving and keep smiling.

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