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Tourist Attractions in Mumbai

The financial capital of India- Mumbai- is the city of gold, of dreams. Located on the west coast of India, the group of islands has grown into the city of Mumbai. Mumbai's stock exchange is the primary stock exchange of the country. In the present times, most large business houses have their corporate offices in this city. It is also the primary center for the arts and the entertainment industry. The tourist attractions in Mumbai also make this place happening and interesting.
Mumbai, the city that never sleeps, was called Bombay for much of the last four hundred years. The name of the city was changed to Mumbai (meaning mother in Marathi) by an act of the parliament in 1997

Historical Attractions at Mumbai

  -  Mani Bhawan - presently functioning as a Gandhi memorial, it used to be the Mumbai residence of Mahatma Gandhi
  -  Prince of Wales Museum - built in the year 1914, the museum houses art, sculpture, rare coins, and old firearms and a priceless collection of miniature paintings.
  -  Hanging Gardens - built during the early 1880s over Mumbai's main reservoir at the top of the Malabar Hills, the hanging gardens overlook the Marine Drive and serve as a popular picnic spot
  -  Chattrapati Shivaji Terminus: formerly known as Victoria Terminus, Chattrapati Shivaji Terminus was built in 1888.

Modern Attractions at Mumbai

  -  Juhu Beach : one of the largest and frequently visited beaches of India, the Juhu beach is located 18-km north of the city centre. It is nicknamed as the uptown bourgeois paradise.
  -  Marine Drive: located in the central Mumbai, Marine drive was built in the 1920s and 1930s on land reclaimed from the sea. A popular sea front, Marine Drive is also the main thoroughfare.
  -  Essel World: An excellent place to get entertained, Essel World, offers over 40 exciting rides, games, and attractions. The Water Kingdom is said to be the largest of its kind in Asia.
  -  Bollywood - The Film City or "Bollywood"- as it is called produces the second most number of pictures in the world every year. Visiting a movie studio to watch a movie being shot in India's commercial film capital is an experience worth attempting.
  -  Kamla Nehru Park - located at the top of Malabar Hills, Kamla Nehru Park is the park also provides you a spectacular view of the city and the sunset.
  -  Chowpatty - Situated in the suburbs of the city, and known for its festive atmosphere, food stalls and hustle and bustle, Chowpatty is perhaps the most famous beach of Mumbai. This beach encapsulates the spirit of Mumbai.
  -  Aarey Milk Colony - located at a distance of 32 kilometers from main Mumbai city, Aarey Milk colony of Mumbai is one of the most modern milk colonies in the world. You can also try the fresh milk and snacks in the colony's canteen here.
  -  Jain Temple - located on the Malabar Hill, the Jain temple houses frescoes depicting various events in the lives of the 24 Jain Tirthankaras. A large number of devotees as well as tourists visit the Jain temple every day.
  -  Haji Ali's Tomb: this tomb is a mausoleum built to commemorate Haji Ali, a Muslim saint, who perished by drowning while traveling to Mecca.
  -  Bazaars in Mumbai: among the famous markets in Mumbai, Kalbadevi, Bhuleshwar, Mangaldas, Zaveri and Chor Bazaar are some of the markets worth exploring.

Unique Attraction at Mumbai
  -  Gateway of India: the Gateway of India, Mumbai's landmark, is a huge archway on the water's edge at Apollo Bunder. It was built to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary for the Delhi Durbar in 1911. It has historical significance for India because after the country's independence, the last British troops left Indian soil, marching under the Gateway of India to board their waiting ships.

Tourists' attractions in Mumbai offers you a range of historic buildings, renowned museums, popular beaches and tours of India's commercial film industry. So why wait? Come and explore this fascinating city! gives you all the information for a perfect tour around Tourists Attractions in Mumbai and other tourist places in India.

Tourist Attractions in Mumbai
Gateway of India Victoria Terminus Marine Drive
Mumbai Stock Exchange Film City Haji Ali Mosque
Hanging Gardens Prithvi Theatre Elephanta Caves
Essel World Beaches in Mumbai Museums in Mumbai
Shopping in Mumbai

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