The bustling city of Mumbai is the entertainment as well as the commercial hub of India. Mumbai Formerly known as Bombay and presently referred as the “Alpha World City”, this exhilarating city of Mumbai is of a cosmopolitan nature, the city is the “melting pot” wherein Hindus, Jews, Muslims, Parsis, and Christians co-exist happily under the common designation, the ‘Mumbaikars’.
Mumbai is the dream city for all, from businessmen to film stars, from designers to tycoons and not to forget the common people. The Lodha Group is literally putting Mumbai on the world map of architecture with The World Towers – the iconic residential apartments located in Worli consists of three towers which dominates the city’s skyline and offers all the luxurious amenities you would want in your dream home.
From well frequented popular hangouts to quaint unexplored corners, Mumbai has an unending repository of places to visit with family and friends. Here are seven places which are diverse in nature, and have unique elements to offer.
Gateway of India
The objective of this 85-feet tall structure was to commemorate King George, the Fifth’s visit to Mumbai. Incidentally, the last of British soldiers that were to leave India after independence, departed through Gateway of India. The architecture is a perfect blend of three styles, namely Hindu, Islam and European Gothic styles.
Marine Drive is in the heart of Mumbai and hence you can have easy access to it from anywhere in Mumbai. It is 3km long and it borders Arabian Sea forming a bay. The stretch is ‘C’ shaped that links Nariman Point and Babulnath which offers spectacular view of sunset.
Juhu is a neighbourhood of Mumbai, most famous for the sprawling Juhu Beach. It is surrounded by the Arabian Sea to the west, Versova to the north, Santacruz and Vile Parle to the east, and Khar to the south. Juhu is among the most affluent areas of the city and home to many Bollywood celebrities.
The Bandra Fort is the termination point of the Bandstand Promenade, where the whipping breeze of the sea shore and the open view makes it one of the very best places to visit in Mumbai.
Sanjay Gandhi National Park
The Sanjay Gandhi National Park is a treasure trove of activities that occur throughout the year. Providing a sprawling expanse of green and an open arena for you to explore.
Elephanta caves are in Elephanta Island, which is roughly around 40-minute ferry ride from Gateway of India. UNESCO has declared Elephanta Caves, belonging to 600 AD, as World Heritage Site. The artwork in the sculptures speak of the artistic excellence of the bygone era and Elephanta Caves is considered one of the seven wonders of India.
Colaba Causeway Street Shopping
The heartthrob of South Mumbai, Colaba’s Causeway is famous for the sparkling range of commodities on sale. The place is booming with life, as hawkers sell their eclectic fare with zeal. This place has it all, from legendary movie halls, to iconic hotels and flavour-ridden eateries.