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The marvels of Mumbai

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Mumbai - the financial capital of India home to ober 19 million people is am incredible city. It is a city which never sleeps & has soe thing to offer for everyone right from a toddler to a senior citizen.

Good for
  • History Buff
  • Thrill Seeker
  • Shopping Fanatic
  • Art and Architecture Lover
  • Nature Lover
  • Foodie
  • Beach Goer
  • Like a Local

29 Places

6 City Tips

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29 Places

Day 1

Yazdani Bakery

Restaurants

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites

Willingdon Sports Club

Sports Complexes

Relish

Restaurants

Flora Fountain

Fountains, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Churchgate Railway Station

Architectural Buildings, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Nariman Point

Neighbourhoods

Malabar Hill

Neighbourhoods

Natural Ice Cream Parlour

Restaurants

Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum

History Museums

Mumbadevi Temple

Sacred & Religious Sites

Chowpatty Beach

Neighbourhoods, Beaches

Gateway of India

Speciality Museums, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Marine Drive

Scenic Drives, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Colaba

Neighbourhoods

Haji Ali Mosque

Sacred & Religious Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Mahalakshmi Temple

Sacred & Religious Sites

Dhobi Ghat

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Colaba Causeway

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Hanging Gardens (Ferozeshah Mehta)

Gardens

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya

Gift & Speciality Shops, Speciality Museums

Rajabai Clock Tower

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Parliament Building (Mantralaya)

Government Buildings

Day 2

Dharavi

Neighbourhoods

EsselWorld

Theme Parks

Water Kingdom

Water Parks

Mount Mary Church

Architectural Buildings, Sacred & Religious Sites, Churches & Cathedrals

Day 3

Kanheri Caves

Caverns & Caves, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Elephanta Caves

Sacred & Religious Sites, Caverns & Caves, Points of Interest & Landmarks

shaishavv's City Tips

  • For those who wnat to experince the city's multi religious mixture he can visit the Haji Ali Dargah, Mount Mary Church, SIddhivinayak Temple, Mahalakshmi Temple , Jama MAsji etc.
  • For sight seeing it has the chowpatty (the beach), Queens Necklace, VT STation, Rajabai Tower, Gateway Of India, Elephanta Caves, Hanging Gardens, the majestic sea link & the vipasana centre
  • Foe the history buff Mumbai has the Victoria Terminus & Churchgate which are the British era gothic structure - absolutely magnificent, then you have the High Court, Vidhan Sabha and the entire area from FOuntain to Ballard Pier & Colaba which takes you into Britain. Most of the buildings are of the British Era with distinct British Architectutre.
  • Its a shoppers' paradise. It has top end branded stores & malls like the INorbit Mall, Infinity Mall, Phoenix Mall, R Mall, R City etc. where one gets the worlds best brands as also it has fashion street & Bandra Liniking road where the road side hawkers ply tgheir wares. These are incredible areas for shopping
  • THe Queens Necklace is in South Mumbai which is a 4-5 km promenade with magnificent view of the Arabian Sea & the rising or setting sun . At night with the illumination it looks like a necklace.
  • The Chowpatty beach in SOuth Mumbai & Juhu beach in NOrth Mumbai are 2 famous beaches of the city. Both the beaches are frequented by thousands of people every day. This incudes locals, people from other cities of INdia & foreigners. It has rows of road site eating joints which serve mouth watering chaats like bhel puri, paani puri, sev puri, paav bhaaji etc.
    Day 1
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    Yazdani Bakery
    Restaurants
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    shaishavv Says:

    famous bakery over 100 yeras old. famous for hand made breads & cakes.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Family
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #201 of 7,850 restaurants in Mumbai
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Day out south mumbai 03/12/2017
    • Perfect Bakery cum Restaurant. 09/10/2017
    • Yazdani Bakery
    Address:
    Patel Street
    Between PM Road and Veer Nariman Road. Fort Area
    Mumbai
    India
    Phone:
    +91 22 2287 0789
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    05:00 - 23:00
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    Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
    Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites
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    shaishavv Says:

    This is the main station of the Central Railway. EVery day more than 4 million people use this network. The building is a magnificent British Era structure. A must visit

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Family
    Tips
    • DO not visit between 8AM to 10 AM & 5PM to 9PM as it is the peak hours
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #6 of 506 things to do in Mumbai
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Wonderful architecture, busy terminal ... 17/12/2017
    • Beautiful chhatrapathi sivaji terminal 16/12/2017
    • Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
    Address:
    DN Road
    Mumbai CST Area
    Mumbai
    India
    Phone:
    +91 83085 25725
    Other:
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    Willingdon Sports Club
    Sports Complexes
    shaishavv Says:

    It is one of the oldest clubs of Mumbai. It has a golf course apart from other sporting facilities like swimming pool, tennis courts, gym etc. But entry is only for members & guests

    Good for
    • Family
    • Friends
    Tips
    • The club restricts admission to members only & to their guests. Preferably wear full pants as certain areas not accessible if you are in shorts
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #86 of 506 things to do in Mumbai
    • Good atmosphere and food 21/03/2017
    • Dinner at the club 28/01/2017
    • Willingdon Sports Club
    Address:
    Tulsiwadi, K K Marg, Mahalaxmi
    Near Haji Ali Circle
    Mumbai
    India
    Phone:
    +91 22 2354 5755
    Other:
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    Relish
    Restaurants (Italian, Mexican, Indian)
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    shaishavv Says:

    Good restaurant serving soem authentic Indian cuisine

    Good for
    • Family
    • Friends
    Tips
    • Casual dress code
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #153 of 7,850 restaurants in Mumbai
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • DINNER DATE 14/12/2017
    • Best fondues 11/12/2017
    • Relish
    Address:
    Prem Court Ground Floor Jamshedji Tata Road, Near Kc College
    Near KC College, Churchgate
    Mumbai 400020
    India
    Phone:
    +91 22 4213 5419
    Price range:
    US$25 - US$100
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    12:00 - 23:00
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    Flora Fountain
    Fountains, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    shaishavv Says:

    It is the Central Business District which house the Reserve Bank of INdia, Bombay STock Exchange & Bombay High Court

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #74 of 506 things to do in Mumbai
    • History 23/11/2017
    • Historical Monument 09/11/2017
    • Flora Fountain
    Address:
    MG Rd at Veer Nariman Rd
    Mumbai
    India
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    Churchgate Railway Station
    Architectural Buildings, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    shaishavv Says:

    Hub of the Western Railway. Used by over 3 million commuters every day

    Good for
    • Must See
    • History Buff
    • Like a Local
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #35 of 506 things to do in Mumbai
    • ART DECO NEAR CHURCHGATE 14/12/2017
    • Chuchgate 12/12/2017
    • Churchgate Railway Station
    Address:
    Church Gate Street
    Mumbai
    India
    Other:
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    Nariman Point
    Neighbourhoods
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    shaishavv Says:

    Magnificent view of the Arabian Sea & the rising/setting sun

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #7 of 506 things to do in Mumbai
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Heaven in mumbai 15/12/2017
    • Point of Offices 08/12/2017
    • Nariman Point
    Address:
    Marine Drive
    Mumbai
    India
    Phone:
    +91 22 2204 4016
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    Malabar Hill
    Neighbourhoods
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    shaishavv Says:

    Houses the famous Hanging Gardens. Basically 2 beautiful gardens & gives a panoramic view of Mumbai city

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Friends
    • Family
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #36 of 506 things to do in Mumbai
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Point to get a view of iconic Mumbai 08/12/2017
    • Ideal for a good feel of Mumbai’s famous beach 27/11/2017
    • Malabar Hill
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    Natural Ice Cream Parlour
    Restaurants (Indian)
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    shaishavv Says:

    Ice cream parlour serving natural ice creams. It has many outlets all over Mumbai. A must have

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #14 of 7,850 restaurants in Mumbai
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Mindblowingly best 15/12/2017
    • Fresh and tasty 13/12/2017
    • Natural Ice Cream Parlour
    Address:
    2 Shop 1
    Near Amar Juice Centre, Jvpd Scheme
    Mumbai 400006
    India
    Phone:
    +91 22 6555 7575
    Price range:
    US$1 - US$2
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    11:00 - 23:00
    Other:
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    Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum
    History Museums
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    shaishavv Says:

    Gandhi museum - place where Mahatma Gandhi stayed whenever he was in Mumbai

    Good for
    • History Buff
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #11 of 506 things to do in Mumbai
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Worth a visit 16/12/2017
    • humbling expansion of our understanding 12/12/2017
    • Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum
    Address:
    19 Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum Laburnam Rd
    Gamdevi
    Mumbai 400007
    India
    Phone:
    +91 22 2380 5864
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 - 17:30
    Other:
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    Mumbadevi Temple
    Sacred & Religious Sites
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    shaishavv Says:

    Temple of Hindu godess Mumbadevi. The city got its name from this godess

    Good for
    • Like a Local
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #57 of 506 things to do in Mumbai
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Divine Temple 08/12/2017
    • Patron of Mumbai 22/11/2017
    • Mumbadevi Temple
    Address:
    Mumbadevi Road
    Sheikh Memon St.
    Mumbai
    India
    Phone:
    +91 22 2242 4974
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    Chowpatty Beach
    Neighbourhoods, Beaches
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    shaishavv Says:

    Beach in south mumbai - majot=r tourist attraction. WIth the rows of street food vendors a must vist & must experience place.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Plan to stay:/
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #46 of 506 things to do in Mumbai
    • Large man made beach 17/12/2017
    • Great beach in the heart of Mumbai 10/12/2017
    • Chowpatty Beach
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    Gateway of India
    Speciality Museums, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    shaishavv Says:

    Historical British Era monument offers beautiful view of the Arabian Sea & the fabulous Taj Mahal Hotel

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #8 of 506 things to do in Mumbai
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Arched Monument - important landmark for Mumbai 17/12/2017
    • Beautiful place for sunrise 17/12/2017
    • Gateway of India
    Address:
    Peninsula at end of C. Shivaji Maharaj Marg
    Mumbai
    India
    Phone:
    +91 94180 81904
    Other:
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    Marine Drive
    Scenic Drives, Points of Interest & Landmarks
    See more photos
    shaishavv Says:

    Offers magnificent View of the sea & the queens necklace

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Must See
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #4 of 506 things to do in Mumbai
    • Nice walk at sunset 17/12/2017
    • Boulevard in Mumbai 17/12/2017
    • Marine Drive
    Address:
    Chaupati
    Mumbai 400021
    India
    Phone:
    +91 97685 01578
    Other:
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    Colaba
    Neighbourhoods
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    shaishavv Says:

    ONe of the business disticts of SOuth Mumbai. Offers excellent shopping options.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #13 of 506 things to do in Mumbai
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Street Shopping! 17/12/2017
    • Had few drinks at Leo Pold, walked arround the area 17/12/2017
    • Colaba
    Address:
    Shahid Bhagat Singh Marg
    near Colaba Bus Station
    Mumbai
    India
    Phone:
    +91 22 4915 0000
    Other:
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    Haji Ali Mosque
    Sacred & Religious Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    shaishavv Says:

    It is a Mosque which is a religious place for the muslims. You have to wlak about 1 km. on a road that is on the sea bed to reach this place.

    Good for
    • History Buff
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #24 of 506 things to do in Mumbai
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • haji ali 13/12/2017
    • Nice place to see 12/12/2017
    • Haji Ali Mosque
    Address:
    Lala Lajpatrai Marg
    Mahalaxmi Race Course
    Mumbai
    India
    Phone:
    +91 90523 43500
    Other:
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    Mahalakshmi Temple
    Sacred & Religious Sites
    See more photos
    shaishavv Says:

    It is a temple of the Godess of Wealth for the HIndus.

    Good for
    • History Buff
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #12 of 506 things to do in Mumbai
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Very nice temple in Mumbai 12/12/2017
    • temple of goddess laxmi 11/12/2017
    • Mahalakshmi Temple
    Address:
    Bhulabhai Desai Road
    Mumbai
    India
    Phone:
    +91 22 2351 4732
    Other:
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    Dhobi Ghat
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    shaishavv Says:

    Very interersting place.Clothes of mumbai city is washed here. A very unique place - A MUST VISIT

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Hidden Gems
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #30 of 506 things to do in Mumbai
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Amazing 13/12/2017
    • Largest Outdoor Laundry 10/12/2017
    • Dhobi Ghat
    Address:
    Dr. E. Moses Rd.
    near Mahalakshmi Station
    Mumbai
    India
    Other:
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    Colaba Causeway
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
    See more photos
    shaishavv Says:

    Good place to explore. Has lots of shopping options.

    Good for
    • Shopping Fanatic
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #31 of 506 things to do in Mumbai
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Stroll around 16/12/2017
    • Nothing special 10/12/2017
    • Colaba Causeway
    Address:
    Colaba
    Mumbai
    India
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    Hanging Gardens (Ferozeshah Mehta)
    Gardens
    See more photos
    shaishavv Says:

    Beautiful gardens & a nice place to relax. Offers panaoramic view of Mumbai city

    Good for
    • Friends
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #65 of 506 things to do in Mumbai
    • My favourite area of Mumbai 11/12/2017
    • Garden situated on Top 08/12/2017
    • Hanging Gardens (Ferozeshah Mehta)
    Address:
    Malabar Hill
    Mumbai 400075
    India
    Phone:
    +91 98767 89090
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    Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya
    Gift & Speciality Shops, Speciality Museums
    See more photos
    shaishavv Says:

    A must visit for all those who are interested in art, artefacts & history. The structure itslef is a magnificent Grade 1 heritage structure.

    Good for
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #2 of 181 Shopping in Mumbai
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great museum 15/12/2017
    • Great museum, superb building, great art collection 09/12/2017
    • Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya
    Address:
    159 Mahatma Gandhi Rd
    Mumbai 400023
    India
    Phone:
    +91 22 2284 4484
    Other:
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    Rajabai Clock Tower
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
    See more photos
    shaishavv Says:

    It is a clock tower modelled on Big Ben. Built in 1878 it is a beautiful historical structure

    Good for
    • History Buff
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #51 of 506 things to do in Mumbai
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • The Big Ben of Mumbai 19/11/2017
    • Heritage Monument of Mumbai 09/11/2017
    • Rajabai Clock Tower
    Address:
    Bombay University
    Mumbai
    India
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    Parliament Building (Mantralaya)
    Government Buildings
    shaishavv Says:

    It comprises of the main parliament house where the state givernment legislators meet to transact buiseness & then it has a seretariat where the government employees' offices are housed.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #167 of 506 things to do in Mumbai
    • Independence Day with Lights! 17/08/2017
    • Even more impressive when in session 10/04/2017
    • Parliament Building (Mantralaya)
    Address:
    Mantralaya
    Mumbai
    India
    Phone:
    +91 22 2202 4243
  • Day 2
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    Dharavi
    Neighbourhoods
    See more photos
    shaishavv Says:

    It is one of the largest slums in the world. It is inhabited by almost 1 million people making it oe of the most densely populated place on the planet

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Like a Local
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #54 of 506 things to do in Mumbai
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Amazing outdoor laundry 17/12/2017
    • Sorry state 26/11/2017
    • Dharavi
    Phone:
    +91 96991 17308
    Other:
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    EsselWorld
    Theme Parks
    See more photos
    shaishavv Says:

    It one of the oldest amusement parks of Mumbai. Good for all those who want to experience the thills of an amusement park.

    Good for
    • Friends
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Family
    Plan to stay:/
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #19 of 506 things to do in Mumbai
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • fun with rides 11/12/2017
    • Essel World in 2nd week of December 2017 11/12/2017
    • EsselWorld
    Address:
    Gorai
    Mumbai 400 091
    India
    Phone:
    +91 22 6528 0305
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    09:00 - 19:00
    Other:
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    Water Kingdom
    Water Parks
    See more photos
    shaishavv Says:

    This is a watre park offering great water rides. It matches the best in the world & is a must visit for those who enjoy water rides

    Good for
    • Friends
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Family
    Plan to stay:/
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #20 of 506 things to do in Mumbai
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • intresting 16/12/2017
    • india's best resort ever 15/12/2017
    • Water Kingdom
    Address:
    Gorai
    Mumbai
    India
    Phone:
    +91 22 6528 0305
    Other:
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    Mount Mary Church
    Architectural Buildings, Sacred & Religious Sites, Churches & Cathedrals
    See more photos
    shaishavv Says:

    It is historical church for the Roam Cathlics built in the 17th century. It has been destroyed & rebuilt.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #9 of 506 things to do in Mumbai
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • mother mary 15/12/2017
    • My Favourite "GO TO " place! 09/12/2017
    • Mount Mary Church
    Address:
    Bandra West
    Mumbai 400050
    India
    Phone:
    +91 22 2642 3152
    Other:
  • Day 3
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    Kanheri Caves
    Caverns & Caves, Points of Interest & Landmarks
    See more photos
    shaishavv Says:

    This is a group of rock cut monuments located in North Mumbai. It i located within the Sanjay Gandhi National Park. THere 109 caves. These were basically used by the buddhist monks who used to saty & meditate here.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • History Buff
    • Family
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #17 of 506 things to do in Mumbai
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • awesome weekend 15/12/2017
    • Beautiful caves” 15/12/2017
    • Kanheri Caves
    Address:
    Sanjay Gandhi National Park
    Borivli East
    Mumbai
    India
    Phone:
    +91 1800 22 9930
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    07:30 - 17:30
    Other:
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    Elephanta Caves
    Sacred & Religious Sites, Caverns & Caves, Points of Interest & Landmarks
    See more photos
    shaishavv Says:

    These are a cluster of caves which has stone culptures & carvings. Located off Mumbai this place can be accessed by a ferry

    Good for
    • Must See
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 1 things to do in Elephanta Island
    • Great lesson in non-sustainability 16/12/2017
    • Elephanta Island 08/12/2017
    • Elephanta Caves
    Address:
    Elephanta Caves
    Elephanta Island
    India
    Phone:
    +91 98677 07414
    Other:
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