Top 5 places to visit in Mumbai

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1. Marine Drive

Marine drive is the first place, whenever you ask someone where to go in Mumbai for the first time. It’s a very long promenade of about 3.6 kilometers, where one can sit and feel the chilling winds coming from the sea.

Some time you may hear marine drive to be called as Queen’s necklace because when one sees it from height after sunset it resembles like a necklace made of sparkling pearls. Moreover, this coastline is covered with funnel like concrete structures. You may find fitness enthusiasts running, exercising and doing flips here. 

What’s better can relaxes the mind than seeing the sun setting and of course, it’s the best place to experience the sunset here in Mumbai. It’s a must place for a traveller who decides to come to Mumbai. 

2. Gateway of India

Not only for the Mumbai city but for the whole country, Gateway of India is one of the most iconic sculptures in India. One should never forget to visit this beautiful structure situated at the fort in south Mumbai. The surrounding view mesmerize anyone who comes to see Gateway of India as its beauty is enhanced by the sea coast covering it in south while in north it faces the most famous hotels of India, the Taj hotel and the Oberoi.

Gateway of India attracts lakhs of people every month because of its unique beauty and the place where it is situated.

3. Bandra(BandStand)

Bandra is one of the most beautiful places ever to visit in Mumbai city. One side of it you can see beautiful sea shores coming from Arabian sea, don’t forget to watch this at noon time. Other side of it is a promenade and road which is attached with the homes of most iconic celebrities of Bollywood. If you are a bollywood fan then you are already known about king khan and Bhaijan of Bollywood. These two actors have made special places in the Bollywood using their extraordinary talents of acting. One must see their homes while having a plan to visit bandra, if you are lucky enough then you can get chance to see them.

Bandstand can be the place which can add lot of chilling moments, while travelling in Mumbai city.

4. Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus

Chatrapati Shivaji terminus has its own history that how its designed and made. It was designed by a British engineer Fedrick william stevens in Italian gothic style. Initially when it’s construction is completed then it is named under Queen Victoria as Victoria terminus and later named under the godly king of India, the ‘Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’. This is a historical railway station in Mumbai city. This station has 18 platforms, and it is so famous that even the oscar winning song ‘jai ho‘ is shot at this station.

This terminus can be a perfect place for those who wants to have great pictures, and it is really a worthy place for the Mumbai city tour.

5. Juhu Beach

Juhu beach, well if you are one of the greatest fan of bollywood stars than you can hang around this place because you might see them around as they live here. you don’t believe it, then you have to visit this lovely place and discover the fact by yourself why lots of Bollywood celebrities chose to live around here. Here at Juhu beach you can easily find many casual cricket matches are going on. Such a lovely place to enjoy and have great food, moreover food court at its entrance is famous for the Mumbai city’s street food. This beach at the time of Ganesha jayanti get crowded with thousands of devotees, and at that time it’s really a once in lifetime moment for those who are travelling in Mumbai at the time of Ganesha festival.