Best Places to Visit In Mumbai

 Best Places to Visit In Mumbai.

1. Gate way of India.

Construction Duration :31 March, 1913 to 1924.

Inaugurated : 4 December 1924.

Cost of Construction : 2.1 million Rupees in 1913.

Maintained By : Archeological Survey of India.

Where is it Located : Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Dimensions : The central dome is 48 feet in diameter and 83 feet in height.

Materials Used : Yellow Kharodi basalt and reinforced concrete.

Architectural Style : Indo-Saracenic with Muslim influences.

Architect : George Wittet.

Visit Timing : Open to public 24 hours a day, all days of the week.

Entry Fee : No entry fee.

How to Reach: Nearest railway station is CSMT & Churchgate. From there either a shared or individual city taxi can be availed. BEST buses can also be availed from every part of the city to reach Gateway of India.

In early morning one can visit and enjoy the marvellous view of Gate way of India. The structure is illuminated after nightfall presenting a breathtaking view in combination with the adjacent Taj Mahal Palace hotel and tower.

2. Heritage buildings 

Mumbai is a home of Heritage buildings all build during British colonisation era & best of it is Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminals which is  not only UNSECO World Heritage Site As well as India's Most crowded & famous railway station. It has taken 10 years to build whole building,designed by British Architect Frederick William Stevens.

The Basilica of our lady of the mount commonly known as mount Mary church, is a roman catholic Basilica located in Bandra, Mumbai.In every September, the feast of the blessed virgin Mary is celebrated on the first Sunday after 8 Sept. this celebration is known as Bandra Fair.
The church is rebuilt just 100 year back, but the history behind the statue of our lady goes back to the 16th century when Portugal's Priest Jesuit brought the statue to India. in 1700 Arab pirates disfigured statue by cutting off the right hand.
in 1760, the church was rebuilt and statue was moved in st. andrew's church near by. one leged says that koli fisherman dreamt that he would find a statue in the sea & it was found floating in the sea between 1700 & 1760. locals call the statue Mot Mauli means Pearl Mother. 

This beautiful, wooden statue was initially brought by the Jesuits from Portugal during the sixteenth century. It was then placed atop the main altar of a tiny oratory on a hill at Lands End in Bandora( Bandra) 

Built on reclaimed land in 1920, marine drive is along the Arebian sea shore from the Nariman Point ( Girgao Chowpatty ) continues to the foot of Malbar hill. 

It's one of Mumbai's most popular Place. it is not only sunset watching point but also it is best spot for Night riders with fabulous view.t its twinkling Night -time lights have earned in the nickname 'The Queen's Necklace'.

On 31st Dec. night so many people gather together to celebrate & to welcome New Year 

with Crackers & music.

Location: South Mumbai,Colaba Causeway.

Visiting Hours : Daily From Morning till Night.

What to buy : Handicraft , books, jewellery, crystals ,Brass Items.

How to Reach : CSMT to Colaba Causeway 3km. you can take cab from CSMT but best way to enjoy it to walk from CSMT to Colaba Causeway.

One can get  from cloths and accessories to antique showpieces and toys, colaba causaway has every thing that a shopper might be interested in. it is indeed the perfect place to get a taste of south Mumbai's Culture.

Location :  Lala lajpatrai marg ,cost of worli.

Visiting Hours : 6:00 AM  to 10:00 PM.

Built in : 1431 AD.

How to reach : by train till Grant Road st. from grant road st. one can take bus or taxi or auto road is just about 10-15 min.

The Haji Ali Dargah was constructed in 1431 in memory of wealthy Muslim merchant, Sayyed Peer Haji Ali Shah Bukhari who gave up all his worldly possessions before making a pilgrimage to mecca.
Bukhari travelled around the world in the early to mid 15th century, and eventually settled in present day Mumbai.
The Haji Ali Dargah is a historical landmark in Mumbai and also one of the most pilgriame in mumbai, people from all over the world visit the Haji Ali Dargah no matter from which culture or religion they are.

Do Visit These Places Enjoy the Life...!!!!

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