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About Tourist Spot In Mumbai:

A Tour of Mumbai is a must-see for any visitor. From historic buildings and renowned museums to popular beaches and tours of India’s commercial film industry – this pulsating city has a lot to offer.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 While on a tour to Mumbai, tourists must visit the main tourist attractions in Mumbai. The edifices and the colonial structures that adorn Mumbai speak of the grand and glorious history of the city. The colonial structures, the beaches, museums, and the art galleries along with the colorful and busy streets comprise the major tourist attractions in Mumbai in Maharashtra in India. Mumbai is a cosmopolitan city with a fascinating history. 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. The Gateway of India, the Elephanta Caves, Prince of Wales Museum, Marine Drive, Haji Ali’s Tomb, Victoria Terminus, and Film City are amongst the must visit places of Mumbai. For those in Mumbai, here is a long list of sites to be visited. Historical sites, contemporary wonders, archaeological sites, religious sites and natural wonders, Mumbai city has all this and much more to offer to its tourists.Here is the List of Tourist Attractions in Mumbai.

Gateway of India:

Mumbai’s most famous monument, this is the starting point for most tourists who want to explore the city. It was built as a triumphal arch to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary, complete with four turrets and intricate latticework carved into the yellow basalt stone. Ironically, when the Raj ended in 1947, this colonial symbol also became a sort of epitaph: the last of the British ships that set sail for England left from the Gateway. Read More>>

Town Hall:

Town Hall is conceivably the most imperial structure amongst the heritage buildings of Mumbai. Housing the Asiatic Society of Bombay, Town Hall is located in the Fort area of South Mumbai. The pillared monument is even more significant for its exquisite edifice that has old wooden floor, spiral staircases, wrought iron loggias and superb marble statues of late benefactors of the Island City of India. Read More>>

Rajabai Tower:

Rajabai Tower is situated within the premises of the Fort campus of the Mumbai University. It is basically a clock tower that rises to a height of 85 m (280 ft) and houses the University Library. The tower has been modeled after the Big Ben Clock Tower of the UK houses of Parliament, situated in London, and was built as per the designs of Sir George Gilbert Scott, an English architect. It was in March 1869 that the foundation stone of the Rajabai Clock Tower of Bombay was laid down. Read More>>

Malabar Hill:

An up-market residential area with some spectacular views of the city surroundings, Malabar Hill is a must-see place when you travel to Mumbai. On the road climbing up, is a Jain temple dedicated to Adinath, the first Jain tirthankara. At one end, on the top are the Hanging Gardens (Pherozeshah Mehta Gardens) and the Kamala Nehru Park. Both provide relaxing atmospheres of greenery. Read More>>

Mahalaxmi Racecourse:

It’s not exactly Ascot, but Mumbai’s Mahalaxmi Racecourse is probably as close as you can get to rubbing shoulders with high society fillies and cocktail party stallions. During the racing season between November and February, few events are as well attended as the Mumbai Derby, an annual affair with all the traditional English trimmings: hats, gloves, cucumber sandwiches, scones. Read More>>

Prithvi Theatre:

Prithvi Theatre, one of the oldest theatres in Mumbai, is situated in the posh Juhu locality. It is basically a subsidiary of the Shri Prithviraj Kapoor Memorial Trust & Research Foundation. Prithviraj Kapoor began Prithvi Theatres in 1944, when he was touching the heights in his career. Later, his son Shashi Kapoor and daughter-in-law Jennifer set up the Memorial Trust in the 1975, as a tribute to the memory of Prithviraj Kapoor. Read More>>

Navi Mumbai:

Navi Mumbai is the world’s largest planned city. The most ambitious plan to decongest Mumbai was the one to create Navi Mumbai (New Mumbai). Initially planned with a specific purpose: to decongest Mumbai and become an alternative haven for the multitudes that throng Mumbai from different parts of India. Read More>>

Nariman Point:

Mumbai’s business district, Nariman Point, was named after former corporator Khursheed Framji Nariman. Nariman Point is located on land reclaimed from the sea. It houses some of the premier business establishments such as Air India, Central Bank of India, Indian Express, Mittal Towers, State Bank of India, The Oberoi Hotel and so on. Read More>>

Mumbai University:

The University of Mumbai, previously called University of Bombay, is amongst the top and oldest universities of India. Honored with a five-star rank by National Accreditation and Assessment Council (NAAC), Mumbai University (MU) has its campus in the largest metropolitan city of India. The university is known, not only for its high standards of teaching, but for the Gothic architecture of the campus buildings. Read More>>

Churchgate:

Churchgate is a downtown business district in South Mumbai. Imbibing its name from Churchgate Railway Station, the city center is crammed with several offices and banks. However, the railway station is a big hit in the transportation market of Mumbai, being the terminus of Western Railway line of Suburban Railway. Seeing that it is the preliminary point of many trains, it is always thrived with people going to their offices. Read More>>

Film City:

Mumbai is synonymous to the Film City of India. Perhaps this silver screen allures thousands of aspirants, who come to test their fortune in the flicker industry of movies. Bollywood, the Hindi Film Industry, is generally taken for the entire film industry of India, but there are many others pertaining to other languages. Read More>>

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (C.S.T) or The Victoria Terminus:

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST), a railway station, is a brilliant specimen of the Victorian Gothic style of architecture in India. Once called Victoria Terminus, the station is positioned on the suburban railway tracks of Mumbai. CST also serves as the headquarters of the Central Railways of India. Attributable to its wonderful structural design, CST was acknowledged as a ‘World Heritage Site’ by UNESCO in 2004. Read More>>

Banganga Tank:

The sacred waters of the Banganga Tank in Mumbai are a vivid representation of the paradox of traditional life coexisting with unbridled modernization. The temple complex of Banganga is overlooked by many tourists, but is one of Mumbai’s holiest sites and the oldest surviving structure in the city.Banganga Tank, situated on the Malabar Hill of South Mumbai, forms a part of the temple complex of Walkeshwar. Read More>>

Bombay High Court:

Inaugurated on 14 Aug’1862, Bombay High Court is amongst the oldest and chartered high courts in India. The present structure of the High Court was built during the years from 1871 to 1878. Designed by Col. J.A. Fuller – a British engineer, the building of the court is a masterpiece of Gothic style of architecture. Located in the Fort area of Mumbai, the High Court has a beautiful structure in black stone, with octagonal towers. Read More>>

Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE):

A very common name for all traders in the stockmarket, BSE, stands for Bombay Stock Exchange. The oldest market not only in the country, but also in Asia. In the early days, BSE was known as “The Native Share & Stock Brokers Association.” It was established in the year 1875 and became the first stock exchange in the country to be recognised by the government. Read More>>

Dharavi Slum Mumbai:

It’s quite amazing to see the shanties amidst the skyscrapers. In India a new tourism venture is emerging, some call it ‘Slum Tourism’ while a section put it as a ‘Poor-ism’ for enthusiastic tourists. ‘Jhopadpatti’ is yet another name for Mumbai slums. In some old locations there are now huge skylines where once were old time mumbai slum residents staying in Chawl.Dharavi in Mumbai may be the largest slum in Asia, but it’s far from a depressing place.Read More>>

Bandra Worli Sea Link Road:

Rajiv Gandhi (Bandra-Worli) Sea Link Project has been one of the most highly recommended project of all the transport studies done for the metropolitan region during the last forty years.The Bandra Worli sealink, officially know as ‘Rajiv Gandhi sealink’ was inaugurated on 30th June 2009. It is a cable stayed bridge which links Bandra and Worli and is the first phase of the proposed West island freeway system.Read More>>




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