Top 10 Mumbai Attractions

Mumbai the city of dreams is not just monetary capital of country but it has some heritage sites which are worth visiting.It also has some beautiful places which you can’t find in the rest of the country.The list goes as:

1> Shree Siddhivinayak Temple:

sidhivinayak

The Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Mandir is a Hindu temple dedicated to Ganesh. It is located in Prabhadevi, Mumbai, Maharashtra. It is one of the richest temples in Mumbai.Daily people in large number’s visit the temple.

Location: Prabhadevi, Mumbai

2> Gateway of India:

gateway of india

The Gateway of India is a heritage monument that was built by the British. It is located in South Mumbai, the monument overlooks the Arabian Sea. The gateway has also been referred to as the Taj Mahal of Mumbai, and is among the city’s top tourist attraction.

Location: South Mumbai.

3> Dhobi Ghat Mahalaxmi:

Dhobi Ghat Mahalaxmi

Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat is consider an open-air laundromat with over 200 dhobis washing their clothes on the stone.It is just five min. walk from mahalaxmi station.It is popular tourist attraction for foreigners visiting mumbai for 1st time.

Location: Mahalaxmi.

4> Haji Ali:

Haji Ali

The Haji Ali Dargah is a mosqueand dargah located in Worli in the south Mumbai. In the heart of the city  the dargah is one of the most recognisable landmarks of Mumbai city.

Location: Worli, Dadar.

5> Elephanta island:

Elephanta island

This is a popular tourist attraction because of island caves, The Elephanta caves that is carved out of a huge rock.It can be easily accessible by ferry from gateway of India.

Location: South Mumbai.

6> ISKON Temple:

iskcon mumbai

It is the most beautiful temple of Lord Krishna in the city.It has people coming here in large numbers to get the blessings of Lord Krishna.

Location: Mumbai.

7> EsselWorld   Borivali:

essel world

It is India Disney Land. The amusement park is located in Gorai,Borivali. The park is one of its kind in the city which provides enjoyment to  all ages.

Location: Borivali, North Mumbai.

8> Global Vipassana Pagoda:

pagoda mumbai

It is a monument of peace and harmony in Mumbai.The center of the Global Vipassana Pagoda contains the world’s largest stone dome built without any supporting pillars.

Location: Borivali, North Mumbai.

9> Colaba Causeway:

colaba causeway

It is assumed to be a shopper’s paradise in mumbai. One can get a good taste of clothes out here.

Location South Mumbai.

10> Marine Drive:

marine drive

Also known as Queen’s Necklace.Is located in south mumbai. A popular tourist spot for viewing sunset in mumbai. Mumbai looks best from this point during sunset.

Location: South Mumbai.

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Lavasa: Upcoming Hill Station

Lavasa is a located in the western mountain ranges of India, Lavasa is very near to the two major cities, Mumbai and Pune. Lavasa is part of 25,000 acres of land declared as  the “Hill Station”, with an extensive Master Plan covering half that area, it is built around the 20 km long Warasgaon Lake. There are five access routes to Lavasa, one of which is enhanced and developed.

Lavasa is approximately an hour’s around 65 kms drive from Pune and almost 3.5 hours away from Mumbai around 200 kms.

Lavasa is at its magical best during the monsoons. The rains arrive, bringing with them the promise of months filled with pattering showers, lush green hills with many waterfalls playfully tumbling down them, breathtaking environment  and days are spent looking out at the rain through a wet window, smiling at a paradise that has been found.

How to reach Lavasa:

Mumbai to Lavasa

Pune to Lavasa

lavasa map

Activities in Lavasa

A hill station located between the mountains can be a perfect gateway for the tourist ,trekker’s and nature lover’s.It offers a wide variety of activities to get going busy in this wonderful hill station.Some of them are:

  • Water Sports
  • Clubs
  • Spas
  • Restaurants
  •  Fitness Center
  • Convention Center

Hotels in Lavasa:

Lavasa is offering few of the best stay options in the country.

Pictures of Lavasa:

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courtesy: hotels in lavasa

Tourist Places around Mumbai

A Must Visit Tourist Places:-

1. Mahabaleshwar       220km Hill Station,Lakes,Waterfalls,Forts, Gaming Activities.
2. Goa  607km Beaches,Honeymoon,Falls,Boating, Shopping,Pubs
3. Lonavala 130km Hill Station,Water Falls,Resorts,Chikki
4. Daman 175km Beaches, Church, Gardens
5. Ahmedabad 550km Gandhi,Temples,Bird Centuries, Forts,Temples
6. Matheran 58km Hill Station,Forest,Temple,Lakes
7. Aurangabad 368km Ajanta – Ellora Caves, Lakes, Temples, Heritage sites
8. Shirdi 245km Sai Baba,Temple,museums
9. Udaipur 780km Heritage,Lakes,Gardens,Museums,Forts
10. Panchgani 245km Hill Station,Waterfalls,Rivers

Udaipur

Udaipur – The City of Lakes:

Udaipur

Romantic and divine, Udaipur is much more than an oasis in the desert and the most beautiful lakes, exquisite palaces and architectural heritage and deserves the nickname “Venice of the East.” and also called “City of Lakes”. Lake Palace is located in Jag Niwas Island in the middle of Lake Pichola is the best example of its delicate architecture and refined culture. Shores of the lake is another beautiful building can boast – a magnificent palace in the city. well-known handicrafts and miniature paintings, Shilpa Gram festival is a favorite tourist destination in the city. Maharana Udai Singh II founded Udaipur in 1568, when he was defeated in Chittorgarh and the Mughal emperor Akbar. It is believed that a saint meditating on a hill near Lake Pichola directed him to establish the capital, because it is surrounded by Aravallis, forests and lakes, making it safer than Chittorgarh.

 

Location: Rajasthan, India

Significance: Known as city of Lakes

Best Season: October to April

 

Weather:-

Pleasant winters and scanty rainfall characterizes the climate of Udaipur. Though temperature rises to 40ºC in summers, but mostly it is tolerable and is around 30’s.

 

How to Reach Udaipur:-

1> By Air:

Udaipur has a good network of air services linking it to from New Delhi, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Ahmedabad, Aurangabad and Mumbai. Nearest airport is Dabok Airport, which is 21 km from the city centre.

2> By Train:

It is well connected to and from all the major cities of India such as Chittrogarh, Ajmer, Jaipur and Delhi by trains. Palace On Wheels is a major attraction of course. The railway station is 4 km from the heart of the city.

3> By Road:

The roads are smooth and link Udaipur to various major cities of India such as Delhi, Jaipur, Chittrogarh, Ahmedabad, Ajmer, Indore, Kota, Mount Abu and Mumbai. Thus, there are bus services to and from Gujarat, Delhi and major cities of Rajasthan that end at the bus terminal, 2 km from the railway station.

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Stay at Udaipur:

Very good hotels are there in the city of Udaipur.

 

Attractions:

The Sightseeing Spots are-

Jaisamand lake

 Jaisamand-Lake-Udaipur

Lake Pichola

 

Lake Pichola

Lake Fateh Sagar

 

Rajsamand lake

 

Rajsamand lake

City Palace

 City Palace

Lake Palace

 Lake Palace

Jag Mandir

 Jag Mandir