Iconic places in Mumbai

There are so many popular and cool places around Mumbai. Mumbai is expensive and largest state of India and almost all the Bollywood stars live in Mumbai. There are so many iconic places to visit in Mumbai that you don’t want to miss.

There are some iconic places which we mentioned below.

1.  Gateway of India

The Gateway of India is one the most popular and unique historical monument of India is located in Mumbai. The structure of this monument was constructed in 1924. It took 4 years to complete the construction work of this monument. The height of this monument is 26m. The Elephant Caves are located very close to the Gateway of India, and tourists can travel on motor boats to reach the Elephant Islands. This thing attract the travellers to visit in this monument. The Taj Mahal Hotel is India’s most popular and luxurious hotel which is situated close to Gateway of India. People can visit in this monument at any time of the day.

2. Elephanta Caves

Elephanta Caves is famous for Sculptures, Art, History and caves. These caves contain rock cut stone sculptures that show syncretism of Hindu and Buddhist. This temple lies at a distance of 10 Km away from the Gateway of India. This caves is also known as Elephanta Island or Gharapuri. This temple was constructed in the mid of 5th to 6th century. This temple is open on all days of week except Monday and this caves is considered as one of the seven wonders of India. This  temple is one of the main attraction for tourist.

3. Haji Ali Dargah

It is one of the most important religious place in Mumbai and this structure is spread in the area of 4500 meters. Non Muslims are also allowed to visit the Dargah and it is 400 years old. This Dargah is made up of Makrana marble. This Dargah is heart Mumbai. The white coloured structure attracts visitors in large numbers. Everyday 10 – 15 thousand people visit the Dargah. The number of visitors increases to 20 to 30 thousand, on Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays. This Dargah is open from 9.30am to 5.30pm and there is no entry fee and there is no caste discrimination to enter the Dargah.

4.   Sanjay Gandhi National Park

It is one of the most visited National Parks in Asia and it is spread over 104 sq. This park is located at Borivali East, Mumbai. This park can surely be a family entertainer. You can watch the big cats and have a fun day boating in the artificial lake in the park. There are 800 varieties of flowering plants, 284 types of birds, 5000 types of insects , 36 types of Mammals and many other type of variety. This park is also known for its dense forest. There is entry fees and opening time from 7.30am to 6.30pm, Monday to Sunday. If you want to visit this place than choose the Palace on Wheels train.

5. Siddhivinayak Temple

 Siddhivinayak Temple is one of the most visited place of worship in Mumbai. Many Bollywood celebrities came to this temple to seek blessing of Lord Ganesha. Even Tim cook, the CEO of Apple started his India Trip after visiting this temple. It is one of the richest temples in Mumbai and this temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna and this temple is 200 years old. This temple is one of the main attraction for Mumbai city. Everyday thousands of tourists visit in this temple, there is no entry fee to enter in this temple, and the timings are 12.30pm to 7.20pm, Monday to Sunday.

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