The city of dreams never fails to amaze us with its spectacular beauty. This capital city of Maharashtra is located on the west coast of India. Let us take a look at the top 5 places you must in Mumbai!
1) Gateway of India:
This historical place was built in the early 20th century. Its foundation stone was laid on March 1911 and its construction was completed in 1924. Today Gateway of India is one of the prime tourist location people around the world. If you are visiting Mumbai then you should visit this place.
Address: Apollo Bandar, Colaba, Mumbai.
Entry Fee: Free
2) Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Mumbai:
Established in 1996 SGNP is one of the major tourist attraction in the city. Nearly 2 million people visit it every year. Kanheri caves located inside the national park is also a popular spot. SGNP also provides various activities for people like-
1) Tiger and Lion Safari. ( Rate for Adult Rs 70 & Child Rs 28).
2) Recreational Boating. ( Two seaters Rs 53 & Four seaters Rs 107)
3) Memorial Gandhi Tekdi
4) Van Rani Mini Train
( Adult Rs 45 & Child Rs 17).
5) Caves of Kanheri
Address: Borivali East, Mumbai
Time: 7:30am to 6:30pm.
3) Film City:
Located near Sanjay Gandhi National Park near Goregaon, Film City was built in 1977 by Maharashtra State Government. It was executed under the guidance of V. Shantaram. Later it was renamed as Dadasaheb Phalke Chitra Nagari in 2001 who is the father of Indian film, many television shows and Bollywood films are shot here. It has a total area of 52 acres and has 42 outdoor shooting locations and 16 studios.
Address: Aarey Colony, Goregaon east
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Entry fee: Rs 600 onwards
4) Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus:
Formerly known as Victoria Terminus CSMT was designed by Frederick William Stevens and its construction started n 1878 and was completed in 1887. The name was then changed to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in 1996.
There are a total of 18 platforms and it comes under Central Railway Zone. This place is a magnificent example of great architecture and planning.
Address: CSMT, Mumbai
5) Nehru Center:
Nehru Center is a place which consists of various departments like Planetarium, Arts gallery, Culture wing, Discovery of India, Library etc. It was established to create a monument of Jawaharlal Nehru’s ideas and vision.
Address: Dr Anne Besant Rd, Lotus Colony, Worli, Mumbai
Time: 11 am to 5 pm, Monday closed.
Entry Fee: Rs 100
Written By: Tejas Purohit