Best Places To Visit In Mumbai That Shows The Greatness And Beauty Of This Jam-Packed City

Mumbai cannot be said less than a dream city; it is where the wishes of millions come true while other survives with broken dreams. Nevertheless, people around the globe visit the commercial capital of India because its greatness is larger than history. Their list of best places to visit in Mumbai always begins with Gateway of India, Juhu Beach, or Marine Drive.

They are easy to see in just one day but if someone is truly curious to learn more about this city, they must stay longer. The place has numerous locations where one should go with their friends and family. We are just giving you a quick glimpse here, get ready for a short tour and then decide where to go.

7 Best Places To Visit In Mumbai

#1. Elephanta Caves

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Location- Gharapuri

Timings- 09 am to 5:30 pm

Entry fee- Rs 10 (Rs 250 for foreigners)

This city of caves is the place where two religions are well preserved from the time immemorial. Named by Portugese invaders, Elefante or Elephanta is a giant rock island where sculptures of Lord Shiva and Buddhist architectures reside. At first cave, you will see Trimurti, Ardhanarishvara, Yogishvara, Nataraja and other sculptures of Lord Shiva.

Cave 2 to 5 have damaged and defected artworks but the remains still give a glimpse of past. You will not come barehanded from here, there’s so much to see and learn here.

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How to go- Take a ferry from Gateway of India to reach the elephant caves

#2. Film City

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Location-  Aarey Colony, Goregaon East

Timings- 10 am to 5 pm

Entry fee– Starts from Rs 599

Mumbai is magnet for the movie freaks and seeing their favorite Bollywood actors is not enough for such people. The film city which was previously known as the Dadasaheb Phalke Chitrangagri will take you on the guided tour of this movie world.

It has sets of the famous movies and the place is spread on a huge area that around 1000 films can be shot here at a time. Most of the Mumbai’s best places like Prithvi Theatre, Global Vipassana Pagoda and other are nearby to the Film City.

How to go- If this is your first destination, we recommend you directly taking a taxi from the airport to reach quickly. Buses and metro also runs to the film city but they will take at least one hour or more.

#3. Prince Of Wales Museum

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Location- Mahatma Gandhi Road, Kala Godha, Fort Mumbai

Timings- 10:15 am to 05 pm

Entry Fee- Rs 30

Prince of Wales, now Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalay is Mumbai’s prized possession. It has a mix of different architecture and styles like Indian, British and Mughal. The Museum preserves the artworks from not only India but also from neighboring countries like Tibet and Nepal. Beside art and architecture, the museum also has variety of species of mammals and birds.

How to go-  Take a direct bus from the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus to reach the museum. It’s not too far so you can also walk up to the destination.

#4. Gorakhgad Trekmumbai best places

Location- Thane

Timings- Preferably in day time

Entry fee– None

One of the best places to visit in Mumbai is Gorakhgad where you can feel at the top of the world. The hill is although not very high, but its elevation is higher enough to see the city from the height. There is also a small Shiv temple and statue of Nandi at the peak.

How to go–  Kalyan is the nearest station line to Gorakhgad from where you can easily reach here. You can even travel via road.

#5. Adlabs ImagicaAdlabs Imagica

Location- Khopoli

Timings- 11 am to 8 pm | 11 am to 9 pm

Entry fee- Rs 1500 for adults and Rs 1200 for kids

Amidst the crowded city lies the largest theme park- Adlabs Imagica. It is also called as the Disneyland of India and has variety of rides for a thrilled adventure. It is open for both kids and adults. The park also has luxurious hotels and restaurants to feed you the best of the city’s cuisine without missing the fun.

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#6. Iskcon Temple

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Location– Hare Krishna Land, Juhu

Timings– 8 am to 1 pm in the morning and 4:15 pm to 9 pm in the evening

Entry fee– None

After a long adventurous and historical journey, come to the country’s most popular religious site-ISKCON. The temple is spread over 4 acres of land near Juhu beach and famous for the Janmashtami celebration every year. Lord Krishna and Radha are not the only Gods to reside here, idols of Sita Rama Laxman and Hanuman are also worshipped with same zeal.

How to go –  Take a local metro to the Andheri Railway station and take a taxi to the temple

#7. Red Carpet Wax Museum

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Location- Amrut Nagar, Ghatkopar West

Timings- 9:45 pm to 9:30 pm

Entry Fee– Rs 250 per person

All your dreams will come true in Mumbai, even if it means clicking a selfie with Big B or Michael Jackson. The Red carpet wax museum has all the famous figures from different genres which make it a worthy visiting destination especially with kids.

Haji Ali Dargah, Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Juhu Beach, Hanging Gardens, Colaba Causeway, and Siddhivinayak Temple are the few more best places to visit in Mumbai.

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