Traveling to Mumbai and want to know what the best tourist attractions are? Read on for the top 4 places in Mumbai that you should visit!
- Gateway of India
The Gateway of India is the most popular spot in Mumbai for tourists, photographers, and couples to visit. It was built in commemoration of the landing of Queen Mary and King George V at Apollo Bunder in 1911, during their visit to India.
- Dhobi Ghat, Mahalaxmi
Dhobi Ghat, located in Mahalaxmi, is one of Asia’s largest open-air laundromats, where hundreds of people come daily to wash over 6,000 kilograms of laundry using traditional methods. This place has also been selected as one among the 100 cities globally by National Geographic Traveler magazine.
- Chowpatty Beach, Marine Drive
Chowpatty Beach is famous for playing host to the annual Ganesh Chaturthi (Hindu festival that celebrates Lord Ganesha, the elephant-headed god) celebrations all over India. The beach is popular with walkers at dusk and has served as a backdrop in many Hindi movies. This beach also serves as an important landmark of fun and food to cherish life.
- Cooch Behar State Palace Museum, Alipore area
Former rulers of Koch Bihar state used the palace until 1974, when the present chief minister took over after Indian Independence. It was used to house art exhibitions during the Festival of India in 1985. It has been used as a museum since then.
Mumbai is a great place for foodies! There are so many places to go. We hope you find your new favorite spot by reading this list and exploring all that our city has to offer.