Mumbai, the capital of Maharashtra state – India is one of the most travelled cities in India. This city is located on the edge of Arabian sea and packed with numerous tourist attractions like monuments, beaches, markets, heritage buildings and film city (Bollywood). So, if you are planning to explore this touristic city of India, then utilize this Mumbai Travel guide from Hidden India Tours.
The major tourist places are mentioned below in this Mumbai Travel Guide:-
This is one of the most visited islands in Mumbai and well-known for cave temple that has carved out of the rock. Elephanta island can be reached by taking a ferry from Gateway of India. It is now listed as UNESCO world heritage site and maintained by Archaeological survey of India (ASI). This place is acknowledged for bygone civilization and also features a Hindu Cave.
*Please note – Elephanta Island remains closed on Mondays.
This fort is also known Castelo da Aguada, which is well-known for fresh water. Bandra Fort is now owned by Archaeological survey of India (ASI) and comprised of amphitheatre, garden and pathways. It is a wonderful site to view the sunset, if you are in Mumbai for vacation.
This museum is also called as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya and overlooks the Arabian sea. Prince of Wales Museum is a wondeful fusion of Indo-saracenic and western Indian style of architecture. It has Jain style of interior on the columns, railings and balconies.