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  • 10 Must Dos for Your Mumbai Visit The Other Home (Vacation Rental | Homestays | Outdoor Adventure) Travel Blog - Photo Blog - Travel Books
  • Gateway of India • The Gateway of India is a monument built during the British Raj in mumbai (formerly Bombay), India • It is located on the waterfront in the Apollo Bunder area, South Mumbai and overlooks the Arabian Sea. • It is the place where the viceroys and governors used to land upon their arrival in India.
  • Bazaars Mumba Devi • The Mumba Devi Temple was first built in Bori Bunder in 1675. Bazaars Mumba devi is an old Hindu temple in the city of Mumbai, dedicated to the goddess Mumbā. • The Mumbadevi road is to the right from the northern end of Zaveri Bazaar. • According to a legend, Mumbadevi, an eight-armed Goddess, was sent by Lord Brahma to vanquish an evil demon known as Mumbaraka’.
  • Get High on Qawwalis • If you want to see what Mumbaikars listen to apart from their regular dose of Bollywood beats, visit Haji Ali Dargah. • Let Sikandar Shad and his band of Qawwals enthrall you with their performance as the setting sun brings respite from Mumbai’s humid heat. • Watch them unleash the Sufi in them on Sunday, Monday, Thursday and Friday from 4 pm to 8 pm.
  • Take a Walk Down Marin Drive • Mumbai’s sea-facing road has been made famous by many a Bollywood movie. • Walk down the wide pedestrian path by 5pm and you can see one of the most beautiful sunsets and a city that simultaneously lights up after it. • Of course, with its pros, come the cons. You will have to ignore young and old couples alike getting cozy by the promenade, but that’s okay.
  • Gallops Breakfast on Race day • This open-air restaurant, within the lush green Race Course, opens at the crack of dawn. • The menu is simple and inexpensive. Muffins, eggs to order, Melba toast and tea are some of the items available.
  • Offer a Kidney or a Lung • Don’t panic. I am talking about Mumbai’s habit of offering miniature body parts and other stuff made of paraffin wax at Mount Mary Church in Bandra. • Legend goes that those who offer wax replicas of what they want at the church and pray for the same, the wishes get fulfilled.
  • Sundays Chowpatty at Dusk and Pani Puri • For the real Chowpatty Beach experience, come at dusk and stay on for the ... bhelpuri (puffed rice with veggies) and the fried potato puffs called pani puri.
  • Bollywood Calling • Mumbai is proud to have a highly acclaimed hindi film industry. • It intend to give a better perspective of the history, technical and creative art of film making in India to the guests (tourists).
  • Ganesh Temple • The Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Mandir is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shri Ganesh • The 2550 sq m temple complex had two 3.6 m Deepamalas, a rest house and living quarters for the caretaker.
  • Sail the High Seas of Mumbai • What’s the point of visiting Mumbai if you haven’t been to sea! You can catch a ferry at the Gateway of India for a 30 minute ride along the coast or take a day off and sail off to adore the famed rock-cut sculptures at Elephanta Caves on Gharapuri Island. • The Elephanta Trip will take at least half a day, but if you are in a hurry, you can get a good view of the vast coast in the 30 minute ferry ride as well!
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