Mumbai, home to Bollywood, the Financial Capital of India, with tons of places to visit in the city you can never run out of places to wander.
From Juhu Beach to Bandra to Gateway of India, all of these are the best places to visit in Mumbai with friends.
So If you are visiting Mumbai for a holiday, summer, winter, even for a weekend you can find many places that are worth watching.
Here is the list of places to visit in Mumbai.
- Marine drive
- Juhu Beach
- Elephanta Caves
- Siddhivinayak Temple
- Gateway Of India
- Indian Museum Ship (Vikrant)
- Bowen Memorial Methodist Church
- National Park – Borivali
- Chota Kashmir – Malad
Best Places to Visit in Mumbai in Summer
There are many places to visit in Mumbai suburbs. In the daytime, you can visit places having greenery, and in the evening you can visit beaches and temples, etc.
Here is a list of places to visit in Mumbai in a day:
- National Park – Borivali:-
The stunning national park, worth a visit just to see the caves. Climb to the top and you get a stunning view of the park, and Mumbai in the distance.
2.Chota Kashmir – Malad:-
Explore some great boating experiences at Chota Kashmir in Aarey Milk Colony – Mumbai with peace and nature in harmony, and also enjoy boating and other rides arranged by Chhota Kashmir Boat Club.
The Elephanta Caves is located on Elephanta Island. There are seven caves where one can investigate the real excellence of ancient Indian architecture.
Elephanta Caves were assigned as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the year 1987.
Thus, it is visited by many tourists during their trip to Mumbai to explore the historical and spiritual marvels here.
Here is a list of places to visit in Mumbai at night:
Juhu Beach is the longest beach in Mumbai and the most sought-after among locals and tourists alike.
It’s known for street food with a sweet and sour taste.
The neighboring area of the beach happens to be one of the plush localities in the city and is home to the big shots of Bollywood and celebs like Amitabh Bachchan and Shatrughan Sinha.
The Siddhivinayak Temple in the Prabhadevi area is a revered shrine dedicated to Lord Ganesha and is one of the most significant and frequented temples in Mumbai.
This temple was built in the year 1801 by Laxman Vithu and Deubai Patil. The couple did not have any children of their own and decided to build the Siddhivinayak temple so as to fulfill the wishes of other infertile women.
It is also the richest temple in Mumbai as it begets INR 100 Million in donations each year from devotees across the world.
Marine Drive is officially known as Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road.
Marine Drive of Mumbai is a concrete road of 3 kilometers, located in the southern part of the city. It stretches towards the north and forms a bay.
Located at the foothills of the Malabar range, It attains a ‘C’ shape and connects Babulnath to Nariman Point.
It is visited each day by the locals as well as tourists to experience a break from their monotonous life and breathe some fresh air. These are places to visit in Mumbai on weekends too.
Gateway Of India:-
The Gateway of India is synonymous with Mumbai and is visited by millions of people across the world.
The Gateway faces the vast Arabian Sea, flanked by Mumbai’s another attraction, Marine Drive, a road running parallel to the sea.
The majestic monument is a must-visit at night, in its pristine glory against the backdrop of the sea.
There are many places to visit in Mumbai near Gateway Of India that are worth watching. Indian Museum Ship and Bowen Memorial Methodist Church are nearby places to visit in Mumbai.
Indian Museum Ship (Vikrant):-
The Indian Museum Ship, also known as Vikrant is a unique attraction on Mumbai shores for decades.
From the Gateway of India, one can hire boats to the Museum Ship after buying the tickets from the Gate itself.
The ship has lots of antique items used during the time of various battles. People can see many arms and ammunitions the Indian Army uses in a war inside the warship.
Bowen Memorial Methodist Church:-
Bowen Memorial Methodist Church, one of the oldest Churches in south Mumbai was dedicated in 1889 to the memory of George Bowen.
It is located behind the Taj Mahal Palace (Hotel), in south Mumbai.
If you are a foodie and want to experience tasty food, there are quite many places to explore in Mumbai.
But there is nothing that can beat street food, It’s true that a city’s pulse can only be felt on its street and Street Food in Mumbai is almost like the city’s identity.
While there are way too many contenders for this list, here’s presenting my favorite list.
Best places to visit in Mumbai for food
1. Pav Bhaji at Sardar:-
While the number of pav bhaji outlets in Mumbai will ensure you don’t miss out on this buttery delight, if you don’t have it at Sardar then your trip to Mumbai is futile.
A 5-minute walk from the central station, this shop is a haunt for pav bhaji lovers in Mumbai and foodies alike.
It cost around 350 for 2 persons
2. Misal Pav at Aaswad:-
Aaswad bagged the award for The World’s Tastiest Vegetarian Dish for its Misal Pav at the global Foodie Hub Awards held in London
The Misal Pav dish is not merely a delight for your taste buds but is also a complete healthy meal.
A 5-minute walk from Dadar Shivaji ParkIt, Aaswad’s Misal Pav’s dish cost around 150 for 2 persons.
3 Vada Pav at Anand:-
Apart from Bollywood, Vada pav is definitely one of the first things that pop into our heads when we think of Mumbai.
Once considered the poor man’s food today even the rich and famous can be seen enjoying it.
While everyone has a favorite, Anand Vada Pav has quite a fan following.
Opposite Mithibai College, Anand’s Vada Pav cost around Rs. 100 for 2 persons.
There are many best places to visit in Mumbai like Powai Colaba, Causeway, Asiatic Society that we have not talked about but these are also a place worth watching.