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Best things to do in Mumbai

Monument / Landmark
“Its Mumbai town side. There you can see many tourist atractions.You can go to Elephanta caves by ferry, you can just stroll around the sea coast, Colaba shopping street, Musiums, Art Galleries, eateries see old buildings etc”
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Natural Feature
“A very long and famous beach near Pink Haveli. Best street food options like pav bhaji, sev puri, pani puri and some sweets like falooda (a kind of ice cream with basil seeds and fruits) and kulfi, can be found on the beach where you will meet a lot of people enjoying the ocean throughout the day. Also great for jogging and beautiful sunsets. In the mornings, you may come across yogis and yoginis or some beach volleyball tournaments, and plenty of children and youngsters playing cricket throughout the day. ”
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Park
“Squeezed between the suburbs of Mumbai and Thane, Sanjay Gandhi National park is ideal for picnics and weekends getaways offering respite from the chaos and buzz of the city. Famed to be one the most liked national parks, visitors throng in thousands to spot Leopards, Macaques, Boars, Lions, Flying fox, Kingfisher, Sunbirds and a significant number of butterflies here. Kanheri caves, which are more than two thousand years old are also a major tourist attraction inside the park premises. The caves have been carved out of the rocky cliffs. The Sanjay Gandhi National Park, previously known as the Borivali National Park covers approximately twenty percent of Mumbai's geographical area and is home to a staggering thirteen hundred and more than five hundred species of flora and fauna respectively. Covering an area of 104 square kilometers, it is one of Asia's most visited National Parks with over 2 million visitors every year. The park is also said to be the largest park in the world located within city limits. There are two artificial lakes within the forest thriving with crocodiles and migratory birds all year. The lakes supply drinking water to the city. The park was first introduced in 1974 and helps to have a change from the usual sights, attractions, and rush of the big city. The Sanjay Gandhi National park is known for its evergreen dense forests, bird population, butterflies, and the small population of tigers.”
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Shopping Mall
“Another amazing place with all the renowned brands. Good for shopping, entertainment, games, A ROLLER COSTER ride and what not! ”
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Park
“Seaside park, good for getting some fresh air and take in some great views. ”
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Establishment
“20 minute walk away, a great place to watch some live theatre performances and lounge in a cafe. ”
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Establishment
“The Gateway of India, with its regal arches, stands guard facing the Arabian Sea at Apollo Bunder in bustling Colaba area of Mumbai. The most popular tourist attraction, it is the unofficial icon of the city of Mumbai and is a reminder of its rich colonial history as Bombay. The first structure to welcome visitors entering the city by sea, it is popularly called ‘Taj Mahal of Mumbai’. It stands at the end of Chhatrapati Shivaji Marg at the water’s edge. Visited by tourists and locals alike, the gateway and its promenade affords a great view of the boat-studded sea and is the connecting point for boat rides to and from the famous Elephanta Caves. The ‘Elephanta Festival of music and dance’ which was earlier held at the Elephanta caves, is now held in front of the Gateway in March every year. It is often confused with the India Gate in Delhi built in the memory of the 82,000 soldiers of the undivided Indian Army who died in the period 1914–21”
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Natural Feature
“Ancient Buddhist caves & a ride on a boat across to the sea from Gateway of India.”
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Scenic Lookout
“Castella de Aguada, also known as the Bandra Fort, is a fort located in Bandra, Mumbai. "Castella" is a misspelling for Portuguese "Castelo".”
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Natural Feature
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Café
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“It was founded in 1871 by Iranis (a term used for Zoroastrians in Mumbai who arrived in India in 19th century, as opposed to "Parsis"). These Zoroastrian Iranians came to India in the late 19th and early 20th century, and many of them opened restaurants now often termed Irani cafés.[7] It first started out as a wholesale cooking oil store and over the years has variously been a restaurant, store and pharmacy (hence the name "Leopold Cafe & Stores"”
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Route
“This is one of the famous promenades in Mumbai. It's perfect if you want to go for a walk or a jog in the morning as you view the sun rising; it does get a little too crowded in the evening and the best part, we're right next to it.”
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Establishment
“1. Great restaurants and bars (check on www.zomato.com for reviews) 2. A good movie theatre (Book your tickets online on www.bookmyshow.com) 3. Lots great brands available to shop from. 4. Canvas comedy club - for stand up comedy gigs.”
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Art Gallery
“Jehangir Art Gallery is an art gallery in Mumbai. It was founded by Sir Cowasji Jehangir at the urging of K. K. Hebbar and Homi Bhabha. It was built in 1952. Managed by the Committee of Management, the entire cost of this mansion was donated by Cowasji Jehangir.”
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Neighborhood
“Kala Ghoda Bar is a hidden gem at the back of Kala Ghoda cafe where locals meet in the evening for the exquisitely curated wine and sake. ”
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Lodging
“ISKCON Temple, Mumbai officially known as Sri Sri Radha Rasabihari ji Temple is a temple in Juhu area in Mumbai in India. It is set upon four acres of land and a stone throw away from Juhu Beach. A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, the founder-acharya of ISKCON (also known as the Hare Krishna Movement) inspired the construction of one of India’s most beautiful temple of Lord Krishna in Mumbai. The presiding Deities at the temple, Sri Sri Gaura-Nitai, Sri Sri Radha Rasabihari and Sri Sri Sita Rama Laxman Hanuman were personally installed by the founder of ISKCON.[1] The temple is visited by thousands of people and devotees during festive occasions.”
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