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Top 9 Best places to Visit in Mumbai – {Updated}

There are many tourist attractions to see in Mumbai. Mumbai is India’s famous high-tech industry. Mumbai is well renowned for its stardom and nightlife. Once you decide to visit Mumbai, ensure that you do not miss visiting any of these places as mentioned in this article because these places are the best. You will have a pleasant experience in Mumbai due to its friendly climate. In this article, you will find best places to do street shopping, eating, roaming around in Mumbai. Mumbai is a wonderful mixture of past and present. 

Top 9 Mumbai Attractions and Places to Visit

Gateway of India

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Gateway of India was built in 1924 by George Willet to honor the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to Mumbai. This is the best place to visit in Mumbai. this is first choice in our list for places to visit in Mumbai. To enjoy the cool breeze of the sea with your family, it is advisable to visit this place in the early morning or late evening. Gateway of India is located next to the enormous Taj Mahal Palace. The Gateway of India will give you incredible experience in every way possible. You can take a ferry ride to experience amazing view of this monument right from the sea and you can also go to nearby places.

  • Location: Apollo Bandar, Colaba, Mumbai
  • Timings: 24×7; every day
  • Entry Fee: Free entry

Sanjay Gandhi National Park

Sanjay Gandhi National Park

This is one of the most crowded park of Asia. You can enjoy here with your family with all sorts of fun activities. You can go for boating in the man-made lake here and you can watch all the animals, birds very closely and it is even safe too. The animals are put in cage for safety purpose. The toy train, Van Rani, is another popular attraction here, especially among kids.

  • Location: Borivali East, Mumbai
  • Timings: 07:30 am to 06:30 pm; closed on Mondays
  • Entry Fee:
    Adults – ₹53 per person
    Children (Between 5 to 12 years of age) – ₹28 per person
    Children (Below 5 years) – free

Red Carpet Wax Museum

Everyone loves to be present at wax museum to see their favourite hero or T.V character’s wax figures from close. They even have Harry potter here so that all the potterheads can enjoy. This is an iconic place and one should visit here to capture memories and pictures.

  • Location: Amrut Nagar, Ghatkopar West, Mumbai
  • Timings: 09:45 am to 09:30 pm; every day
  • Entry Fee
    Weekdays – ₹250 per person
    Weekends – ₹350 per person

Haji Ali Dargah

Haji Ali Dargah

This is the most renowned religious place of Mumbai and you must visit here with your family to have some peace. A walk that connects the Dargah to the Lala Rajput Rai Marg is the main attraction of this place. This shrine is built in the middle of the Arabian Sea. 

  • Location: Dargah Road, Mumbai
  • Timings: 05:30 am to 10:00 pm; every day

Siddhivinayak Temple

Shree_Siddhivinayak_Temple_Mumbai

This is another famous attraction of Mumbai where thousands of tourists from all over India visits. This temple is built so that people can have blessings of Lord Ganesha. Even the bollywood stars also visit this temple for their daily prayers and they usually come here to take blessings of Ganpati before releasing of their films. 

  • Location: Khed Galli, Prabhadevi, Mumbai
  • Timings: 05:30 am to 10:00 pm; every day

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

It is UNESCO World Heritage Site which is located in centre of Mumbai. This is the most photographed building of India after Taj Mahal, so do not forget to click a picture here when you visit this place. After taking a look of whole place, you can go out for some eateries with your family and friends. 

  • Location: Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Area, Mumbai
  • Timings: Every day

Nehru Center

Nehru Center

This center is built for the purpose of imparting Nehru’s teachings and ideas through educational and cultural programs. It consists of a spectacular dome-shaped planetarium that creates curiosity about astronomy and science in young kids. 

  • Location: Dr. Annie Besant Rd, Lotus Colony, Worli, Mumbai
  • Timings: 11:00 am to 05:00 pm; closed on Mondays
  • Entry Fee: ₹100 per person (4 years and above)

Kidzania

Kidzania is an indoor amusement park which is created for kids. The concept of amusement park is very unique. It has concept of role-playing in a real city-like environment. kids have to perform a ‘job’ as a part of their role-playing. After successful completion of the job, they get paid in the form of kidzo money as apart of their motivation and to encourage them for future. The kids get very happy and jump out of joy when they make their own money for the first job in their life. Parents can relax at the lounge, from where they can keep an eye on their kids on the TV screen.  Kidzania should be definitely visited for a fun-filled day with your kids to have interactive edutainment activities.

  • Location: R City Mall, Ghatkopar West, Mumbai
  • Timings:
    10:00 am to 08:00 pm; Tuesday to Friday
    10:00 am to 03:00 pm and 04:00 pm to 09:00 pm; Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays
    Closed on Mondays
  • Entry Fee:
    Different packages for kids, adults, and senior citizens, ranging from ₹300 to ₹1500. Check the website for more details.

Taraporewala Aquarium

Taraporewala Aquarium

This place has lasrge variey of marine species. It is one of the oldest aquarium of India. It also has fresh water fishes including coral fishes from the Lakshadweep Islands. There is a touchpool too here where you can touch some of the aquatic fishes and animals without harming them. You can also enjoy fish spa for relaxation. 

  • Location: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road, Marine Drive, Mumbai
  • Timings: 10:00 am to 08:00 pm; closed on Mondays
  • Entry Fee:
    Adults – ₹60 per person
    Children (Below 12 years) – ₹30 per person
    Govt. Employees – ₹30 per person

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So these were all the best places that you must visit when you plan your visit to Mumbai. These are the favouite tourist destinations.