MUMBAI- THE CITY OF DREAMS
Mumbai, some time ago known as Bombay, is the seaside capital of Maharashtra state in west-focal India. It’s the nation’s monetary and business capital and its chief port on the Arabian Sea. With a city estimated to surpass 12 million, it is India’s highly crowded city, home to a number of the nation’s most affluent communities and its biggest ghettos. Besides being India’s monetary centre, it’s likewise the nation’s amusement capital. It’s home to Bollywood which is the most productive film industry on the planet. Bollywood is known to deliver well over a thousand component films every year, more than twofold its partner in Hollywood.
Top 7 Attractions/ Places to Visit in Mumbai
SHREE SIDDHIVINAYAK GANPATI TEMPLE
With the firm conviction that the same old thing ought to ever be set out upon without conjuring the endowments of Lord Ganesh, the Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Temple at Prabhadevi is naturally the most well known of spots of love in Mumbai.
Situated at Prabhadevi in focal Mumbai, the sanctuary’s object of worship of Shree Siddhivinayak was cut out of a solitary dark stone with the storage compartment on the right. This is viewed as a fairly bizarre appearance of Lord Ganesh. The upper right and left hands hold a lotus and a hatchet individually while the lower both hands hold a rosary (japmala) and a bowl brimming with ‘modak’ separately. The timber ways to the throne room are cut with pictures of the Ashtavinayak (Maharashtra’s eight signs of Ganesha).
GATEWAY OF INDIA
The Door of India, the perfect place to visit in Mumbai, was designed by George Willet in 1924, in order to honour King George V and Queen Mary’s visit to Mumbai. Visit this spot in the early hours of the morning or late in the evening to enjoy the cool ocean breeze with your family sans party. Situated close to the notorious Taj Mahal Palace and confronting the tremendous Arabian Sea, the Gateway of India leaves you entranced inside and out. Take a ship ride offered here to encounter a fantastic perspective on this landmark directly from the ocean and you can likewise visit other fundamental attractions close by.
RBI MONETARY MUSEUM
Introduced on November 18, 2004, by the then leader of India, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, the RBI Monetary Museum is a significant expansion to the Reserve Bank of India’s economy and fund related capacities and business exercises. The historical centre has been separated into a wide range of segments and together they present a perpetual and nomad show of delegate assortment of unique coins, notes and money related instruments which bring the guests down 2,500 years. The main segment named ‘Thoughts, Concepts and Curiosities’ acquaints the guest with how the cash started and developed and how it is changed from the solid to the theoretical for example the age of past bargain framework to electronic cash. The gallery certainly builds your insight into Indian money.
GLOBAL VIPASSANA PAGODA
The Global Vipassana Pagoda has been the motivation of the notable Vipassana contemplation ace Acharya S N Goenka and is illustrative of the lessons of Gautama Buddha. It is additionally a declaration of the nation’s ardent appreciation towards Emperor Ashoka and the chain of Buddhist bosses beginning from his educator Moggaliputta Tissa up to the current day’s Burmese Vipassana experts like Ledi Sayadaw, Saya Thetgyi and Sayagi U Ba Khin for securing, safeguarding and spreading Buddha’s lessons in India and abroad.
HAJI ALI DARGAH
Situated around 500 meters from the coast off the Lala Lajpatrai Marg at Mahalaxmi in Mumbai, the Haji Ali Dargah was built in 1431 in memory of a well off Muslim dealer, Sayyed Peer Haji Ali Shah Bukhari, who disavowed all his common belongings before making a journey to Mecca. It is said that he had come to India from Bukhara in the antiquated Persian Empire and had gone far and wide before choosing to settle down in Mumbai.
The tomb in itself is basic in structure. On a raised stage is the primary structure with a white vault and minarets. People enter the ‘dargah’ through various doors to show up on either side of the sanctum. The primary lobby has marble columns decorated with aesthetic mirror work: blue, green, yellow chips of glass orchestrated in vivid examples blended with Arabic examples which spell the 99 names of Allah. The Kinara Masjid is behind the ‘dargah’ and an open Qawwal Khana chamber close to the tomb functions as a phase for Sufi vocalists. There is a wellspring inside the complex fixed with a couple of trees neighbouring which is a tea and nibble merchant and a shop selling books and ‘chaddars’ that are purchased for the shops.
This island was at one time the capital of an amazing nearby realm and now has three little towns involved by the ‘kolis’ (anglers) and the ranchers who have, in spite of the closeness to the business capital of India, continued with their conventional method for living.
Specifically compelling are two slopes on the island, known as the Gun Hill and the Stupa Hill. These caverns alongside the untainted magnificence of the spot make for an ideal one-day journey out of Mumbai. This site was remembered for the rundown of World Heritage Sites of India in 1987.
Juhu is famous for energetic Juhu Chowpatty Beach, a significant lot where easygoing cricket matches are played, and seashore sellers offer bites like bhel puri and frozen yogurt. Close by, chic bars serve everything from neighbourhood lager to mixed drinks, while the white marble ISKCON sanctuary presents vegan charge and prepared merchandise. Contemporary and trial play make that big appearance at Prithvi Theater.