Mumbai is the economical capital of India and the city of Indian cinema, The Bollywood. It was once the group of seven small islands which were interconnected by the British governor William Hornby. If you are travelling in India, don’t miss to visit this bustling city of dreams. You can see lots more thing in and around Mumbai and one of the best option is to rent a car in India for your journey.
Here we have come up with five places must to visit in Mumbai.
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus better known as CST included as a World Heritage site in 2004 and was built by British architect Frederick Willam Stevens. CST is renamed after Shivaji, the famed Maratha king and Warrior of 17th Century. CST is now the hub of travellers because it is now incorporated as a railway station. Having the highest passenger density in the world about 6.3 million commuters travel every day, it is a nightmare to travel in trains especially in peak hours.
Gateway of India is a great historical monument of India in Mumbai. The place is usually crowded by tourists from all over the world. It is designed to be the first thing that visitors see when approaching Mumbai by boat. It is virtually the starting point to explore Mumbai. The Gateway of India is one of the architectural marvels of India.
Flora Fountain, also known as 'Hutatma Chowk' since 1960, is declared as one of India's Heritage structures. Built in 1864, this tourist spot houses India's prestigious fountain, located in the city of Mumbai. The name 'Flora' is derived from the name of the Roman Goddess of Flowers.
Founded by Sir Cowasji Banerjee, built in 1952 and managed and operated by Bombay Art Society, Jehangir Art Gallery is one of the most famous tourist attractions of Mumbai.
Elephanta Island is a popular tourist attraction in Mumbai because of its cave temples. The only transport to reach here is boat that can be taken from Gateway of India, first boat leaves at 9am and the last one at 2pm. From the dock to the base of steps leading to the caves you can enjoy a short journey in toy train.