Mumbai, India’s City of Dreams, is a world that encompasses several millions of worlds in itself. There are so many places to visit in Mumbai, so many things and places to see, and activities to do and experience that you need to be aware of every single nook and cranny of tourist spots before you step into the city.
Mumbai, or Bombay, as it was famously called, is the centre of India’s financial and entertainment capital. The place is teeming with people who came to the metropolitan with a dream or two, to have a great job or to become an actor, and therefore Mumbai is crowded with people from all walks of life, labourers, aspiring actors, tech professionals, writers, doctors, engineers, gangsters, there’s no end to the professions of people in this city. Mumbai houses India’s most prolific film industry, known as Bollywood. That makes Mumbai tourist places even more famous, because every year, lakhs of tourists flock in to catch a glimpse of the city that encompasses the dazzling world of films and film stars.
Mumbai is the most populous city in Maharashtra and India, housing the largest slum in Asia called Dharavi. Mumbai has the largest slum dwellers you will ever encounter in a metropolitan. In fact, Dharavi is one of the major attractions in Mumbai and sees foreigners from all over the world, who come here to experience the slum-life of Mumbai. There are a lot of sightseeing places in Mumbai, that include beaches, forts, cafes, museums, parks, amusement centres, temples, mosques, churches etc. The island city of Mumbai is also home to several fishing colonies who reside in Versova village etc. Mumbai also has one of India’s largest shipyards, because of the natural harbour it possesses.
Located in the very heart of Mumbai, the Dharavi slum stretches between two of Mumbai’s major rail lines, which is what makes it such a convenient location to travel for work for the folk who live here. In a city where rents are sky high, Dharavi offers rather low rent for people who move into the city.
You can find a room complete with a cooking gas and a small colour TV for as low as 185 rupees a month. Dharavi has many small-scale businesses thriving, manufacturing everything from garments to pots and pans. The products are sold in local as well as international markets, where they are exported.
The annual turnover for these products is as much as 650 million dollars a year. Visit Dharavi to see the lifestyle of those living here, for it is not every day you get to step inside Asia’s largest slum.
One of the biggest caves here measures about 39 metres from the front to the back. The main body of the Elephanta Cave is about 27 square meters, supported by six rows of pillars. The caves show distinct artistic features from the time of its construction.
The caves feature rock-cut architecture, which makes the entire layout of the caves very interesting. The Elephanta Caves have a combination of sculpture art and aesthetic beauty carved into the rock formations.
This is what makes it popular among archaeologists as well as historians, who wish to find out more about the natives who moved on the Gharapuri Island (Elephanta Caves) in 2nd century BC. Come here to experience the ruins of an ancient world on the Elephanta Island, and see the caves and sculptures in their natural surroundings.
Each statue is surrounded by the necessary ambience to give the statue and its theme a complete look and feel. Any individual can pose with the statues in the museum. The museum was constructed over a period of five years after which it opened its doors to the public in December 2016. The wax museum is one of a kind monument in the city of Mumbai, so make sure you drop by and catch a glimpse of it.
The Mumbai Dhobi Ghat is located very close to the Mahalaxmi railway station. The place is also famed to be the world’s largest washing centre because there’s no such other place for washing clothes in the world. Most of the clothes being washed here come from Mumbai’s hospitals, and hotels.
You can see likes of cleaned clothes and sheets being hung to dry in the open air after they have been thoroughly cleaned. Come here to see a very different face of the city of Mumbai. Lately, it has become a place for tourists to flock in out of sheer curiosity.
Film City was built in 1911, under the guidance of veteran actor and producer V. Shantaram. The total area of the place is about 520 acres, built according to the outlines of the film city in California. The film city has elaborate sets of villages, mountains, mansions, gardens, fountains, streams, cities etc. More than 900 Hindi movies and Hindi serials have been shot in the Film City of Mumbai.
The studios are well equipped, complete with the electronic items necessary for shooting and extremely sophisticated instruments that give the kind of quality to the shows shot here, making Bollywood top in the game in the country.
The architectural design of the Gateway of India is done in the Indo-Saracenic style, along with Muslim architectural styles incorporated when it comes to the archways.
His idea was appreciated by others and soon, more office goers joined in the demand for home cooked food that had to be delivered in office, giving rise to a business that has famously become a case study in universities across the world, who try to learn and decode the Mumbai Dabbawalas’ exceptional accuracy in delivering the tiffin boxes.
At present, the Mumbai Dabbawala Center has as many as 5000 dabbawalas who deliver food from home to office every day with the kind of constant accuracy they have mastered over more than a century.
The designs are based on medieval Italian models, known as High Victorian Gothic Design, is remarkable. The domes, corridors, arches, and turrets are therefore distinct and prominently archaic. The construction of the building began in 1878, taking up to a decade to complete. Numerous British architects and Indian craftsmen worked day and night to give the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus the definition of what it is today.
This is why the architectural style doesn’t just boast of Victorian style, there’s a distinctive feature of Indian architecture in the building as well, making it one of the attractions in Mumbai for history lovers and architects who love to study the significance of various architectural styles in the building.
The caves were carved out of natural basalt, which gives it a unique texture. The place is known as the “lungs of Mumbai” because of the greenery all around and is counted among major Mumbai tourist places. “Kanheri” originates from “Krishnagiri”, which is Sanskrit. Every cave is adorned with a “splinth”; a rock bed.
The caves were Buddhist shrines because it used to be a Buddhist settlement in the third century. The Kanheri Caves are an ideal spot for a picnic as well, as there are much greenery and an array of natural streams around the caves that make it a pleasant place for the public.
The temple was founded in 1801 by a woman called Deubai Patil, who funded and constructed the temple so the lord may grant her a child, and that other women like her may be blessed with children. The lake which is located right next to the temple was dug in the nineteenth century to counter the issue of water shortage in the area.
The Siddhivinayak Temple is often visited by celebrities, actors, producers, and directors alike, who go to seek the Lord's blessings before their movies release. The temple opens very early in the morning, as the morning aarti begins at 5.30am and the temple closes at 9.50 at night. The timings of the temple vary according to the festivals such as Ganesh Chaturthi.
A lot of workshops, seminars, meetings, and exhibits are held at the Nehru Science Center from time to time. The centre also has a lot of artefacts that
depict the several achievements of mankind in the field of science and technology.
There are also three-dimensional shows you can attend at the Nehru Science Centre; there are two such shows which are called Grand Canyon Adventure and Monsters of the Deep. You can see mythical underwater monsters in Monsters of the Deep. There is also a well-kept library which houses more than 10000 books and up to 300 films on science and technology.
The place is full of old buildings, cramped shops, and the streets are always crowded. Chor Bazaar is about 150 years old, and it is said that the place was a favourite of the British back in the days. There is nothing that you cannot find in this market, making it one of the most sought-after places in the city.
Everything from real and fake jewellery, electronics, antique items, Victorian-style furniture.You can find stolen items here too, as the name of the market suggests. The amazing thing about shopping at Chor Bazaar is that you can bargain to no end and get goods at very cheap prices. This is why Chor Bazaar is so famous.
The name of the fort comes from the word “Bacaim” which is Portuguese. It has been ruled by the Portuguese, Marathas, and the British in old times. At present, the fort is under the protection and care of the Archaeological Survey of India, although not much effort has been made to conserve the heritage site.
The fort is in ruins and you can see vegetation in some parts of the fort. Come here to marvel at the medieval architecture and vastness of the fort, and spend a morning going around the place, for there’s much to see on the inside of the fort. You can see marks by sharp chisels etc on the walls of the fort as well, indicating the times of attack in old times.
The church is known for its architecture, and serene environment. Due to the festivities at the church, you can see tourists crowding the church in the month of September. The church overlooks the sea and is located on a hill, about 260 feet above the ground. The Sanctum Sanctorum in the church has seven steps, leading to a marble altar.
The unique thing about the Basilica of Our Lady of the Mount is that it attracts people of many faiths, the majority of which are devout Catholics. Come here to spend a calm and quiet afternoon if you are visiting Mumbai.
Gorai beach is known as Lovers Point beach as well since this is the place where lovers meet secretly in the beach’s isolation and privacy for the last three to four decades. The festivals of Ganesh Chaturthi and Holi are celebrated here with great pomp, and something to come to the beach to watch.
Ganesh visarjan is done here every year, and holy is a beach party for the entire day. Come here to see the giant idols of Lord Ganesha being immersed in the Arabian Sea during the visarjan. It is an occasion to not give a miss too if you are in the metropolitan of Mumbai during the Ganesh Chaturthi.
The garden covers an approximate area of the 10,100-meter square and is surrounded by lush greenery and office buildings all around, most of which are the leading banks in the country. Construction of the gardens began originally in 1821, but the construction could not be completed for the next twelve years.
Only after India became independent in 1947, the garden was revived from the garbage dumpyard it had become after 1842. The park has a Historic Asiatic Society library in the enclosure for all those who wish to sit down and relax close to the garden. The gardens have perfect pathways and tall trees laid out in a neat fashion.
The Portuguese built it in 1640 after they had settled in the area since 1534, to use the castle as a watchtower overlooking the Arabian Sea, Mahim Bay, and the island of Mahim. The name of the castle originates from a fresh water fountain that was close to the fort, thus the name “Aguada”.
When the Portuguese had control over the fort, the fort was armed with as many as seven cannons and smaller defence equipment such as guns etc. The fort is strategically placed, and back in the days, it was sued to watch the northern sea route to the Mumbai Harbour.
In the early eighteenth century, the British destroyed a large part of Castella de Aguada when Marathas had become a threat to the British in India.
The zoo is spread over an area of 48 acres, mainly surrounded by Mumbai’s chawls, or homes of the low-income public in the city. The zoo has a clock tower in the very entrance, made in Italian Renaissance style. Although the clock doesn’t tick anymore, the architecture of the clock is one to reminiscence.
Mumbai zoo boasts of some of the oldest trees in the area, that were brought in and planted in the zoo. Mumbai zoo’s aviary has a lot of rare birds, which makes it a hit among the attractions in Mumbai.
The beach is usually less crowded and is extremely pleasant to visit in the evenings. The Mandwa beach is located close to the Kihim beach, which is equally beautiful. Among the other beaches of Mumbai, this is one of those Mumbai tourist places that you can visit to get away from the hullabaloo of the metropolitan.
You can reach the place via a ferry that you can get from Mumbai. This famous weekend beach destination is a hit among the locals and tourists alike, basking in the sun and relaxing by the clear blue waters of the Arabian Sea is a treat nobody wants to give a miss. Come here for a wonderful time.
During the period Gandhiji used to come and stayed in Mumbai, he introduced the concept of satyagraha in the country, hence this period saw his rise as a freedom fighter and saw him gain immense popularity. The place is particularly famous for Gandhiji was arrested here by the British in 1932, from the wing of the building that he occupied.
There is a room, a library, a picture gallery, and a terrace that Gandhiji used in mani Bhavan that people flock in to see. The library now houses as many as 40000 books and periodicals. There is also an auditorium where films on Gandhiji’s life and times are showcased on a regular basis.
Mumba Devi is devotedly worshipped by the Koli fishermen of Mumbai, who believe in the goddess and consider her as their guardian. The temple houses the ancient idol of Goddess Mumba Devi, which is the main attraction here. The idol is adorned with a gold necklace, a silver crown, and a nose stud.
The fascinating thing about the idol is that the Goddess has no mouth, which symbolises Mother Earth. There are also idols of Hindu gods Ganesh, Hanuman, and Goddess Annapurna in the premises of the temple. The temple is open on all days of the week except Mondays, and aartis are performed regularly in the mornings and evenings.
The road was constructed sometime between 1835-1838 when Sir Robert Grant supervised its construction. The road had been primarily constructed to avoid accidents as people crossed from Old Woman’s Island to Colaba on a boat.
Nowadays, the Colaba Causeway is famous for being the shopping hub of Mumbai and for having some of the most popular restaurants here such as Cafe Mondegar, the Taj Mahal Hotel, and landmarks such as the Afghan Church, Sassoon Dock, and the gateway of India etc.
Come here in the evenings to enjoy a great time in the cafes and shopping in some of the well-known shopping centres in the area. You can find everything from furniture, accessories, apparels, cosmetics, to perfumes and handbags etc here.
The temple has a very calm and serene feel to it, and spending time here is amazing in the mornings. The temple is really calming in its appearance, as you see it from far away. The Goddess Mahalakshmi occupies the centre in the altar at the temple, with idols of Goddess Mahakali and Mahasaraswati on either side.
All the goddesses are adorned with pearl necklaces, gold bangles, and nose studs. The area around the temple is always jam-packed and busy. You can see a lot of stalls for flowers and goods for worshipping the goddess outside the temple as well.
Come here early in the morning, right after the temple opens at six. It’s always cool and quiet in the mornings, and you will enjoy worshipping the goddess during this time.
The planetarium was designed by famous Indian architect JM Kadri. Ever since its construction, the Nehru Planetarium has been a centre of interest for students, scientists, and aspiring astronomers. There are also shows held at the planetarium on a regular basis. Some popular shows such as Tryst and Destiny, Mahatma - The Eternal Light, The Wonders of the Universe, Invaders of Mars, etc have been attracting visitors for a very long time.
The Nehru Planetarium features a white dome, which is stunningly spectacular, along with the building’s cylindrical structure. The architecture of the Nehru Planetarium is something to marvel at. The popularity of the planetarium is because of its educational and cultural activities, as well as architecture.
You can see the entire stretch of the road, and sit by the beach which is known as the “Queen’s necklace” as the Marine Drive does look like a necklace at night since the road glistens like a necklace because of the streetlights at night. Marine Drive is famous for morning and evening walkers, who find this stretch of road perfect for their walks.
This is also a natural bay and a perfect place to visit in the city of Mumbai. Come here to watch the sunset and relax by the bay in the evening, and enjoy Mumbai’s street food by the sparkling dark blue waters of the Marine Drive.
The stretch of Marine Drive is home to various celebrities who live in their swanky residences in the area. The place has become a premium residential area because of this.
To get here, you can catch a ferry from Borivali Jetty or get on Bus 294 from the Borivali Station. It’s a great way to spend time with your loved ones on a one-day trip to Essel World, as the place is big enough, has attractions that will take you up to an entire day to see and experience completely. With several types of rides, slides and amusement options, the Essel World offers you complete entertainment throughout your visit to the park.
The Haji Ali Dargah is counted among the top Sightseeing Places in Mumbai, attracting as many as twenty-thirty thousand visitors on Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays with ten-fifteen thousand pilgrims visiting the dargah daily. The shrine features distinct architectural styles of the Mughal Period.
On the eve of Islamic festivals such as Ramadan and Bakri-Eid, the number of pilgrims increases tenfold. The unique thing about this dargah is that it is much holy to people of other faiths as it is to Muslims. Pilgrims come here without boundaries of caste, creed, religion, wealth or nationality separating them.
The architecture style combines the styles of Flemish and Norman. There’s a fountain inside the market, made entirely out of stone, which was designed by Rudyard Kipling’s father. The market occupies a space of approximately 22471 square meters, out of which 5515 square kilometres is occupied by the original building.
The market has expanded a lot in the past few years, including many shops that sell everything from fruits, toys, clothes, groceries, to even pets and birds. The market is best visited on weekdays, and between 11 am to 8 pm when it is open.
There are several species of fish here, such as damselfish, butterfly fish, tiger fish, angelfish, moss, sea urchins, sea cucumber, marine eels, tube worms, tangs, batfish, puffer fish, tangs, jellyfishes, orandas etc that make this aquarium a highly diverse collection of marine life. There are a total of thirty-two tropical tanks in the building.
You can also see several species of freshwater and marine plants such as water lilies. There is also a fish spa and touch pool, where you can dip your feet in the water and the fish eat away the dead skin off your feet (at the fish spa), and you can touch sea urchins, turtles, sea cucumbers in the touch pool.
The Maratha Mandir has been screening Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge since October of 1995, that is more than a thousand weeks as of now. The theatre has gained popularity because of this tradition the theatre has followed for the last twenty-three years, and many Shah Rukh Khan fans flock here everyday to watch the blockbuster movie of the 90s.
If you are a movie buff, coming to Maratha Mandir and watching Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge over a box of popcorn might not seem too cliche a thing to do!
The Marve beach is also known for the Koli fishermen, who fish close to the beach and bring their fishes on the shore to be sent to Mumbai’s markets. The beach can be a quiet getaway, but the beach is rather narrow and getting in the waters is not advisable due to the swift current and mud that sinks fast.
The Marve beach is about seven kilometres from the western suburbs of Malad. The beach gives you a stunning view of the Arabian Sea and the surrounding hills. You can come here in the evenings too, to watch the sunset in the Arabian Sea.
There are colourful flowers around the lake that attract moths, honeybees, bumblebees etc. You can also find varieties of aquatic plants in and around Powai Lake. Among birds that flock around the lake, one can easily spot bulbuls, marina, sparrows, kingfishers, spot-billed ducks, doves, pond heron etc which make it an interesting place for bird watchers who come here early in the morning to catch glimpse of these birds.
Come to the Powai Lake on a lazy afternoon or evening to enjoy the cool breeze that blows because of the lake. There are narrow roads beside the lake for you to take a walk on as well.
Come here not just because you are religious and you are a devotee of Lord Shiva, but come here to see the splendid architecture of the temple and its interiors. The history of the temple dates back to the 12th century when Raja Bhimdev placed the Shivling and idols at the now temple of Babulnath.
The idols were discovered in the 18th century. The Shivling was discovered about 300 years ago when Malabar Hill used to be a pasture. Upon the discovery of the Shivling, the temple was constructed in the same spot as it was found. The temple of Babulnath is situated at the very end of the Marine Drive, close to the Girgaon Chowpatty.
For a pleasant and memorable experience, visit the babulnath temple early in the morning. You will have a beautiful view of the surroundings and you can enjoy the architecture while the weather is still cool.
At present, the building is categorized as a grade I heritage building by the government of India and is maintained by the Indian Heritage Society. The planning and construction of the building started in 1905 and was completed by 1914. The museum finally opened to the public in 1922. The museum now sits in a well-maintained garden that further beautifies the heritage building.
The museum has a vast collection of natural history, sculptures, textiles, paintings, Japanese and Chinese antiquities, decorative art etc. The museum also has a vast collection of digital files. If you are a history buff, the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya is a must visit for you when in Mumbai.
But the unique thing about the ISKCON temple is that it also houses more than just the temple. The temple has many Hindu gods, primarily Gaura-Nitai, Rama, Laxman, and Hanuman etc. There are also centres for spiritual, cultural, and educational enlightenment such as workshops, lecture and seminar halls.
There are also centres of Vedic Education, library, Vedic Samskara Hall, vegetarian restaurant and bakery, and spiritual boutique. There is also a seven-storey guesthouse in the premises of the temple. ISKCON temple sees thousands of devotees every day and seeing the maximum number of pilgrims during Janmashtami.
The Versova village is located close to the Versona beach; the village is home to fishing folks who go by the name of “kolis”. Mumbai boasts a lot of beaches, but not all of them are serene and popular among Mumbai tourist places because of how peaceful it is to sit on the shore and enjoy the sunset in the Arabian Sea.
It’s a blissful experience to sit on the beach and watch the fishing folks head out in the sea and fish. Apart from the serenity that Versova beach offers, every year, the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated here, which is spectacular and is a must-see for everyone.
The park is named after the wife of India’s first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. The park sports elaborate gardens, trees, and stunningly pretty flowers, making it a heaven for nature lovers in the midst of a city.
There is a giant shoe house in the park, inspired by a nursery rhyme about an old woman who lives in a shoe. You can get inside the giant shoe house and climb the stairs, and look out of the windows. Come here in the evening to witness the sun set in the Arabian Sea. The sun casts a golden light over the sea and the trees, which are a treat to watch.
There is no certain record of who constructed these spectacular caves on Elephanta Island, which makes the caves even more mysterious as they are robust and rich in their sculptural architecture. The island is very pretty, complete with greenery all around, and the quietness of the uninhabited island grows on you as you spend a few hours there.
The Elephanta Island is located at a distance of 19.6 kilometres from Mumbai Central, or an hour’s ferry ride away. On a day when the sky is clear, you can actually see the Elephanta Island from the Gateway of India.
One of the most popular sources of entertainment and fascinating activities to do on the Juhu beach is horse riding. You can pay to ride a horse on the beach here. The Juhu beach is close to several of Mumbai’s famous tourist destinations such as Mahalaxmi temple, ISKCON temple, St.Joseph’s church, Siddhivinayak temple etc.
The beach s particularly popular because many movie stars reside in the vicinity, making the place one of the poshest places in Mumbai. Come here to spend a lazy evening by the Arabian Sea when you are visiting Mumbai.
There are also various other sources of entertainment at the beach too, such as riding a camel or a horse, asking a fortune teller to tell your future, watching dancing monkeys, snake charmers with their snakes, or simply indulge in eating the local food available on the beach such as raw spiced mango, chaat, or roasted peanuts.
You can simply take a walk on the Chowpatty beach as well, which is ideal early in the mornings or in the evenings. Although the beach is crowded most of the time you will enjoy your time here. You will have a peaceful feeling when you come and sit by the Arabian Sea or swim in its waters.
The place is perfect for spending a day out at the beach as well, and therefore you can see many locals out on a picnic on a cool day. Although the place is clean, the sands are white, and the area is secluded, the water currents make it impossible for tourists to swim or surf in the waters. Therefore, getting into the waters for such activities is not advisable.
Take a walk on the beach and enjoy the views around, but refrain from taking a dip in the waters here. The sea breeze is quite cool and gentle here, making it a pleasant experience to be on the beach.
The caves are dedicated to Buddha, as there are stupas and idols carved in the rock that signify the Buddhist connection. The caves are made of basalt, making them an ideal spot of interest for archaeologists and history lovers. These caves, cut out of black basalt, and located far from the metropolitan city of Mumbai, are a peaceful place to come and spend a day in as you see the intricacies of the architecture of the caves.
The architecture and stone carvings indicate that it was home to Buddhist monks some time in history, as these caves existed from the time of the Ashokan Empire. There are scriptures written in Pali, an ancient language older than even Sanskrit. Come to Mahakali Caves to see the beautiful monastery carved entirely out of the rock on the outskirts of Mumbai.
The building was completed in 1914, but the monument wasn’t open to the public until 1922. Categorised as Grade 1 Heritage Building by the Government of India now, the monument sports some excellent Indo-Saracenic style, which is a combination of Indian and Western architectural styles.
The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya houses more than 50,000 artefacts that range from Harappan heritage artefacts to European, Chinese, and Japanese historical items. The museum also has a separate wing for Natural History. One of the top sightseeing places in Mumbai, this museum has to be on your list of places to see.
The central dome is even bigger than that of Gol Gumbaz in Bijapur. The architecture of the Global Vipassana Pagoda is rather interesting, as it is made in sync with the Shwedagon Pagoda of Myanmar. The monument goes up to a height of 325 feet. The meditation hall has a capacity to house 8000 devotees at the same time.
There is a statue of Buddha inside the monument, which is one of the major attractions here. There is a Myanmar gate as well, carved very intricately, along with the depiction of Burmese architecture throughout the structure. As this place is frequented by international visitors, good facilities of dining are available inside along with ample amount of washrooms for the convenience of the devotees.
As more and more tourists are finding out about Tikuji-Ni-Wadi, it is gaining popularity and seeing more footfall as days go by. Tikuji-Ni-Wadi also has ap water park among with the amusement park. The water park has something for everyone in the family, there’s a kid pool, a family pool, slides, lazy river, wave pool etc.
The amusement park at Tikuji-Ni-Wadi has a lot of activities for kids, along with rides such as giant wheel,family train, super jet, dragon ship, crazy cup, frog ride, funny bunny, bumping boats etc.
The park is perfect for an ideal stroll or jog in the mornings and evenings, complete with jogging tracks. There are beautiful animal-shaped hedges in the park that make it a treat for any visitor to be at peace in such a surrounding. There are also water fountain shows in the evenings that give a distinction to the Hanging Gardens of Mumbai.
It is, however, uncomfortable to sit in the park on a hot and humid day as there are not many big trees for shade in the gardens.
The bridge is a civil engineering marvel and it has the strength to cater to up to 37,500 vehicles every day. The robust architecture of the Bandra–Worli Sea Link is nothing like what you have seen anywhere else in the country.
The bridge considerably decreases the travelling time between Bandra and Worli via road. You get a stunning view of the Arabian Sea as well as Mahim Bay from the Bandra–Worli Sea Link.
Come here to see the beauty of the bridge and the engineering marvel that it is. When you get on the bridge, do keep your windows rolled down to experience the beauty of it. This man-made marvel is best viewed at night, when the lights come alive and adorn the Bandra–Worli Sea Link, making it appear even more stunning.
The interior of cafe Mondegar is done in retro style and is largely famous for serving Iranian and American dishes. The inner walls of the cafe have been adorned by the art of famous cartoonist Mario Miranda, giving it the perfect interiors for a cafe so old.
Cafe Mondegar also happens to be one of the very first restaurants in Mumbai to be the home to a jukebox. Cafe Mondegar is located in the Metro House in the Colaba Causeway, half a kilometre away from the gateway of India, and hardly 200 meters away from The Leopold Cafe.
Come here for breakfast to have your fill from their detailed breakfast menu. You can also come here for Iranian dishes, something that the cafe was originally known for before it became a cafe.
There are also other facilities to make you relax such as open-air amphitheatre, a nice area to play for kids, a toy train, amusement rides, the lazy river, the Khandoli lake etc. The Wonders Park is a beautiful place to come and visit all day, or in the evenings when you can come and sit by the lake.
The toy train and amusement rides have their own tickets and you will need to pay separately to avail, although there are entry fees for the park. In addition, there is a giant chess board, a horse cart, cycling and jogging tracks for those who come to the park for their morning and evening walks etc.