Mumbai is well known for being a city on the edge
Mumbai is well known for being a city on the edge – its slums overflow with life as its skyscrapers soar to the sky. This strange and extraordinary blend of rich and poor makes this city to be believed as the most populated city in India.
Places to Visit:
- Gateway of India- was built in December 1911 to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to Mumbai, it was built and designed by George Wittet.
- Marine Drive- is a 3.6 kilometre six-lane road which was constructed by Bhagojisheth Keer and Pallonji Mistry.
- Juhu Beach- is one of the most frequently visited beaches in Mumbai and is situated close to the city center. Juhu is very famous as it is home to multiple celebrities which makes it a prime location in Mumbai.
- Dharavi Slum- It is estimated that one million people live in Dharavi, which spans just 535 acres, and has a population density of an incredible 869,565 people per square mile.
- Siddhivinayak Temple- is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha, and was originally built by Laxman Vithu and Deubai Patil on 19th November in the year 1801.
- Worli Seaface- is known to be India’s first eight-lane freeway over the open sea, and it was built by Seshadri Srinivasan, all eight lanes of the freeway were opened on 24th March 2010.
- Aksa Beach- is a popular destination in Mumbai, it is dotted with private cottages and hotels for tourists who come to visit.
- Colaba Causeway Market- is located near Bandra and the Hanging gardens, it acts as the land link between Coloba and the Old Woman's Island.
- Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus- also known as Victoria Terminus, it is a historic terminal train station and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- Powai Lake- is an artificial lake situated in the Powai Valley where small villages exist these villages also share the name with the lake.
- Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya- was established in 1905 but was opened in 1922, it features Tibetan Art, Chinese Porcelain, Mughal and Rajput miniatures.
- Shivaji Park- is a public park located in Dadar, Mumbai. It is the largest park in the island city, and it is of historical and cultural value due to the political and social gatherings in the past.
- Mumba Devi Temple- is an old temple of great importance in the city of Mumbai, this temple is dedicated to the Goddess Mumba.