Mumbai has left an indelible mark on personality and life of many people. It is a city where you can find great paradoxes and little joys at every turn as Mumbai is among the best shopping centres throughout India. The best part of visiting Mumbai is that it offers the shoppers and travellers, everything from modern, air-conditioned department stores to traditional bazaars and open-air, roadside stalls, etc. Thus, staying in Mumbai when on a trip is also not that difficult as there are many hotels which have a convenient hotel booking in Mumbai, which attracts many people across the world. The nightlife and the soaring malls do not make any person feel lonely at the place.
Best time to visit- Whether it is rain or sunshine, Mumbai is the place that is always filled with tourists throughout the year. But being a coastal area, the best month to visit the place is November to February, when the days are perfectly cool enough and best for the outdoor activities. In these months many cultural events and festivals also takes place which serves as the best time for the literary and art lovers.
On the other hand, June to October is also considered to be the monsoon months when beautiful sea shows its waves to the travellers. One can also plan weekend gateways to the nearby places like the Igatpuri, Lonavala, Khandala and Mahabaleshwar, etc.
Places of interest-
Marine Drive- This 3 kilometres longboulevard which stretches from the Nariman Point to the Malabar Hills is an inverted ‘C’-shaped six lane road in southern Mumbai that runs along the coast of the Arabian Sea is the best tourist spot of Mumbai. It is listed among the most posh areas of the city, which has high-end hotels and restaurants.
Siddhivinayak temple- One holiest place of worship in Mumbai, the Siddhivinayk temple, has a central gold plated dome, where the wooden doors of the sanctum are carved beautifully with the images of Ashtavinayakam (eight forms of Lord Ganesha). People come and offer prayers and worship the idol of Lord Ganesha and seek his blessings.
Gateway of India- The emblematic landmark, the Gateway of India, is not only famous in Mumbai but all over the country. The architectural style and the yellow basalt salt used in the construction of the gateway stands it different from the other monuments. The facing of the Gateway towards the Arabian Sea, makes it really look awesome and one can click pictures for a lifetime memory.
Juhu Beach- Counted amongst the Mumbai star attraction, the Juhu beach, brims with its immense beauty and is filled with tourist from all over the country. It is one of the famous shooting locations where many films have shot their favourite scenes. Many amusement parks and eating stalls have been set up on the beach for having a fun get together with family and friends.
Essel World- Another popular recreation hotspot for families and kids is the Essel world. It is one of the largest amusement parks in India. Visitors get delighted throughout the day with many activities and thrilling entertaining rides.
One must visit the place for a sneak peak in the famous beaches and churches of the place and cherish memories for a lifetime.