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31. Powai Lake
Powai Lake (named after Framaji Kavasji Powai Estate) is an artificial lake, situated in Mumbai, in the Powai valley, where a Powai village with a cluster of huts existed.The city suburb called Powai shares its name with the lake.Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, one of the premier institutions of science and technology in India, is located to the east of the lake.Another famous institution, the National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), is also located close to the lake.Housing complexes and plush hotels are developed all around the lake periphery.Population around the lake has thus substantially increased over the years.
32. Shri Swaminarayan Mandir
Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Mumbai is a Hindu temple (Mandir) and a part of the Swaminarayan Sampraday.This Swaminarayan Temple is located in the Bhuleshwar area of Mumbai and is the oldest Swaminarayan Mandir in Mumbai, being over a hundred years old.The present Mandir has a tri spire structure and the Murtis installed are that of Laxminarayan Dev, Ghanshyam Maharaj, Hari Krishna Maharaj, Gaulokvihari and Radha.It is a Shikharband Mandir and comes under the Laxminarayan Dev Gadi (Vadtal).This temple is one of many in the Bhuleshwar area that led to the birth of Phool Galli (or flower market) in Bhuleshwar due to the high demand of flowers in these temples.
33. Wankhede Stadium
The Wankhede Stadium is a cricket stadium in the Indian city of Mumbai.The stadium now has capacity of 33,482, following renovations for the 2011 Cricket World Cup.Before the upgrade, the capacity was approximately 45,000.The Wankhede stadium has been host to numerous high profile cricket matches in the past, including the match in which Ravi Shastri hit six sixes in an over.The stadium also hosted the 2011 Cricket World Cup Final, in which India defeated Sri Lanka by 6 wickets, apart from many other matches in both the 1996 as well as 2011 Cricket World Cup.The stadium witnessed the historic last match of Sachin career.
34. Madh Fort
Madh Fort (also called Versova Fort) is a small fort in northern Mumbai, India situated at Madh Island.It was built by the Portuguese and lost it in February 1739 during the war against Maratha empire.It is secluded and difficult to reach, about 15 kilometres (9 mi) from Malad and is the last stop on route 271 of BEST bus service or via Versova by ferry boat.
35. Vihar Lake
Vihar Lake is located near Vihar village on the Mithi River within the precincts of the Borivali National Park, also called the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, in North Mumbai.When built in 1860 (construction started in 1856), it was considered as the largest lake in Mumbai in the Salsette group of islands.It is hemmed between the Tulsi Lake and the Powai Lake(shown in map).It partly meets the drinking water needs of the South Mumbai region.It supplies only 3 percentage of the Mumbai city water requirement, after filtration at Bhandup where the large water filtration plant is located.
36. Regal Cinema
The Regal Cinema is an Art deco Movie theater located at Colaba Causeway, in Mumbai, India.Built by Framji Sidhwa, the first film to be aired at the Regal was the Laurel and Hardy work The Devil.Brother in 1933.As per the Limca Book of Records it is the first air conditioned theatre of India.
37. Brabourne Stadium
The Brabourne Stadium is a cricket ground in the Indian city of Mumbai.The ground is owned by the Cricket Club of India (CCI).Brabourne Stadium is India.first permanent sporting venue.The North Stand of the Brabourne housed the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) headquarters and the 1983 Cricket World Cup trophy until 2006 when both were moved to the newly built Cricket Centre at the nearby Wankhede Stadium.Brabourne Stadium hosted Test matches from 1948 to 1972, and was the venue for Bombay Pentangular matches from 1937 until 1946.After disputes over ticketing arrangements with the CCI, the Bombay Cricket Association (BCA) built the Wankhede Stadium a few hundred metres north of Brabourne.After the Wankhede was built, Brabourne was no longer used for Test matches, although visiting teams played a few firstclass matches at the ground.Apart from cricket, the ground has played host to tennis and football matches as well as music shows and concerts.
38. Cathedral of the Holy Name
The Cathedral of the Holy Name is a Roman Catholic cathedral in the Indian city of Mumbai (Bombay) and the seat of the Archbishop of Bombay and headquarters of the Archdiocese of Bombay .The cathedral is located in the Colaba area in South Mumbai.The residence of the Archbishop is located adjacent to the Cathedral.This Cathedral was built to replace the older Cathedral which was located in the Bhuleshwar area of the city, where there are few resident Christians.That site was sold off, and the former parochial church of the Holy Name in Colaba was elevated as the ProCathedral.
39. India Tower
India Tower (previously known as the Park Hyatt Tower also known as the Dynamix Balwas Tower or DB Tower) is a 126 storey, 718metre (2,356 ft) supertall skyscraper that began construction in the city of Mumbai, India, in 2010.Construction work was put on hold in 2011.
40. Worli Fort
The Worli Fort is a fort built by the British in Worli, Mumbai, India.The fort, often mistakenly referred to as being built by the Portuguese, was actually built by the British around 1675.The fort, built on the Worli hill, overlooked the Mahim Bay at a time the city was made up of just seven islands.It was used as a lookout for enemy ships and pirates.

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