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Mumbai
1. Mumbai is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra.It is the most populous city in India, most populous metropolitan area in India, and the eighth most populous city in the world, with an estimated city population of 18.4 million and metropolitan area population of 20.7 million as of 2011.Along with the urban areas, including the cities of Navi Mumbai, Thane, Bhiwandi, Kalyan, it is one of the most populous urban regions in the world.M .....
Gateway of India
2. The Gateway of India is a monument built during the British Raj in Mumbai (formerly Bombay), India.It is located on the waterfront in the Apollo Bunder area in South Mumbai and overlooks the Arabian Sea.The structure is a basalt arch, 26 metres (85 feet) high.It lies at the end of Chhatrapati Shivaji Marg at the water.edge in Mumbai Harbour.It was a crude jetty used by the fishing community which was later renovated and used as a landing place fo .....
Kanheri Caves
3. The Kanheri Caves constitute a group of rockcut monuments that are located north of Borivali on the western outskirts of Mumbai, India.Located within the forests of the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, the caves are 6 km from the main gate and 7 km from Borivali Station.Tourists can enter after 7 30 a.m.The Kanheri Caves demonstrate the Buddhist influence on the art and culture of India.Kanheri comes from the Sanskrit Krishnagiri, which means black m .....
Siddhivinayak Temple
4. The Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Mandir is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shri Ganesh.It is located in Prabhadevi, Mumbai, Maharashtra.It was originally built by Laxman Vithu and Deubai Patil on November 19, 1801.Though it is one of the richest temples in Mumbai, the current generation of Patil is staying in state of despair near the temple.The temple has a small mandap (hall) with the shrine for Siddhi Vinayak (Ganesha who grants your wish).Th .....
EsselWorld
5. EsselWorld is an amusement park located in Gorai, Mumbai and established in 1986.The park is owned by Pan India Paryatan Pvt.Ltd.(PIPPL).EsselWorld along with its counterparts, Water Kingdom are stretched over 64 acres of land.Together, they are recognized as India Largest Amusement And Water Park as well as Asia Largest Theme Water Park.EsselWorld is the largest amusement park in the country.It draws in an estimated 1.8 million visitors annually .....
Prince of Wales Museum
6. The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS), formerly Prince of Wales Museum of Western India, is the main museum in Mumbai, formerly Bombay.It was founded in the early years of the 20th century by prominent citizens of Bombay, with the help of the government, to commemorate the visit of the then prince of Wales.It is located in the heart of South Mumbai near the Gateway of India.The museum was renamed in the 1990s or early 2000s a .....
Global Vipassana Pagoda
7. The Global Vipassana Pagoda is a Meditation Hall near Gorai, Northwest of Mumbai, India.The Pagoda was inaugurated by Pratibha Patil, then President of India on 8 February 2009.It is built on donated land on a peninsula between Gorai creek and the Arabian Sea.The pagoda is to serve as a monument of peace and harmony.The Global Vipassana Pagoda has been built out of gratitude to the Buddha, his teaching and the community of monks practicing his te .....
Mahalakshmi Temple
8. Mahalaxmi Temple is one of the most famous temples of Mumbai situated on Bhulabhai Desai Road in Mahalaxmi area.It is dedicated to Mahalakshmi the central deity of Devi Mahatmyam.The temple was built in 1831 by Dhakji Dadaji (1760 1846), a Hindu merchant.The temple contains images of the goddesses Mahalakshmi, Mahakali and Mahasaraswati.All three images are adorned with nose rings, gold bangles and pearl necklaces.The image of Mahalakshmi is in t .....
Haji Ali Dargah
9. The Haji Ali Dargah is a mosque and dargah (tomb) located on an islet off the coast of Worli in the Southern part of Mumbai.Near the heart of the city proper, the dargah is one of the most recognisable landmarks of Mumbai.An exquisite example of IndoIslamic Architecture, associated with legends about doomed lovers, the dargah contains the tomb of Sayed Peer Haji Ali Shah Bukhari. .....
Sanjay Gandhi National Park
10. Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP), previously Borivali National Park, is a large protected area in the northern part of suburban Mumbai city in Maharashtra State in India.It encompasses an area of 104 km2 (40 sq mi) and is surrounded on three sides by India.most populous city. It is notable as one of the major national parks existing within a metropolis limit and is one of the most visited parks in the world.The rich flora and fauna of Sanjay Ga .....
Babulnath
11. Babulnath is an ancient Shiva temple in Mumbai, India.Situated on a small hillock near Girgaum Chowpatty, it is one of oldest temples in the city, Shiva in the form of the Lord of the Babul tree is the main deity in this temple.The faithful climb up to the temple and obtain Darshan of the shivling and obtain blessings of the Lord.It is also possible to take an elevator up to the temple.The temples is visited by lakhs of devotees on annual Mahash .....
Girgaum Chowpatty
12. Girgaon Chaupati, commonly known as just Chaupati (pronounced as chowpatty), is one of the most famous public beaches adjoining Marine Drive in the Girgaon area of Mumbai, India.The beach is famous for Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations when hundreds of people from all over Mumbai come to immerse the idols of Lord Ganapati in the Arabian Sea.It is also one of the many places in the city where the Ramlila is performed on a stage every year.An effigy of .....
Elephanta Island
13. The Elephanta Caves are a network of sculpted caves located on Elephanta Island, or Gharapuri (literally the city of caves) in Mumbai Harbour, 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) to the east of the city of Mumbai in the Indian state of Maharashtra.The island, located on an arm of the Arabian Sea, consists of two groups of caves the first is a large group of five Hindu caves, the second, a smaller group of two Buddhist caves.The Hindu caves contain rock cut st .....
Mount Mary Church
14. The Basilica of Our Lady of the Mount, more commonly known as Mount Mary Church, is a Roman Catholic Basilica located in Bandra, Mumbai.The feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary is celebrated here on the first Sunday after 8 September, the birthday of the Virgin Mary.The feast is followed by a week long celebration known locally as the Bandra Fair and is visited by thousands of people. .....
Rajabai Clock Tower
15. The Rajabai Clock Tower is a clock tower in South Mumbai, India.It is located in the confines of the Fort campus of the University of Mumbai.The tower stands at a height of 85 m (280 ft).The tower was built in a fusion of Venetian and Gothic styles.It is built out of the locally available buff coloured Kurla stone.The tower has one of the best stained glass windows in the city. .....
Jehangir Art Gallery
16. The Jehangir Art Gallery is an art gallery in Mumbai (India).It was founded by Sir Cowasji Jehangir at the urging of K.K.Hebbar and Homi Bhabha.It was built in 1952.Managed by the Committee of Management, the entire cost of this mansion was donated by Cowasji Jehangir.This gallery is situated at Kala Ghoda, behind the Prince of Wales Museum, in South Mumbai near the Gateway of India, and has four exhibition halls.The gallery was designed by G.M.B .....
Bombay High Court
17. Bombay High Court at Mumbai (Bombay), Maharashtra, is one of the oldest High Courts of India with jurisdiction over the states of Maharashtra and Goa, and, the Union Territories of Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli.The High Court has regional branches at Nagpur and Aurangabad in Maharashtra and Panaji, Goa.The court is one of the most distinguished high courts in the country.The first Chief Justice, the Attorney General and Solicitor Gene .....
Jijamata Udyaan
18. Jijamata Udyaan formerly called Ranichi Bagh (meaning Queen.Gardens) after the original British name Victoria Gardens, and now also known as Veermata Jijabai Bhonsle Udyan, is a zoo and garden located at Byculla, in the heart of Mumbai, India.It was laid out in 1861 and is one of the oldest zoos in India.Also, situated in the Gardens is the Dr.Bhau Daji Lad Museum (formerly Victoria and Albert Museum), mainly of industrial and agricultural intere .....
Taraporewala Aquarium
19. Taraporewala Aquarium, situated in the city of Mumbai, India was built in 1951 at a cost of Rs 8,00,000, it hosts marine and freshwater fishes.The aquarium is located on the famous Marine Drive.The aquarium is named after a Parsee who donated Rs.200,000 for the construction.There are 100 species of marine and fresh water fish including seven types of coral fish from the Lakshadweep Islands.Attractions include sharks, turtles, rays, moray eels, se .....
Marve Beach
20. Marve Beach is located in the Western Suburb of Malad in the city of Mumbai, India.Ferry Services to the Essel World and Water kingdom Amusement Parks and Manori are available at its north end.Ferry service to Manori is provided by BEST.You can also carry your two wheelers onto the Ferry to Manori Island.Marve beach may be reached from Malad Railway Station (West side) by BEST bus no 272.Autorickshaws and taxis are available round the clock.Movem .....
Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum
21. The Dr.Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum (formerly the Victoria and Albert Museum) is the oldest museum in Mumbai.Situated in Byculla East, it was originally established in 1855 as a treasure house of the decorative and industrial arts, and was later renamed in honour of Bhau Daji. .....
Mahalaxmi Racecourse
22. The Mahalaxmi Racecourse is a horse racing track in Mahalaxmi neighbourhood, of Mumbai.The track is oval shaped with 2,400 metres (7,900 ft) straight chute, spread over approximately 225 acres (0.91 km2 0.352 sq mi) of open land in the heart of Mumbai city.It was created out of a marshy land known as Mahalakshmi Flats.Built in 1883 and modelled on the Caulfield Racecourse in Melbourne, it is spread over land facing the sea.It was originally donat .....
Nehru Centre
23. Nehru Centre is a memorial to Pt.Jawahar Lal Nehru, who symbolised the ideals of enlightened curiosity, scientific temper, secular values and a faith in the people of India.The purpose of this Centre is to promote the teachings and ideals of Nehru through educational and cultural programmes.The Centre organises scientific, cultural and educational activities. .....
Nehru Science Centre
24. Nehru Science Center (NSC), Mumbai, is India.largest interactive science center, located in Worli.The center is named after India.first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru.In 1977, the center started with the Light and Sight exhibition, and then in 1979 a Science Park was built.On November 11, 1985 it was opened to the public by the late Rajiv Gandhi, at that time Prime Minister of India. .....
Aksa Beach
25. Aksa Beach is a popular beach and a vacation spot in Aksa village at Malad, Mumbai, India.It is situated close to Malvani.This beach was one of the most silent and least visited beaches.It was very clean you could find a large variety of snails and shells.It is a popular weekend destination with youngsters.It is dotted with many private cottages and hotels, some of which are rented out to tourists and visitors. .....
Salsette Island
26. Salsette Island (Salsete) is an island in Maharashtra state on India.west coast.The metropolis of Mumbai (formerly Bombay), the city of Thane and MiraBhayandar lie on it, making it very populous and one of the most densely populated islands in the world.It has about 15.1 million inhabitants living on an area of about 619 km2. .....
JW Marriott Mumbai
27. The JW Marriott Hotel Mumbai is the flagship hotel of the Marriott Group in Mumbai, India.Founded by JW Marriott Jr.and coowned by Raheja Hospitality.JW Marriott, Mumbai was the first JW Marriott brand in India.It also offers wedding services.It also houses a nightclub called Enigma that was popular with Bollywood actors and actresses.JW Marriott Mumbai also houses Quan Spa, the flagship spa brand of Marriott. .....
Castella de Aguada
28. Castella de Aguada (Portuguese Fort of the Waterpoint), also known as the Bandra Fort, is a fort located in Bandra, Mumbai.Castella is a misspelling for Portuguese Castelo (castle).Properly, it should be called Castelo da Aguada, although it seems its Portuguese builders actually called it Forte de Bandora (or Bandra Fort).It is located at Land.End in Bandra.It was built by the Portuguese in 1640 as a watchtower overlooking Mahim Bay, the Arabia .....
Walkeshwar Temple
29. Walkeshwar Temple, also known as the Baan Ganga Temple, is a temple dedicated to the Hindu god, Shiva located in Walkeshwar, near Malabar Hill neighborhood, in South Mumbai precinct of the city of Mumbai, India.It is situated at the highest point of the city, and close to the temple, lies the Banganga Tank. .....
Tikuji Ni Wadi
30. TikujiNiWadi is an amusement park, water park, and a resort near Mumbai and inside the Indian city of Thane.The Water Park has pools and water slides.The amusement park includes gokarts, roller coasters, giant wheels and a 7story zipline and many more.Additionally, there is a Shiva temple and marriage halls as a part of the resort.During Shivarathri, they make Shiva replica out of ice.The park remains open during the rainy season.A recent additio .....
Powai Lake
31. 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 ( .....
Shri Swaminarayan Mandir
32. 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 come .....
Wankhede Stadium
33. 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 .....
Madh Fort
34. 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. .....
Vihar Lake
35. 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 suppl .....
Regal Cinema
36. 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. .....
Brabourne Stadium
37. 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 .....
Cathedral of the Holy Name
38. 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 resi .....
India Tower
39. 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. .....
Worli Fort
40. 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. .....
David Sassoon Library
41. The David Sassoon Library is the name of a famous library and heritage structure in Mumbai, India.The idea for a library to be situated in the center of the city was the brainchild of Albert Sassoon, son of the famous Baghdadi Jewish philanthropist, David Sassoon.The building was designed by architects J.Campbell and G.E.Gosling, for the Scott McClelland and Company, at a cost of Rs.125,000.David Sassoon donated Rs.60,000, while the rest was born .....
Afghan Church
42. The Church of St.John the Evangelist, better known as the Afghan Church is an Anglican Church in South Mumbai, India, built by the British to commemorate the dead of the disastrous defeat in the First Afghan War of 1838.The church is located in Navy Nagar in the Colaba area of Mumbai (Bombay).It is considered to be an improved version of the Church of St.John in the Wilderness which was built in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh.From the time of their .....
INS Vikrant
43. INS Vikrant was a Majesticclass aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy.She played a key role in enforcing the naval blockade on East Pakistan during the IndoPakistan War of 1971.The ship was built under the name Hercules for the British Royal Navy during World War II, but construction was put on hold after the war.end, and she never entered British service.India purchased the incomplete carrier from the United Kingdom in 1957, and construction was c .....
Malad
44. Malad is a suburb, 34 km north of Mumbai, India.It is also the name of the railway station on the Mumbai suburban railway on the Western Line, located in the Malad suburb.Malad, in keeping with the diverse nature of Mumbai, has a mix of people from all over India.The original Inhabitants are the Koli community, which thrived in pockets, such as Marve, Malwani, Madh and Manori Island.Apart from the Koli community the suburban town has a large East .....
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