With lot of heritage sites, huge markets, and endless cultural institutions, Mumbai is a city packed with places that everyone wants to have in their trip.
- Gateway of India
The Gateway of India is the most celebrated among Mumbai’s historic monuments. However, it is the spot from where the last British troops departed the country after their colonial presence. It is designed by Scottish architect George Wittet, who took from Indo-Islamic, Indian and Roman influences and enjoyed by every tourists.
- Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
It is the country’s most popular railway station and one of Mumbai’s most iconic landmarks, the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus is one of the best spots to take a glance of the city’s past and present. This UNESCO World Heritage is rich in history and featuring striking High Victorian Gothic and Indian architectural styles. It is among the busiest railway stations in the country.
- Haji Ali Dargah
The amazing Haji Ali Dargah is one of the architectural structures in Mumbai, constructed in the memory of Sayyed Peer Jaji Ali Shah Bukhari, a wealthy Muslim merchant. It is situated on an isle off the coast of Worli, the divine white Mughal-style building connects to the mainland by a narrow path that only visible during low tide.
- Mount Mary Church, Bandra
Mount Mary’s Basilica is among the most memorable churches in the city. The church has carved a prime part for itself in the city for nearly 450 years. The statue of Mother Mary at the church is believed to have been brought to India by the Portuguese in the 16th century and that’s the prime reason to visit for all travelers.
- Taj Mahal Palace
Mumbai is incomplete without spending time at the historic and architectural marvel that is the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel. It was established in 1903 under Jamshetji Tata, the Arabian Sea-facing hotel is among the most famous in the country.
- Juhu Beach
If you are looking for pristine and happening beaches, there’s no match in the city than Juhu. The beach is full with visitors from all walks of life, and from all over the world, this energetic beach has remained the most celebrated destination for Mumbaikars to dip their toes in the Arabian Sea, to jog or to simply unwind and people-watch or witness the sunset.
HOW TO REACH FROM DELHI TO MUMBAI BY FLIGHT
Mumbai Airport or Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is situated around 30 km away from the center of the city. It is spread across an area of 1,850 acres; the airport handles more than 800 airplane movements on a day to day basis. There are direct flights from New Delhi to Mumbai taking approximately two hours and it is the fastest way to reach the city. After reaching the airport, tourist can hire taxis from outside to reach the destination in Mumbai.