Mumbai is a richly popular city which is the capital city of Maharashtra. Its area is on the Konkan coast and resembles a fascinating natural harbor. It was also regarded as the ‘Alpha world city’ in 2008. In India, Mumbai is considered as the wealthiest city and is having the residences of several millionaires and billionaires. The city has three UNESCO World Heritage Sites which include Chatrapathi Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, the Elephanta Caves, and the Victorian and Art Deco buildings.
The Victoria Terminus is one of a historic train station and UNESCO World Heritage Site in Mumbai, India. The station is designed according to the Victorian Gothic architectural style. The historic building is a great fusion of two famous architectures, namely, Victorian Gothic Revival and classic Indian. It is famous for the street foods like Bhaji, Chicken Biryani, Rice plate, and others.
Why visit the Chatrapathi Shivaji Terminus?
The history seekers would love to explore the station building which sets the best example for 19th-century train station architecture. It has a stone built dome, arches, and several turrets. Two different cultures, British and Indian are seen as the best fusion in the building.
The national heritage place is built to honor King George V, and Queen Mary visit at the Apollo Bunder in India. The monument is built in the Indo-Saracenic style which attracts huge tourists each year. The popular arch is a fusion of Hindu and Muslim styles and has a dome whose diameter is about 15 m.
Why visit the Gateway of India?
It is the most popular place among the tourists and ferry boat rides are carrying huge adventure. There are luxury boat rides to the Elephanta Caves and the Chatrapathi Shivaji statue is a picturesque spot for the travelers.
The iconic mosque is the holy place of Peer Haji Ali Shah Bukhari who is the Uzbekistan Sufi saint. In Mumbai, it is one of the most perceptible sites. It is footed on an island near the Worli seashore.
Why visit the Haji Ali Dargah?
It attracts major tourist who loves to explore the magnificent Indo-Islamic arch style example. It has the tomb of Peer Haji Ali’s Shah Bukhari. The legendary tale can be explored from the place. Around 40 thousand people visit the place each day. It has a separate hall for the women devotees. The eye-catching mirror work is a major attraction which has the Kaleidoscope and artistic patterns.
In Mumbai, there is a great artwork stored in the Jehangir Art Gallery. It is an exquisite gallery specially designed on the ideas given by Durga Bajpai. The material built gallery is turned in the inward position which displays both the auditorium and art gallery in a creative aspect.
Why visit the Jehangir Art Gallery?
It is the only introvert art gallery built in earlier times. It is a set example of the early high-style architectures with a protruded doorway. It also features in one of a famous Bollywood film, which makes it even more popular among the tourists. It holds several events like exhibitions, lectures, workshops, and education discussions.
The Martyr’s Square in Mumbai covers the beauty of Flora Fountain. The monument is a great reflection of the Roman goddess named Flora. In the past times, the fountain was initially built in the Victoria Gardens. There are several street food varieties and fasting foods near the fountain.
Why visit the Flora Fountain?
The most convincing reason to visit the place is its fusion with water, architectural planning, and carved sculptures. It is a beautiful monument built with Neoclassical and Gothic Revival architectural styles. It is a most visited landmark by the tourists in Mumbai. There is a fountain light show in the evening, which is enjoyed by many travelers.
The Hindu temple is wholly dedicated to the ‘Lord Shri Ganesh’ and is one of the wealthiest temples in Mumbai. It has a Ganesha statue and the roof inside the sanctum is built with gold. There are two popular Prasad items in the temple which are laddoos and coconut barfis.
Why visit the Siddhivinayak Temple?
It is the best place for the worshipers who come for true devotion to the god. There are long lines of devotees to seek blessings from Siddhi Vinayak, the Hindu god.
The Sri Radha Rasabihari Ji temple is in the Juhu region in Mumbai. It is an exquisite temple built for the Hindu god, Lord Krishna. The word ISKCON stands for ‘International Society of Krishna Consciousness.’ The temple sculptures are carved with white marbles and is a place adorning magnificent artistic paintings.
Why visit the Iskcon Temple?
During the festive seasons, thousands of people come to worship their prayers in the temple. The tourists are largely attracted by the magnificently crafted architectural design used in the temple. It holds several Vedic words of gods discussions and an inbuilt complex, which is famous for the library collection of religious and sacred books. The Kirtans and Bhajans excite various tourists visiting the temple. It also has a separate guest house for the tourist stay and a high-quality food restaurant which serves Vaishnavite as the main food.
The only clock tower, which can be found in India, is located in Mumbai. The tower reaches a height of about 85 m long consisting of 25 floors. It forms a part of the Victorian and Art Deco Ensemble, which is a World Heritage Site. It is built with the fusion of Venetian and Gothic architectural style. There are buff colored stones used in the tower’s structural design.
Why visit the Rajabai Clock Tower?
One of the most attracting reasons to visit the place lies in its fine stainless glass used in the windows which cannot be found at any other place in Mumbai. Tourists are largely attracted to capture a picturesque moment at the tallest figure in the city.