Mumbai is the capital city of Maharashtra and attracts large number of tourists from different parts of the world. Earlier, Mumbai was known as “Bombay” and regarded as the commercial, entertainment and financial backbone of India. This city comprises of different places of interest and that include beaches, forts, museums, sculpted caves and many others. Visiting this place is a wonderful experience for every traveler coming here and due to this reason vacation Trip India is here to offer this Mumbai tour and travel guide. You can see different tourist places in Mumbai to plan your trip to this wonderful city.
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Sightseeing in Mumbai
Visit the below mentioned tourist attractions in this Mumbai Tour and Travel Guide:
Gateway of India
It is regarded as one of the unique landmarks in India and was constructed in 1924 to honor the visit of King George V and Queen Mary. This stone archway is designed in Indo-Saracenic style and has 4 turrets and intricate latticework. The gateway is bordered by the Arabian Sea and overlooks the Mumbai harbor. It is a popular tourist attraction in Mumbai and if you are planning a trip to Mumbai then you must visit this place.
Church Gate is now known as Veer Nariman Street and houses some of Mumbai’s prestigious buildingsand organizations. The location is also the popular spot for the shooting of numerous films and also become one of the best shopping places in Mumbai.
Prince of Wales Museum
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya was renamed to Prince of Wales Museum and holds the postion of the most famous museum in Mumbai. It is a great fusion of western Indian and Indo-saracenic style of architecture. You will Jain style of interior on the columns, railings and balconies. It overlooks the Arabian sea and attracts tourists from different parts of the world.
Bandra Fort is also commonly called as Castelo da Aguada, which is a beautiful fort and is famous for having fresh water. Now this fort is owned by Archaeological survey of India (ASI) and consists of pathways, garden and amphitheatre. It is a great site to view the sunset and if you are planning a trip to Mumbai then you must visit this place.