Alright people, this post goes for all the busy 1 day or 2 day travelers who usually pay a visit to places just for business meetings and work. If you think that you just have a day and you can’t explore Mumbai in a day, then you are wrong. Mumbai is one of the fascinating and charming places which attracts everyone.Here’s a quick guide to do 10 things in Mumbai that will make your day long visit to Mumbai truly a memorable one. (Just pray, you don’t get stuck in traffic jams! They are worst than hell!!)
10 Things You Should Definitely Do In Mumbai:
1. Driving across the marine drive
Chowpatty – place to enjoy pavbhaji and bhelpuri. Mumbai is known for its pavbhaji and bhelpuri. The two are favorite dishes for travellers who come to Mumbai, and Chowpatty has the best taste of all. The carnival with fun and excitement can be enjoyed here at Chowpatty.
2. Bollywood – the place of entertainment, style icons, stars and models
Bollywood – which just keeps everyone go boggling and wants to have a glimpse of their favorite star or their acting can be experienced on bollowood tour. The houses of various stars like Sanjay dutt, Amitabh Bachanan and Shahrukh Khan can be seen on the way. You can even find them waving hands at you from their balcony at times.
3. Siddhivinayak Temple
The famous temple of the Ganpati to worship Lord Ganesha is located at the Prabha Devi, Mumbai. It is an old temple and it is believed (I do believe too) that here all your wishes come true if prayed from the bottom of your heart.
4. Café Leopold’s beer
The famous Cafe Leopold which is present from 1871 has a watering hole where you can guzzle beer to the full brim.
5. Bombay Heritage walks
The sight is well known to have a knowledge and resercah on the past history of Mumbai. Opening from the ‘Fort’ area there are various landmarks- Ballard Estate district, Town Hall, Asiatic Society Library, Horniman Circle Garden, Flora Fountain Circle, Indian Naval Dockyard, Gateway of India and Taj Mahal Hotel.
6. Mouth- watering sea-food experience
First things first, I am a pure-vegetarian girl. But I included this point because one of my friend suggested that my readers who love to relish on non-veg food would love to know about this. So, Those who like the dish of fried and baked shrimps, crabs and pomfret can be satisfied when they visit the Pratap Lunch home. Gomantak house is another place where the goan food are served hot and delicious.
7. Parsi food- Britannia and Company
Various varieties of pulao and parsi delicacies are served in the Britannia and Co Restaurant in South Mumbai.
8. Sea link of Bandra – Worli
The bridge is built to link Bandra and Worli and you will love to go for a ride across the bridge. There is less traffic and you can feel the soft breeze blowing across when you open the window of your car while driving.
9. Elephanta Caves
The Elephanta Caves which can be explored and see beautiful carvings and caves structure of rock cut. There are also sculpture of rock cut which are as old as 5th and 8th century.
The Mahalaxmi racecourse is also another place where you find yourself sitting like stars and enjoying the horses racing. Betting for the horses and cheering of crowds will make you enthralled. Hope you’ll keep this quick guide handy!