With almost 18 million residents, Mumbai is one of the most populated cities in India and it is in top 5 as one of the most populated cities in the world. I bet that most of you may know the Mumbai is also the center of Bollywood, where a high number of Hindi movies are filmed every year. It is said that Bollywood produces more movies than anywhere else in the world. Also, Mumbai was named the commercial capital of India. If you decide to spend a trip in Mumbai, bellow you may find some interesting attractions:
1. Haji Ali Drgah
This amazing place is one of the most popular religious attractions in India. The interesting part is that Haji Ali Drgah is visited by people with different religions, from all around the world. Situated on a small island, in the middle of the Arabian Sea off Lala Lajpatrai Marg, Haji Ali Drgah is popular among visitors for its culture and the Mughal architecture.
2. Chhaptrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya Museum
Also known as The Prince of Wales Museum, this is the biggest and the most important museum in Mumbai. You may find here over 20.000 impressive miniature paintings, artefacts including bronze and stone sculptures, arms, armor and other amazing pieces of art from all over India. The Museum impresses with its architecture, too, a fusion of Hindi, Mughal and British and it was built in 1914.
3. Elephanta Island
The main attraction on the Elephanta Island is the temple of Shiva, but other ancient cave temples, as well as the carving three faced statue of the god, are worth to be seen. Located on a small island in the Mumbai Harbor, this island is visited by many people every year. Transportation is made by boat and you may find them near the Gateway of India.
If you haven’t decided it yet, now it’s time to visit Mumbai and other lovely destinations in India. The interesting culture, amazing food and beautiful places to visit here are waiting for you. What is the most interesting of these attractions for you?
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