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From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Monument / Landmark
“Its Mumbai town side. There you can see many tourist atractions.You can go to Elephanta caves by ferry, you can just stroll around the sea coast, Colaba shopping street, Musiums, Art Galleries, eateries see old buildings etc”
  • 20 locals recommend
Establishment
“The Gateway of India, with its regal arches, stands guard facing the Arabian Sea at Apollo Bunder in bustling Colaba area of Mumbai. The most popular tourist attraction, it is the unofficial icon of the city of Mumbai and is a reminder of its rich colonial history as Bombay. The first structure to welcome visitors entering the city by sea, it is popularly called ‘Taj Mahal of Mumbai’. It stands at the end of Chhatrapati Shivaji Marg at the water’s edge. Visited by tourists and locals alike, the gateway and its promenade affords a great view of the boat-studded sea and is the connecting point for boat rides to and from the famous Elephanta Caves. The ‘Elephanta Festival of music and dance’ which was earlier held at the Elephanta caves, is now held in front of the Gateway in March every year. It is often confused with the India Gate in Delhi built in the memory of the 82,000 soldiers of the undivided Indian Army who died in the period 1914–21”
  • 15 locals recommend
Café
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“It was founded in 1871 by Iranis (a term used for Zoroastrians in Mumbai who arrived in India in 19th century, as opposed to "Parsis"). These Zoroastrian Iranians came to India in the late 19th and early 20th century, and many of them opened restaurants now often termed Irani cafés.[7] It first started out as a wholesale cooking oil store and over the years has variously been a restaurant, store and pharmacy (hence the name "Leopold Cafe & Stores"”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bus Station
“A gorgeous structure housing Indian miniatures and also a natural history wing.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Lodging
“The Taj Mahal Palace Hotel is a "Heritage Grand" class five-star hotel located in the Colaba region of Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, next to the Gateway of India. Historically it was known as the "Taj Mahal Hotel" or the "Taj Palace Hotel". or simply "the Taj". Part of the Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces, this hotel is considered the flagship property of the group and contains 560 rooms and 44 suites. There are some 1,500 staff including 35 butlers. From a historical and architectural point of view, the two buildings that make up the hotel, the Taj Mahal Palace, and the Tower are two distinct buildings, built at different times and in different architectural designs. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Art Gallery
  • 2 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Art Exhibition Space. The top floor has some fine works by the Indian Modern Masters ”
  • 1 local recommends
Cocktail Bar
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“A glimpse of the casual Bombay complete with a melting pot of food that is unique to Bombay ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Flea Market
“Best place to pick up cheap trinkets ideal for gifting. Don't forget to bargain.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Sublocality Level 1
“Origina Business hub of Mumbai, with a long sea side boulevard. Must visit. Restaurants nearby. Also along side is Tata / NCPA Theater.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“The National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) is a multi-venue, multi-purpose cultural centre in Mumbai, India, which aims to promote and preserve India's heritage of music, dance, theatre, film, literature and photography. It also presents new and innovative work in the performing arts field. The Centre was founded in 1969 by JRD Tata and Dr. Jamshed Bhabha- must visit in while you are in Bombay ”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“It is one of the oldest bars in Mumbai and is adorned with Mario Miranda's wall paintings.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Establishment
  • 3 locals recommend
Establishment
  • 1 local recommends
Travel Lounge
“Colaba Causeway or just Causeway as it is known in Mumbai has the best buys of everything from bracelets to perfumes to clothes to watches, clocks, DVD's and CD's.”
  • 2 locals recommend