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Things to do in Mumbai

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Natural Feature
“Juhu is an upmarket neighbourhood of Mumbai. It is most famous for the sprawling Juhu Beach. It is surrounded by the Arabian Sea to the west, Versova to the north, Santacruz and Vile Parle to the east, and Khar to the south. Juhu is among the most affluent areas of the city and home to many Bollywood celebrities.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Some of the best activities to do in Mumbai include ferrying on the Arabian Sea. The breath-taking backdrop of the sea and cool sea breeze pulls plenty of tourists to take ferry ride off the Gateway of India and sail through. Not only sailing up to Elephanta Caves, but many people hire ferries to enjoy the voyage and behold the most fascinating sunset views, off the coast. Opening hours: Ferry rides starts from 9 Am. Price: INR 55-120, depending on the duration of the ride.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Park
“Green serene forest escapade in the midst of the city. Go visit Lion safari, Kanheri caves, Mini train ride, a couple of trails, flora and fauna study, bicycling, or simply a long walk or jog. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Another amazing place with all the renowned brands. Good for shopping, entertainment, games, A ROLLER COSTER ride and what not! ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Place to eat
“Watching a live play at the prestigious Prithvi Theatre is an experience by itself. Built by Shashi Kapoor and Jennifer Kapoor, in the fond memory of Prithvi Raj Kapoor, this one of the buzzing theatres in Mumbai, known for hosting modern plays regularly. Watching popular plays, exploring Prithvi bookshop and gallery or witnessing theatre workshops over evening tea at Prithvi café are some of the enthralling things to do in Mumbai for budding actors, theatre enthusiasts or movie freaks. Opening hours: 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm”
  • 15 locals recommend
Park
“Seaside park, good for getting some fresh air and take in some great views. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Landmark
“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”
  • 13 locals recommend
Natural Feature
  • 8 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Located off the coast of Arabian Sea, in an island, Elephanta Caves is an architectural wonder, sprawling over 60,000 sq feet. Accredited as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, this place has amazing rock cut caves, depicting cult of Lord Shiva and can only be accessed in ferries from Gateway of India. Maheshmurti- three headed Shiva, Nataraja and Ardhanarishvara are the popular sculptures of Elephanta caves. Admiring all these artwork, strolling in the island and trekking up to Cannon Hill are some best adventure activities in Mumbai. Opening hours: 9 am to 5 pm . The place is closed on Mondays. The first ferry starts at 9 am and the last one starts at 2 pm . Entry Fee: INR 10 for Indians and INR 250 for foreigners”
  • 13 locals recommend
Place to shop
“One of India's first malls. High end shopping stores and a cinema multiplex. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Nice place to spend an entire day within the mall, you can shop, relax, eat, drink, play all under one roof...”
  • 7 locals recommend
Lounge
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“Fine Dining Continental and Italian fare. Thursday bar nights and Sunday brunches are recommended.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Castella de Aguada, also known as the Bandra Fort, is a fort located in Bandra, Mumbai. "Castella" is a misspelling for Portuguese "Castelo".”
  • 8 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Jehangir Art Gallery is an art gallery in Mumbai. It was founded by Sir Cowasji Jehangir at the urging of K. K. Hebbar and Homi Bhabha. It was built in 1952. Managed by the Committee of Management, the entire cost of this mansion was donated by Cowasji Jehangir.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Lodging
“ISKCON Temple, Mumbai officially known as Sri Sri Radha Rasabihari ji Temple is a temple in Juhu area in Mumbai in India. It is set upon four acres of land and a stone throw away from Juhu Beach. A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, the founder-acharya of ISKCON (also known as the Hare Krishna Movement) inspired the construction of one of India’s most beautiful temple of Lord Krishna in Mumbai. The presiding Deities at the temple, Sri Sri Gaura-Nitai, Sri Sri Radha Rasabihari and Sri Sri Sita Rama Laxman Hanuman were personally installed by the founder of ISKCON.[1] The temple is visited by thousands of people and devotees during festive occasions.”
  • 8 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"”
  • 7 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Lounge
“Fine Dining Continental and Italian fare. Thursday bar nights and Sunday brunches are recommended.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Excellent afterwork, gets too crowded post 9pm. They whip up some decent LIITs too!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“The resturant is vibrant , good food , gr8 pricing, easy accessto other resturants , easy access to local auto-rickshaws.”
  • 7 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“A chic quaint French creperie in the heart of Bandra. It's open early for a hearty breakfast. A variety of healthy and delicious options for everyone including gluten free choices. It's a hot spot for meeting friends and celeb sighting. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
“Great meet up restaurant anytime of the day for all ages. Known for great food and a laid back ambiance. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“beautiful colonial style restaurant and bar. Ireally like it very much myself but it is a little overpriced.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends

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