Mumbai doesn’t have as many historical monuments as some places in India, but its diversity more than compensates. You’ll find everything from beaches to picnic spots and Bollywood, right in Mumbai. Mumbai’s most recognized monument, the Gateway of India, was constructed in 1924 to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to the city. The Looming Gateway is designed to be the first thing that visitors see when approaching Mumbai by boat.
Gothic-looking Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya Museum the Kala Ghoda art precinct, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus railway station, the Bombay High Court and the buildings of Horniman Circle in the Fort area, have a wander past the historic of 18th century. Elephant Caves, the ancient rock-cut caves on Elephanta Island are worth visiting if you’re spending a few days in Mumbai. The massive main cave, devoted to Lord Shiva, became a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1987.
Dharavi Slum, is the Asia’s largest slum, it is thrill to go on a tour of it. Against the voyeuristic poverty tourism comments, Dharavi is a bustling place full of small-scale industry, leather and fabrics are two popular things to shop for. Mumbai is full of interesting places to go street shopping. Stock up on attractive souvenirs at Colaba Causeway, delight in cheap shoes and clothes at Linking Road. The fresh food and spices while marveling at the architecture of Crawford Market.
The imposing Haji Ali is both a mosque and tomb. It’s situated in the middle of the ocean; Haji Ali is only accessible during low tide from a narrow, 500 yard long walkway. Kala Ghoda Art Precinct filled with cultural spaces, including some wonderful pavement galleries. Every year in February, the Kal Ghoda Association hosts a nine day Kala Ghoda Arts Festival, which is interesting.