The ‘entertainment’ capital of India, Mumbai has so much to offer to everyone that people go back with smile on their faces and a will to come back again. Famous for its vibrant nightlife and the local trains, people here are very friendly, broadminded and accommodating. With a rich history and equally awesome cultural heritage, people here have keep the old traditions alive even in the fast changing world. If you are planning to come to Goa then Mumbai should be on your itinerary as both states share common traditions and to a limit language. Sort out some reasonable Goa to Mumbai flights to come to the city of dreams. Here are some of the places to visit while you are in Mumbai.
- Gateway of India: A 26 metre high building, Gateway of India was built in the early 20th century overlooking the Arabian sea. A structure with great historical significance it was used as a place to welcome viceroys and governors used to land during their arrival in India.
- Marine Drive: One of the most famous landmarks in Mumbai, it is a long concrete road along the coast, a ‘C’-shaped road that links Nariman Point to Malabar Hill. you can visit Marine drive which lies in South Mumbai.
- Shree Siddhivinayak Temple: Constructed in 1801, the temple is one of the largest and richest temple in the Mumbai. Many celebrities visit the place for good luck and to pray the lord Ganesha.
- Bandra-Worli sea link: A beautiful bridge linking Bandra to Worli, the bridge is a modern marvel and a visual delight. For best experience you should hire a self driven cab or vehicle to cross the bridge yourself.
- Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus: Called as VT or Victoria Terminus even today, the station is the headquarters of Central Railways of India. A station of great historical value, it has been used in various bollywood movies.
- Elephanta Caves: Located in Elephanta Island, the caves are around 40 minutes ride away from Gateway of India. A UNESCO world heritage site, some of the stone sculptures of the Hindu gods were destroyed by the portuguese forces during their reign here.
- Haji Ali shrine: Located in Worli, the shrine was built in the year 1431. The shrine is the mixture of Indian Muslim architecture with main compound standing 85 feet tall and is located on 4.5 kms of land.
- Nehru Planetarium: Constructed in the year 1977, the planetarium includes a cultural center, library and a restaurant. The planetarium is a delight for the astronomers as it has all the arrangements to to solar system, eclipses and meteor showers. There is also an Auditorium in its campus that has a seating capacity of nearly 1000 people serving as the venue for concerts, plays and the dance performances.
Checkout some cheap flights from Goa to Mumbai to feel the raw energy of the city resided by people from every corner of India.