Best Attractions & Activities

With all of the things to do and see in a city, deciding how to spend your time can be quite an agonizing decision. 10best has narrowed all of the available attractions in Mumbai to a list of the most appealing and reputable, to aide in your decision making. You can rest easy knowing that any choice you make from our list is sure to please.

The huge green park in front of the Bombay University and High Court was once a seafront esplanade. The land from here to Marine Drive was reclaimed in the 1920s. This area had served as the boundary of the British fort – it was earmarked for...  Read More

Borivali (Sanjay Gandhi) National Park

One of the very few national parks in the world inside the limits of a major city, Borivali National Park covers 104 square kilometres of pristine jungle in the north of Mumbai. The park is home to 251 species of birds and 40 species of mammals,...  Read More

National Gallery of Modern Art

This grand gallery in the museum and gallery district at Kala Ghoda shows a regularly changing collection of artworks by Indian artists, plus an interesting programme of visiting exhibitions from around the world. Modern art is the focus, and...  Read More

Mani Bhavan

Housed in the building where Mahatma Gandhi launched the concept of Satyagraha (non-violent resistance) in 1919, this museum charts the life and works of India's most famous Independence hero. Gandhi lived at 19 Laburnam Road between 1917 and...  Read More

The Victorian building containing the Dr Bhau Daji Lad collection is a museum-piece all by itself. Wrought iron arches and brightly painted columns rise above a fascinating display of Indian crafts and artworks. Upstairs is an unusual collection...  Read More

Housed in a dramatic Indo-Saracen building at Kala Ghoda, the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Museum was named for the Maratha hero who freed the region from Mughal control. Inside you can see a fabulous collection of religious statues, Mughal...  Read More

Gateway of India

The most famous monument in Mumbai, the Gateway of India was built in 1924 to commemorate the state visit of King George V. The gateway is a striking blend of Hindu, Mughal and European Gothic architectural styles, with Mumbai harbour as a...  Read More

Victoria Terminus

The main train station in downtown Mumbai, Victoria Terminus is a riot of carvings, gargoyles, arches, buttresses, domes and statues. 'Mughal Gothic' would probably be the best way to describe the fusion of European and Eastern architectural...  Read More


Mumbai's most famous public space, the beach at Chowpatty was run down and dirty before the municipal authorities transformed it into the gleaming strip of sand you see today. Locals come here to sit on the sand and munch on bhelpuri –...  Read More

A 40-minute boat ride across the harbour from the Gateway of India, Elephanta Island is famous for its ornately carved temples, hewn into a rocky escarpment in the 6th century. Although damaged, the carvings are still impressive. The central...  Read More

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