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51 Best Places to Visit in Mumbai 2024

Last Updated: 30-May-2024

Published Date: 21-May-2024

Here are Mumbai, the city where dreams are made and fulfilled! From jam-packed railway platforms to the famous Dabbawalas, multi-millionaires to suburban slums, the dazzling Bollywood to the quintessential vada pav, the uniqueness of Mumbai city is beyond words. The best places to visit in Mumbai mirror the essence of these elements beautifully. With an area of 603.4 km² and an elevation of 14 m, Mumbai sets new travel goals throughout the year.

If you are planning a trip to the 'city of dreams', make sure you visit the right places to imbibe the dynamic effervescence of this city. To help you with that, we have listed down some of the amazing places to visit in Mumbai, which will make you fall in love with this extravagant city over and over again. Check here the list of best tourist places to visit in Mumbai in 2024 for Mumbai sightseeing including their opening timings, photos, reviews, entry fees and location. 

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Best Places to Visit in Mumbai with Family

Are you visiting Mumbai with your parents, spouse, and kids? The city has a long list of places to visit in Mumbai where families can have fun and create indelible memories. Here are some of the best places to visit in Mumbai with family:


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Best Time To Visit Mumbai

  • Peak Season (October to March): The weather is pleasant for sightseeing and beach walks. The temperature varies between 23-32 degrees Celsius.
  • Moderate Season (April to June): The city suffers heatwaves and early monsoon with a temperature ranges from 29 degrees to 34 degrees.
  • Off-Season (July to September): Heavy rainfalls and the massive celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi (7 September) during this time.

Major Festivals in Mumbai

  • Ganesh Chaturthi (September)
  • Gudi Padwa (March)
  • Christmas (December)
  • Janamashtmi (August)

Places to visit in Mumbai with family & friends

  • Gateway of India: The iconic monument with scenic views.
  • Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus: Built in the year 1888, during the British colonial period, this edifice exemplifies the Victorian-Gothic style of architecture.
  • Siddhi Vinayak Temple: One of the most popular temples in the country dedicated to Lord Ganesha.
  • Haji Ali Dargah: A religious shrine built in the middle of the Arabian Sea.
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Best Places Mumbai for couples

  • Marine Drive: Famous for long walks and night views.
  • Juhu Beach: Popular for romantic strolls with a backdrop of sunset.
  • Worli Sea Face: The panoramic view of the Arabian Sea and the cool refreshing breeze make this place a must-go among the couples in Mumbai.
  • Powai Lake: Nature enthusiasts flock to this lake for its pretty pink-purple Balsam bushes and the wide variety of birds.

Best places to visit in Mumbai at night

  • Worli Sea Face
  • Leopold Café
  • Marine Drive
  • Hard Rock Café 
  • Night Cruise Tour

Best places to visit near Mumbai

  • Lonavala: This place has dense forests, cascading waterfalls, and beautiful lakes. 
  • Khandala: Khandala is famous for its beautiful valleys, gushing waterfalls, and glittering lakes that come to life during the monsoon season.
  • Alibaug: The place is quite famous for its beaches and has been labelled the “Mini Goa of Maharashtra”.
  • Mahabaleshwar: The place is blessed with nature’s bounty and is dotted with lakes, waterfalls, viewing points, and trekking trails.

Whether it is a bunch of crazy friends, a loving family or a cute couple, Mumbai has no dearth of places to escape the daily grind of life. You can explore the city at your own pace or hop onto the MTDC Mumbai Darshan tour bus, which takes you to prominent places to visit Mumbai in one day. As Salman Rushdie had rightly said, “You can take the boy out of Bombay. You can't take Bombay out of the boy, you know”. So, go ahead, check-in at one of the best
budget hotels in Mumbai, and get yourself soaked in the magic of this city.

Frequently Asked Questions About Mumbai:

Q: What is the best time to visit Mumbai?

A:The best time to visit Mumbai is between October and March when it's not too hot or humid and the rains have subsided.

Q: What are the best places for street shopping in Mumbai?

A:Colaba Causeway, Crawford Market, Zaveri Bazaar, Heera Panna Market and Linking Road are some of the best places for street shopping in Mumbai.

Q: List out the best malls of Mumbai.

A:Phoenix Market City (Kurla), R City Mall (Ghatkopar), Infiniti Mall (Andheri), Oberoi Mall (Goregaon) and Inorbit Mall (Malad) are the top 5 malls in Mumbai.

Q: What are the best places to eat near Mumbai airport?

A:Persian Darbar, Opa!, Delhi Highway, Barbeque Nation, Eva's Pizza, Dragonfly Experience, Pop Tate's, Oozo, Chimichurri, Cheelizza, Urban Tadka and Roots of India are some of the popular restaurants in Mumbai near the airport.

Q: Suggest some good places to party in South Mumbai.

A:Lord of the Drinks, Tamasha, MRP, Colaba Social, 145 The Mill, London Taxi, Toit, Havana, Effingut, The Sassy Spoon, House of Tipsy, Talli Turmeric, Millennials, Light House Cafe, Dome, TAP and The Bombay Cartel are a few of the buzzing nightlife places in South Mumbai.

Q: What are different means available to get around Mumbai?

A:Mumbai has an efficient public transportation system comprising kaali peeli taxis, autos, BEST buses, metro rail (Versova-Ghatkopar; 12 stations) and the most used of all -- the local train (running along Western, Central and Harbour lines).

Q: Where is Mumbai airport located? How to reach my hotel from there?

A:Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is located in Vile Parle area. Metered taxis, prepaid taxis, private cabs, app-based cabs and auto rickshaws are all available from the airport to travel to different areas and hotels in Mumbai.

Q: How many railway stations are there in Mumbai?

A:Mumbai is served by five major railway stations -- Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST), Dadar Terminus, Lokmanya Tilak Terminus, Bandra Terminus and Mumbai Central.

Q: Which festivals in Mumbai are worth attending?

A:Mumbai Wine Fest (Feb), Banganga Festival (Jan), Elephanta Festival (Mar) and Kala Ghoda Arts Festival (Feb) are some of the main cultural events in Mumbai. Religious festivals in Mumbai that are worth attending include Janmashtami, Ganesh Chaturthi and Navratri.

Q: Where can I go on a weekend getaway from Mumbai?

A:Lonavala, Matheran, Alibaug, Rajmachi, Igatpuri, Raigad and Silvassa are among the most popular destinations for weekend getaways from Mumbai.

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