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Mumbai is one of India’s leading metros, renowned as the City of Dreams with a wonderful blend of modernity and rich cultural heritage. This dynamic capital of the Maharashtra state boasts an array of towering skyscrapers, fascinating historic sites, alluring beaches, colonial-era buildings, tranquil parks, bustling street markets and world-class cultural institutions. Mumbai offers lots of opportunities for exploration; stroll around the Marine Drive promenade to get an amazing view of Mumbai’s skyline, walk down Chapel Road to discover fascinating street art and head to the Sanjay Gandhi National Park to spot unique wildlife including leopards and pythons. Book cheap holidays to Mumbai through Brightsun Travel and take advantage of the diverse possibilities associated with this global city.
Mumbai is a land of unique tourist attractions. Visit the iconic Gateway of India, constructed with Indo-Saracenic architecture to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary. Step inside the religious Siddhivinayak Temple to admire stunning gold plated domes and a large Shri Ganesha statue. Another must-see landmark in Mumbai is the Mount Mary Church, featuring an incredible facade and intricate stained-glass windows. Then there’s the Elephanta Caves, one of India’s oldest rock cut structures adorned with religious sculptures. Don’t forget to visit the spectacular Haji Ali Dargah shrine, which is flanked by impressive marble pillars. Other prominent attractions in the city include the Mahalakshmi Temple, Kanheri Caves and St. George Fort.
You’ll discover plenty of excellent museum spaces in Mumbai. The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, one of India’s largest museums, is one of the city’s finest venues which displays more than 50,000 archeological artifacts, including miniature paintings and weapons dating back to the Indus Valley Civilization. Afterwards, step inside the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum to explore over 4000 manuscripts, photographs, maps and bronze sculptures related to the city’s rich past. The National Gallery of Modern Art is another top venue in Mumbai, showcasing a collection of Egyptian mummies, statues and sculptures created by renowned Indian artists such as Debiprasad Roy Chowdhury and Balbir Singh Katt. Brightsun Travel offers luxury holidays to Mumbai – book now and look forward to discovering this immense city.