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Marine Drive

Marine Drive is a 3km long, six lane concrete road in southern Mumbai which stretches north along the coastline, forming a natural bay. Large crowds of people come to this place to stride along the beautiful walkway and to view the stunning sight of the setting sun at dusk. The scenic beauty of the perfectly lined palm trees offers its visitors an enthralling experience. Marine Drive is also referred to as 'Queen's necklace', because the street lights make the road look like a string of pearls and create an illusion of a necklace, when viewed at night. Marine Drive is considered as the largest viewing gallery of the world which has hosted several events like Mumbai Marathon, IAF Airshow, French Festival, International Fleet Review and many others.

Girgaum Chowpatty

Chowpatty Beach is one of the oldest seafronts located towards the northern end of Marine Drive. Hundreds of salesmen walk across the beach to sell different varieties of items especially on Sunday evenings. This beach is most popular for its local delicacies which most people enjoy whenever they visit Chowpatty Beach, Stalls featuring fast food and snacks such as Bhel Puri, Paav Bhaji, etc are set up in the area every single day. People of all age-groups come here to enjoy the scenic beauty offered by the beach and relax after a long, tiring day. Tourists who visit Mumbai make it a point to stroll on Mumbai's Chowpatty Beach to experience the peaceful and serene atmosphere giving an experience of a lifetime.

Gateway of India

Gateway of India is regarded to be the starting point for most tourists who want to travel around the Mumbai city. There are steps leading down to the water behind the arch. There are short cruises on the motor launches from here. This structure is known to be the pride of Mumbai. This monument was built to commemorate the visit of the first ever British Monarch, King George V and Queen Mary in 1911. This 26m-high structure has four turrets and intricate latticework carved into the yellow basalt stone. Mumbaites, as well as the foreign tourists come down to this place in the evening and take a cool rest from day's exhausting work schedules.

Kamala Nehru Park, Malabar Hill

Situated on top of Mumbai's Malabar Hill, this park is named after Jawaharlal Nehru's wife, Kamala Nehru. It extends over an area of about 4,000 square feet and provides a glistening sight of the city of Mumbai. From this garden, one can enjoy the spectacular sight of the Chowpatty Beach and also Marine Drive (Queen's Necklace). Kamala Nehru Park is a shoe-shaped structure, with widespread lush greenery. The panoramic view of the city attracts tourists to this place every year. Kamala Nehru Park is one among the most commonly visited places by children in the city of Mumbai. Well-maintained green lawns make for a cool atmosphere making this garden a pleasant place in the city.

High Street Phoenix Mall

High Street Phoenix, situated in Lower Parel, Mumbai, is one of the largest shopping malls in India. High Street Phoenix is the first retail led consumption centre developed in India over a sprawling 3.3 million square feet. It houses over 500 brands including a variety of F&B, entertainment, commercial and residential complexes. In addition to the mall, the compound hosts a five-star hotel, a multiplex, commercial space and a residential tower. The mall consists of the Palladium, SkyZone and Grand Galleria. South Asia’s largest 20 lane bowling concourse, was first started here in 1996. India’s first Hyper market concept Big Bazaar was introduced in 2001 at High Street Phoenix.

Heera Panna

Heera Panna is one of the most oldest, established and famous shopping markets in Mumbai. Situated in South Mumbai opposite the famous Haji Ali Dargah, This market built about twenty years ago is still very well-known among many Mumbaikars as a famous electronics and accessories market! This arcade is the place to go if you need to buy a mobile phone or accessories for it. U can get nick knacks, clothes shoes makeup. There are even one or two shops selling Imported food stuff. Its a busy market with a lot of small shops.

Fashion Street

Fashion Street is one of the most widespread shopping destinations in Mumbai. With over a varied array of 150 shops, Fashion Street promises the ardent shopper a lot more junk and knick-knacks than any large mall or fashionable stores can offer. A variety of denims, shirts, accessories, hats, footwear and mini-restaurants can be found on this street. If you want to enjoy street side shopping in Mumbai, then there is nothing better than Fashion Street, a vibrant flea market, Fashion Street is a shopper's Eden. Be prepared for the wariness of shopkeepers who quote higher-prices to people who are visibly new to the place. Use your intuition and shopping knowledge and bargain! If you are good at bargaining, then you might be able to get yourself some really good deals at inexpensive rates.

Crawford Market

Crawford Market has been at the centre of market life in South Mumbai since it was built in the days of the British Raj. Now officially known as Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Market in honour of a famous social reformer. The major things to buy in Crawford Market are fresh produce such as fruits and vegetables. As well as daily necessities also seasonal and luxury fruits and vegetables are to be found. During the Alphonso Mango season (April-May) this is the place to get the largest range in the city. Elsewhere inside the market many small stalls also sell snack foods such as Chocolates, Biscuits, Branded Indian Sweets & Namkeens. Other packaged goods that are widely available in the market are Shampoos, Soaps, Cosmetics, Perfumes both international branded and local favorites. Street stalls directly outside the market have a larger range including ladies clothing, children’s clothes, soft goods and toys.

Chor Bazaar

Mumbai's Chor Bazaar, which literally means "thieves market", has a fascinating history that spans more than 150 years. Apparently, it was originally called Shor Bazaar, meaning "noisy market", but "shor" became "chor" because of how the British mispronounced the word. Chor Bazaar in Mumbai is almost like Aladdin's genie for lovers of art and artefacts. From antiques to new-age art deco cabinets, Chor Bazaar is definitely an antique hunter's heaven. Prices at Chor Bazaar are very fluid and will depend on how good your bargaining skills are (or aren't!). The usual tips for bargaining at India's markets apply, and you should only aim to pay around half the price initially quoted for the goods. Shop keepers are very savvy and will quote ridiculously high prices to unsuspecting tourists.

Mahalaxmi Temple

Mahalaxmi Temple is an ancient temple dedicated to honor 'Goddess Mahalaxmi' who is also known as the 'Goddess of Wealth'. This beautiful temple is situated in Mumbai and was constructed in 1785. Many devotees visit this temple to offer their prayers to Goddess Mahalaxmi and the other figures of the magnificent Hindu Goddesses like Mahakali and Mahasaraswati, adorned with stunning jewelries. This well-known temple is a hot destination for tourists and pilgrims all over the world. A large number of believers throng this temple on Fridays. During the days of 'Navaratri' festival, thousands of devotees flock this shrine to witness the celebrations. The Mahalaxmi temple is not only constructed exquisitely but is also sited beside the ocean, which is visually appealing.

Shree Babulnath Temple

One of the most iconic Shiva temples in Mumbai, Babulnath is also an architectural delight, with its intricately carved interiors. All the pillars as well as the ceiling in the temple feature elements from Hindu mythology. These beautiful structures, made from limestone and marble, are often procured from Rajasthan and lend the temple its heritage ambience. The temple is open from 5 in the morning to 10.30 at night throughout the week. Only on Mondays (the day of Lord Shiva), it is open from 4.30 am to 11.30 pm.

Adeshwar Jain Derasar Walkeshwar

Among the numerous Jain Temples in Mumbai, the best known is the Babu Amichand Panalal Adishwarji Jain Temple built in 1904. The temple is dedicated to the first of 24 Jain Tirthankaras, Lord Adishwar. The temple is presently used by thousands of devotees of the Jain religion for their daily worship. The entrance is artistically sculptured giving the whole place an aesthetic richness. The temple is adorned with two elephants brilliantly made out of stone, colorful paintings, which have been painted very diligently. It is an absolute pleasure to observe and enjoy these paintings. In addition to the main idol of Lord Adinath, it contains idols of several other Arihants and also many tableaux of scenes from the Jain scriptures.

Haji Ali Dargah

The Haji Ali Dargah is a historical landmark in Mumbai, and is also one of the most prestigious Islamic symbols situated in South Mumbai. The Haji Ali was built by a wealthy Muslim merchant who became a saint named Haji Ali Shah Bukhari in 1431 AD. The whitewashed structure is situated in an area of 4,500 meters and is flanked by crisp, marble pillars that are still marveled at today. People from all over the world visit the Haji Ali Dargah irrespective of caste, religion and creed. The Haji Ali Dargah is a popular pilgrimage site today and most tourists visit the tomb of Pir Haji Ali Shah Bukhari to seek his blessings for wealth, health, marriage etc. On special occasions such as the death anniversary of the saint or Eid-ul-Fir, special events or programs are organized at the Haji Ali Dargah in Mumbai.

Siddhivinayak Mandir

One of the most beautiful temples situated in Mumbai, the Siddhivinayak temple is a standing testament of beauty and architecture. This ancient temple was constructed in 1801 and is dedicated to the elephant-head deity of Hinduism, 'Lord Ganesh'. The Siddhivinayak Temple is designed exquisitely and truly is one of the most magnificent shrines in Mumbai. The idol of Lord Ganesh is sculpted from a single black stone, which is about 2 feet tall. The trunk of the Ganesh idol is tilted towards its right and the figure is represented with 4 hands. On both sides of the idol, figures of 'Goddess Riddhi' and 'Goddess Siddhi' are mounted. Every day, over 25,000 devotees flock the temple to offer their prayers and seek the blessings of Lord Ganesh.

St. Teresa Church, Girgaum

St. Teresa Church is located at the centre of Girgaum in South Mumbai. Established in the year 1941 by Patron Saint St Theresa of Avila. Portuguese architecture can be seen in the red St Theresa Church on Girgaum road. Visit the street during Christmas to get a full sense of the flavor here when houses are lit with bright stars, snowmen are perched on rooftops and there is even a local Santa Claus who walks the street giving sweets to children.

ISKCON Temple – Chowpatty

ISKCON Chowpatty is a Hare Krishna temple, community, and ashram dedicated to the practice of bhakti-yoga or loving service to Krishna, the Supreme Person (God). It is a branch of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), a worldwide spiritual movement founded by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, in New York City in 1966. Located in South Mumbai, Near Chowpatty, ISKCON Temple is home to a loving community of practicing Hare Krishna devotees and over 200 resident monks. Special programmes are conducted for cultural, spiritual and educational enlightenment. One can always be a part of special workshops, seminars and lectures and contribute towards the development and upliftment of society.

Bhatia Hospital

Bhatia Hospital, from a modest beginning as a Maternity Nursing Care Centre, it has metamorphosed in to a multi – specialty professionally managed healthcare institution .The name Bhatia Hospital conjures up the image of an institution with excellent nursing care & personalized services. The medium sized hospital has a modest 209 beds. With Good hygiene and cleanliness at all times, this hospital has constantly improved its service to standards in the fields of medicine, nursing care and general patient care. It is having wards for the poor patients and Super Deluxe rooms and suites for the elite class. Bhatia Hospital is committed to follow the principles of the fairness and transparency in its dealing and offering its services at affordable rates.

Cumbala Hill Hospital

Located in Kemps Corner, South Mumbai with over 30 years of dedicated services to the community, Cumballa Hill Hospital has always strived to keep abreast with the latest developments in the world of medicine. Cumbala Hill Hospital has kept abreast with the latest advances in medicine acquiring state-of-the-art technology in Cardiology, Cardiac Surgeries and Joint Replacement Surgeries. Having achieved considerable success in cardiology, the hospital has started catering to other specialities as well. Cumbala Hill Hospital has established a superspeciality center for excellent quality health care with a human touch.

Saifee Hospital

Saifee Hospital commissioned in June 2005, is a 254 bedded multi-speciality premier healthcare destination in Mumbai catering to patients from various parts of the country and abroad. Saifee Hospital provides Medical, Surgical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic care services are all provided under one roof. The medical specialities range from simple Day-care procedures to complex Cardiac surgery and acute care emergency medicine. The Hospital extends world class Preventive, Curative and Holistic care to individuals in a safe, ethical and affordable manner with World Class State of the art medical Infrastructure and Highly skilled medical professionals.

Jaslok Hospital

Jaslok Hospital based in Peddar Road South Mumbai, is a multi-speciality private hospital with 364 beds of which 75 are ICU beds. Jaslok Hospital has fully trained resident doctors, qualified nurses, some of them have additional qualification & specialization. Jaslok Hospital has has evolved into a tertiary referral centre for providing treatment for advanced, complex problems. With availability of advanced facilities at the Jaslok Hospital, It attracts patients not only from Mumbai but all parts of Maharashtra, other States and abroad. Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre offers well developed specialities like Department of Anesthesiology, Imaging & Interventional Radiology department with Conventional Radiology, CT Scan, MRI section, Mammography, Department of Radiation Oncology, Advanced Dental surgery, E.N.T. Department Fully equipped I.C.U, PICU & NICU In- Patient Facilities, Casualty, Blood Bank, Health Check –Up, Pharmacy, Support Services and many more.

Breach Candy Hospital

Breach Candy Hospital, Situated in South Mumbai, the hospital is renowned for its medical expertise, excellent nursing care and quality diagnostics. Specialists on the hospital's panel of doctors include some of the most distinguished names in Indian medical profession. Hospital offers Coronary Angioplasty, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Critical Care ICU and Hysteroscopy which were first performed here. The other services include Physiotherapy, Dentistry, Preventive Health Checks, Out Patient Clinics, Dialysis Unit, Ante natal classes, Endoscopy, Non Invasive Cardiology, Pulmonology, Visa Check ups and others. The hospital has earned national recognition as a leader in interventional cardiology. The hospital also has a dedicated Charity Wing where eligible patients are treated Cost Free or at nominal charges.

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