See and Do in Mumbai
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A city of contrasts steeped in history yet famously modern, there's an endless variety of things to see and do in Mumbai. From mosques and temples to galleries and historical wonders, expats are sure to find something in the city that interests them.
Recommended attractions in Mumbai
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
An outstanding example of late 19th-century architecture characterised by a combination of High Victorian Gothic and traditional Indian features. Built in 1888, it looks more like a cathedral than a terminus.
The Gateway of India
Erected in 1911 to commemorate the landing of King George V and Queen Mary, the beautiful basalt structure was built to be the first thing seen when approaching the city by boat and stands as a testimony to the British rule.
An impressive-looking complex that encompasses an art gallery, planetarium, discovery centre and a culture wing, the centre is a great way to discover the sciences and learn more about Indian culture and history.
The Jama Masjid is a spectacular mosque consisting of three gates, four towers and two minarets. Completed in 1656, this mosque is an outstanding example of Moghul Empire architecture.
Jahangir Art Gallery
A must for all art lovers. This gallery was founded by Sir Cowasji Jahangir in 1952. Centrally located behind the Prince of Wales Museum in South Mumbai, the Jehangir Art Gallery has four exhibition halls which house a great collection of pieces.
A fun day out for the kids or the young at heart. Esselworld is an amusement park located in Gorai, offering a variety of options including family rides, thrill rides and children's rides. It also plays host to an ice rink, a bowling alley and a number of restaurants serving local and foreign cuisine.