15 Landmarks and Historical Monuments Of Mumbai

Mumbai has always been a city of dream,freedom,opportunities and one of the favourite places to visit in India. The city of Mumbai has superabundance of historical monuments, famous landmarks with glorious architectural such as Hanging Garden,Bombay Stock Exchange, Flora Fountain,World Trade Centre,Mumbai Suburban Railway,Girgaum Chowpatty,Antilia building, Dharavi Slum,Deonar dumping ground, St Thomas Cathedral,Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Mandai,Crawford Market,Elephanta Island,Zaveri Bazar,Mahalaxmi Race Course,Sanjay Gandhi National Park,Elephanta Caves and Shivaji Park.

Siddhivinayak Temple

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Siddhivinayak Temple of Lord Shri Ganesha is one of the richest temple in India and Mumbai city’s richest temple trust. Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Temple is a very famous temple in Mumbai and one of the most popular Ganapati Temple in India.

Gateway of India

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Gateway of India monument is the synonymous with Mumbai,  located on the waterfront in South Mumbai. The Gateway of India is the starting point for tourists and most famous monument of Mumbai.

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

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Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus is a world heritage site in Mumbai and one of the most beautiful railway station in India. This historic railway station is the famous architectural landmark in Mumbai with Gothic revival style.

Rajabai Clock Tower

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Rajabai Clock Tower in South Mumbai is the tallest clock tower in India, stands at a height of 85 m (280 ft). The tower is one of the major tourist attractions in Mumbai, located in the campus of the University of Mumbai.

Taj Mahal Palace

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Taj Mahal Palace hotel is located next to the Gateway of India and the iconic sea facing landmark of Mumbai. The iconic Taj Mahal Palace is Mumbai’s most famous landmark and one of the India’s most photographed monument. Image source- Taj Hotel.

Mumbai High Court

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Mumbai High Court is the most distinguished High Courts in the country and one of the oldest High Courts of India. Building of Mumbai High Court has a well planned garden and an must see historical building of Mumbai.

BMC Mumbai

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Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation of Mumbai is a heritage building houses that governs the city of Mumbai. The BMC building is one of the historical monuments remain from the colonial era.

Marine Drive

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Marine Drive of Mumbai also known as the Queen’s Necklace is a concrete road along the coast, that link Nariman Point and Malabar Hill. The Marine Drive is one of the most popular hangout places in Mumbai.

Haji Ali Dargah

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Haji Ali Dargah is one of the most popular religious places in Mumbai, located at the coast of Worli. The mosque and dargah is the most recognisable landmarks of Mumbai city and visited by an enormous number of pilgrims.

Mount Mary Church

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Mount Mary Church at Bandra is one of the most famous Roman Catholic Basilica in India and visited by thousands of people annually. The Basilica of Our Lady of the Mount is located in Bandra and one of the major attraction and landmark of the city.

Bombay Stock Exchange

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Bombay Stock Exchange is the world’s fastest stock exchange and first stock exchange in Asia. BSE Building is situated in dalal street and iconic landmark in India, now synonymous with the trading and market.

Asiatic Society Library

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Asiatic Society Library is classified as a heritage structure and one of the very famous and old libraries in Mumbai. The Asiatic library at town Hall has very beautiful entrance and must see landmark of the city.

Bandra Worli Sea Link

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Bandra Worli Sea Link is India’s longest cable stayed bridge on sea and the most famous landmark of Mumbai city. The sea link connect Bandra with Worli and part of the Western Freeway between the suburbs and the island city of Mumbai.

The Imperial Tower

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Imperial towers are twin residential skyscraper located in Tardeo of South Mumbai. The twin tower are the Mumbai’s tallest towers and tallest completed buildings in India till now, followed by Ahuja towers and Omkar Alta Monte Tower.

Global Vipassana Pagoda

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Global Vipassana Pagoda serve a monument of peace and harmony and contains the largest stone dome in the world, built without any supporting pillars. The shape and design of the pagoda is copy of Shwedagon Pagoda and an expression of gratitude to Myanmar Golden Pagoda.