Midnight cycling in Mumbai is one of the best ways to explore the night life of South Mumbai a.k.a. SOBO. Cycles are available on rent and the charges are included in the night cycling cost. The cycling club of Mischief Treks is one of the most reputed groups due to its limited batch size which provides a non-crowded experience and also caters to safety of participants.
The cycling event track route is designed carefully to ensure comfort and easy ride. This event is also available on BookMyShow and is one of the best Things-To-Do-In-Mumbai. Geared cycles and non geared cycles are available on rent and covers locations like Marine Drive, Colaba, and South Mumbai. Mumbai Cyclothon events are also selectively lined up for long distance cycling in Mumbai.
There are Four peninsulas in Mumbai i.e: Worli, Bandra, and Malabar Hill and Colaba. The area that is now Colaba was originally a region consisting of two islands: Colaba and Little Colaba. Colaba is renowned for high-end boutiques and imitation consumer goods and is popular with tourists. Colaba has major galleries and museums, so it is also known as the art center of Mumbai. Places to see in Colaba include the art deco style Regal Theatre, the Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, Royal Bombay Yacht Club, Bademiya Restaurant, and Bagdadi restaurant, Colaba Causeway, Colaba Observatory, Cowasji Jehangir Hall, Ballard Estate, Cathedral of the Holy Name, Prong's Lighthouse, Gateway of India, Sassoon Docks, and David Sassoon Library.
Marine Drive is a 3 km long Promenade along the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road in Mumbai, India. Marine Drive, also called the Queen’s Necklace, is one of the most easily recognizable landmarks in Mumbai, when viewed at night from an elevated point anywhere along the drive, the street lights resemble a string of pearls in a necklace. Bordering the Arabian Sea, this famous road is a popular spot for watching sunsets, and is gorgeous when lit up at night. Marine Drive is a favorite hangout spot of the Mumbaikars, it is a prime tourist attraction as well. The road flaunts the Art Deco architectural style through its buildings and edifices. This style is prominent in many celebrated bayside boulevards around the world, including the seafronts of Alexandria, Miami, and Havana. These are the major attractions near Marine Lines: Chowpatty Beach, Taraporewala Aquarium, Shree Chandreshwar Mandir, St Teresa’s Church, Wankhede Stadium, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Thomas Cathedral, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Gateway of India.
Girgaon Chaupatti is a public beach along the Queen’s Necklace adjoining Marine Drive in the Girgaon area of Mumbai. The beach is noted for its Ganesh Visarjan celebrations when thousands of people from all over Mumbai and Pune come to immerse the idols of Lord Ganesh in the Arabian Sea. It is also one of the many places in the city where the Ramlila play is performed on stage every year during Navaratri and an effigy of Ravana erected on the sand is burnt on Vijayadashami at the end of the 10-day performance. Known widely for its street food, Girgaon Chowpatty is not very popular for sunbathing or other water activities. You can watch the sunset and enjoy a plethora of Mumbai street food and fast food. From roasted peanuts to spicy chaat and mouth-watering bhelpuri to piping hot pav-bhaji, Girgaon Chowpatty street food vendors serve them all. Chowpatty Beach also acts as a stage for entertainment. Magicians and street artists keep you entertained while you relax after a day-long adventure in Mumbai.
The Hanging Gardens, in Mumbai, also known as Pherozeshah Mehta Gardens, are terraced gardens perched at the top of Malabar Hill, on its western side, just opposite the Kamala Nehru Park. The park was designed and laid out in 1881 by Ulhas Ghapokar over Bombay's main reservoir, some say to cover the water from the potentially contaminating activity of the nearby Towers of Silence. When seen from the air, the walkway inside the park, spell out the letters PMG in cursive. Over the years, this place has also turned into a major tourist attraction and a picnic spot. It is also frequented by shutterbugs who want to capture some stunning shots of the sun setting over the majestic Arabian Sea. More than anything else, the Hanging Gardens is a place where you can be close to nature, surrounded by greenery. Hanging Garden also has few attractions, A sundial made of marble and placed on an upright concrete slab, An attractive flower clock is situated in the middle of the garden, and Pramod Navalkar Viewing Gallery from where you can catch great views of Marine Drive, Chowpatty, and Mumbai Harbor. These are a few places that you can visit near Hanging Garden: Kamla Nehru Park, Haji Ali Dargah, Marine Drive, Nehru Planetarium, Chowpatty Beach, Crawford Market, Jehangir Art Gallery, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Elephanta Caves, Gateway of India, Colaba Causeway, Worli Fort, Siddhivinayak Temple.
Mumbai, the bustling capital city of Maharashtra, is a marvelous blend of beaches, markets, heritage architecture, food and nightlife. Being an important metropolis, Mumbai has some of the most densely packed railway stations. Situated in the heart of Mumbai, the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) is a historic railway station and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Formerly known as Victoria Terminus (VT), the station was built in Victorian Gothic style of architecture to commemorate Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee in 1887. One of the busiest railway stations in India, it serves as the headquarters of Central Railways. The terminus was designed by a British born architectural engineer Frederick William Stevens from an initial design by Axel Haig, in an exuberant Italian Gothic style.
Flora Fountain is a Fountain located at the Hutatma Chowk is an ornamentally sculpted architectural heritage monument located at the southern end of the historic Dadabhai Naoroji Road, at the Fort business district in the heart of South Mumbai, Mumbai, India. Flora Fountain was initially named after the Governor of Bombay, Sir Bartle Frere, but just before the fountain’s inauguration in 1864, the name ‘Flora’ was bestowed on it, after the Roman Goddess of flowers and the season of spring. In 1960, the fountain became known as Martyr’s Square, or Hutatma Chowk, with an impressive stone statue bearing a pair of torch-holding patriots, to honor the 105 members of the Samyuktha Maharashtra Samiti who lost their lives while fighting for a separate Maharashtrian state.
Mumbai has its own share of heritage and colonial buildings and the Asiatic Society Town Hall is one among them. Given its history and association with the British era, it becomes an important location that should not be missed by anyone visiting Mumbai. The Asiatic Society of Mumbai Town Hall was opened as a cultural center for the British officials residing in Bombay. The Town Hall saw all official announcements and live performances being conducted here since its completion in 1833. In the present day, it houses the Asiatic Society Library, the State Central Library and a Museum, Head Office of Directorate of Libraries Maharashtra State, Additional Controller of Stamps Office, Maharashtra State Women’s Council, and a Post Office. The heritage building of Asiatic Society of Mumbai Town Hall is located in Fort area of Mumbai, overlooking the Horniman Circle and its grand flight of steps has been a prominent location for shooting many Bollywood movies. The Asiatic Society Town Hall of Mumbai was designed by one of the finest engineers of Bombay during the time, Colonel Thomas Cowper. There are fine marble statues and portraits of patrons of the Asiatic Society in the hallway and the Durbar Hall of the Town Hall Museum. Among the other artifacts of the museum, there is a huge collection of ancient coins and gold ‘Mohurs’ belonging to the Mughal era. Among the ‘Mohurs’, one of them is actually an exceptional one that once belonged to the Mughal Emperor Akbar.
The Gateway of India is an arch-monument built in the early 20th century in the city of Mumbai, also known as Bombay, India. It was erected to commemorate the landing of King-Emperor George V, the first British monarch to visit India, in December 1911 at Ramchandani Road near Shyamaprasad Mukherjee Chowk in Mumbai. After its construction, the Gateway was used as a symbolic ceremonial entrance to India for important colonial personnel. The Gateway is also the monument from where the last British troops left India in 1948, following Indian independence. It is located on the waterfront at an angle, opposite the Taj Mahal Palace and Tower Hotel, and overlooks the Arabian Sea. Today, the monument is synonymous with the city of Mumbai and is amongst its prime tourist attractions. The gateway is also a gathering spot for locals, street vendors, and photographers soliciting services. The Gateway of India is a monument that marks India's chief ports and is a major tourist attraction for visitors who arrive in India for the first time. The Elephant Caves are located very close to the Gateway of India, and tourists can travel on motorboats to reach the Elephant Islands. Statues of the Maratha leader Shivaji and Swami Vivekananda are installed at the entrance of the Elephant Caves. The Taj Mahal Hotel is India's most prestigious and luxurious hotel and is situated close to the Gateway of India.
The Taj Mahal Palace is a heritage, five-star, luxury hotel in the Colaba area of Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, situated next to the Gateway of India. Built-in the Saracenic Revival style, it opened in 1903 as the Taj Mahal Hotel and has historically often been known simply as "The Taj". The hotel is named after the Taj Mahal, which is located in the city of Agra approximately 1,050 kilometers (650 m) from Mumbai. It has been considered one of the finest hotels in the East since the time of the British Raj. The hotel was one of the main sites targeted in the 2008 Mumbai attacks. The hotel offers panoramic views of the Arabian Sea and the Gateway of India, the hotel is a city landmark.
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