Tourism in Mumbai: Visiting a Few Unique Tourist Attractions

Planning to visit Mumbai this winter season and experiencing the highly charged atmosphere of this world famous city? While it is always good to have friends in Mumbai or for that matter any place you visit, you would do well to check out various tour packages offered by websites operating in the segment of Tourism in Mumbai. Quite a few of the tour packages are moderately priced and by availing these tour packages you also get to easily visit some of those unique tourist places in Mumbai which many of the regular tourist guides sometimes omit from their itinerary . A handful of such locations are mentioned below.

Mumbai Skyline


  • Film City for the Star Struck and Dreamers

Mumbai is the nerve center for Indian movies and hundreds of films are made here each year . This is the place where dreams are made and sold . In fact, since generations, fortune seekers with dreams in their eyes have been doing the rounds of Film City but very few have been able to give wings to their dreams of becoming film stars.  There is simply no escaping the fact that it is one of the most unique of tourist places in Mumbai. This Film City is located in the Goregaon area of Mumbai and consists of beautiful film sets, gardens and even recording rooms where films are dubbed. This place is simply an indispensable element of tourism in Mumbai and like many others, you may well be left speechless when you bump into your favorite star here in flesh and blood. Film City was built by the Maharashtra government to encourage the film trade and provide it with the necessary facilities for shooting a film. Film City later on was re named as Dadasaheb Phalke Nagar after the grand old man of the Indian Film industry.

  • Kamala Nehru Park for the Tiny Tots

This park named after the wife our first Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru is a highly popular children’s park in Malabar Hill. One of the hottest attractions here is a shoe structure which is inspired by the children rhyme “There was an Old Women Who Lived in a Shoe”. This park is also one of those tourist places in Mumbai that offer a breathtaking view of Mumbai’s famed landmarks like Marine Drive’s Queen Necklace and Chowpatty beach.

  • Racecourse in Mahalaxmi area

The race course in Mahalaxmi area in Mumbai has witnessed many a rags to riches and riches to rags story over the course of a single racing event. Perhaps, the only thing that matches the pace of the thoroughbred horses here is the heartbeat of those desperate souls who bet huge sums on the outcome of the races. The racecourse has an oval shape and is situated in the heart of the city. 

Museum Hopping for History & Culture Buffs

If you love Museums then here are some of those tourist places in Mumbai that you simply can’t afford to miss. Just some of these famous spots are Asiatic Society of Mumbai, Town Hall, and Bombay Natural History Society. In fact, this is just scratching the tip. Whether it’s walking down the memory lane of the bygone colonial era at the Prince of Wales Museum or exploring the enigmatic intricacies of the country’s financial dynamics at the Reserve Bank of India Monetary Museum, Mumbai sure strikes a chord with every type of museum aficionado.

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This guest post was submitted by Chandralekha who loves traveling and writing on tourist attractions, popular destinations in India such as Tourism in Mumbai.

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