Top Historical Places Tours and Activities in Mumbai

Top Historical Places Tours and Activities in Mumbai

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Best historical places Activities and things to do in Mumbai


Mumbai is a city with extremely rich historical importance. History leaps about over almost every other street in this city. From caves, temples, churches and mosques to forts, monuments and colonial architecture, Mumbai explains how far its past expanded. The best historical place tours in Mumbai can be found for the Elephanta caves which are also the most famous historical place in Mumbai. These caves are now a UNESCO World Heritage site and sit between two massive hills and are a montage of seven caves with marvelous rock sculptures that leave every viewer stupefied.


Another one of the finest and best Mumbai historical tours is for the Gateway of India. Though not as old as Mumbai's forts, caves or temples, the Gateway of India has become the face of Mumbai for roughly the past 100 years, it is a fine specimen of the Indo-Saracenic architecture and it is the most visited historical place in Mumbai for tourists. Another extremely famous landmark which is counted as one of the best historical places in Mumbai is the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus. This railway station is a UNESCO World Heritage site and shows a flawless blend of Indian and Victorian Gothic architecture. Its intricacies has kept people astounded for more than a century and it also has the superlative instrument of being one of the busiest railway stations in all of Asia. Speaking of the best historical places in Mumbai, one cannot allow himself to forget the revered Sanjay Gandhi National Park because it houses the 2400+ years old Kanheri caves.


These gigantic and beautiful caves are believed to have been carved by Buddhist monks and still stand today in full glory. Apart from the caves, the park also houses thousands of flora and fauna species, most of which are endangered. Another breathtaking and famous historical place for tourists in Mumbai is the Haji Ali Dargah, a mosque and a mausoleum, which has stood apart from the rest of the city since the 15th century. It attracts tens of thousands of people every single day ! During high tides the landstrip connecting the shrine to the mainland submerges under the azur.


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