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Landmarks in mumbai
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Gateway of India

This bold basalt arch of colonial triumph faces out to Mumbai Harbour from the tip of Apollo Bunder. In the past Gateway of India used to be the arrival point for visitors from the west. Today it serves as a "monumental memento" of British colonial rule over India It is a major tourist destination and a popular gathering spot for locals, street vendors and photographers. There are many photowalks for photography enthusiasts and heritage walks for people who are intrigued by history. It is visited by millions of people across the world every year and is a very significant figure in the lives of the people of Mumbai, as the Gateway defines the grandeur of the city that is a culmination of both, historic and modern cultural environment.
Timings : Open 24 hours
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Elephanta Caves

About 10 kilometers to the east of Mumbai, lies the island of Elephanta. A true example of Hindu cave culture, it consists of seven caves which can be divided into two groups—the first is a large group of five Hindu caves, the second, a smaller group of two Buddhist caves. Nominated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987, this unique island is not only a worthy destination in itself, but it also provides a great view of Mumbai’s skyline and is a perfect escape from the chaos of the city.
Timings : Tuesday-Sunday 9:30am-5:30pm
Contact : 022 2204 4040
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Haji Ali Dargah

Haji Ali Dargah is a mosque and dargah located on an islet off the coast of Worli. It is the most recognizable landmark in Mumbai and is 600 years old. Legend has it that Muslim saint Haji Ali died while on a pilgrimage to Mecca and his casket miraculously floated back to this spot. Thousands of people from all faiths visit this place after hearing about the tales of miracles that have happened here. It is also a famous location for watching the sunset in the Arabian Sea.
Timings : Monday - Saturday 9:30am - 530 pm
Contact : 022 2352 9082
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Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus or Victoria Terminus is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a historic railway station. It is also one of the busiest railway stations in India. The station building is designed in the High Victorian Gothic style of architecture. It is a very popular tourist site and has also been featured in the songs of the films like C.I.D., Slumdog Millionaire and Ra.One.
Timings : Open 24 hours
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The Bombay High Court

The High Court in Mumbai christened as The Bombay High Court remains as such though the name of the city was changed to Mumbai in 1995.The Bombay High Court building was designed by Col.J.A Fuller. It was built in 1870s architecture being gothic but built with British touch using old blue basalt. It is one of the oldest high courts building in India with the first sitting taking place in January 1879. The court building is characterized with a high central tower.
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Mount Mary Church

Mount Mary Church is an important place of worship for christians in Mumbai. It is located on the beautiful hill in Bandra and is one of the most well known churches in Mumbai. It was constructed by the Portuguese in 1640 and was later reconstructed in 1761 and is dedicated to Mother Mary. In the month of September a popular fair byname Bandra Fair is celebrated for a week in the honour of Mother Mary’s birthday.
Timings : All Days 6:30am-8:30pm
Contact : 022 2642 3152
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Mahalaxmi Race Course

In the heart of Mumbai city The Mahalaxmi Racecourse is a one of the greatest landmarks of Mumbai. The track for horse racing is hundred years old managed by the Royal Western India Turf Club Limited (RWITCL). The game of horse racing is seasonal between November to February when the affluent society including industrialists and celebrities throng here to enjoy the games besides trying their luck. The annual Derby is the greatest racing event in Mahalaxmi Race Course. A commoner can take a view of the beautiful racecourse during fixed timings.
Contact : 022 2307 1401
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Flora Fountain

Flora Fountain is a beautifully sculpted architectural heritage monument at the Hutatma Chowk. It is a fusion of water, architecture and sculpture, and depicts the Roman goddess Flora. There are various Heritage Walks and Photography Walks held around the year. If you are a photography enthusiast or keen to learn about the history of Mumbai, then there is nothing better than this Neoclassical and Gothic architectural beauty.
Timings : Open 24 hours
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Hanging Garden

The Hanging Gardens (aka Pherozeshah Mehta Gardens) are terraced gardens perched at the top of Malabar Hill. The hedges of the garden are carved in different shapes giving it an interesting look. The sun-set view from the garden over the Arabian Sea is quite mesmerizing. One can get a good panoramic view of the Marine Drive and the Chowpatty beach from the Hanging Garden.
Timings : All Days, 5am to 9pm
Contact : 098767 89090
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Marine Drive

Marine Drive in simple words is a long driveway forming almost a semi-circle along the natural bay of the Arabian Sea. It is a road that connects Nariman Point with Malabar Hill at the other end. It is beautifully planned boulevard, the road built with concrete in 6-lane on reclaimed land along the natural bay. The grand promenade along the driveway is a breathing space for scores of people in natural cool sea breeze. The setting sun is a marvelous view from the promenade.When the sun sets the whole strip is lighted and looks like a pearl necklace, hence known as the Queen’s necklace.
Timings : Open 24 hours
Contact : 080007 17810
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Rajabai Clock Tower

Rajabai Clock Tower , 91 meters in height, dates back to the 1870s and is located inside the Fort campus of the University of Mumbai. It is named after the mother of Premchand Roychand, a famous broker who was a founder of the Bombay Stock Exchange. He financed the entire cost while it was designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott, an English architect. The design reflects a fusion of Venetion and Gothic styles. It houses a library with huge collection of books. The four walls of the tower have clock faces which chimes a tune every fifteen minutes. In the night the brightly lit tower looks magnificent and appropriates the reputation as a city of extreme riches.
Timings : Open 24 hours
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Global Pagoda

The Global Vipassana Pagoda is a Meditation Hall near Gorai, North-west of MumbaiThe pagoda is to serve as a monument of peace and harmony. The Global Vipassana Pagoda has been built out of gratitude to the Buddha, his teaching and the community of monks practicing his teaching.10-day vipassana meditation courses are held free of charge at the meditation centre.There are also special residential/non-residential courses held for children.
Timings : Open All Days, 9am-7pm
Contact : 022 3374 7501
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Chowpaty Beach

One place that needs no introduction is the Chowpaty beach located in the northern end of the Marine Drive. It seems as if the beach becomes alive in the evening as visitors, locals irrespective of age pile up in the beach to enjoy and refresh themselves. This beach is popular mostly for its mouth-watering eateries offering variety of fast foods catering to one's taste. In the evening the atmosphere transforms more like that of a fair or carnival with eateries all around from kulfi to tit-bits, vendors selling different items, ferry riding, pony-riding, monkey shows, families enjoying with their kids.
Timings : Open 24 hours
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Sanjay Gandhi National Park

Sanjay Gandhi National Park is a large protected area in the Northern Mumbai and is the most visited National Park in Asia. It has a scenic beauty and abundance of flora and fauna which attracts a lot of tourists and locals. 2400-year-old Kanheri caves sculpted out of the rocky cliffs is a major attraction here. The park offers lion and tiger safaris, a narrow gauge train which travels around the tourist zone showcasing parts of the rich biodiversity along with boating facility. Two watchtowers are available for panoramic views of the park. Adventure seekers also come here for rock climbing and trekking in the month of August.
Timings : Tuesday-Sunday 7:30am-6:30pm
Contact : 022 2886 0362
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Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Mandir

The Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Mandir located in Prabhadevi, Mumbai built 1801 is one of the significant Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Shri Ganesh. This two century old temple is considered as one of the richest temples in Mumbai. The temple sculpture is quite magnificent. The idol of Shree Siddhivinayak is carved out of a single black stone and is 2'6" high and 2' wide. The wooden doors leading the sanctum are designed with images of the Ashtavinayak (the eight forms of the Lord Ganesha). The inner roof of the sanctum sanctorum is gold plated. One and all, from politicians to Bollywood stars, from affluents to the common man all visit to seek the blessings of Lord Ganesha.
Timings : All Days, 5:30am-10pm
Contact : 022 2437 3626
Museums in mumbai
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The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya

The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS), formerly Prince of Wales Museum of Western India, is the main museum in Mumbai. The building is built in the Indo-Saracenic style of architecture, incorporating elements of other styles of architecture like the Mughal, Maratha and Jain. The museum houses approximately 50,000 exhibits of ancient Indian history as well as objects from foreign lands, categorized primarily into three sections: Art, Archaeology and Natural History. The museum houses Indus Valley Civilization artefacts, and other relics from ancient India from the time of the Guptas, Mauryas, Chalukyas and Rashtrakuta. This museum is a must visit as it interests not only history-lovers but also any common man.
Timings : Monday - Sunday 10:15am - 6pm
Contact : 022 2284 4484
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Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum

The Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum (formerly the Victoria and Albert Museum) is the oldest museum in Mumbai. This museum houses a large number of archaeological finds, maps and historical photographs of Mumbai, clay models, silver and copper ware and costumes. Its significant collections include a 17th-century manuscript of Hatim Tai. Also, Outside the museum is the monolithic basalt elephant sculpture recovered from the sea, which originated from Elephanta Island. This museum makes you go wow!
Timings : Thusday - Tuesday 10am - 6pm
Contact : 022 2373 1234
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Bombay Natural History Society

Bombay Natural History Society isa wildlife research organisation. It holds a natural history collection, conducts researches, conserves natural environment, hosts camps, exhibition, lectures and events, conducts university studies, houses a library and also offers souvenirs for the visitors.
Timings : Monday - Friday 9:30am - 5:30 pm
Contact : 022 2282 1811
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Mani Bhawan

Mani Bhawan acted as the focal point of Gandhi's political activities in Mumbai. The place is adorned with a statue of Mahatma Gandhi, with pictures showing his life, and press clippings. Also, the spinning wheel, a book and a floor bed are still preserved and are open to public. This place is worth a visit if you take interest in history and want to know more about the Father of the Nation. Mani Bhawan was also visited by President Barack Obama.
Timings : Monday - Sunday 9.30 am to 6.00 pm
Contact : 022 2380 5864
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National Gallery of Modern Art

National Gallery of Modern Art is a gallery at Colaba which hosts various exhibitions and art collections of famous artists, sculptors and different civilisations. The gallery is a repository of the cultural ethos of the country and showcases the changing art forms through the passage of the last hundred and fifty years and the NGMA collection today is undeniably the most significant collection of modern art and contemporary art in the country today. It must be on one of the top things to do in Mumbai.
Timings : Tuesday - Sunday 11am - 6pm
Contact : 022 2288 1969
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Nehru Centre

Nehru Centre is a memorial to Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru which promotes the teachings and ideals of Nehru through educational and cultural programmes. The Centre organises scientific, cultural and educational activities to engage their audience with Jawaharlal Nehru's ideals. It is spread across a large area which consists of a Planetarium, an auditorium for 1000 people, experimental theatre, art galleries, library and research centres.
Timings : Monday- Sunday 10am - 5:30pm
Contact : 022 2492 0482
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RBI Monetary Musuem

RBI Monetary Museum is a museum by the Reserve Bank India displaying the monetary history of India. It displays various coins and notes from the past and the entry is free. They also provide locker services for keeping your belongings and not lose them. The Museum arranges Quiz Contest for school children in Mumbai to create awareness among school children. The winners are given a memento and a participation certificate. They also organize money games and also presentations on request.
Timings : Tuesday - Sunday 10:30am - 5pm
Contact : 022 2261 4043
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Jehangir Art Gallery

The Jehangir Art Gallery is an art gallery in Mumbai which has four exhibition halls. Its history is linked with the renaissance of Indian art and complex also houses the popular cafe of Samovar, which displays the 70's socialist culture along with Natesans, the country's oldest licensed antique dealers. It consists of an Auditorium Hall, Exhibition Gallery, Hirji Jehangir Gallery and Terrace Gallery for Photography and Visual Art. They host beautiful art exhibitions and also conduct Art Appreciation Classes. One must visit the Jehangir Art Gallery in the art hub of the city and experience and may even buy the artwork displayed.
Timings : Monday - Sunday 11am - 7pm
Contact : 022 2284 3989
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BEST Museum

BEST museum was founded by PD Paranjape, a BEST officer who collected bus tickets, engines, ticket-issuing machines from depots across the city. The museum traces the evolution of BEST, Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport Undertaking. It houses mini models of old BEST buses, ancient trams, hand-written Marathi placards and photographs for display and the museum entry is free.
Timings : Wednesday - Sunday 9am - 5pm
Contact : 022 2407 4336
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Acworth Leprosy Museum

Acworth Leprosy Museum is a unique museum which is not only about diseases. The Museum is dedicated to the nameless millions of leprosy sufferers throughout history, to the philanthropists and social workers who helped them in their sufferings, and pays tribute to those whose labors delivered remedies and other benefits to the most marginalized of society.
Contact : 022 24184263
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Archdiocesan Heritage Museum

The Archdiocesan Heritage Museum is a repository of ancient Christian artefacts dating back to the 16th century. It is a unique and one of its kind in the city which makes it a must visit if you want to learn about the Christian history.
Timings : By appointment
Contact : 9820242151
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Framji Dadabhoy Alpaiwalla Museum

Housed in a quiet corner of the Kharegat Parsi Colony, the Alpaiwalla Museum of Mumbai is the city’s only community museum dedicated to Parsi artefacts. Mumbai has a very rich history of Parsis and if you are on a heritage tour of Mumbai, this museum must not be missed.
Timings : Weekdays 10am-5pm
Shopping in mumbai
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Colaba Causeway

The everyday carnival that is the Colaba Causeway market is a shopping experience like no other in Mumbai. Geared especially towards tourists, that infamous Indian saying of "sab kuch milega" (you'll get everything) certainly applies at this market. While you can stroll through the footpaths and look for clothes, shoes, purses, and even jewelry in the latest designs, you can also step into one of the boutiques and look at exquisite furnishings, clothes, etc. If you need a break from shopping, pop into Leopold's Cafe or Cafe Mondegar.
Timings : All Days
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Fashion Street

Fashion Street, as its name suggests, is lined with fashion. With over a varied array of 150 shops, Fashion Street promises the ardent shopper a lot more junk and knick-knacks than any large mall or fashionable stores can offer. Located opposite the VSNL office building on M.G. Road, the street is famous for the latest and the trendiest clothing lines in Mumbai. Even designer brands are available here at off-the-cuff prices.
Timings : All Days, 11 am to 8 pm
Contact : 080957 29723
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Zaveri Bazaar

Zaveri Bazaar is one of the most popular jewelry markets in the island city of India. One of the biggest hubs for B2B and B2C merchandizing, Zaveri Bazaar, as the name suggests, is a jewelry souk, just north of Crawford Market. Here, tourists will find thousands of small jewelry shops selling precious stones, uncut jewelry, gold, silver, brassware and even platinum jewelry. Some of the biggest jewelry brands in India have also established their stores in this crowded market.
Timings : Monday - Saturday, 10 am - 7 pm
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Chor Bazaar

Mumbai's Chor Bazaar is the pride of the city in terms of shopping. Located in South Mumbai, Chor Bazaar literally translates to 'thieves market'. One of the oldest markets in Mumbai, the place has a fascinating history that dates back to over 150 years. One of the most fascinating souks, you will usually find shopaholics rummaging for goods at throwaway prices. From antiques to Victorian furniture and fashion to electronics, a wide array of goods available here is staggering.
Timings : All Days except Friday11 am -7:30 pm
Contact : 086249 73669
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Hindmata Market

If your shopping list is restricted to Indian wear, this wholesale garment market in Dadar should be the first place you should check out. Packed with tiny shops specialising in different dress materials and readymade designs, this is local favourite for those who’re in the mood to revamp their wardrobe. Sarees, salwar kameez, suits, lehengas, sherwanis and even dress materials that can be woven into gowns or suits or even formal office wear, all under one roof. While the prices here would be below market price, don’t shy away from bargaining
Timings : All Days, 10am - 9pm
Contact : 093234 16448
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Linking Road

The market is a paradise for the brand oriented shopaholics. You can find everything from big named brand products to Chinese fakes. Here streets stalls contrast with brand name shops, and you'll find an Indian roadside food vendor on one side of the road and a KFC on the other. The street stalls tend to be grouped together according to the type of goods they sell.
Timings : All Days, 10 am to 10 pm
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Crawford Market

If you want to see how the locals shop, head to Crawford Market. This old-style market, open 6 days a week is housed in an historic colonial building and specializes in wholesale fruit and vegetables. It's also got an entire section devoted to pets of all shapes, sizes, and breeds.
Timings : All Days, except Sunday afternoons
Contact : 095949 19683
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Hill Road

Pick some vibrant and colorful tees, skirts, kurtas, footwear and accessorize them with colorful bangles, dangling earrings and anklets. It's one of the popular haunts for the city's young crowd for affordable and fashionable additions to their wardrobe. For those with more sophisticated tastes check out the shops along the street that have the latest fashions. The famous Elco Arcade is on this street where you can enjoy some spicy chaat.
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Urban Haat

Urban Haat serves as a regular place for artisans from all over India, where they can showcase their art in the form of exhibitions and sell their unique handicrafts, handlooms, jewellery, wooden toys, leather goods, hand-carved wooden furniture, and such other hand-made artwork.
Timings : Monday-Saturday, 8am-8pm
Contact : 022-27561284
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Dadar Flower Market

Popularly known as the ‘phool gully’; the market is a treat to eyes with hundreds of flower shops spreading across the streets. The decorative flowers, bouquets and garlands are available here at cheap prices.
Timings : Monday-Saturday, 8am-8pm
Contact : 098219 12258
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Mangaldas Market

With a history of over 200 years, Mangaldas is a paradise for silk and fabric lovers. The market is filled with over 600 shops along its central gully and nine lanes that intersects one another. You're sure to be welcomed with extreme enthusiasm with all the merchants, presenting all the fantastic fabric such as the shimmering saris, salwar kameez suits and colorful churidars.
Timings : Tueday-Sunday, 11am-8pm
Contact : 096367 34445
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Bhuleshwar Market

Famed for selling stunning female accessories for next to nothing, Bhuleshwar Market is also a mecca for picking up gorgeous glassware and ornaments. It does have a habit of getting very busy, but is more than worth a visit for the amazing aromas and the music that fills the air all day long.
Art Galleries in mumbai
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Jehangir Art Gallery

The Jehangir Art Gallery is an art gallery in Mumbai which has four exhibition halls. Its history is linked with the renaissance of Indian art and complex also houses the popular cafe of Samovar, which displays the 70's socialist culture along with Natesans, the country's oldest licensed antique dealers. It consists of an Auditorium Hall, Exhibition Gallery, Hirji Jehangir Gallery and Terrace Gallery for Photography and Visual Art. They host beautiful art exhibitions and also conduct Art Appreciation Classes. One must visit the Jehangir Art Gallery in the art hub of the city and experience and may even buy the artwork displayed.
Timings : Monday - Sunday 11am - 7pm
Contact : 022 2284 3989
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Gallery Maskara

Gallery Maskara is a hub for the exploration of emerging ideas in the contemporary art. It hold various exhibitions, fairs, theatre performance, and much more. It is a very innovative and holds very interesting pieces of art to which you, must pay a visit.
Timings : Monday - Saturday 11am - 7pm
Contact : 022 2202 3056
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Project88

Project 88 is a contemporary art gallery which was set up in a century old metal printing press. It promotes and brings together the works of some talented and exciting artists in Indian Subcontinent. They not only exhibit works by internationally known artists but also emerging artists with a string foundation. This gallery is different and innovative and must be visited by all art lovers.
Timings : Tuesday - Saturday 11am - 7pm
Contact : 022 2281 0066
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Tao Art Gallery

Tao art Gallery is a diverse art gallery owned by Kalpana Shah, highlighting art forms like painting, photography, sculpture, video, performance as well as installation arts. Its exhibition space is divided into two, Window Gallery and Atrium Gallery, making great use of space. It also organizes book release events, interactive sessions with artists, workshops and lectures which aim to propagate love for art, and boost the presence of Indian Art in the global arena.
Timings : Monday - Sunday 11am - 7pm
Contact : 022 2491 8585
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Studio3 Art Gallery

Studio3 is an art gallery under the directorship of art collector, Vinita Mirchandani. It promotes contemporary as well as emerging artists and various art genres on an international platform. It holds events like exhibitions, workshops and discussion to connect artists, collectors and art lovers.
Timings : Monday - Saturday 11am- 6pm
Contact : 098193 45048
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Tasveer

Tasveer Art Gallery is a gallery dedicated to the art of contemporary photography. The gallery includes the work of over 25 up-and-coming, established as well as international photographers. A picture is worth a thousand words and visiting this art gallery is a great way to spend a day while interpreting different images by talented photographers.
Timings : Monday - Saturday 11am- 6pm
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Volte

Volte is among the leading contemporary art galleries from Indian Subcontinent. It displays beyond paintings, including video, performance and installation. It exhibits the work of established South Asian and other International artists and has collaborated with various institutions.
Timings : Monday - Saturday 11am - 7pm
Contact : 022 4096 3300
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Chemould Prescott Road

Chemould Prescott Road was founded by Kekoo Gandhy and Khorshed Gandhy and is one of the oldest commercial art galleries in India. It exhibits many well-known Indian Modern Artists. The Gallery is 50 years old and still continues to be a promoting contemporary art in the city.
Timings : Monday - Saturday 11am - 7pm
Contact : 022 2200 0211
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The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya

The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS), formerly Prince of Wales Museum of Western India, is the main museum in Mumbai. The building is built in the Indo-Saracenic style of architecture, incorporating elements of other styles of architecture like the Mughal, Maratha and Jain. The museum houses approximately 50,000 exhibits of ancient Indian history as well as objects from foreign lands, categorized primarily into three sections: Art, Archaeology and Natural History. The museum houses Indus Valley Civilization artefacts, and other relics from ancient India from the time of the Guptas, Mauryas, Chalukyas and Rashtrakuta. This museum is a must visit as it interests not only history-lovers but also any common man.
Timings : Monday - Sunday 10:15am - 6pm
Contact : 022 2284 4484
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Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum

The Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum (formerly the Victoria and Albert Museum) is the oldest museum in Mumbai. This museum houses a large number of archaeological finds, maps and historical photographs of Mumbai, clay models, silver and copper ware and costumes. Its significant collections include a 17th-century manuscript of Hatim Tai. Also, Outside the museum is the monolithic basalt elephant sculpture recovered from the sea, which originated from Elephanta Island. This museum makes you go wow!
Timings : Thusday - Tuesday 10am - 6pm
Contact : 022 2373 1234
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National Gallery of Modern Art

National Gallery of Modern Art is a gallery at Colaba which hosts various exhibitions and art collections of famous artists, sculptors and different civilisations. The gallery is a repository of the cultural ethos of the country and showcases the changing art forms through the passage of the last hundred and fifty years and the NGMA collection today is undeniably the most significant collection of modern art and contemporary art in the country today. It must be on one of the top things to do in Mumbai.
Timings : Tuesday - Sunday 11am - 6pm
Contact : 022 2288 1969
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Chatterjee & Lal

Chatterjee & Lal was formed by husband and wife Mortimer Chatterjee and Tara Lal. It participates in various art forms and promotes artists at all levels. They host exhibitions, gallery exchanges, fairs, and much more which interests people of all ages.
Timings : Tuesday - Saturday 11am - 7pm
Contact : 022 2202 3787
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The Guild

The Guild focuses on discovering, promoting and exhibiting emerging and mid-career artists. It hosts various exhibitions, film screenings, artists’ workshops, studio workshops, panels and talks. They aim to promote art through artistic ideas and practices and have a great collection which is worth a look.
Timings : Monday - Friday 11am - 6pm
Contact : 022 2288 0195
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Sakshi Art Gallery

Under the directorship of Geetha Mehra, Sakshi Gallery is among the premier galleries in India. It has held exhibitions of Indian art all over the world, promoting international, and emerging artists. It is innovative and interesting which is worth a visit.
Timings : Monday - Saturday 11am- 6pm
Contact : 022 6610 3424
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Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke

Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke was established by Usha Mirchandani and Ranjana Steinruecke. It has collaborated with various institutions and has played a key role in promoting Indian Modern and Contemporary Art. It holds exhibition by various talented artists which makes it a gallery you don’t want to miss as art lover.
Timings : Tuesday - Saturday 11am - 7pm
Contact : 022 2202 3030
Live Show Hangouts in mumbai
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Blue Frog

blueFROG is a well-known F&B and Music venue in Mumbai and overseas. It is popular among the youth for its music events that happen around the year and everyday. The performers include DJs, Bands and Solo Artists. Have a blast with your favourite gig, great food and your friends.
Timings : Tuesday - Saturday 6 pm-1.30 a.m , Sunday 1130am-5pm, 6pm -1.30 a.m
Contact : 22 6158 6158
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World Trade Center

The Mumbai World Trade Centre is the second tallest building in South Asia consisting of two towers. It promotes India’s international trade and hosts conferences, exhibitions, seminars, performances and fairs for the public. These events are attended by people from around the world.
Contact : 022 6638 7272
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G5A Foundation for Contemporary Culture

G5A is a not-for-profit centre for contemporary art,culture and community exchange. It is a reconstructed Warehouse which consists of a Hall for movie screenings, workshops, seminars, lectures, discussion, performances ,canteen, a Study for discussions and presentations and a Terrace for music, poetry, parties and much more.
Timings : Events Dependent
Contact : 022 2490 9393
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Ravindra Natya Mandir

The main objective of this Academy is to preserve and promote the rich cultural heritage of Maharashtra and the Classical, Traditional and Contemporary Performing Arts including Music, Dance and Drama and Visual Arts in the form of Painting, Sculpture, Photography and Graphics.
Timings : Events Dependent
Contact : 022-24312956
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Shanmukhananda Hall

On most weekends, the 60-year-old Sri Shanmukhananda Chandrasekarendra Saraswathi Auditorium is where you head to catch a performance of Carnatic (or South Indian classical) music. However, Mumbai's largest auditorium – with a seating capacity of 2,763 spread over three floors – is also a perennially popular venue for the city's biggest gigs. In the past couple of months, master percussionist Trilok Gurtu and Grammy-winning mohan veena player Vishwa Mohan Bhatt have staged performances here. Shanmukhananda also hosts the annual tribute concert that tabla maestro Zakir Hussain organises every year in memory of his father, Allah Rakha Khan, on 3 February.
Timings : Events Dependent
Contact : 022 2407 8888
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Tuning Fork

Tuning Fork is a space dedicated to comfort food and music. They pose as a collaboration between food and music and therefore provide a platform for emerging and talented artists to perform. It is a true delight to be here with friends – an absolutely awesome experience. They also host poetry shows , music bands, DJs and solo artists.
Timings : Mon-Thu 12:00 pm - 11:45 pm, Fri-Sat12:00 pm - 1:30 am, Sun:12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Contact : 098333 58490
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Kitty Su

Kitty Su is one of the most popular nightclubs located in Mumbai after its success in Delhi. It has established itself as a dance music destination and you will find a huge crowd here who love music genres like, House, Techno, Commercial, Pop and Electro. Artists like Steve Aoki, Afrojack and many other talented DJs have performed here. So, if you want to experience nightlife of Mumbai then Kitty Su is the place you to be.
Timings : Thu-Sun 10 pm - 3 am
Contact : 9987603114
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Hard Rock Cafe

Mumbai is a hub for culture, music and films and boasts of two Hard Rock Cafes locations. The one on Worli is India's first Hard Rock Café and the other one is in the famous suburb of Mumbai, Andheri. Hard Rock Café is known for its live music performances with a line-up of talented artists. Great music, fabulous food & drinks and an evening with friends- Hard Rock just rocks!
Timings : Open daily noon-1.30am
Contact : 022 30151554
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Canvas Laugh Club

Canvas Laugh Club is India’s first and only venue dedicated to the genre of live comedy which curates a program of the best shows and artists. Located inside the Palladium Mall, it is one-stop destination for some great stand up comedy, storytelling for kids as well as monologues. Relax, laugh and de-stress!
Timings : Events Dependent
Contact : 022 4348 5000
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Prithvi Theatre

Prithvi Theatre is one of Mumbai's best known theatres which was built by Shashi Kapoor in memory of his father Prithviraj Kapoor. It hosts shows everyday, an annual Summertime programme of workshops and plays for children, the Memorial Concert on 28 February, an annual Theatre Festival in November, and many partnership programmes promoting language, poetry, international cinema & documentaries and performing arts – which are free to the public. It is one place that always buzzes with a great artist line-up and amazing display of talent.
Timings : Events Dependent
Contact : 022 2614 9546
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AntiSocial

Social is an urban transformed workplace with an attached bar. They keep you connected while offline. Apart from a relaxing place to be, it has also been a platform for many events like rap battles, live DJs, etc with more to come. Social is located across Mumbai- Todi Mill Social, Palladium Social, Khar Social, Capital Social, and Fun Republic Social.
Timings : Events Dependent
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Bonobo

Bonobo (Bar.Love.Food) is a paradise for music and food lovers. It is a great place to hangout with friends, food and cocktails along with great music gigs. The place is pet-friendly!
Timings : Mon-Sun: 6pm - 1am
Contact : 022 2605 5050
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House of Wow

House Of Wow is a creative space for artists and enthusiasts from different genres of arts; performing arts, fine arts, culinary arts and more. It hosts shows, intensives, workshops, shoots, film screenings, live theatre, open mic nights, improv & stand up shows, wine & cheese events, customised art & fitness parties and much more.
Timings : Mon-Sun 7am - 10pm
Contact : 099302 46031
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The Hive

The Hive is a co-working space for startups, entrepreneurs and the creative community, a workshop and event space with classes, a performance space to showcase budding and established talent and a cafe to eat, drink, unwind and work out of. It hosts Experimental Workshops, Film Screenings, Art Gallery, Comic Book Store, HAM Radio Enthusiasts, Board Game Lovers, Traveller Pit Stop, Meditation space, Theatre performances, social experiments and much more. It is a fun place to be and showcase your talent while mingling with your kind.
Timings : Mon-Sun:9am - 10 pm
Contact : 096199 62969
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Nehru Centre

Nehru Centre is a memorial to Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru and promotes the teachings and ideals of Nehru through educational and cultural programmes. The Centre organises scientific, cultural and educational activities to engage their audience with Jawaharlal Nehru's ideals. It is spread across a large area which consists of a Planetarium, an auditorium for 1000 people, experimental theatre, art galleries, library and research centres.
Timings : All Days, 10am -5:30pm
Contact : 22 2496 4676 - 80
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National Centre for the Performing Arts

Mumbai's premier cultural venue, the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) boasts both an eclectic programme of events and a wide range of performance spaces – from the 285-capacity black-box Experimental Theatre to the regal Jamshed Bhabha Theatre. Considered the hub of western classical music in the city, the NCPA founded the Symphony Orchestra of India (SOI) in 2006. The SOI stages two sets of "celebrity" concerts every February and September. The NCPA is perhaps even better known for its Indian classical music recitals, and in addition to weekly concerts it also hosts a number of annual festivals, including Aadi Anant every January and Bandish every July.
Timings : All Days, 10am - 6pm
Contact : 022 6622 3737
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Live from the Console

A initiative of Sony Music Entertainment India, 'Live From The Console' is a coming together of fresh musical talent & like-minded people. The idea is to give bands a new, alternative platform to showcase their music & you to discover it! We’re hoping to see musicians, A&R types, music biz types and hopefully YOU at the The Console- the idea being to create a no frills community of music lovers that gets together to discover new musical talent that goes beyond Sheela, Munni and Mutton.
Timings : Events Dependent
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Asiatic Society Library Steps

The library of the Asiatic Society of Mumbai is housed in the 182-year-old Greco-Roman-style town hall. It is accessed by a broad flight of 30 steps that often doubles as an amphitheatre of sorts.Live performances are held every now and then, either local or instrumental! This venue is also better known as the place where free music concerts are hosted during the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival and the Mumbai Sanskruti festival of Hindustani classical music
Timings : Events Dependent
Contact : 22 2266 0956
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Horniman Circle Gardens

A short walking distance from the Asiatic Society Library is the Horniman Circle Gardens, another venue used by the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival. Located on the site of the erstwhile Bombay Green, Horniman Circle, which comprises a garden and surrounding buildings, was built in 1872. One of the city's most famous parks, it is also Mumbai's greenest gig venue, and hosts Ruhaniyat, India's annual, touring Sufi music festival.
Timings : All Days, 8am-9pm
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St. Andrew's Auditorium

St. Andrew's Auditorium is a cultural space located inside the St. Andrew's College and hosts various performances of theatre, dance and music. Many popular shows and events including that of the famous Bollywood choreographer, Shiamak Davar, have been held here. One must attend an event here as it hosts the most talented artists who are a delight to watch.
Timings : Events Dependent
Contact : 022 2641 0926
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