5 Must visit Historical Places in Mumbai

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Amazing historical places to visit in Mumbai including Gateway to India and Elephanta caves.

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5 Must See Historical Places in Mumbai If you are in Mumbai for a day or two and want to get exploring add these “5 must-visit Historical places in Mumbai" to your list.

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The Gateway of India is synonymous with the city of Mumbai and is one of the prime tourist attractions and historic places in Mumbai.  It is located on the waterfront facing the Arabian Sea Taj Mahal Palace and the Tower Hotel are opposite the gateway. Gateway of India 1.

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This UNESCO World Heritage Site straddles two hills one to the west and the east. The western ridge rises gradually from the sea and expands towards the east across a gorge and peaks at an elevation of about 173 meters.  Take a ferry from Gateway of India to the Elephanta caves enjoy being on a boat and explore the Caves. 2. Elephanta Caves

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3. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus CST formerly known as Victoria Terminus was built in 1888.  It was designed by the British architect F.W. Stevens.  It is a very popular station and is a spitting image of the Victorian Gothic style of architecture.

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Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya CSMVS was formerly known as The Prince of Wales Museum. It is in a very popular and old area of Mumbai known as Fort.  This Historical site in Mumbai was established in the early 20th century. It is one of the most significant museums in India and hence a must-visit. 4. CHATRAPATI SHIVAJI MAHARAJ VASTU SANGHRALAYA

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Last but not least of the historic places in Mumbai is the Sanjay Gandhi National Park which was formerly known as Borivali National Park.  In 1996 the park was renamed to Sanjay Gandhi National Park the son of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.  It is one of the major National Parks in the State of Maharashtra. The 2400-year-old Kanheri caves sculpted out of rocky cliffs also lie in this park. 5. Sanjay Gandhi National Park

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