There is no doubt that visiting a large and great country with its tourism, monuments and history, like India, takes many days to visit. And if you plan to visit it, you will definitely pass through the famous city of Mumbai, perhaps your visit to it will be limited to a modest time period, so we will give you the best things to do in this city within 24 hours.
A wonderful morning in Bandra
After you’ve had your fresh morning breakfast at one of the famous bakeries in the Bandra suburb, the morning is the best time to discover it. In it you will learn about a history of hundreds of years that appears through the architecture of the houses that were affected by the colonial period in addition to the religious center. Then enjoy a delicious tea on the corner of Hill Road in Yoga House, which features low tables and wooden chairs placed outside. If you feel hungry, visit the Salt Water Cafe, which is marked with a sweet pie. Walk along the sea in Carter Rd is also a special place where you will meet a lot of local sports practitioners and stop at Bagel Shop to enjoy the best pies.
Moved to Dharavi
There is no doubt that you have heard of Dharavi through the famous movie Slumdog Millionaire. If you want, you can discover the popular and upscale neighborhoods, but there is an alternative option to visit its various markets and exhibitions. Visit Sion Bandra to shop for leather goods as bags, jackets, belts and more are manufactured inside the narrow Dharavi streets and in one-room factories! And in case you want to know about manufacturing, a visit to one of these factories can be organized.
As for one of the best places to eat in the region, we mention Dadar with the very spicy traditional vada pao dish, which is considered a symbol of Mumbai!
It is necessary to visit the “Haji Ali” shrine later, which is usually crowded and received by dozens of flower shops to place it in front of the shrine, which appears to be half floating on the water.
As for the bazaars, prepare yourself for the famous negotiations in the market, especially in the streets of Chor Bazaar and Mutton Bazaar where you can find everything in the bazaar, from a poster for Bollywood stars to car parts and furnishings …! There are also stores that display products of oriental art and other old products.
In the afternoon you can watch the famous sport of cricket in India at Azaad Square. In Britannia, let the 4 generations of the Coheno family introduce you to their imported furnishings in a homely atmosphere. All of this is on your way to Fort Area, which is rich in buildings, engineered according to the English style, and today it has become a mixed use office. If you go a little further in the Flora Waterfall area, you will arrive at the Jehangir Gallery, where permanent exhibitions are held, and then have a delicious coffee in Kala Ghoda.
A loud night in Colaba
As for the night, we must move to the high-end Colaba area, where the first hours of the night can be greeted with delicious chocolate at Theobroma Laboratory, then some shopping in the big street that includes the most important international stores. The area abounds with many places to stay and eat. We mention Leopold Cafe and Cafe Mondegar. You can end your night with a visit to Gateway of India, a site built during British control of India and considered to be the identity of the city of Mumbai. Finally, visit the marine moon-like marina in the same area. Where you can walk around the beach and have tea from one of the vendors there, or you can take a luxurious treat, visit Rooftop Hotel Intercontinental and dine in.
It would be great if you took the time to get a professional massage from specialists scattered in many places. And end his visit with a delicious colorful ice cream in Bacherlorr’s one of the most famous ice cream restaurants in Mumbai!
Another scene of the marine marina
Taj Palace in Mumbai
In contemporary Colaba
In Chor Bazaar
From the beach marina