Top things to do in Mumbai (Mumbai)

Top Choice Landmark in Mumbai (Mumbai)

Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai

Mumbai’s most famous landmark, this stunning hotel is a fairy-tale blend of Islamic and Renaissance styles, and India’s second-most photographed monument. It was built in 1903 by the Parsi industrialist JN Tata, sup…
Top Choice Historic Building in Mumbai (Mumbai)

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus

Imposing, exuberant and overflowing with people, this monumental train station is the city’s most extravagant Gothic building and an aphorism of colonial-era India. It’s a meringue of Victorian, Hindu and Islamic st…
Top Choice North Indian in Mumbai (Mumbai)

Peshawri

Make this Northwest Frontier restaurant, outside the international airport, your first or last stop in Mumbai. It's a carbon-copy of Delhi's famous Bukhara, with the same menu and decor. Folks flock here for the but…
Top Choice Clothing in Mumbai (Mumbai)

Sabyasachi

It's worth popping in to this high-end traditional garment shop to see the space itself, a gorgeous, cavernous, rose-oil-scented stunner chock-full of owner and designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee's collection of chandeli…
Top Choice Hindu Temple in Mumbai (Mumbai)

Elephanta Island

Northeast of the Gateway of India in Mumbai Harbour, the rock-cut temples on Gharapuri, better known as Elephanta Island, are a Unesco World Heritage Site. Created between AD 450 and 750, the labyrinth of cave templ…
Top Choice Opera in Mumbai (Mumbai)

Royal Opera House

India's only surviving opera house reopened to suitably dramatic fanfare with a 2016 performance by Mumbai-born British soprano Patricia Rozario, after a meticulous six-year restoration project that saw the regal ad…
Top Choice Waterfront in Mumbai (Mumbai)

Sassoon Docks

No sense is left unaffected at Mumbai's incredibly atmospheric fishing docks, dating to 1875, the oldest and largest wholesale fish market in Mumbai. A scene of intense and pungent activity begins around 5am, when c…
Top Choice Bohri in Mumbai (Mumbai)

The Bohri Kitchen

Served up in a family home, this weekend-only pop-up dining experience was cooked up by former Google employee Munaf Kapadia, to showcase both the spectacular home cooking of his mother, Nafisa, and the unique cuisi…
Top Choice Museum in Mumbai (Mumbai)

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya

Mumbai’s biggest and best museum displays a mix of India-wide exhibits. The domed behemoth, an intriguing hodgepodge of Islamic, Hindu and British architecture, is a flamboyant Indo-Saracenic design by George Wittet…
Top Choice Museum in Mumbai (Mumbai)

Dr Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum

This gorgeous museum, built in Renaissance revival style in 1872 as the Victoria & Albert Museum, contains 3500-plus objects centring on Mumbai’s history – photography, maps, textiles, books, manuscripts, Bidriw…