Mumbai is a vast city which offers numerous places to visit. With all the humidity, traffic and chaos
around, you surely require a place to hang out. These are some of the places where Mumbaikars of
all ages gather to be entailed in the beauty of nature and grasp some peace and tranquillity.
1. Juhu and Versova Beach
Juhu beach is closest to Andheri and busiest on Sundays. This 6 km long beach gives a feel as if a
small carnival is being hosted for the visitors. There are many eateries near the beach for something
to munch on. Juhu is an exclusive suburb and home to many Bollywood celebrities. Enjoy the beach
with full flair Indian style. The nearest railway stations are Andheri and Vile Parle on the Western
Versova beach is the extension of Juhu Beach into the suburbs. It is a “rock belt” beach and does not
attract many visitors. Versova is famous for the “Koli” (fishermen) villages, market and Sea food
2. Worli Sea Face
If you want to get a grand view of the Bandra Worli Sea Link, then you surely should head to Worli
Sea Face. This promenade is famous for the view and the many events that take place there. This
place is much like Marine Drive but the crowd is less. It is one of the best places to visit during the
monsoon to enjoy the enormous waves. The nearest railway stations are Mahalaxmi and Prabhadevi
(Western Line) and Parel (Central Line).
3. Bandra Bandstand
Bandra bandstand is another famous hang out spot in Bandra. This 1.2 km long promenade hosts an
amphitheatre where events (mostly musical events) take place. On Sundays, Jam sessions and many
other events take place along the promenade. The closest tourist attractions are the Mount Mary
Church, Bandra Fort and Bandra Worli Sea Link. Another advantage of visiting this area is the great
shopping. You can get all of your shopping done at Linking Road and Hill Road. The nearest railway
station is Bandra.
4. Carter Road
Carter road is located to the north of the Bandra Bandstand which is fairly new and has mangroves
all over. The area is a prime locality as there are a variety of cafes around. Many Bollywood actors
also stay in the nearby area. Carter Road also has a promenade where you can sit and enjoy the
peace and sunset. There are fishing villages alongside carter road. The nearest railway station is
5. Nariman Point, Marine Drive and Chowpatty
An extension of the vast Marine Drive, Nariman Point houses some of the city’s most expensive
business headquarters, a status it is quickly giving over to Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC). Nariman
Point is reclaimed from the sea and is a very famous spot as many films are shot there. The best time
to visit here is in the early morning – for a good stroll or in the evening to enjoy the breeze. You can
also explore the grandeur of the Trident and Oberoi hotel or take a short walk through the heart of
South Mumbai and find yourself in the middle of Colaba, the Taj Mahal Hotel and the Gateway of
Marine Drive and Chowpatty attract people from all ages, from youngsters to oldies, and everyone in
between. Many people come for to exercise, while others come to lounge and relax. It is also a place
where pets can be given a proper walk. The spot at Marine Drive just opposite Pizza by The Bay is
the spot where health related events like Yoga are held.
The most crowded days are weekends, where you can find a horde of people. People enjoy the brisk
air and the beautiful sunset. At Girgaum Chowpatty, it is best to stroll and enjoy the cool sand.
Marine Drive is easily accessible by public transport – bus and trains. The nearest railway stations are
Charni Road and Marine Lines on the Western line. The best times to witness the culture of Mumbai
is during festivals like Ganesh Chaturthi, Diwali etc.
When you visit Mumbai, do hang out at these places to experience the beauty of all the culture and
nature around. Lalco Residency (LR) is one of the best serviced apartments in Andheri. LR is easily
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