Amazing Outdoor Places in Mumbai

November 25, 2014 | 119 Views (0)

So, you thought Mumbai has only malls for you to hang out? Well, not really! Here, we list some amazing places which you must visit in Mumbai.

Sanjay Gandhi National Park

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Sanjay Gandhi National Park is one of the famous national parks in Mumbai. It’s complete infotainment for kids and a nature lover’s paradise. The serene atmosphere of the park helps you forget the hustle and bustle of city life for some time. Children can learn a lot about wildlife when exploring this national park.


Karnala Bird Sanctuary


Karnala Bird Sanctuary is an amazing place for those who love bird watching and trekking. It’s very close to Mumbai, so you can easily reach there to spend an entire day birding in nature.

Nehru Planetarium

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Located in Worli, Nehru Planetarium is a famous science and space centre. Kids can learn a lot of things about astronomy here.


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When it comes to beaches, there are plenty of beaches to experience coastal life in Mumbai. Chowpatty, Juhu and Aksa are some of the few good beaches. So, plan an outing to any of the beaches and have fun.

The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya

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The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (or the Prince of Wales Museum of Western India) is one of the famous museums of Mumbai. There are about 50,000 artefacts in the museum. The artefacts are divided into categories of Art, Archaeology and Natural History. The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya is a great place for kids to visit and to learn about India’s glorious past.


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Elephanta is one of the popular tourist destinations of Mumbai. One can take a ferry from the Gateway of India to reach Elephanta in about an hour.  Elephanta is known for its cave temples. The tamarind, mango and palm trees contribute to the beauty of this island destination.

Marine Drive

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The popular Marine Drive of Mumbai is one of the famous and favourite places of Mumbaikars. If you’re in Mumbai and you haven’t visited Marine Drive, then you’ve seriously missed something special. Even if you reach Marine Drive late, you’ll appreciate the streetlights forming a string of pearls like in a queen’s necklace at night. The cool breeze and serene atmosphere will make you fall in love with the place!

-Pratibha Yadav

Tags : Outdoor places Sanjay Gandhi National Park Karnala Bird Sanctuary Nehru Planetarium Beaches The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya Elephanta Marine Drive