Attractions to explore near Elephanta Caves
Elephanta Caves are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a collection of cave temples predominantly dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. They are on Elephanta Island in Mumbai Harbour, The Elephanta Caves contain rock cut stone sculptures that show syncretism of Hindu and Buddhist ideas and iconography. The caves are hewn from solid basalt rock. Except for a few exceptions, much of the artwork is defaced and damaged
This is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shri Ganesh. It was originally built by Laxman Vithu and Deubai Patil on 19 November 1801. It is one of the richest temples in India. This is a huge temple with a lot of architectural works and gold coverings.
National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai was opened to the public in 1996. It hosts various exhibitions and art collections of famous artists, sculptors, and different civilizations. It is situated in the Cowasji Jehangir Hall, near Regal Cinema in Colaba.
Taj Mahal Palace Hotel is one of the best luxury hotels in Mumbai. Its strategic location at the heart of Mumbai’s most important commercial and cultural hub of Colaba. This luxury hotel has played host to kings, dignitaries and eminent personalities from across the globe.
Hanging Garden is very interesting garden in Mumbai city. Attractive animal shaped hedges and topiaries are found all around the park. A great place to capture a sunset view of the Arabian Sea. Well maintained pathways for a good stroll or a jog around the park. Its a great place for morning walks.
Babu Amichand Panalal Adishwarji Jain Temple is one of the most visited Jain temples in Mumbai. This temple was built in 1904 and belongs Shwetambar sect of Jainism. This Jain temple is famous for there old carving work and beautiful architectures, colors, Paintings, etc.
Officially known as Rajiv Gandhi Sea Link, this eight-lane cable-stayed bridge in Mumbai is the first project initiated by Maharashtra Government that commences West Island Freeway System. Bandra Worli Sea Link is one of the few bridges that is a cable-stayed with pre-stressed concrete-steel viaducts to hold it in place. Spanning across the arc of Mumbai's coastline, this sea link is a civil engineering wonder that reflects the modern infrastructure of the city of Mumbai.
Mount Mary Church is a Roman Catholic Church, dedicated to 'Virgin Mary', situated in Mumbai. This ancient church, built in 1640 and then rebuilt in 1761, is also known as 'The Basilica of Our Lady of the Mount'. What makes this church even more beautiful is that it is sited on top of a hill known as 'Sunderban Bandra', which overlooks the mighty Arabian Sea.
The Mahalaxmi Temple is one of the oldest temples situated in the city of Mumbai. Located on the Bhulabai Desai Road in Mahalaxmi West, it is dedicated to Goddess Mahalaxmi or the 'Goddess of Wealth'. The temple was built sometime around the 16th - 17th century and the main presiding deity here is Goddess Laxmi, while Goddess Kali and Saraswati are other two deities worshipped here.
Mahakali Caves, also known as Kondivite Caves, are centuries old and are located in the western part of the city of Mumbai in Andheri. Mahakali Caves comprise a total of nineteen rock-cut monuments, built between 1st and 6th century. The main cave consists of Buddha figures and stupas and there are several Buddha idols carved on the rocks too.
Spread across a vast area of 520 acres, the Film City is comprised of about twenty indoor studios and is located in Aarey Colony, Mumbai. Film City is often regarded as a home of Bollywood. The place is so vast that about 1000 film sets can be erected here simultaneously.
This is a group of caves and rock cut monuments cut into a massive basaltic outcrop in the forests of the Sanjay Gandhi national park . They contain Buddhist sculptures , releif carvings, paintings and inscriptions dating from the first century BCE.