1 The Gateway of India
Mumbai’s defining landmark, and a favourite spot for an evening stroll.
2 Chhatrapati Shivaji Museum
A fine collection of priceless Indian art, from ancient temple sculpture to Mughal armour.
3 Maidans (parks)
Where Mumbai’s citizens escape the hustle and bustle to play cricket, eat lunch and hang out.
4 CS (Victoria) Terminus
A fantastically eccentric pile, and the greatest railway station ever built by the British.
5 Haji Ali’s Tomb
Mingle with the crowds of Muslim worshippers who flock to the island tomb of Sufi mystic Haji Ali to listen to qawwali music on Thursday evenings.
6 Elephanta Island
Catch a boat across Mumbai harbour to see one of ancient India’s most wonderful rock-cut Shiva temples.
7 Bollywood blockbusters
Check out the latest Hindi mega-movie in one of the city centre’s gigantic Art Deco cinemas.