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.

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