Mumbai for Couples
Collected by Dottie Combe
Mumbai, formerly known as Bombay, began its journey to metropolis as seven islands along the coast of India. Over the years the city has grown into a financial and cultural capital. As you're swept up in the energy of the city you'll enjoy diverse culinary experiences, sprawling shopping, bustling studios, historic architecture, and some of India's most impressive open green spaces.
Aarey Milk Colony, Goregaon, Aarey Colony, Goregaon East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400065, India
Amid the hustle and bustle of Mumbai awaits Chhota Kashmir, a park and garden that serves as a retreat from city life. The park’s lake is the one of the only places in Mumbai where you can take to the water in a rowboat or a paddleboat. Bring a...
Film City, Goregaon East, Mumbai suburban, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400065, India
Despite Mumbai’s concrete urban sprawl, there are a number of hidden green spaces where nature lovers can partake in nature walks, tours, and photography expeditions. The Bombay Natural History Society’s Conservation Education Center conducts such...
Versova Beach, Bharat Nagar, Versova, Andheri West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400047
Versova Beach is the place to kick off your flip-flops and let your toes sink into the cool, soft sand. When you find a comfortable spot, settle down, and watch the sun set. This beach isn't just a tourist spot—it is also where the local fishing...
Asmita Bhavan, Ajgaonkar Maidan, Western Express Highway, Jogeshwari (East), Mumbai, Maharashtra 400060, India
The next time you're in Mumbai, sign up for a two-hour introductory session at Sagittarius Archery. A qualified instructor will take you through the basic techniques before arming you with an appropriate bow and arrow. When you pull that arrow...
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Area, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001, India
Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus) recently opened its doors to the public as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The tour begins at the Railway Museum, which chronicles the story of the Central Railway, going as far back...
4, Mandlik Rd, Colaba, Behind Taj Mahal Hotel, Apollo Bandar, Colaba, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001, India
With warm yellow walls and elegant decor, this former colonial bungalow was restored and transformed 15 years ago into a stylish restaurant. Today their emphasis on "Western" food and fine dining has earned them a favorable reputation in Mumbai—...
Goregaon East, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
The Vada Pav is Mumbai’s version of a burger—well, sort of. The pav, or bun, has a small oval shape and is soft and pale in color. It is split in the middle and then stuffed with a spiced potato fritter, the vada, which is then topped by a sweet...
Shop No 8, Gokul Regency, Thakur Complex, Kandivali East, Mumbai - 400101, New Saibaba Nagar, Hemu Colony, Bhagat Colony, Kandivali West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400101, India
Drashta, the boutique of Mumbai-based fashion designer Drashta Sarvaiya, sells silk brocade skirts, brightly printed dresses, and beaded accessories, such as wrap belts made with semi-precious stones. This appeared in the November/December 2012...
Showroom F-24, Unit G-2, Oberoi Mall Pvt Ltd, Oberoi, Off, Western Express Hwy, Yashodham, Goregaon East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400063, India
Jewelry is a very important aspect of Indian life. Many Indians have family jewelers who design traditional patterns most commonly used during the festive and wedding seasons. However, if you’re looking for more contemporary styles, try a modern...
Shop No. B-5, Old Furniture Market, Opposite Oshiwara Petrol Pump, Oshiwara, Bridge, Swami Vivekananda Rd, Pratiksha Nagar, Jogeshwari West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400102, India
Old benches with handcrafted backrests, beautiful writing desks, well preserved prints, cast-iron lamps with intricate detailing, and massive grandfather clocks—these are just some of the treasures you can find at the Oshiwara furniture market....
Aarey Colony, Goregaon East, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Spread over 4000 acres, the Aarey Milk Colony continues to be one of the city’s surviving open green spaces, much favored by joggers, runners, and cyclists, and nature lovers. Back when Mumbai had limited entertainment options, a Sunday picnic at...
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