Pick up from your Mumbai city hotel for Mumbai sightseeing with Kanheri Caves. Visit-
Gateway of India - Overlooking the Arabian Sea, the Gateway of India, which is located in Colaba in South Mumbai, is one of the most unique landmarks that was constructed to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary in December, 1911. Representing the grandeur of the British Raj, the Gateway of India today is one of the major tourist attractions in Mumbai and also a popular hangout. The vicinity also attracts many vendors, food stalls and photographers.
Hanging Garden - Located atop the Malabar Hill and close to the Kamala Nehru Park, the Hanging Gardens in Mumbai is one of the major tourist attractions. It is a popular picnic spot during the peak season and pulls in thousands of tourists and locals for an ideal day.
Kala Ghoda Art district - Mumbai's renowned Kala Ghoda Art Precinct is part of the Fort district, one of the coolest neighborhoods in the city. It stretches from Regal Circle north to Mumbai University on the same road. Its curious name, meaning Black Horse, can be traced back to a bronze equestrian statue of King Edward VII that existed there during the colonial era. These days, the area has become a compelling cultural hub offering art, history, education, and some of the city's most popular restaurants. The annual Kala Ghoda Festival in early February is another attraction.
Mani Bhawan - It was Gandhi's Mumbai headquarters for about 17 years, from 1917 to 1934. It was from Mani Bhavan that Gandhi initiated the Non-Cooperation, Satyagraha, Swadeshi, Khadi and Khilafat Movements. Gandhi's association with the charkha began in 1917, while he was staying at Mani Bhavan. Mani Bhavan is also closely associated with Gandhi's involvement in the Home Rule Movement, as well as his decision to abstain from drinking cow's milk in order to protest the cruel and inhuman practice of phookan meted out to milch cattle common during that period.
Prince of Wales Museum (Monday closed) - The Prince of Wales Museum, now commonly known as 'Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya', was established during the early 20th century. This museum is considered as a heritage structure in Mumbai because of its admirable architecture. The Prince of Wales Museum is one of the most significant museums in India. The museum showcases several collections of ancient artworks, sculptures and artifacts in its galleries.
Continue your sightseeing visit Kanheri Caves, located deep within the green forests of Sanjay Ghandi National Park, one of Asia’s major national parks. The caves are a marvellous architectural feat. All 109 of them were chiseled and carved out of a huge basaltic rock outcrop. The smaller caves, known as viharas, served as resting places for the monks. The larger caves, known as chaityas, are lined with various exquisitely carved Buddhist sculptures and were commonly used as places for worship. In the main hall stands the towering figure of the Lord Buddha measuring about 7 meters in height. The interior has a colonnade of 34 majestically carved pillars. The eleven-headed Avalokiteshwara is the most distinctive motif. There are about 100 inscriptions in different scripts - Brahmi, Devnagri, Pallavi and Sanskrit.
After sightseeing drop off to your hotel in Mumbai.
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