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Places of Tourist Interest and Shopping in South Mumbai

South Mumbai has always been a tourist hotspot for the places of interest it has that attracts all people visiting Mumbai by its historical sites, museums, natural views and wonders. South Mumbai also is a very popular shopping destination and with this article, tourist visiting South Mumbai would be helped to guide them finding the best places and attractions to visit and to know the best shopping destinations in this part of the city.

Mumbai, the island city, has been a backdrop to many historical landmarks. It has witnessed great men built great empires, striking structures, and essay their roles in the history of the world with aplomb. It lives up to its apt moniker, City of Dreams, apart from being known as the commercial heart of India and Bollywood.

Places of Interest in South Mumbai:

Marine drive's promenade is the perfect place in South Mumbai for tourists to savour the setting sun, Art Deco building's, and Mumbai's expansive skyline all at once. The Haji Ali Mosque, one of Mumbai's most striking shrines, that happens to be a tourist hot spot, is built in the middle of the sea. Banganga Tank, another tourist attraction at Malabar Hill where serene temples meet bathing pilgrims, is a spot for those who love stories mingled with spirituality. Kamala Nehru Park and Hanging Gardens deserve mention for the photogenic views of Mumbai city these places offer. Bhuleshwar, famous for its Mumbadevi temple, the goddess after whom the city derives its name, can't be missed by any tourist visiting Mumbai. Mani Devi maybe another small museum in South Mumbai, but it offers great insights into the life of Mahatma Gandhi, who stayed here during his visits to Mumbai. Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum is a must on the itinerary if you're a tourist travelling to Mumbai to discover the city's cultural history. Dioramas and models of the city's communities are to be found here.

Places to Shop in South Mumbai:
Bombay Electric is perfect shopping spot for eclectic, stylish wear from scarves to belt. Philips Images stocks a fine collection of nostalgia-laced postcard prints and Raj-era lithographs. For hand-woven home furnishings and accessories, the best place for tourists to shop is at Shyam Ahuja's in Worli. When it comes to shopping for glitter of diamonds, gold, and silver, Zaveri Bazaar is not to be missed for its exquisite and unusually designed jewellery. Phoenix Mills, which is now all things to all men, with its multiplex cinemas and food courts, also encompasses a large shopping zone where designer chains and boutique stores hold court. Good Earth at Lower Parel in South Mumbai, offers an interesting blend of objects from kitchenware to furnishings, which blend Indian aesthetic with contemporary designs. Chor Bazaar, another interesting shopping hot spot for tourists in South Mumbai, is a bit cramped and noisy place, but when it comes to antiques there's no beating it. Everything from old English tea-sets to carved teak tables, brass gramophones to vintage movie posters along with a unique experience of one of Mumbai's most eclectic markets may be found here.

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