Sanjay Gandhi National Park
Previously known as Borivali National Park, the Sanjay Gandhi National Park is a large protected area in the northern part of suburban Mumbai city. It encompasses an area of 104 km2 (40 sq mi) and is surrounded on three sides by India’s most populous city. It is notable as one of the major national parks existing within a metropolis limit and is one of the most visited parks in the world.
The Kanheri Caves were an important buddhist learning centre and pilgrimage site sculpted by buddhist monks. The caves are a protected archaeological site. The area was actually a settlement and once served as inns for travellers. The word Kanheri comes from the Sanskrit word Krishnagiri meanining Black Mountain. A total of 109 caves have been carved from the basalt.
Essel World is an amusement park located in Gorai, Mumbai and was established in 1986.
Essel World along with its counterparts, Water Kingdom are stretched over 64 acres of land. Together, they are recognized as India’s Largest Amusement And Water Park as well as Asia’s Largest Theme Water Park. Essel World is the largest amusement park in the country. It draws in an estimated 1.8 million visitors annually, of which approximately 300,000 are students.
Haji Ali Dargah
Haji Ali Dargah is one of the most popular religious places in Mumbai, visited by people of all religions alike. Haji Ali Dargah is one of India’s most famous and prestigious landmarks situated about 500 yards from the Mumbai shoreline in the middle of the Arabian Sea off Lala Lajpatrai Marg. Haji Ali Dargah houses the tomb of the Muslim Saint Pir Haji Ali Shah Bukhari. Along with the tomb, there is also a Masjid at Haji Ali. This monument has been sentinel to the shores of Mumbai since a long time. The structure was erected on a set of high rising rocks and was given its present day shape in the early 19th century in 1916.