As bright, colourful and effervescent as it is, the entertainment city of India, Mumbai is larger than life. Also called the financial powerhouse of India, the city that is home to approximately 21 million people is diverse, vibrant, multicultural, and as the legend goes, “never sleeps”. Mumbai, without a doubt, is the dreamers’ dream! From theatre to cinema, to high-street restaurants and clubs, to theme-parks and art galleries, to fascinating shopping spots and beaches, Mumbai has something for everyone, if you know your way around the city.
Though there are many things that can be in your to-do list when you are in Mumbai, you can’t afford to miss out on a self-drive to the following places. Take a look!
1. Opa! Bar & Cafe
When you are in Mumbai and looking for a new spot to spend your evening, visit the effervescent Opa! Bar & Cafe. A prime spot atop the Hotel Peninsula Grand, Opa has an extensive range of services on offer. As soon as you step in, the ambience fills you with contentment. Besides gorging on scrumptious Mediterranean and European delicacies, you will experience your evening gets evermore better with time! You can unwind all your troubles, listen to renowned DJs spinning your favorite music, while sitting back and enjoying your drink. The place is a sheer opulence and hosts various events to make every evening a special one.
Lokmanya Tilak Nagar, Sakinaka
2. Blue Frog
Blue Frog, a prominent venue for live acts, features artists from around the world. From breathtaking live music performances to lip-smacking cuisines, Blue Frog never misses upon a chance to impress you! The chef’s tasting menu includes some healthy options to hog on, mezze platters, delectable desserts and a range of the world’s best wines. It is one of the best music hubs in Mumbai and has enough to offer to keep the adrenaline of the guests pumping. All in all, a visit to Blue Frog will make you day. After all, music has the power to paint the entertainment canvas if it is approached the right way!
Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel
3. Sitara Studio
Sitara Studio – a popular film and television studio – is also an alternative theatre and performance venue and gallery for art and installations. It is an independently-run arts and cultural venue where you can find culturally relevant and thought provoking content. The studio, which is among the top attractions of Mumbai, is always bustling with art and creativity. The weekends are more special and exhilarating with the venue hosting exciting events and workshops, exhibitions and other recreational activities.
Kakasaheb Gadgil Marg, Lower Parel
4. NCPA Experimental Theatre
The National Centre of Performing Arts, NCPA Experimental Theatre is one of the top most attractions of Mumbai. Music, dance, theatre, film screenings, literature and photography – the center is a one-stop-destination for the artist in you. Setting the stage for some greatest artists and creations across genres, this place has got something for everyone. Counted among the most holistic performing arts centre, NCPA Experimental Theatre features educational sessions, workshops, musical concerts, plays, and much more. Complete with a cafeteria that provides a common platform for visitors to socialize, the place will not let you leave you disappointed!
NCPA Marg, Nariman Point
5. Kashid and Murud Beaches
When in Mumbai, a weekend getaway to Kashid and Murud is worth every second of your time! Both Kashid – a beach town on the shores of Arabian Sea – and Murud – a taluka city in the Raigad district of Maharashtra – are popular for pristine beaches with white sand, deep blue water and lush green mountains. Boasting some of the finest beaches in Maharashtra, Kashid is about a four-hours drive from Mumbai. Travel 21 km more and you’d have Murud beach welcoming you with its glittering sand. Murud-Janjira Fort and street shopping shopping are the other two attractions of these places.
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Mumbai, a city of dreamers and achievers, has a lot to offer, but only if you take the time out to explore its many splendors. When in Mumbai, hire a self-drive to avoid the chaos of public transport and experience the city in its full glory. Autoriders give you the option to choose from an extensive fleet of luxury to economy self-drive cars. To book a self drive, give us a call at 011- 45450000 or fill out our contact form and we’ll get back to you, shortly.