Enjoy Cultural Delights of Mumbai by Renting a Bus With SimplyTtrip

Discovering Cultural Heritage with a Bus Rental in Mumbai

July 15, 2023

If you thought that Mumbai megalopolis is all about glitz and glamour or commercialization, you haven’t perhaps explored its proud cultural heritage. These sites are more fun to visit with your family, friends or like-minded people. All you need is to book a bus on rent Mumbai to take you all around the city.

Here are our top recommendations for cultural heritage sites in Mumbai.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Did you know that the city has been bestowed with three UNESCO World Heritage Sites?

  • Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (Victoria Terminus) is the main and biggest train station in Mumbai. Built in 1887, it partly replicates London’s St. Pancras Railway Station and is a fine specimen of Victorian Gothic architecture.
  • Elephanta Caves is an hour-long ferry ride from Gateway of India. It will take you to the 5th century with its rock-cut caves, Hindu shrines, Buddhist stupas and Portuguese canons.
  • The Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensembles of Bombay is a striking collection of 94 iconic monuments and buildings representing 19th and 20th-century architecture. A few prominent places from this collection are Eros Cinema, Regal Cinema, Bombay High Court, Rajabai Clock Tower, David Sassoon Library, etc.

You can consider a bus for rent Mumbai to visit just three locations in a day!

Art Galleries and Exhibitions

The National Art Gallery, Jehangir Art Gallery, Gallery Chemould, Project 88, Volte Gallery, and Dr. BhauDaji Lad Museum display captivating art and décor from both historical and contemporary eras.

Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre (NMACC), a first-of-its-kind place in India is a beautiful ode to theatre, music, fine arts and craft. It showcases work from both Indian and global artists.

You can hire bus Mumbai for a day to visit these cultural centres.

Sacred Sites

Mumbai is home to people from different ethnicities and cultural backgrounds. So, you can find religious places dedicated to all cultures. When you avail of the services of bus hire Mumbai, you can include these sites in your itinerary:

  • Siddhivinayak Temple
  • Haji Ali Dargah
  • Mumbadevi Temple
  • Mahalakshmi Temple
  • Mount Mary Basilica
  • Keneseth Eliyahoo Synagogue
  • Global Pagoda (Vipassana Meditation Centre)

Taj Mahal Palace Hotel

India’s most iconic landscape Taj Mahal Palace is not just an international 5-star luxury hotel. It is much more and beyond. The 120-year-old hotel is known for its unparalleled amalgamation of European and Islamic architecture. It is also the witness of the 2008 Mumbai attacks.

You can wine and dine or sip coffee or cocktails at this hotel while enjoying the glorious view of the Gateway of India and the Arabian Sea. Then, you can head to Colaba Causeway for street shopping. Leopold Café which was another victim of the 2008 Mumbai attacks is also located in the same vicinity.

The bus on hire Mumbai will make the navigation through this area easy and fun for you.

Bollywood Tours

The cultural heritage tour of Mumbai is incomplete without a glimpse into Bollywood – the heart of the film industry in India! Your AC bus on hire can take you to the Film City, SJ Studio and other popular filming venues. You can even book the bus for a tour of famous Bollywood celebrity homes in Juhu and Bandra.

SimplyTrip can arrange comfortable and well-maintained buses for group tours to these cultural heritage sites. Get in touch with us for more information.