5 Best Sunset Points In Mumbai That Are Not Marine Drive

by Shreya Ghosh
5 Best Sunset Points In Mumbai That Are Not Marine Drive

The first thing that comes to people’s minds after listening about ‘Mumbai’ is Marine Drive. Well, Marine Drive is indeed one of the most significant points in the city to watch magnificent sunsets and city lights in the evening. But that is not the only place in the city of dreams to enjoy sunsets. The sun setting down in the West is a splendid visual treat to the eyes when in this city. And to watch the best views, you have to visit all these great sunset points in Mumbai. Interestingly, none of these 5 places are Marine Drive.

1. Bandra Fort

Bandra Fort is a go-to place in Mumbai for groups of friends and mostly couples to spend a good time while enjoying the sunset. Sitting at this small fort, you can catch the most beautiful glimpses of the Bandra Worli sea link. The place gets packed up during sunset time as Mumbaikars love to see the splendid view from here. In fact, the sea link adds a charm to the sunset from here.

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2. Rock Beach

Who doesn’t love to sit back and relax on a beach? Well, Mumbaikars have the opportunity to walk around beaches anytime as the city has quite some great of them. And beaches are indeed one of the best sunset points. Rock beach in Versova boasts the most magical sunsets and it looks simply amazing to stare at the sunsets while relaxing on the beach. A popular place for the locals, this place receives a lot of crowd during the evening for younger people playing around and older people walking through the area.

3. Carter Road Promenade 

Carter Road Promenade is yet another of the best sunset points in Mumbai. Similar to every other place, this place is quite crowded during the evening but the reason is entirely not for relaxation. This entire area is the ultimate destination for fitness enthusiasts. People jog and walk all around the area and at the end witness the magical sunset and feel the cool breeze.

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4. Hanging Gardens

Malabar Hill’s hanging garden is one of the most iconic places in Mumbai. Nestled at the top of the hill, the view from this garden is mesmerising. Away from the noise of city life, this place provides scenic beauty with the calmest ambience. The location of this garden gives a picturesque backdrop of the sun setting down behind the mountains.

5. Apollo Bandar

The Gateway of India and the Taj Mahal Palace is the pride of Mumbai. And Apollo Bandar is the place where both these iconic establishments are located. To witness the most magical sunset from the city, visiting here is a must. Book a ferry ride from the Gateway of India and reach the waterfront of Apollo Bandar. The ride on this ferry comes with the most majestic views of the sun setting in the Arabian sea and the experience is surreal.