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Things to do in Mumbai

From classic must-see sights to insider hot spots and local haunts, there are countless things to do in Mumbai. How do you decide? Start with our travel guide and get our favorite Mumbai attractions and activities—shops, museums, parks, nightclubs, coffee shops, tours, and more.

Our international team of editors and writers handpick the best things to do in Mumbai to help travelers discover authentic, local experiences. Whether a hidden boutique with handcrafted products, a popular local festival, a bakery with a cult following, or a picnic-worthy park, Travel + Leisure guides the way, providing information and inspiration. From beaches and bars to cultural attractions and up-and-coming neighborhoods, our list will help you make the most of your romantic getaway, family vacation, or trip with friends. Below find Travel + Leisure’s top picks for what to do in Mumbai.

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    Bandit Queen

    A home-goods emporium launched by Belgian designer Valerie Barkowski and textile exporter Sunita Namjoshi. More
  • Bodhi Art

    The gallery represents luminary painter Atul Dodiya. More
  • Bombay Electric

    Everyone from Bollwood stars Karishma Kapoor to Lara Dutta has picked up pieces at this trendsetter. Creative director Priya Kishore has highly sel... More
  • Bungalow 8

    This shop made its name almost a decade ago selling contemporary furnishings; two years ago, Yves Saint Laurent and Lanvin vet Mathieu Gugumus-Legu... More
  • Chemould Prescott Road

    The latest outpost of the contemporary-art giant. More
  • Chor Bazaar

    A great source for silks and embroidered fabrics. More
  • D7

    At the 2,500-square-foot store, near Bandra, seven of Delhi's best talents showcase their designs. Look for colorful bags from Manish Arora, a favo... More
  • Dakshinachitra

    Near Chennai, this village of reconstructed houses typical of southern India, hosts Muslim silk-mat weavers, who practice and sell their craft. More
  • Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke

    Works ranging from drawings to video populate this arts space. More
  • Gallery BMB

    At the 2009-opened gallery, which includes a cozy café and bookshop, the focus is on young, burgeoning Indian painters and sculptors, with pieces b... More
  • Gallery Maskara

    The cavernous gallery packs a former cotton warehouse with groundbreaking installations by local and international artists. More
  • Kalamkari Research & Training Centre

    The center is run by master textile painter J. Niranjan Shetty. More
  • Meera Mehta

    Textile designer Meera Mehta has a superb sense of color and works with weavers around the country. More
  • Mélange

    Owner Sangita Sinh Kathiwada carries more than 20 mostly eco-friendly brands, including classic kurtas, tunics, and caftans with a modern spin. More
  • Metro BIG Cinema

    Original Debut: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer—the studio behind The Wizard of Oz, Ben-Hur, and the lion that roars before every feature—built the Metro Cinem... More

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