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Places to visit in Mumbai for kids

Discussion in 'Maharashtra' started by Prachit, Nov 25, 2016.

  1. Prachit

    Prachit New Member

    I am currently in Mumbai, and my kids would be coming here to stay with me and want to visit some places in Mumbai as well.

    I need some suggestions from members to tell me what places to visit in Mumbai for kids. They will be here for around two weeks, so the list of places to visit for the kids would have to be quite long.
     


  2. briannagodess

    briannagodess Moderator Staff Member

    Hello, @Prachit, welcome to the forum!


    Overview

    Mumbai is a city of great contrasts and you get to experience this as soon as you step foot in it. It's a place where both slums and skyscrapers exist in the same vicinity. It's a place where modernity is very apparent, with its numerous shopping complexes and IT hubs, but tradition is also still existent, with its heritage sites being preserved until this moment. It's a place where luxury restaurants can compete any time of the day with street food stalls and of course, Mumbai's very own dabbahwallahs. A place of chaos but amidst this chaos is a certain vibe of peace, that only the locals know. And most importantly, Mumbai is every bit as liberated but has this warmth, even to the outsiders. It's a place that the whole family can visit, because it's not only safe, it also has an array of attractions to keep even the little ones interested and busy.

    Places to Visit in Mumbai for Kids

    Heritage Sites and Landmarks
    • Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus - Also known as the Victoria Terminus, this stands as Mumbai's most prominent landmark. Built around the end of the 18th century, the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus depicts a mixture of both Victorian-Gothic and Indian styles of architecture. While the overall design is largely Victorian-Gothic, certain elements like the turrets and arches resemble that of a typical traditional Indian structure. Did you know that the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus is designated as well as an UNESCO World Heritage Site? It's not only a landmark as it is very functional, transporting over three million passenger every day, making it one of the busiest railway stations in the world. Children would enjoy the architectural beauty of the terminal and appreciate the peek into the daily lives of the locals.
    • Gateway of India - Another iconic monument in the city of Mumbai is the Gateway of India. Originally, the monument was built to commemorate the visit of both King George V and Queen Mary in the country during the year of 1911. The monument also served as a landmark for the independence of India, as this is the last place where the British troops were spotted prior to giving the country its much deserved independence. The design of the monument is largely Islamic, with elements of Hindu as well. When it is lit up during night time, the monument looks even more stunning, along with the backdrop of the coastline of Mumbai. It is a favourite hangout spot amongst locals and even families primarily because it is open all day and all night long, with a wide array of food stalls to keep one satisfied while enjoying the views.
    • Bandra Worli Sea Face - Connecting the city of Mumbai and the suburbs of Bandra is the Bandra Worli Sea Link. You can enjoy the view of this grand infrastructure from the Bandra Worli Sea Face, a very lively promenade overlooking the bridge and the sea. Some call this the lesser crowded version of the Marine Drive and so it's perfect for families. You can enjoy the cooler breeze here and have some local delicacy or tea along with the view. You can enjoy a casual stroll alongside the splashing waves, especially when it's night time and the whole city is lit amidst the darkness.
    • Dhobi Ghat - A place a bit different from the usual, a place you won't find elsewhere in the world, is the Dhobi Ghat. What exactly is the Dhobi Ghat? Well, it's a huge open-air laundromat, where locals wash linens, clothes and anything else for large companies. Here, children can enjoy the view of men beating clothes clean, hanging them dry in traditional clothes' lines and even of porters transporting the washed clothes and linens from here to their respective owners. Children would probably be amazed with this one-of-a-kind experience. You can watch the dhobis in action from a distance from the Maha Laxmi Railway Station itself or opt to get closer to the Dhobi Ghat, but then you'd have to pay an entry fee for that.
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    Dhobi Ghat (Image from Karthik Pasupathy)
    • Marine Drive - Last on this section is the Marine Drive, also known as the Queen's Necklace. Just in the year 2015, this landmark of the city celebrated its 100th year and locals relished in one of their most important attractions. Spread over three kilometres, the Marine Drive overlooks the Chowpatty Beach itself and remains open all day and all night long. It looks more beautiful during the night time though, when it assumes the designation of the Queen's Necklace, as the lights surrounding the promenade appear as pearls in the coastline. Restaurants line the southern end of the promenade too in case you and the little ones get hungry.
    Religious
    • Shree Siddhivinayak Temple - This is Mumbai's most popular temple, dedicated to Lord Ganesha. It might be a bit of a hassle to visit the place with kids due to the number of devotees visiting this temple everyday though. The best time to visit it is during the early morning when devotees are lesser and you can have a peaceful darshan. Also avoid Tuesdays and Saturdays when bringing children, as these days have the largest queues. Originally, the temple was built by Laxman Vithu Patil, commissioned by Deubai Patil, to help barren couples achieve a child. Fast forward to today, not only couples wanting to have a child visit the temple, but people from all walks of life who want to pay their respect to the Lord Ganesha. It is a fairly small temple, with a pure white facade and a golden spire at the top.
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    Shree Siddhivinayak Temple (Image from Rakesh)
    • ISKCON Temple - The ISKCON Temple of Mumbai is dedicated to Lord Krishna. It has a golden facade with intricate lattice works on the exterior. It is a huge complex, housing several sections like a housing quarter, library, prayer hall and even restaurants. Of special mention is the housing quarter of Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, the original founder of the ISKCON or Hare Krishna Movement. From here, you can view the personal items used by the founder during his lifetime. More than being a religious site, the ISKCON Temple of Mumbai would let the little ones take a glimpse of the history of the Hare Krishna Movement, one of the most important religious groups in India. Keep in mind that the temple remains close from 1:00 pm up to 4:30 pm daily.
    • Mount Mary Church - This church was just built about 100 years ago, although a smaller chapel was already in its location as early as the 16th century. It was destroyed though by the Muscat Arabs thereafter which led to the destruction of the original statue of the Our Lady of the Navigators here. You can still see the original statue here, although the right hand destroyed by the Arabs was replaced with an image of the baby Jesus. From the outside, the church has an apparent Victorian style of architecture, even the interiors are very elegant, with draping curtains and murals depicting scenes from the bible. Located upon a hillock, the church has picturesque views of the surrounding sea and city as well.
    Museums
    • Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum - One of India's most prominent freedom fighters, Mahatma Gandhi, spent some years of his life too in Mumbai. It was here in the Mani Bhavan that he used to sleep and plan his campaigns for freedom in. It has now been converted into a museum, depicting some personal mementoes from the freedom fighter's life. Spread over two levels, both the young ones and the older ones can gain insight of Gandhi's life and philosophy with a stroll within the house. The first floor has photographic exhibits of Gandhi, when he was younger and even when he was with other prominent individuals. The second floor depicts more scenes from Gandhi's life, even the day of his assassination, personal letters to other leaders and even personal items used by the freedom fighter. His ideals, especially him being a proponent of a violence-free independence, can all be understood when in this museum.
    • Nehru Science Centre and Planetarium - These attractions are located about three kilometres away from each other. Spend at least half a day to a day for each though to fully explore them. The Nehru Science Centre is an interesting attraction, as it aims to explain difficult science principles through interactive exhibits. There are even exhibits explaining how the different parts of the body work. The touch and feel area is definitely a crowd favourite as principles such as electricity and pain are explained. The Nehru Planetarium showcases the universe and all the other parts of it through models, pictures and charts. There is also a hall here were science shows are shown, the first one is at 1:30 pm (Hindi) and the second one is at 3:00 pm (English).
    • Prince of Wales Museum - The Prince of Wales Museum is also known as the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya. The building itself was built around the 16th century with an Indo-Saracenic style of architecture. Interestingly, this museum was once a hospital during the World War I and has now been converted into a museum of art, archeology and natural history. Spread over four floors, the museum can take around four hours or more to fully explore. The art section showcases paintings from various countries including miniature ones from different regions in India. The archaeology section showcases artefacts excavated around India, including ancient sculptures of Hindu deities. Finally, the natural history section is also fascinating as a collection of stuffed animals can be found here.
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    Prince of Wales Museum (Image from Jean Pierre Dalbera)
    • Red Carpet Wax Museum - Mumbai's very own version of the Madam Tussaud's Wax Museum is the Red Carpet Wax Museum. It's a fairly small museum located within the premises of the R City Mall. It won't take more than an hour to fully explore the place. For those with children, it's a fun and entertaining place to take a few selfies in. Some of the wax statues here are that of Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Bean), Lionel Messi and Michael Jackson. If ever you're in the vicinity, don't forget to visit this hidden gem of Mumbai.
    • Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum - Originally, this museum was known as the Victoria and Albert Museum, built around the end of the 18th century. This makes it Mumbai's oldest museum and even one of the oldest museums in the country itself. You can find the museum within the Mumbai Zoo, pretty easily at it stands out due to its colonial era style of architecture. Even the interiors depict that of the Victorian era, with highly ornamented ceilings and low hanging lamps. The museum is small though, can be completed in an hour or two. The first floor covers mostly Indian handicrafts, like potteries and housewares. Some of the exhibits here are that of an ancient Shiva craving on ivory and a teapot made of silver. The second floor focuses more on the history of Bombay, or Mumbai, from its people and fascinating practices back then.
    • RBI Monetary Museum - Last for this section is the RBI Monetary Museum, another interesting museum that children would enjoy. Aside from the exhibits showcasing coins from different eras, the museum also touches on the important parts of the Indian money and what they mean. Kids would be mesmerised with the collections of ancient coins here, reaching up to 10,000 in number. The evolution of money, from the usage of coins, into the usage of paper money can also be seen here. What's more, entry fee is free although cameras are not allowed within the museum.
    Beaches
    • Juhu Beach - This is probably Mumbai's most popular and crowded beach yet still deserves a spot on this list. While the water and shores of Juhu Beach are not as clean or as pristine, it is the city's most buzzing beach. There are tons of restaurants, food stalls and activities that you can find here. Though not suitable for swimming, the beach can be enjoyed for a simple picnic. Just bring your own blanket and enjoy the view of the sea along with the crowds who don't seem to falter in Juhu Beach. Children can run around, ride a horse or a camel, or enjoy any outdoor sports on the shores of the beach.
    • Chowpatty Beach - Chowpatty Beach is also one of Mumbai's most popular beaches. It is a favourite spot for hanging out though as it is very lively and vibrant, with tons of eateries and shops nearby. It has a long stretch of golden sands and water with mild waves, although not that suitable for swimming. After a tiring day of exploring the city, you can enjoy a nice sunset here, surrounded by the view of the sea and the locals enjoying the beach too.
    • Versova Beach - This beach is located on the southern part of Juhu Beach. What sets it apart is the presence of the kolis here, Mumbai's very own fishing community. If you go early in the morning, you can take a glimpse of the fishermen while they're gathering their catches for the day. Some beach shacks line the shores as well, wherein you can dine and enjoy the freshly cooked seafood dishes by the locals.
    • Aksa Beach - Aksa Beach is a bit further from the city centre of Mumbai, about 27 kilometres away. Its main feature though is that it is very serene as compared to the former beaches. For families, this beach is very suitable for swimming as it has clean shores and water. There are rock formations on the southern side of the beach which is a sight to see when the waves come crashing into them. Although dining options are lesser here, you can just bring your own snacks and beverage so that you can spend the entire day here.
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    Aksa Beach (Image from Wikimedia)
    • Gorai Beach - This beach can be accessed via ferry ride from Manori creek or even via road from Bhayander. As compared to the first two beaches, this is relatively cleaner and less crowded. However, it also has less dining options and activities. As such, it's a great getaway for families from Mumbai. The air is cleaner as the beach is surrounded by lush greenery. The sand is a bit on the darker side although suitable for strolling around still. The water has less waves and don't have much dirt unlike commercialised beaches. If you would mainly like to enjoy swimming, the Gorai Beach is a good option for you and your little ones.
    • Marve Beach - This beach can be accessed from a bus ride from the Malad Railway Station. The bus would drop you off at a location close to the beach from where you can ride an auto rickshaw to reach it directly. Usually, the southern point of the beach is used by tourists to ride a ferry to reach Essel World though. Unfortunately, this beach has strong undercurrents so swimming isn't permitted. It is mainly a fisherman's beach so you can enjoy the views of the fishermen gathering their catch during early morning here. Sunsets are also quite beautiful from here as it's very quiet and tranquil.
    • Uttan Beach - This beach is about 56 kilometres away from Mumbai proper. A largely underdeveloped beach, Uttan Beach has retained its pristine beauty despite all these years. Mainly, fishing communities can be found in the beach, instead of tourists or locals. It has a small sandy shore connected to a rocky shore with clean water. Swimming can be a bit dangerous though as there are pieces of sharp objects under the water. Sunsets are quite stunning here though and it's the perfect place for a quiet lunch or snack with your loved ones.
    • Dana Paani Beach - This is about 40 kilometres away from Mumbai proper. This is also an underdeveloped beach without any tourist infrastructures at all. The breathe of fresh air is refreshing though, especially coming from the busy city life. You can enjoy the serenity here although you need to bring snacks and beverages to thoroughly enjoy your stay.
    Parks
    • Shivaji Park - This is one of Mumbai's most popular hang out places, where you can spot a number of people playing cricket at any time of the day. But aside from cricket, the park also has numerous food stalls, play areas and open spaces where the younger and older ones can stay in. During early mornings, it's not uncommon to spot locals exercising, jogging or running around too. Early afternoons are mainly for the younger groups of friends who hang out in the park. Weekends are mainly for families who decide to spend their time bonding in the park.
    • Central Park - Central Park is located in Navi Mumbai, a bit further from the city centre of Mumbai. The park is spread over a large expanse of land, with several sections such as an amphitheatre, amusement park, play grounds and cricket grounds. The park isn't fully completed yet and when it is, it is supposed to be the largest park in all of Asia. As of now, it is a favourite amongst families as they can escape the hustle and bustle of Mumbai just by reaching this park. If you're lucky, you might be able to watch a free concert here, as this park is usually the venue for that. Oh, did I mention that entry here is free as well?
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    Central Park (Image from Wikimedia)
    • Priyadarshini Park - Priyadarshini Park is next on the list, a multi-faceted park in the city itself. If your family is very health-conscious or involved in a lot of sports, the Priyadarshini Park can cater to your needs. A wide array of facilities is available here, all for free. You can utilise the walking or jogging track, cycling track or dog track. There are also some paid facilities like the tennis court, basketball court and aerobics area which the older ones can enjoy. While this is not touted as a tourist attraction, for those spending lots of time in Mumbai, you can spend some leisurely time here in order to get your health on check.
    • Kamala Nehru Park - This park is located in the Malabar Hill area of Mumbai. It is smaller as compared to the other parks and mainly caters to families with very small children. A prime attraction here is the Shoe House, a structure taken from the popular nursery rhyme 'The Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe.' Children below the age of two can climb to the top of the shoe and enjoy being photographed in. The park also has several play areas with swings, slides and see-saws. The lush greenery enveloping the place is an added attraction which is why this park is preferred by families as well.
    • Maharashtra Nature Park - Another enjoyable place for kids is the Maharashtra Nature Park. This one is under the radar of most tourists as it is very unassuming, located on the busy streets of Sion. Did you know that this park was once just a dumping ground for garbage? Under the help and supervision of Dr. Salim Ali and the World Wildlife Fund, it was converted into a thriving wildlife area, right at the heart of Mumbai. It has an assortment of rare species of plants, along with animals such as snakes and insects such as butterflies. For those who have extra time in their hands, this is an underrated attraction that is a must visit when in Mumbai.
    • Hanging Gardens - This garden is also known as the Pherozeshah Mehta Gardens and is located close to the Kamala Nehru Park. This garden though was built around a water reservoir, with the main aim of protecting the tank. It is pretty small and overlooks the sea so worth a visit for those close to the area. You can combine a trip for the Hanging Gardens and the Kamala Nehru Park in one day. There's not much that you can do here though as compared to the previous parks.
    • Rock Garden - The Rock Garden in Nerul in Navi Mumbai is mainly aimed for children. It was setup amidst the natural rock formations here, with additions of a toy train and some play areas. There are also some sculptures of animals and lush greenery around. Entry is very minimal at Rs. 5 and there's usually not many people here aside from a few families. A few water bodies add to the charm of the garden too. Kids specially enjoy the toy train that goes round the garden although it has been under repair for a few months now.
    • Horniman Circle Garden - A garden surrounded by some of the most prominent buildings of Mumbai, that is the Horniman Circle Garden. It is located amidst the south of Mumbai, encircled by the Victorian era buildings. This garden was also built by the British during their reign in the city. It is an attraction in itself as you get to see the different colonial era building amidst a wonderfully planned garden. Don't forget to click pictures as everything here is worthy of being posted on social media accounts. Even the Asiatic Society of Mumbai is located close to the circle.
    Nature and Wildlife
    • Powai Lake - In the midst of the chaotic city, who knew that such a serene and tranquil place exists? The Powai Lake is an artificial lake built around the end of the 18th century by the British. From a distance, you can view the mountains amidst the beautiful lake. But from another point, skyscrapers would greet you. This contrast is quite apparent in Mumbai and embodies the main irony of the city. Nearby the lake, there's a small children's park that you and the little ones can visit. Boating though is temporarily banned due to drowning incidents that happened lately.
    • Sewri Jetty - Sewri Jetty is the only place in Mumbai where you can spot a huge number of flamingos, hence its other name is the Flamingo Point. During the migratory season of winter, from December until February, your chances of spotting them are higher. Both the lesser flamingo and the greater flamingo can be found in abundance in the jetty. If you're wondering why the flamingos flock to this point, it's because they are attacrted to the marshy soils and algae in the water of the jetty. Other bird species that you can spot here are the herons, storks, greater-spotted eagles and black-bellied terns. While birds can be spotted all throughout the day, early morning, from 6:00 am to 10:00, am is the best time as the skies are clearer.
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    Sewri Jetty (Image from Urbz)
    • Sanjay Gandhi National Park - One of the few national parks located within a city itself is the Sanjay Gandhi National Park of Mumbai. There are daily wildlife safaris conducted by the management. Of course, wildlife spotting here isn't as authentic as other wildlife parks as most of the wild animals, the tigers and lions, are within enclosed cages. However, the experience can be fun for the little ones especially if they haven't tried such an activity before. Plus, after seeing most of the buildings of the city, it's nice to encounter some greenery when you visit the national park. Other animals residing in the park are chitals, bonnet macaques, sambars and grey langurs.
    • Mumbai Zoo - One of India's oldest zoos, the Mumbai Zoo, also known as the Veermata Jijabai Udyan, is another must visit attraction in the city. For those with children, the zoo offers the opportunity of wildlife spotting without the hassle of a safari ride or even higher entry fees. The animals in the zoo are not that varied though, but you can spot animals like pythons, elephants, monkeys, hippopotamuses, deers and a few more. Since the entry fee is very minimal, at Rs. 5 for adults and Rs. 2 for children, it's a good place to add in your itinerary if you intend to stay for more than a few days in Mumbai.
    • Taraporewala Aquarium - Last for this section is the Taraporewala Aquarium, located close to the Marine Drive in Mumbai. The aquarium is fairly small, with just a few tanks featuring several colourful fishes and turtles. For young children though, the attraction can be fun especially as they roam around and interact with the aquatic animals. But for those with older children, the attraction might not spark their interest too much. Entry fee is just at Rs. 60 for Indians but cameras are not allowed inside the aquarium.
    Caves
    • Kanheri Caves - The Kanheri Caves are a collection of Buddhist rock-cut caves built around the first century BC, located about five kilometres into the Sanjay Gandhi National Park. Many tour companies offer private tours of the caves or you can also opt to trek to reach the caves from the national park's entrance. There are over 100 caves to explore which can give you a glimpse of the Buddhist era. Most of the caves served as resting places for the monks though so they're not as intricately carved as you would expect. Some of the caves are larger, which meant they were more for worship, also called as chaityas. Most caves also have an underground water tank from which the monks used to get water from. There are a few murals of Buddha too but some are not completed, along with a few sculptures that are quite elaborate.
    • Mahakali Caves - Another Buddhist rock-cut cave but this time located in the suburbs of Andheri is the Mahakali Caves. Compared to the previous caves, this is relatively small with just about 19 caves in the premises. It is also not as known as the former and also less maintained. Built around the first century to the sixth century BCE, these caves also represent the Buddhist era of Mumbai. The caves were cut out from basalt rock, most of which were also resting places for monks although one of the caves is a chaitya. Images of Lord Buddha on some parts of caves can also be seen.
    • Elephanta Caves - The Elephanta Caves is approachable by a one-hour ferry ride from the Gateway of India. Designated as an UNESCO World Heritage Site, you cannot miss this attraction when in Mumbai. The Elephanta Caves are a set of Hindu and Buddhist rock-cut caves, built around the 5th to 8th centuries. Once you arrive in Elephanta Island, you need to trek uphill to reach the caves proper. There are seven caves in total but the main cave is the most interesting one. It has many sculptures of Shiva along with other deities. Spot the bullet holes around, marks of the Portuguese rule when they decided to use these caves as target practice grounds.
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    Elephanta Caves (Image from Andy Hay)
    Theme Parks
    • Essel World - Essel World is India's largest theme park, comprising of both an amusement park and a water park. You can ride a ferry from Gorai Creek or Marve Beach that will take you to the entrance of the Essel World. From the entrance, you can ride a toy train that will take you either to the amusement park or water park. The amusement park has an assortment of adult rides, kiddie rides and family rides so that the whole family can enjoy their stay here. Kiddie rides include a carousel, a mini go kart, a toy train, a boat ride and many more. The water park, Asia's largest water park, also has several sections suitable for both kids and adults. A variety of slides, water rides and even a drifting river can be enjoyed by the whole family. You can buy a ticket for just the amusement park or the water park or even both.
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    Essel World (Image from Wikipedia)
    • Adlabs Imagica - About an hour away from Mumbai proper is Khopoli, where the Adlabs Imagica can be found. This is an all-in-one destination as it has an amusement park, a water park and even a snow park within its premises. Much like the former, the amusement park has suitable rides for children and adults, even for the thrill-seekers. Of course, ever present rides for the kids are a carousel, mini ferris wheel, mini cars and merry go round. The water park is quite huge too divided into several sections. The Pirate Bay is the children's favourite as it has mini slides and water toys that they can enjoy. And finally, to combat the heat of Mumbai, venture into the Snow Park of the theme park. Here, you can play with snow, enjoy tobogganing and indulge in many more winter only activities.
    • Film City - Recently, Mumbai's pride, the Bollywood Film City, was opened for tourism. Of course, it's another must add in your itinerary for the prospect of rubbing shoulders with any Bollywood actor or even just spotting them from a distance. The tour of the film city is interesting too as you are driven through the different sets of your favourite movies. You would also be taken to the post-production areas like the dubbing and recording studio, where you get to feel like real stars as you dub some of Bollywood's famous lines. If your little one enjoys Bollywood, then why not surprise him or her with a tour of the Film City when you're in Mumbai.
    Games
    • Kidzania Mumbai - A place suitable for children of all ages is the Kidzania Mumbai. Kidzania has many branches around the globe and they know all too well what kids want and enjoy. It's a place where kids can truly be immersed into fun activity. Does your kid dream of being a fire fighter? Well, in Kidzania, they don't only dress up as a fire fighter, they also get to spray water into real fire. Maybe your kid dreams of being a pilot, well here, they can actually role-play being a pilot, complete with a mini airplane and his very own set of cabin crew. There's even a Bollywood actor's academy here where children can perform and showcase their talents in acting and dancing. There are many more activities that your children can enjoy here but allot at least a whole day for them to access most of the activities and facilities.
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    Kidzania (Image from Kidzania Journal)
    • Smaaash - For those with older children, Smaaash might be more fit for them. Smaaash is located in the Kamala Mills Compound of Lower Parel in Mumbai. It has many sections that the older children, teens if you may, would enjoy. A full bowling alley lit under UV light which is a different experience in itself. Or how about their indoor cricket simulator and virtual reality simulator. Other attractions like the Smart Arcade and Extreme Interactive Theatre can also be enjoyed by your teens. Paintball and Sky Carting are fit for those who seek some more adrenaline rush. Last, the whole family can enjoy playing with snow in Smaaash's very own snow park.
    Cultural
    • National Centre for Performing Arts Mumbai - Want to expose your child to the local art and music of Mumbai? Why not try letting them watch a show in the National Centre for Performing Arts in the city? Established in the year 1986, the centre has been the venue for many musical, dance, theatrical and film performances since then. It has a number of theatres, each unique and caters to a different performance. And although it has a long history behind it, the centre is constantly renovated to cater to the modern world, thereby giving it an edge when it comes to other entertainment centres in the city. Musical and orchestra performances here are especially good as the acoustics are more focused and intense.
    • Prithvi Theatre - For the budding artists of Mumbai, the Prithvi Theatre is one of their most important starting points. There are local plays that are usually held in this theatre. This theatre was first established by Prithvi Raj Kapoor and later, bought by his family whom thankfully, expanded the theatre into what it is today. It is mainly an experimental theatre, where different kinds of performances can be found. There are monologues, dramas, musicals, whatever you might think of. If your little one is a budding artist too, he or she might find the Prithvi Theatre as fascinating.
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    Prithvi Theatre (Image from Prithvi)

    Conclusion

    Mumbai can be an enjoyable city too for the little ones. As long as you have this guide in your hands, you can explore the city without worrying about the kid's interest factor. Make their trip as varied as possible, including a little bit of everything that Mumbai has to offer. The vibrant city of Mumbai is not only for the grown-ups, as long as you know which places cater to the needs of the children here. I hope this helps you and enjoy sightseeing around Mumbai!
     

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