A Private Guided Mumbai Temple Tour

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The tour starts with the guests being picked up at your hotel in Mumbai where our guide will meet the guest and take them on this religious tour.

Siddhivinayak temple is one of the most famous and richest temples in Mumbai and is dedicated to Lord Ganesh. The shrine dates back to the 18th century and it is believed that the idol of Lord Ganesh grants wishes and self-manifested. The next stop is the Mahalaxmi Temple which is one of the oldest temples of Mumbai is dedicated to Goddess Mahalaxmi also known as the goddess of wealth. The trifecta of goddess Laxmi, Kali and Saraswati are worshipped here and a large number of worshipers visit here throughout the year. Our guide will lead you to these temples and explain the importance of the deities in the Hindu religion.

Next visit, Babulnath temple, which is an amazing piece of architecture dedicated to Lord Shiva. The interiors of the temple give an illusion of mount Kailash. It is believed to be built in the 12th century by the Hindu King Bhimdev and eventually buried and lost over time. The temple was rediscovered when five idols were dug out, of these idols the idols of Lord Shiva, Parvati, Ganesh, hanuman are in the temple but the fifth was immersed in water as it was broken.

Sri Sri Radha Gopinath Iskcon Temple is located near Juhu beach. These 100 feet marble dooms fills you up with positive energy and leaves you you’re your senses calmed down. There are an auditorium, a restaurant, and a bakery to serve the tourists and pilgrims. Walkeshwar temple or the Banaganga temple is an ancient temple and has gained popularity among pilgrims. It is a beautiful piece of architecture and is believed to be built 1000 years ago. The legend says that the temple was built by Lord Rama during his conquest to save his wife Sita. He built the Shivlinga out sand and hence the temple got its name as walkeshwar or Valukaishwar means the sands of God. It is also famously known as the Banganga Temple. Our Guide will help our guests take beautiful pictures at this site.

 Babu Amichand Panalal Adishwarji Jain temple or commonly known as Walkeshwar Jain temple or Derasar Mandir is a religious temple of the Jain community located in Walkeshwar. The temple is a pilgrimage spot for the Jains. It was built in 1904 and is dedicated to Lord Adishwar, the first of 24 Jain Tirthankaras. The edifice is very large and contains idols of Arihant's and tableaux of scenes from Jain scriptures.

Haji Ali or Dargah was built in the 19th century. The floating Dargah is an Indo Islamic pilgrim site that houses the tomb of Pir Haji Ali Shah Bukhari. This complex has a mosque, Dargah and a sanatorium reflecting the Indo Islamic and Mughal architecture. It can be visited only during low tides and hence an offshore location has also been set up near Mahalaxmi racecourse. The guests can ask our guide for any additional information required.

Finally, the Basilica of Our Lady of the Mount, locally known as Mount Mary Church. It’s a Roman Catholic Basilica located in Bandra. The basilica stands 80 meters above the sea level, on a hillock. The shrines attract lakhs of devotees annually.

Price/Pax Rs 1386