Bandstand PromenadeAt the very heart of Bandstand is Bandstand Promenade, a kilometer long walkway along the Arabian Sea and is beautiful to say the least. On one end Promenade obviously faces the ever beautiful Arabian Sea and at other end overlooks the trendy skyscraper buildings. With such contrasting world of scenic nature and urban dwelling flocking at two extremes, walking or merely standing on Bandstand Promenade will make you feel you’ve arrived in different world altogether.
Everyday hordes & hordes of Mumbai citizens rush to Bandstand Promenade only to relish & feel this out-of-the-world feeling. Here people jog, walk, come with their loved ones & have a blast, smack up the paani puris & other junk foods at innumerable food stalls or simple gaze at the ever vivacious Arabian Sea. All in all, Bandstand Promenade is oasis of fun & recreation.
Official Residence of Bollywood
The superstar’s bungalow needless to say is breathtakingly beautiful, but the only dampener is that it is guarded by gigantic gate which prevents the view of this bungalow. Nonetheless, standing in front of one of India’s biggest superstar’s bungalow is in itself a lifetime opportunity that shouldn’t be missed at all if you’re planning to visit Bandstand.
And just few minutes walking distance from Shahrukh Khan’s Mannat is Salman Khan’s residence, Galaxy apartment. There are other Bollywood stars too staying at Bandstand, but it is Shahrukh’s Mannat and Salman’s Galaxy which are real crowd puller and major tourist attraction.
Bandstand: Mumbai’s Lovers PointFor young lovebirds of Mumbai, Bandstand is literally like a divine place. Everyday hordes & hordes of young and teenage love couples rush to Bandstand only for the pleasure of romancing besides the beautiful Arabian Sea. In fact, spending some romantic moments besides Bandstand’s Arabian Sea is something that Mumbai’s every young lover craves & dreams about.
Tourist Attractions at Bandstand
Mount Mary Church: This is one of the most sacred religious destinations of Mumbai. In fact it is so sacred that not just Christians but people from other faiths too visit this church to seek the blessings of Mother Marry. Besides, it is the most popular and visited church of Mumbai.
Bandra Fort: This is a historical fort built by Portuguese in 1640 when Mumbai was under Portuguese rule. Although today fort is in a very ruined condition, it is still worth visiting for its historical value. Besides, many Bollywood blockbusters and classics films like Dil Chahta Hai, Buddha Mil Gaya and Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na have been shot at this place.
How to Reach BandstandBandstand is located at the very heart of Bandra – queen of suburbs. It is located approximately 3 kms away from Bandra Railway Station. You’ll have to get down at Bandra west & not east. From Bandra railway station there are nonstop auto rickshaws and Best buses for Bandstand all throughout the day.
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