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26 Ways To Enjoy Mumbai Without Going Broke

Baby, I don't need Rupee bills to have fun in Mumbai.

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1. Take the BEST bus trip from Colaba to Borivali for only ₹120 if you want a sightseeing overdose, and still not get tired.

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It shall pass by Mukesh Ambani’s Antilla; the Bandra-Worli Sea link; the fancy Air Traffic Control (ATC) tower, and a whole lot of other interesting places.

2. Absorb old-world Bombay in and around the Fort area or lounge on the steps of the Asiatic Society Library.

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3. Foodgasms can be availed at numerous Khau Gallis of Mumbai — Ghatkopar, Carter Road, Mahim and more.

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4. Space out on a ferry ride from Gateway of India to Alibaug for as less as ₹50.

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5. Melancholically gaze at the sea while sitting at Bandstand, Carter Road, Marine Drive or Worli Sea Face.

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6. Experience hill station vibes at the Hanging Gardens of Malabar Hill.

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8. Wildlife enthusiasts can take a trip to Sanjay Gandhi National Park for a tryst with nature.

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9. Or if you're unable to spot any exotic animals at the national park, an easier re-route would be to the Byculla zoo.

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11. Get your fill of vintage pieces and baubles at Chor Bazaar.

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12. Get pumped on an early morning run on Marine Drive...

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13. Or execute a heritage walk all by yourself. South Bombay will transport you back to the 1930s.

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14. Lose yourself at an incredible qawwali music session at the Haji Ali Dargah.

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15. Chill while watching a game of cricket being played at the Oval Maidan.

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16. Check out the "maal" on Colaba Causeway, Linking Road, Crawford Market and Irla.

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18. Search for beauty among the ruins at Vasai Fort.

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19. Catch a movie at an old-time cinema hall that has still resisted the onslaught of multiplexes.

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20. Stop for a screening of Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge for just ₹25 at Maratha Mandir Cinema.

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21. Take a literal map to the stars, and end up gawking at your fav stars' abodes.

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22. Or pretend to be a connoisseur of finer things by visiting the Prince of Wales Museum and Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum.

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23. Find calmness and sincerity among people who come in to drop a prayer at the Mount Mary Church, Bandra. Apart from that, there is the Gloria Church, St. Michael's Church and St. Thomas Cathedral that you can consider too.

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24. Put your art aficionado on display at the Jehangir Art Gallery or the Piramal Art Gallery.

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25. Partake in an Irani chai alongside a bun maska at one of the many Parsi cafes like Kyani & Co. or Cafe Military.

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26. And absolutely don't forget to take an early morning tour on a rented bicycle. One can start from Kailash Parbat in Colaba and go all the way to the docks. Hourly rates start at ₹50.

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