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Escaping from Mumbai's rush to Jawhar's serenity? Make way for THESE 5 activities when here!

Whenever possible, we jump on an opportunity to get away from the city rush because even though the bustle is what fills our stomachs, only a remote location in the hills can feed our souls. Mumbai offers plenty of such getaway locales in and around its vicinity but very few, like the one we have for you today!

Lying about 140 km from Mumbai in the lap of Sahyadri Range, is the quaint little hill station of Jawhar, which will surely account for a fun-filled yet relaxing weekend. Consequently, we have added 5 activities that you can partake in when here, to shoo away monotony and welcome a fresh change! So add Jawhar to the list of places that you are planning to visit after the pandemic settles and don't forget to bookmark this article right away

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THIS ancient Japanese temple in Mumbai is a sanctum for people of all ethnicities!

An oasis of calm amidst the cacophony of city life, Nipponzan Myohoji is popularly known as the oldest and the only surviving Japanese temple in Mumbai. Spread over an area of almost 820 square km, this temple belongs to the order of Nichiren Buddhism and it was established by Nichidatsu Fujii, a Japanese monk. With links to more than a 700-year-old prophecy, this Buddhist temple exudes an enigmatic aura that is definitely worth the experience!

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A jewel gracing the shoreline of Mumbai, Queen's Necklace dazzles amid the brightest in the city

Right from Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi to Lage Raho Munna Bhai, Marine Drive has been immortalised by the Hindi cinema industry and why not?! A sheer spectacle of beauty, driving along this treasured pathway at night can give you the feel of travelling across foreign locations, such as Hong Kong or Singapore. The dazzling lights that illuminate the Marine Drive during the night justify the moniker attached to it- Queen's Necklace. Let's explore the details of this spectacular coastal promenade which attracts tourists from all over the world!

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A quintessential Mumbai evening is incomplete without a visit to the regal Gateway of India

Featuring in some extraordinarily beautiful films like Wake up Sid and Bombay, the Gateway of India is a jewel on the dazzling map of Mumbai. Whenever we come across this enormous edifice while at Apollo Bandar in Colaba, we often notice people glancing at this beauty with eyes full of admiration and cotton candies in their hands! Needless to say, a trip to Mumbai is incomplete without heading to the majestic Gateway of India but for now, take up this virtual tour and bookmark this article.

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THESE 7 cemeteries are a true reflection of Mumbai's long-standing cosmopolitan culture

A place set apart for the entombment of the dead, cemeteries are much more than burial grounds- they are a reflection of aesthetic considerations, religious beliefs and social attitudes, among other things. Chronicling the multi-cultural communities and diverse faiths that have lived in Mumbai for centuries, the cemeteries of this city tell tales of a forgotten past with their historical connotations and architectural intricacies. So move beyond the notion that death and beauty are incompatible as you tag along with us on a virtual exploration of these 7 cemeteries!

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