Top 9 Must Visit Temples in Mumbai

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Famous Temples in Mumbai

Mumbai is the most populous city in India and is also named an alpha world city by the Globalization and World Cities Study Group. It also has the highest number of millionaires and billionaires in the country and is home to three UNESCO World Heritage Sites :- the Elephanta Caves, Chattrapati Shivaji Terminus and the city’s ensemble of Victorian and Art Deco Buildings. It also is the financial, commercial and entertainment capital of India and is home to some of the great temples in the country.

Also See: Bangalore Shiva Temples List | Bangalore Jain Temples List 


8 Famous Temples in Mumbai

1. Siddhivinayak Temple

It is one of the most renowned temples of India, let alone Mumbai, and draws approximately 25,000 people daily. It was built in the 19th century and the presiding deity is Lord Ganesha. The wooden doors and the gold plates on the roof of the sanctorum complement the symmetry of the temple very well.

Siddhivinayak-Temple

  • Distance From City: 13.2 km
  • Temple Timings:   5:30 am to 10:00 pm
  • Main Gods Worshipped: Murugan
  • Time Taken: 3-4 hour
  • How to Reach: Nearest Railway Station: Dadar Railway Station |Nearest Airport: Chattrapati Shivaji International Airport

2. Mumbadevi Temple

It was built in 1675 by the native Koi Fisherman and is dedicated to goddess Mumba. Her idol in the temple is made of black stone and has a bright orange shade on the face. It stands out among all other as it is decked with a stunning crown and necklace.

Mumbadevi-Temple

  • Distance From City: 19.5 km
  • Temple Timings:  6:00 am to 12:00 pm, 4:00 pm to 9:00pm
  • Main Gods Worshipped: Murugan
  • Time Taken: 2-3 hours
  • How to Reach: Nearest Railway Station: Marine Lines Railway Station |Nearest Airport: Cattrapati Shivaji International Airport

3. Iskcon Temple

It was established in 1978 by Acharya Bhaktivedanta in 1978 and is known for hosting religious functions throughout the year. The main structure is built with spotless marble and is full of intricate paintings that beautiful compliment its neat architectural design.

Iskcon-Temple

  • Distance From City: 10.8 km
  • Temple Timings:  4:30 am to 1:00 p.m, 4:30 pm to 9 pm
  • Main Gods Worshipped: Murugan
  • Time Taken: 3-4 hours
  • How to Reach: Nearest Railway Station: Mahalaxmi Railway Station |Nearest Airport: Chattrapati Shivaji International Airport

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Also See: Karnataka Shiva Temples List


4. Mahalakshmi Temple

It is dedicated to the goddess of wealth Lakshmi and also has shrines for Goddess Kali and Saraswati. It’s Navratri and Diwali celebrations are grand and visited by devotees from around the world. The three statues are covered in gold bangles, pearl necklaces and striking nose rings.

Mahalakshmi-Temple

  • Distance From City: 18.8 km
  • Temple Timings:  6:00 am to 10:00 pm
  • Main Gods Worshipped: Murugan
  • Time Taken: 2-3 hours
  • How to Reach: Nearest Railway Station: Mahalaxmi Railway Station |Nearest Airport: Chattrapati Shivaji International Airport

5. BabulnathTemple

It was built in the 12th Century and idols inside were discovered and the temple was renovated in the 17th Century. The presiding deity is Lord Shiva and there is a unique idol of him in the form of a Babul tree. It is built at a height of 1000 feet and with its white marble is strikingly similar to Mount Kailash.

BabulnathTemple

  • Distance From City: 18.8 km
  • Temple Timings:  6:00 am to 10:00 pm
  • Main Gods Worshipped: Murugan
  • Time Taken: 2-3 hours
  • How to Reach: Nearest Railway Station:Charni Road Railway Station |Nearest Airport: Chattrapati Shivaji International Airport

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6. Babu Amichand Panalal Adhishwarji Jain Temple

It was built in 1904 and belongs toShwetambarsect of Jainism. It is famous for its carving work and beautiful paintings. The presiding deity is Adiswarji, the first tirthankara of Jainism and the temple has a white idol of him. It also has shrines and idols of Lord Ganesha, Goddess Pamavati andGhantakaran Mahavir.

Babu-Amichand-Panalal-Adhishwarji-Jain-Temple

  • Distance From City: 28.4 km
  • Temple Timings:5:00 am to 9:00 pm
  • Main Gods Worshipped: Murugan
  • Time Taken: 2-3 hours
  • How to Reach: Nearest Railway Station: Mumbai Central Railway Station |Nearest Airport: Chattrapati Shivaji International Airport

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7. Ayappa Temple

The presiding deity is Lord Ayappa and the temple was rebuilt in 1980 on the ruins of an older temple which was destroyed by invaders many years ago. It is situated on a small hill with a stream flowing nearby which enhances its beauty.

Ayappa-Temple

  • Distance From City: 17.6 km
  • Temple Timings :4:45 am to 11 am, 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Main Gods Worshipped: Murugan
  • Time Taken: 1-2 hours
  • How to Reach: Nearest Railway Station:Goregaon Railway Station |Nearest Airport: Chattrapati Shivaji International Airport

8. Walkeshwar Temple

According to sources, Lord Ram stopped here on his way to Lanka and the Shiva lings which are inside the temple  were made by Lord Laxmana himself using sand. It is famous for its fractal design which accentuates it’s features and beauty.

Walkeshwar-Temple

  • Distance From City: 29.2 km
  • Temple Timings : 6:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Main Gods Worshipped: Murugan
  • Time Taken: 1-2 hours
  • How to Reach: Nearest Railway Station: Grant Road Railway Station |Nearest Airport: Chattrapati Shivaji International Airport

Do check out the different RedBus offers to get tickets at discounted prices. Book tickets through RedBus online booking service where you can get tickets at affordable prices. Don’t forget to use RedBus offer codes while booking tickets to get cashbacks and discounts. We wish you a happy travel!


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