Temple Tour

Royal Bombay Tour offers Temple Tours packages; where you will be taken to places, where Mumbaikars [people of Mumbai are lovinly called "Mumbaikars"] go, to seek divine intervention and blessings.

People from all over India stay in Mumbai, this huge diversity is apparent in existence of various beautiful temples, glorious mosques, serene churches, elegant synagogues and other various places of worship. You will be fascinated to see how people pray and the variety of rituals they perform in temples, churches and mosques. No matter how fast-paced the lives of Mumbaikars are, they will always find time to visit Mumbai's religious places.

During the tour, our guide will comprehensively brief you about the history and story of the temples, mosque, church and synagogue.

Duration of tour: 3 - 4 hours
Number of people: 1 - 3
Price: 6200 INR
ON REQUEST

Mahalaxmi Temple

Mahalaxmi Temple is a very popular hindu temple in Mumbai, dedicated to the goddess of wealth and prosperity. The temple was built in 1831. Inside the temple there are idols of three deities of the goddesses Mahalakshmi, Mahakali and Mahasaraswati. A large number of devotees throng the temple on Friday to offer prayers.The Mahalaxmi temple is not only constructed exquisitely but is also sited beside the ocean, which makes it visually appealing.

Mumbadevi Temple

Mumbadevi Temple is one of the oldest temples in Mumbai, dedicated to the goddess Mumbā. The temple was built in 1675.Located in busy area called bhuleshwar in South Mumbai. It is situated in the heart of the steel and clothing markets. Mumbadevi Temple is a sacred pilgrimage spot and place of worship for Hindus.

The name Mumbai, is derived from the name of goddess "Mumbā". It is popurarly belief among devotees that those who seek her divine favour are never disappointed.

Jain Temple

Mumbai has one of the largest populations of Jains amongst all the cities in India, and also has numerous Jain temples. Most famous is the Babu Amichand Panalal Adishwarji Jain Temple, Walkeshwar (Malabar Hill). Built in 1904, it is adorned with colorful ornate sculptures and painting. The temple is dedicated to Lord Adishwar (also known as Rushabhdev), the first of 24 Jain "Tirthankaras" (omniscients).

Haji Ali Mosque

Haji Ali Dargah is one of the most popular religious places in Mumbai, constructed in year 1431, it is visited by people of all religions. It is a mosque and dargah (tomb) situated about 500 yards from the Mumbai shoreline in the middle of the Arabian Sea. It houses the tomb of the Muslim Saint Pir Haji Ali Shah Bukhari (R.A.). The walk way for Haji Ali mosque gets submerged during high tide and is only accessible during low tide.

St. Thomas Church

St. Thomas Cathedral in Mumbai, was built in 1718. It is the first Anglican church in Mumbai. The church was constructed to provide a moral foundation for the growing British settlement. Mumbai's "Churchgate" area derived its name from the gate in the Fort, built by the British East India Company, to protect their settlement, that was the entrance to the church. St. Thomas who was one of the 12 Disciples of Christ and was the Apostle to India.

Synagogue

A synagogue is a Jewish house of prayer. Magen David is the oldest synagogue in Mumbai, dating back to 1796. It is also called the "Gate of Mercy Synagogue" or "Shaar Harahamim" in Hebrew .The synagogue was built in 1796 by Samaji Hasaji Divekar (also known as Samuel Ezekiel), a Bene Israeli, near Esplanade in South Mumbai.