Bandra in West Mumbai is one of the most exclusive localities in the country. It is split into West Bandra and East Bandra by a local railway line, with the western side being developed into a posh neighbourhood. The area is the centre for the Bollywood industry and is home to a number of celebrities. The locality is about 18 km from the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and about 9 km from the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. Some of Bandra’s neighbouring localities include Santacruz, Dharavi, Khar, Mahim, Kurla and Vile Parle. Bandra is connected to the rest of the city with an extensive network of buses, autorickshaws and taxis. There is no shortage of hotels in Bandra with the number of accommodation options catering to the different needs of travellers here. There are a number of five-star hotels and posh service apartments here for those who are willing to spend. If you’re on a budget, there are a number of comfortable 2-star, 3-star, business and budget hotels available here. For a comfortable stay that guarantees value for money, opt for one of the Treebo Hotels near Bandra. Bandra has a rich history, being under the rule of the Silhara Dynasty and later the British East India Company. Discover its history by visiting the Mount Mary Church, the Bandra Lake, the Bandra Fort, Colonial-era bungalows, the Bandstand Promenade, and Carter Road Promenade. Pick up a few souvenirs in markets on Linking Road and Hill Road in the Bandra area. For a bit of entertainment and more shopping, head to Link Square Mall, High-Street Phoenix, and Trios the Fashion Mall. Bandra is filled with numerous upscale and tiny eateries. For a bite or hearty meal, head to Candies, the Village Shop, the Boston Cupcakery, Poetry by Love and Cheesecake, Star Anise Patisserie, Sushi Koi, Francesco’s Pizzeria, Oye Kiddan, Sheesha, Corniche, and Su Casa. Experience Mumbai’s nightlife at Magazine, Nerve, the Junkyard Cafe, Drop, and Casa Vito Bar.
What are the some of the must-see places in Bandra?
Asked by Lohit, 04-02-2018
Bandra-Worli Sea Link, Bandra Fort, Jogger's Park, Mount Mary Church and Bandstand Promenade are some of must-see landmarks in Bandra.
Response by Treebo Mumbai Team, 04-02-2018