About Girgaum Chowpatty

Chowpatty Beach is not only one of the most popular beaches in Mumbai and is also crowded to capacity. This beach is famous for its various eateries and delicacies. The beach is most crowded during the evenings and is open to the public at all times. You will notice there are many activities performed here to entertain the crowds. A visit to this splendid beach will leave you feeling peaceful and calm. This place is not only famous for the above-mentioned things, but it also holds a special place in peoples’ hearts because it is used at the time of Ganesh Chaturthi for the immersion of the idol of Lord Ganesha. It’s a century-old ritual which people follow here in India Mumbai. Its a retreat from a tedious routine for many of Mumbaikars watching the sunset for this is a sight worth seeing. You will find different vendors selling balloons, toys and local dishes such as spicy raw mango, roasted peanuts and Mumbai fast-food (or chaats). Many visitors flock here to visit this beach and experience the peaceful and serene atmosphere. People come here with their friends and families to spend several hours it can also be called as a relaxing spot. A stroll on Mumbai's Chowpatty Beach will guarantee you an experience of a lifetime.


 

Must See

Beach

Various food stalls around.

How to reach

Chowpatty Beach is well-connected by roads. You can easily hire a taxi from the city to reach the beach. Many local buses are also available if you are traveling on the roads. 
Churchgate Station is the closest railway station to Chowpatty Beach. From Churchgate station, you need to take a local train. You can easily walk it up to Charni Road and from there you will find it such a pleasant walk especially during evening time to walk and watch everything around.

Tips

 

  • Washrooms are available at an entry of this beach.
  • People, who visit Chowpatty Beach, can amuse themselves by different types of activities that go especially during evenings like watching monkeys dancing on the beach, etc. 
  • Snake-charmers entertain the people around them with their antics. This is also an enjoyable activity. 
  • Fortune-tellers also capture the attention of people on the beach.
  • Many tourists who come here are interested to experience camel and horse rides that are available here.
  • This beach is a perfect place to perform Yoga 'Asanas' and for those who love to jog.
  • The Beebee gun shooting galleries, merry-go-rounds, ferry wheels which are present on the beach are fun activities for the children to spend a wonderful time.
  • One might even witness a film shooting or a street play being performed on this wonderful beach.

Visit Time

Sunday: Open 24 hours

Monday: Open 24 hours

Tuesday: Open 24 hours

Wednesday: Open 24 hours

Thursday: Open 24 hours

Friday: Open 24 hours

Saturday: Open 24 hours

 

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Entrance Fee

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Time you can spend

1 to 2 Hours

 

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Weather

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