Set amidst 11 acres of lush landscaped gardens, cascading waterfalls and lotus fountain, The Leela Mumbai is a convenient 5 minutes drive from the Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport and 15 minutes drive from the domestic airport. Located in close proximity to North Mumbai’s commercial centre and export zone,
The Leela Mumbai is an oasis of tranquillity amidst this bustling metropolis. It offers all the facilities the discerning traveller would expect from a five star luxury hotel with an ability to experience the essence of India.
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Film City is a veritable paradise to cinema lovers. Film City clings to the outskirts of the National Park, and is practically overrun by assorted stars and starlets. It was established by the government to meet the multiple needs of the dazzling silver screen. Film City is one of India’s premier studio’s equipped with state of the art indoor and outdoor filming facilities, recording rooms and editing facilities. Technologically, it ranks among the best in the world creating truly mesmerizing special effects. Bollywood churns out over 900 films every year, which is probably why Film City sets are heavily booked around the year. They are closed to visitors, but special permissions can always be "obtained" to check out the action.
Gateway of India
This historical monument is located at the much frequented Apollo Bunder in South Mumbai. Fringed by the azure waters of the Arabian Sea and the Marine Drive, the gateway is truly magnificent when viewed at night. Gateway of India, Mumbai's most famous monument, was built as a triumphal arch to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary, when the British Rule ended in 1947 and the last of the British ships set sail for England from the Gateway.
Sanjay Gandhi National Park
The Sanjay Gandhi National Park, also known as the Borivali Park, is Mumbai’s only national wildlife reserve. Situated amidst the hills of Borivali, the vast premises contain an astoundingly varied collection of flora and fauna despite its close proximity to the city. The breathtakingly beautiful reserve filled with dense forests and dotted with sylvan lakes offers a safe haven to the region’s wildlife, conserving and protecting it from the ravages of urbanization.
Kanheri Caves are Buddhist caves or monasteries where monks practiced their austerities around the first century AD. Situated in the heart of Mumbai's National Park, the complex contains more than a hundred tiny cells cut into the flank of a hill, each fitted with a stone plinth that evidently served as a bed.
Hewn out of solid rock, the Elephanta Caves date back to 600 AD. The cave complex is a collection of shrines, courtyards, inner cells, grand halls and porticos arranged in the splendid symmetry of Indian rock-cut architecture, and filled with exquisite stone sculptures of Hindu Gods and Goddesses.
The Prince of Wales Museum
The Prince of Wales Museum is an Indo-Saracenic building that houses an excellent collection of antiques, miniature paintings, Buddhist images and sculptures originally from the Elephanta Caves.
Bombay Natural History Museum
Bombay Natural History Museum is the largest non-governmental organization in the subcontinent engaged in the conservation of nature and natural resources, education and research in natural history, with members in over 30 countries.
Jehangir Art Gallery
Jehangir Art Gallery, built in the year 1952 is Mumbai’s main art gallery, next to the Prince of Wales Museum, displaying changing exhibits by well-known Indian artists.
Marine Drive, located a stroll down The Leela Kempinski Mumbai is possibly the best way to discover Mumbai. This is a windswept promenade, flanked by the sea and a row of art deco buildings. Marine Drive is called the Queen's Necklace as it is strung with glittering street lights like an enormous strand of imperious jewels.
Hanging Gardens, perched at the top of Malabar Hill, also known as Ferozeshah Mehta Gardens provide a lovely sunset view over the Arabian Sea.