Girgaon Chowpatty

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  • Address: Marine Drive, Mumbai 400004, India
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Beach, View Point, Walking Area, Leisure, Street Market, Family And Kids

About Girgaon Chowpatty, Mumbai

Chowpatty Beach is very popular in Mumbai due to its awesome location. The beach is known for being a sunset viewing spot of course. But the real attraction of the beach is the scores of delicious food you get there. Absolutely mouth-watering street food is available on the beach. Delicacies like like Paav Bhaji, the Chaats and the spicy rolls are a must try. The famous Bombay street food is popular because of this beach. Do not miss it!

The best time to visit this place and also the busiest time is the evening. Magicians doing tricks on the beach attract many people. The beach also provides rides of horse and camels.

People come here to perform Yoga, taking morning and evening walks and  even to just laze around. Girgaon Chowpatty has a history of movies being shot on the beach and it has seen several popular film stars visit it. The well-known Churchgate station isn’t far from the beach. A huge celebration takes place on the Girgaon Chowpatty during the Ganesh Festival, when the idols of Ganesh are taken on the beach for immersion. So if you happen to be traveling during the festival, do check it out. If you are wondering how to reach Chowpatty beach, then just check out Near-by Public Transport section below.

Girgaon Chowpatty Information

  • You can get a mat for 10 rupees and sit on the sand if you like.
  • As a rule, do not swim on any of the Mumbai Beaches. The water is neither safe nor clean.
  • You should avoid the beach in monsoon.

Girgaon Chowpatty Opening and Closing Hours

  • Open 24 hours.

How To reach Girgaon Chowpatty by Public Transport

  • By Bus: Bus 108 and 123 stops at Chowpatty bus station.
  • By Train: Girgaon Chowpatty nearest railway station is at Charni Road .
  • By renting or hiring a car/taxi.

Restaurants Near Girgaon Chowpatty

  • Dome
  • Not Just Jazz By The Bay
  • Corleone

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Things to Know Before Visiting Girgaon Chowpatty

  • 81.65% of people who visit Mumbai include Girgaon Chowpatty in their plan

  • 27.5% of people start their Girgaon Chowpatty visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Girgaon Chowpatty

Thursday, Friday and Saturday

92.11% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Girgaon Chowpatty

People normally club together Haji Ali Dargah and Taj Palace Hotel while planning their visit to Girgaon Chowpatty.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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  • I visited Mumbai in August 2017. I had heard a lot about this place. I along with my two friends went there around 10am. That time place was more like empty. Youngsters were practicing there cricket skills. Coach was guiding them. Other than that 5 or 6 people were there. At the first sight itself you'll find the beach not so clean. I along with my friends put off our shoes and went into the shallow water. Water was really really polluted, it was really like you have entered into an oily scum. I suddenly returned outside of the water. Not a good idea to get a bath into sea water it may be very harmful to the skin. One of my friend took a quick dip into the water out of his curiosity. He got his skin infected. So my experience was not very much good about this place but please notice it was a late morning time. I really believe evening would be awesome as long as you are not going to get yourself drench into the dirty seawater, if you are not in a hurry and spend time at the beach with some of your good friends.

  • Good place to relax.. Beach is not clean.. over all okey. Many other site settings are in nearby locations. All transportation mode is available to teach the place. Connectivity with road, train are the best. Food stalls are not hygienic and test is average. But nearby (at walking distance) people can go to many good restaurants. Restroom is available at a walkable distance. Good if you schedule 1 hour time for the spot.

  • Nice place to hangout. Too crowded during weekends and holidays though. But airy and beautiful. Especially during evenings. Can be chilly too in the winter, yet enjoyable.

  • Nice place to visit with family and couple. Nice scene at evening time. Always take your mate and water botel with you. Some times it is not available on chawpati

  • Good weather and surrounding people Neat and clean place beach, But the water is not that much good its dard Brown colour, There stall are available too to eat food and other snacks too, Near by hotels are also there. Parking is also available but its pay and park. You can come from many ways by taxi bus car or by any private cab too.. Good place if you visited during evening its awesome place during that time

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