Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Mandai
Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Mandai is one of the best places to visit in Mumbai because it is a market, unlike anything you have ever seen anywhere. Located in south Mumbai, This is the largest market in the entirety of south Mumbai. The market is very old, evident from the fact that the architecture of the market was designed by William Emerson.
The architecture style combines the styles of Flemish and Norman. There’s a fountain inside the market, made entirely out of stone, which was designed by Rudyard Kipling’s father. The market occupies a space of approximately 22471 square meters, out of which 5515 square kilometres is occupied by the original building.
The market has expanded a lot in the past few years, including many shops that sell everything from fruits, toys, clothes, groceries, to even pets and birds. The market is best visited on weekdays, and between 11 am to 8 pm when it is open.
Location: Dhobi Talao, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Area, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Best Time to visit: Any time of the year
Entry fee: No entry fee
Distance from Mumbai Bus Stand: 4 km from MSRTC Mumbai Central