Mumbai Temples and Caves Day Tour

Mumbai Temples and Caves Day Tour

From $120 per person

This tour provides at a visit to the Global Pagoda a monument to serve Peace & Harmony.The Global Vipassana Pagoda is built out of gratitude to the Buddha, his teaching and the community of monks practicing his teaching.

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Duration 7 hours
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  • A Visit to the Global Pagoda The center of the Global Vipassana Pagoda contains the world's largest stone dome built without any supporting pillars.
  • A Visit to Kanheri Caves.
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Visit some of the most famous sights that Mumbai has to offer. You will be able to visit the world famous Global Vipassana Pagoda.  Planning for the construction of the Global Vipassana Pagoda began in 1997, while actual building work started in 2000. The pagoda consists of three sub-domes. The first and largest dome was completed when bone relics of Gautama Buddha were enshrined in the central locking stone of the dome on October 29, 2006, making it the world's largest hollow stone masonry structure containing relics of the Buddha. The center of the Global Vipassana Pagoda contains the world's largest stone dome built without any supporting pillars. Also you will head to the Kanheri Caves, located at Sanjay Gandhi National park in Borivali East. (Borivali is a very popular suburb on the western line). Kanheri caves are a group of rock cut momuments located deep within the green forest of Sanjay Gandhi national park. The Kanheri caves are famous for the old Buddhist monks and are signs of the Buddhist influence in India. The caves are situated at a height about 500 meters above sea level.Kanheri comes from the Sanskrit word Krishnagiri generally meaning black in colour. They were chiseled out of a massive basaltic rock outcropping
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  • Guide
  • Car
  • Driver
  • 1 bottle of mineral water per guest
  • Entry fees to all places except Kanheri Caves
  • Entry fees to Kanheri Caves
  • Tips
  • Photography charges, if needed
  • Insurance

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Tour magnífico por uma região mais afastada do caos de Mumbai.

Adorei!

January 31, 2017

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The temples was amazing. The caves we never saw as the guide showed us other sies which were not on the tour. Thought they were interesting we missed out on half of the sites we booked

October 3, 2017

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