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Chowpatty Beach in Mumbai

The Girgaon Chaupati, commonly known as the Chowpatty beach, is a famous beach in Mumbai situated in the Girgaon neighborhood. This beach is most known as the location of Ganesh Visarjan when tens of thousands of people travel from Mumbai and Pune to immerse the Lord Ganesha idols. 

On the beach, a beautiful crowd from the city is there for this event. It is a spot where Mumbai residents go to unwind after a long week of fights. It is a location where people of all ages go to take in the picturesque splendor of the area and to spend time with loved ones. The beach provides a fantastic sunset view, which must be documented with your cameras. 

A location in the city where Ramlila is also performed each year is Chowpatty beach. On the play's tenth day, Ravan's effigy is burned. The beach is frequently visited by people who stroll along it in the evening, and the experience is lovely.

Getting there

Churchgate station is the closest rail hub to Chowpatty beach. After arriving here, you can catch a local train to the Charni Road. Going to the Chowpatty beach from here only takes a short stroll. Numerous local buses and taxis may take you to this well-known Mumbai beach.

Chowpatty Beach Timings 

It is open 24 hour. 

Best time to visit Chowpatty Beach

The perfect time to visit Chowpatty beach is from October to March, when the weather is very soothing and apt for beach holidays. It is advisable to avoid the monsoon season if you are planning a trip here; the tides are very high at this time of the year.

Activities at Chowpatty Beach

  • People who visit Chowpatty Beach amuse themselves by watching monkeys dancing on the beach. One can also find snake-charmers who entertain the crowds with their antics. Fortune tellers also capture the attention of people on the beach.
  • Many tourists who come here are interested in experiencing camel and horse rides that are available here.
  • This beach is a perfect place to perform Yoga 'Asanas' and go for jogs.
  • The merry-go-rounds, ferry wheels, and Beebee gun shooting galleries on the beach are fun opportunities for the children to have a great time.
  • One might even witness a film shooting or a street play being performed on this beautiful beach.

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