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Religious Places in and around Mumbai

Guess these religious places based on the hint provided. Some of these no longer support active worship
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Last updated: September 4, 2021
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Religion
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Hindu (Ganpati)
Ganpati temple located in Prabhadevi. Originally constructed in 1801 CE
Siddhivinayak Temple, Prabhadevi
Hindu (Ganpati)
Iconic sarvajanik (public) Ganpati mandal near Parel established in 1934. The 20 foot idol is worshipped for the duration of the Ganpati festival every year and then immersed in the Arabian Sea
Lalbaug cha Raja
Hindu (Shiva)
Shiva temple built on a hillock near Girgaum Chowpatty. Originally constructed in 1780 CE
Babulnath Temple
Hindu (Shiva)
Shiva temple located close to the Banganga tank in Malabar hill. The name translates to the Lord of the Sands
Walkeshwar Temple
Hindu (Shiva)
Rock cut Shaiva caves situated on an island 10 km off the coast of Mumbai. UNESCO World Heritage site
Gharapuri (Elephanta) Caves
Hindu (Shiva)
Major Shiva temple in Thane city. The Shiva linga here is amongst the largest in Maharashtra with a diameter of 12 feet
Kopineshwar Temple, Thane
Hindu (Shiva)
Beautifully carved stone Shiva temple built in 1060 CE. Located in a suburb in the Thane district that takes it name from this temple
Ambernath Temple
Hindu (Devi)
Temple located in Bhuleshwar. The city of Mumbai takes it name from the name of this goddess
Mumbadevi Temple
Hindu (Devi)
Devi temple located close to Worli seaface. Built in 1785. Railway station on the Western Line takes it name from this temple
Mahalakshmi Temple
Hindu (Devi)
Devi temple located in the Thane district about 76 km from Mumbai. The temple is located close to a series of hot water springs in the bed of the Tansa river
Vajreshwari Temple
Hindu (Devi)
Devi temple situated atop a hill in Virar
Jivdani Temple, Virar
Islamic
Picturesque mosque and dargah located on an islet off the coast of Worli
Haji Ali
Islamic
Mausoleum of the 51st and 52nd Dāʿī al-Mutlaqs of the Dawoodi Bohra Ismaili Muslims. Located in Bhendi Bazaar
Raudat Tahera
Islamic
Dargah of a 12th century Sufi saint from Yemen, Haji Abdur Rehman. Located on the flanks of a hill fort near Kalyan
Haji Malang
Christian
Church located in Navy Nagar, Colaba. Built to commemorate the dead of the First Afghan War with construction starting in 1847
Afghan Church
Christian
Imposing church located in Byculla. Built in 1911 in the English Gothic Revival style on the site of an earlier Portuguese church
Gloria Church
Christian
Cathedral church of the Diocese of Mumbai with its foundation stone laid in 1637. Marked Zero Point for the city of Bombay pre-independence
St Thomas Cathedral
Buddhist
Over 100 rock-cut Buddhist caves dating from the 1st century CE to the 10th century CE. Located in the forests of Sanjay Gandhi National Park
Kanheri Caves
Buddhist
Buddhist stupa excavated in 1882, uncovering relic caskets and images of Maitreya Buddha dating from the 8th-9th century CE. This was the location of an ancient port town which has also yielded fragments of an Asokan inscription
Sopara Stupa
Jewish
Synagogue in Byculla constructed in 1864 by David Sassoon, a Baghdadi Jew who emigrated to Bombay in the 1800s. Sassoon built a considerable fortune and funded several public works in the city
Magen David Synagogue
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