Mumbai North Lok Sabha Constituency
There are 48 parliamentary constituencies in the state of Maharashtra and the Mumbai North Parliamentary Constituency is one of them. The Mumbai North Lok Sabha Constituency is made up of six assembly constituencies - Dahisar, Borivali, Kandivali East, Magathane, Malad West and Charkop. Other than the Mumbai North Lok Sabha Constituency, there are three other parliamentary constituencies in North Mumbai and they are as follows:
- Mumbai North Central Lok Sabha Constituency (Made up of Chandivali, Vile Parle, Vandre East, Kurla, Kalina, and Vandre West assembly segments)
- Mumbai North West Lok Sabha Constituency (Dindoshi, Jogeshwari East, Versova, Goregaon, Andheri East and Andheri West assembly segments)
- Mumbai North East Lok Sabha Constituency (Vikhroli, Mulund, Ghatkopar West, Bhandup West, Mankhurd Shivaji Nagar and Ghatkopar East assembly segments)
Educational Institutes in North Mumbai
Given below is a list of the premier educational institutes in North Mumbai:
- Don Bosco Church and School
- UICT - University Institute of Chemical Technology
- L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management
- RA Poddar College of Commerce
- Ramnarain Ruia College of Arts and Science
Restaurants in North Mumbai
Given below are the top-rated restaurants in North Mumbai:
Fratelli Fresh & Wine Bar, Emperor's Court (Chinese Restaurant), Lake View Cafe, Bombay Express, Velvet Lounge, Nawab Saheb, and A Bar - all in Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel (Powai, Mumbai), Chinaman (Matunga), Garnish (Matunga), Café Mysore (Matunga), Cafe Coffee Day (Matunga), Café Madras (Matunga), Rajdhani (InOrbit Mall - Malad), Silver Coin (Borivali), Salute (Borivali West), Banjara Dhaba (Borivali West), and Urban Tadka (Kandivali).
Hotels in North Mumbai
The top hotels in the place include Best Western Emerald Hotel, Taj Land's End Hotel, Kohinoor Continental Hotel, Residency Hotel, and Sun-N-Sand Mumbai Hotel.
Transportation and accessibility
The area of North Mumbai enjoys excellent connectivity with the other areas of the city that never sleeps. All the three railway lines (Western Line, Central Line, and Harbour Line) run across the area of Mumbai North. Major stations in this area include Matunga, Sion, Matunga Road, Mahim, Guru Tegh Bahadur Nagar, Vadala, and Chunna Bhatti. Furthermore, the meeting point of the Western Line and Harbour Line link passes across this area and there is a station at King's circle.
Tourist Attractions in North Mumbai
Given below are some of the famous tourist destinations in Mumbai North:
Sanjay Gandhi National Park
Sanjay Gandhi National Park was previously known as Borivali National Park. It is a protected forest area and covers a total space of 40 square miles or 104 km2. The national park is known all over the world because of its existence within the boundaries of a metropolitan city.
Sanjay Gandhi National Park is famous for its abundant range of flora and fauna.
Flora: Teak, Kadamba, shisam, karanj, and varieties of ziziphus, acacia, flame of the forest, euphorbia, red silk cotton, Karvi or Karvy, and different other types of flowers.
Fauna: The patches of jungle are the perfect haven for a variety of wildlife. You will notice different types of endangered species such as the spotted deer (Chital), Bonnet Macaque, and Rhesus Macaque in this park. The park is home to large mammals like Muntjac (Barking Deer), Indian Hare or Black Naped, Asian Palm Civet, Porcupine, Gray Langur or Hanuman, Chevrotain (Mouse Deer), Sambar Deer, Indian flying fox, and leopard. On certain occasions, you will also see four-horned antelope or spotted hyena.
Nomadic and native birds like the paradise flycatcher and different varieties of kingfishers, drongos, mynas, seagulls, swifts, herons, and egrets are seen as well.
The Manori Island is a small island which is closely located to Malad. The picturesque island is famous for its pristine shores however swimming is not so safe in this area. The place is a favorite weekend getaway for the travelers. You can reach the place by taking a BEST bus or auto from the Malad Railway Station and after arriving at Marve, you have to get on a commuter boat run by the government.
The Kanheri Caves are closely located to Borivali. Easily accessible from the Borivali Railway Station, the Kanheri Caves are popular tourist draws in Northern Mumbai. The rock-cut Buddhist shrine in the woodlands of the Sanjay Gandhi National Park is the top attraction of this place.
The Powai Lake is an artificial lake which lies on the Salsette Island in Northern Mumbai. Crocodiles and a variety of avifauna are the main attractions of the lake.
Last Updated on : 25/04/2013