The state of Maharashtra is dotted with several places of tourist interests. The capital city of Mumbai is also the financial as well as the film capital of India. While at Mumbai the must visits is long and comprises of Gateway of India, Elephanta Island, Prince of Wales Museum, Flora Fountain, Haji Aliís Tomb, Kamla Nehru Park, Hanging Gardens, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus or Victoria Terminus, Kalbadevi Temple, Bhuleshwar Temple, Jama Masjid, Mumbadevi Temple, Nehru Planetarium, Nehru Science Center, Marine Drive, Taraporewala Aquarium, ISKCON temple. For recreational activities you may check out the Essel World and Fantasy Land. In terms of the beautiful beaches the Madh Island, Manori, Versova, Goral, Marue, and Juhu should not be missed.
Close to the capital is the pulsating city of Pune. Pune is the renowned home to the Maratha leader Shivaji and the self-proclaimed guru, Bhagwan Rajneesh also known as Osho. While at Pune do check out the Shanwarawada Palace, Raja Kelkar Museum, Gandhi National Memorial, Samadhi, and Pataleshwar Temple.