If there is one sacred place in Mumbai that’s frequented by people of all the religions, it has to be no other than Haji Ali Dargah – the mosque or dargah (tomb) of Pir Haji Ali Shah Bukhari – a sufi saint, who was also an affluent merchant from Uzbekistan.
Near the heart of Mumbai, the dargah is one of the most identifiable landmarks that catch the attention of many. Situated about 500 yards from the seashore in Mumbai in the midst of the Arabian Sea, it is one of the most popular and prominent landmarks.
Things to Do
Done with offering prayers? Sought blessings of the sacred saint? If you answer ‘yes’ to these questions, you can now take a walk around the complex where you can spend your time shopping and enjoying some local delicious cuisines. Make sure you gorge over some of the most amazing local specialties, such as kebabs, Mughal biryani, Hyderabadi food, and chaat.
Places to Visit Around Haji Ali Dargah
Located close to Hali Ali Dargah are Worli sea link, Breach Candy, Nana Chowk, and Mahalakshmi Race Course Stadium. So, get ready to delight yourself with these attractions Mumbai has long been boasting of.
The magnificent structure comprise of white domes and minarets that brings the Mughal architecture in one’s mind. Although the dargah is a well-known pilgrimage site among the Muslims, it also welcomes welcome from other religions. Made in white, the dargah is a focus for thousands of people who frequent it on daily basis.