Best Things to do in Vile Parle | The Orchid Hotel Mumbai Vile Parle

Things to do in Vile Parle, Mumbai

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Vile Parle is a bustling suburb in Mumbai that is steeped in history and culture. From mouth-watering street food to serene temples, the city has something for everyone. Whether you're a foodie, a history buff, or just looking for a relaxing day out, this suburb has got you covered. In this blog, we will explore some of the best things to do in Vile Parle, Mumbai, from visiting iconic landmarks to indulging in some retail therapy. So, pack your bags and get ready for an exciting adventure in this vibrant suburb of Mumbai!

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Monetary Museum

Step back in time and discover the fascinating history of money in India at the RBI Monetary Museum, located in the bustling area of Fort in Mumbai. Established in 2004, the museum aims to promote the study of economic history and numismatics in the country. This educational gem showcases the evolution of currency, from ancient bartering systems and the use of cowrie shells to the introduction of paper money, coins, and even the stock market. Not only will you be amazed by the wide range of artefacts on display, but you'll also learn about the significant role that money has played in shaping India's past and present.

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Merlin's 99

If you're a whisky lover in Mumbai, then you need to make your way to Merlin's 99! This premium whisky lounge and karaoke bar in The Orchid Hotel Mumbai Vile Parle is the ultimate destination for an evening of indulgence and luxury. With a staggering selection of 99 premium whisky blends from around the world, including rare reserves and Japanese blends, Merlin's 99 is a paradise for any whisky enthusiast. From the moment you step inside, you'll be greeted by a warm and inviting atmosphere, with plush seating and elegant decor, making it the perfect place to unwind with friends or colleagues after a long day.

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Aai Museum

Aai Museum welcomes you to a unique museum experience dedicated to the mothers of the world at The Orchid Mumbai Vile Parle. As the only five-star hotel in India with a museum on site, the Aai Museum is a rare gem that you won't want to miss. Featuring a stunning collection of everyday artefacts from around the world, personally collected by founder Dr Kamat, Aai Museum offers a fascinating glimpse into the importance of mothers in our lives. Whether you're interested in history, or culture, or just curious about the world around you, Aai Museum is a must-visit destination in Mumbai.

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Dolphin Aquarium

Dolphin Aquarium in Mumbai is one of the best places to visit near Vile Parle. This quaint little aquarium is built on an old dumping ground that has been transformed into a peaceful oasis, surrounded by nature and wildlife. The highlight of this aquatic wonderland is undoubtedly the dolphin show, where these magnificent creatures put on a display of acrobatics and intelligence that will leave you in awe. Not just a treat for the eyes, but an educational experience too, with exhibits that showcase the diverse marine life found in the Arabian Sea.

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Midnight Buffet at the Boulevard Cafe

Indulge in a culinary adventure like no other at the Boulevard Cafe in The Orchid Hotel Mumbai Vile Parle, with our midnight buffet. This buffet is a perfect option for night owls and those who love a good midnight snack. Savour a plethora of delicious dishes, ranging from Indian to international cuisine, prepared by expert chefs. Whether you're in the mood for a hot bowl of soup or some mouth-watering desserts, the midnight buffet at Boulevard Cafe has got you covered.

If you're planning a visit to Vile Parle, Mumbai, then The Orchid Hotel Mumbai Vile Parle is the place to stay! This luxurious hotel boasts of top-notch amenities, impeccable service, and a prime location. The spacious and elegantly designed rooms offer a haven of comfort and relaxation, perfect after a long day of exploring. The hotel's multiple dining options cater to every taste bud, with delectable cuisine that will leave you wanting more. With its proximity to the airport and other major attractions, The Orchid Hotel Mumbai Vile Parle is the perfect base for your Vile Parle adventure. To know more about the best street food in Vile Parle, read our blog Best Street Food in Vile Parle and delve into a gastronomical experience!