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One of the largest gardens in Bandra, Patwardhan Park is an island of calm in the midst of this bustling suburb. With well manicured gardens, a walking track and a play area for children—this garden serves as a veritable magnet for those seeking peace of mind. Most evenings the park is full with kids who love to have fun playing games—Patwardhan Park also has a sand pit where they can go wild. The well maintained jogging track and seating area brings the locals here in droves.
Almeida Park situated in Bandra, adjacent to Saint Peter's Church, one of the oldest parish in Mumbai has been a ground for the members of the parish to celebrate their various feasts. A walk down from this park will lead you to Hill Road, one of this city's favorite shopping district, replete with food carts, restaurants, shopping center, street shopping and retail stores. Quite close to Almeida Park is Bandstand, a sea-face area that is a favorite hangout of the locals of all age groups.
The Bandra Reclamation Ground is host to numerous art exhibitions, festivals and carnivals throughout the year. Visit the venue or check back here to see what events are on at the ground.
Five Gardens is a cluster of five circular gardens that was created by Mancherji Joshi who founded the Dadar Parsi Colony and is also known as Mancherji Joshi Panch Udyan. It is interconnected by a road and is a popular spot among collegians, walkers, joggers, dog walkers and the elderly. Even your little ones have their share of fun with all the playground equipment present in the park. All in all, this is a great spot for outing with your family.
Talk to anyone in Mumbai about politics and cricket and Shivaji Park will be mentioned at least once. This 27 acres of open ground in the heart of Dadar, a Mumbai suburb, has been the scene of many political rallies since pre-independence days and continues to be so even today. Besides politics, it is also the Mecca of upcoming cricketers; cricket icons like Sachin Tendulkar and Sunil Gavaskar are associated with Shivaji Park. The park also houses a gymkhana, and in case if you are neither interested in politics nor cricket, the park is still a good place to sit and listen to the gossip around or to take a walk under the huge trees that surround the park.
A popular landmark in the city of Mumbai, Diamond Garden is located in the central suburbs of the city. Officially known as Narayan Gajanan Acharya Udyan (named after a freedom fighter), the place is more prominent as the Chembur Garden. The garden is nothing more than a big stretch of green land in the midst of the city. A few stalls serving food can be found inside the park along with a few other hawkers. The place is a very common meeting point for different age groups. Maintained by the City Park Council, the park has a jet which was used during the country's historic 1971 war with Pakistan in the center and also a small temple.
Chaityabhumi is the memorial of the Dalit leader Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar, also lovingly known as 'Babasaheb'. "India's own Martin Luther King Jr"., for like the latter, Dr Ambedkar too organized the exploited castes and classes in India and fought for their rights. Thousands flock here on his death anniversary on December 6, to pay their homage to the great leader. The memorial is located beside the Dadar Crematorium at Dadar Chowpatty and is in close proximity to Shivaji Park.