Haji Ali Dargah, Mumbai
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Haji Ali Dargah

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Haji Ali Dargah
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33 Ratings & 17 Reviews

About Haji Ali Dargah

    • Not Allowed: Pets
    • Timings - Opening & Closing: Monday - Friday: 5.30 AM - 10.00 PM , Saturday: 5.30 AM - 10.00 PM , Sunday: 5.30 AM - 10.00 PM , Public Holidays: 5.30 AM - 10.00 PM

Haji Ali Dargah was constructed in 1431, in the memory of a Muslim merchant, Sayyed Peer Haji Ali Shah Bukhari. Located on an island close to the sea shore of Worli, this shrine is visited by over 40,000 people on all days, particularly Thursdays and Fridays. Being located in the middle of the sea, the dargah remains closed at the time of high tide.

The structure of this dargah symbolises Indo-Islamic style of architecture. There is a narrow pathway from the Worli bay that connects the shrine with the city. It is just a 500 yard walk for the devotees from the bay to the shrine.

Tourists can reach the place by taking taxis, auto rickshaws or buses to the Worli bay and then walking up to the dargah. The nearest railway station is Worli station; hence, people can also board on trains to reach the site. From the station, any means of public transport can be used to reach the bay, from where the dargah is just 500 yards’ walk away.

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What travellers are saying about this Sightseeing

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  • Very Good 6
  • Good 2
  • Average 0
  • Below Average 0
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  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  1-2hrs
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Nikit Dhingra

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  • Nikit Dhingra
  • 2 Reviews
  •  2 helpful votes
  •  187 readers

"In a nutshell it is a place just like heaven"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
It was the day when I planned to visit Mumbai for the first time for sightseeing. When I reached Mumbai in morning firstly book a hotel nearby railway station and booked a car to see all places. Driver took me to Haji Ali Dargah, you know that place is awesome, I have ever visited in my life because. It is situated in the middle of water and when you cross the way to dargah, you will find from both side of the way waves of water are surrounding you like they wanna tell you something about the holy place. I felt those things really and also temperature and weather of that place is also awesome. You find yourself in some place where your mind says to go and take blessings of god and went to watch some other place but your heart says stay here for time. After 2 hours of worship came back and went to visit some beach. In a nutshell it is a place just like heaven.
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Rahul Gupta

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  • Rahul Gupta
  • Lives in Hyderabad
  • 1 Review
  •  253 readers

"One of the best and most visited place"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted May 18, 2015
It was a great moment and enjoyed alot there and its best sight seeing and one of the most visiting places. The evening was pleasant and what a sea shore and enjoyable evening it was.
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Navneet Sinha

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  • Navneet Sinha
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 66 Reviews
  •  357 helpful votes
  •  13647 readers

"People go to fulfil their wishes"

  • 5.00/7
  • Posted Mar 6, 2015
I think this is the only Dargah in side the Sea. It is one of the old traditional dargah where people from all religion visit for there wish to be fulfilled. You have to walk a mile from main road on a sea road to reach Dargah. Normally people offer Prayers and Chadar on fulfilment of their wish. During high tide the approach road is covered with water.
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  • 16 votes

Vidyasagar Mehta

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  • Vidyasagar Mehta
  • Lives in New Delhi
  • 23 Reviews
  •  90 helpful votes
  •  5856 readers

"Famous and in middle of the sea"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted Mar 5, 2015
The dargah is very famous among the Mumbai. It is situated in the middle of the sea and connected by a strip of cemented road, but when on high tide the whole water is filled.
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  • 14 votes

Hayat Jahagirdar

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  • Lives in Mumbai
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  • 21 Reviews
  •  215 helpful votes
  •  9519 readers

"One of the best divine places"

  • 6.00/7
  • Posted Feb 18, 2015
The place is well maintained and one of the old holy places here in Mumbai. Only distraction is the beggars which you'll find on your way towards the dargah. Not to miss the evening qawwali sessions.
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  • 13 votes

Bijay kumar gupta

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  • Bijay kumar gupta
  • Lives in Adoor
  • 4 Reviews
  •  15 helpful votes
  •  4793 readers

"Good"

  • 6.50/7
  • Posted Nov 7, 2014
Haji Ali is full of holy place visit mostly you can visit during Day time, it found good scenery. Our group enjoy a lot in Haji Ali you feel blessed.
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  • 12 votes

Mohammed  Moizudddin

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  • Mohammed Moizudddin
  • Lives in Hyderabad
  • 9 Reviews
  •  34 helpful votes
  •  4052 readers

"Holy place with very historical information"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted Sep 21, 2014
Holy place with historical, Dargah set of high rising rocks in 1916-17. Around 10000 people visit this holy place, Haji Ali Dargah for all.
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  • 13 votes

Rajkumar Gounder

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  • Rajkumar Gounder
  • Lives in Chennai
  • 7 Reviews
  •  35 helpful votes
  •  7383 readers

"People of all beliefs and religion visit this Dargah"

  • 6.00/7
  • Posted Aug 25, 2014
The holy Dargah is situated very next to the Mahalaxmi temple. People of all beliefs and religion visit this Dargah, which is situated few kilometres from the sea. Due to low tide, the visitors can visit the Dargah during the day till 4.00 p.m. and thereafter when the sea level rises, the path is covered by the sea water.
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  • 13 votes

Shahid

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  • Shahid
  • Heritage seeker
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 6 Reviews
  •  15 helpful votes
  •  1900 readers

"Good experience"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted Jun 27, 2014
Good, paisa vasool place. I suggest everyone to visit the place. My experience was really good. beautiful place to visit with family.
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  • 12 votes

Yoginder Bhatia

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  • Yoginder Bhatia
  • Lives in Chandigarh
  • 5 Reviews
  •  19 helpful votes
  •  2263 readers

"Place of worship"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted May 19, 2014
Nice place to visit. This place is along the sea shore. Enjoy the cool breeze from the sea. A great place to visit with family.
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  • 13 votes

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