Haji Ali Dargah, Mumbai
Dargah

Haji Ali Dargah

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Haji Ali Dargah
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27 Ratings & 16 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
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  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  1-2hrs
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16 traveller reviews for Haji Ali Dargah

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Rahul Gupta

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

"One of the best and most visited place" new review

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
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
  • 36 Reviews
  •  231 helpful votes
  •  5595 readers

"People go to fulfil their wishes"

  • 5.00/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
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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  • 14 votes

Vidyasagar Mehta

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  • Vidyasagar Mehta
  • Lives in New Delhi
  • 23 Reviews
  •  75 helpful votes
  •  3176 readers

"Famous and in middle of the sea"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
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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  • Hayat Jahagirdar
  • Lives in Mumbai
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  • 21 Reviews
  •  205 helpful votes
  •  6634 readers

"One of the best divine places"

  • 6.00/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
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
  •  12 helpful votes
  •  4507 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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Mohammed  Moizudddin

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  • Mohammed Moizudddin
  • Lives in Hyderabad
  • 9 Reviews
  •  32 helpful votes
  •  3406 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
  •  28 helpful votes
  •  5670 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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Shahid

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  • Shahid
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  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 6 Reviews
  •  13 helpful votes
  •  1623 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
  •  18 helpful votes
  •  1953 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

Nishitha K n

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  • Nishitha K n
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  • Lives in Mysore
  • 523 Reviews
  •  2038 helpful votes
  •  370661 readers

"Superb place in the middle of the sea"

  • 6.00/7
  • Posted Apr 17, 2014
Haji Ali Dargah is a very beautiful religious place which is located in the Mumbai shores. Amazing architecture. It is located in the middle of the sea which is the best part. even non Muslims are allowed inside the Dargah.
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