“A monument and heritage of Mumbai, Famous Haji Ali shrine (Also called Dargah) a pilgrim place located within arabian sea connected to Worli is a religious and holy place of Islamic (Muslim) community..”
Holy Place Name / Details
Haji Ali Mosque is a tomb at some 300 meters inside the Arabian sea connected to worli location of Mumbai and is a standing architecture in the name of saint ‘Peer Haji Ali Shah Bukhari (Also known as Hazrat Haji Ali)’ who was a Muslim sufi saint.
Specialty of Haji Ali Holy DargahBuilt in 1431 by the saint as named of place,Its a old monument of Mumbai and a Holy place of worship for Muslims, Its is located between water, i.e all four ways surrounded by water. Haji Ali looks very beautiful in monsoon seasons. It is said that every week around 80,000 people visit this holi dargah of Mumbai and most crowd can be found on sundays. One need to walk from the main road till dargah which is at distance of about 350 meters stretched and build on the water of Arabian sea, So you might have got idea of this place being deep in center of the sea at this distance. One can see people selling agarbattis, flowers and green chaddar (bedsheets) exactly in entrance, This is a ritual and offering to saint haji ali. The real story of building this mosque has 2 different write ups, One says that the saint was drowned in this location of sea and Other says that he built this Dargah before living for mecca and upon his death his soul came back here. Haji ali is also one of the heritage of Mumbai city, A peaceful place to see the fast world from a distance.
Location Address and Map (Reaching/How to Reach Dargah)
By Rail : As said, the dargah is inside the sea and nearest railway station to reach being Mumbai Central and Mahalaxmi on Western Railway. This shrine is connected to Worli so you can reach from any locations near worli too.
By Road : Reaching via Private taxi or vehicle is convinent. Just Reach Mumbai Central via Express Way or with in city, cross the road bridge towards tardeo and go straight, this will take hardly 5 minutes. Alternately you can reach via Dadar to Worli to Haji Ali.
Famous Places Near Haji Ali
Mahalaxmi temple, Heera Panna Shopping center for electronics, Cross roads shopping mall, Atria mall worli, US embassy, Pedder Road, Napense Road for shopping etc.