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11 Places for Photoshoot in Mumbai to Breathe Life into Your Love Story

Looking for places for a photoshoot in Mumbai? Here are 10 popular, surreal, mesmerizing and out-of-the-box shoot locations to choose from. Pick the ones that call out to you.

Knots And Vows

Mumbai, the city of dreams and the city that never sleeps, holds a rich history and some beautiful places for photoshoot in Mumbai. It is a myriad mix of old architecture and modern structures, allowing you to experiment with different looks, themes and styles for your photoshoot. While most people think of the wide and extensive Marine Drive when it comes to places for photoshoot in Mumbai, you’ll be happily surprised at how many more options the city has nestled. Here is a list of 11 places for photoshoot in Mumbai for you to choose from and take inspiration:

1. Beaches


Mumbai is home to many beaches; some commercial and crowded while others are peaceful and serene. You can plan a fun photo shoot at the beaches with the sun, sand and waters giving you the perfect
backdrop. The key lies in choosing the right beach, according to the kind of shoot you are planning. Depending on the time of the day, you can escape the maddening crowd at popular beaches such as
Juhu Beach and Carter Beach or have a more surreal experience at Versova Beach.

Fees: NA

Timings: 24/7 (however, avoid extremely late nights)

2. Bandra-Worli Sea link/Bandra Fort


The Bandra-Worli Sealink is one of the most impressive and modern structures in Mumbai and is definitely Mumbai’s pride. Head to Bandra fort and get down to the shore to perfectly capture the sea link as your backdrop. Among the favourite places for photoshoot in Mumbai, head there at sunset or sunrise for the most stunning shots. The fort walls in itself will also serve as a vintage backdrop for the pictures.

Fees: NA

Timings: 6 AM – 6:30 PM

3. Gateway of India


Historical, an architectural delight, an iconic heritage site and Mumbai’s pride; the Gateway of India has got to be one of the best places for photoshoot in Mumbai. Not to forget, the fluttering pigeons
and the vast sea adds to the magic and charm of this shoot location.

Fees: NA

Timings: 24/7

4. The Varied Architectural Buildings of South Bombay


South Bombay houses many architectural styles; from Gothic, Victorian, Art Deco to Contemporary and Colonial. It may be just another building for the people living in Mumbai, but it’s beauty and delightful appearance is hard to miss! Just walk around town exploring Colaba market, Flora Fountain, the Victoria terminus and strike a pose as you soak in the architectural delights around you, while exploring one of the popular places for photoshoot in Mumbai.

Fees: NA

Timings: 24/7

5. The Local Train


The local trains are the lifeline of Mumbai and if you are a true Mumbaikar this has been your go-to commute too! The local trains are the most symbolic and a very Mumbai-thing; a photoshoot in or at
least near the tracks of the local trains will give your photo shoot that raw and real flavour.

Fees: 5-30 Rs. (Depends on start and end destination)

Timings: 4:15 AM- 1 AM (Depends on start and end destination)

6. Madh Island

The Wedding Knights

If you are planning a romantic, ‘far from the madding crowd’ kind of a photoshoot just hop onto a ferry and head to Madh Island. It has beaches, quaint houses, lush green trees and grasses bordering
rickety roads- you get the picture, right?

Fees: Ferry price at approx. 3-10 Rs from Versova Jetty Point

Timings: 5:00 AM – 1:00 AM

7. Parsi Cafes

Rohit Nagwekar Photography

For an old-world charm head to one of the many Parsi cafes spread across Mumbai. Most of these cafes have retained the old furniture, and a rustic look and feel, adding to the authentic look of these
cafes. Some options include Britannia Co., Kayani Co. and Yazdani Bakery.

Fees: There is no entry fee, however, do order some traditional Parsi delights and take prior permission.

Timings: Varies

8. High Court & Clock Tower

Rohit Nagwekar Photography

Might not sound like the most sought-after places for photoshoot in Mumbai, but the High Court and Clock Tower buildings are iconic and amazing! There is an expansive green field (Oval Maidaan) right in front, giving you the best of natural splendour and architectural backdrop.

Fees: NA

Timings: 5:00 AM – 10:30 PM for the park. 24/7 for the streets

9. Vasai Fort

Rohit Nagwekar Photography

Drive to the old Vasai Fort if you prefer a quiet and rustic environment for your photoshoot. The brick walls and the damaged arches are beautiful and serve as a dreamy backdrop for a photo shoot. It’s
one of the least tapped into places for photoshoot in Mumbai, however highly potential.

Fees: NA

Timings: 9:00 AM- 6:00 PM

10. A Yacht

Amit Pawar Photography

For a very modern and chic photoshoot, one of the best options in Mumbai is to hire a yacht and head out to the open blue waters.

Fees: Approx 8-10 thousand for 2 hours

Timings: Changes with the season, not available in Monsoons

11. Sanjay Gandhi National Park

Wedding Raja

For couples seeking peaceful yet fascinating places for their pre-wedding photoshoot in Mumbai, Sanjay Gandhi National Park is the best choice as it has an opulence of lush greenery and a myriad of positive vibes. Isn't that what all of us need? A recluse from the chaotic city life. We sure do!  It is the largest protected urban tropical forest of the world, where you can find plenty of rusty and green backgrounds for your pictures. Believe us when we say this your pictures will turn out to be absolutely spectacular with natures bounties in the background.

Entry fee: 30 per person

Mumbai being the city that never sleeps will surprise you with tiny surprises that it entails within. You will easily find the inspiration that you were looking for to do justice to your pre-wedding shoot with a little bit of love and a little bit of fun. Get in touch with the photographer of your choice and hunt each of these venues down to build your dream life in the form of photographs and some epic memories. What do you think? Aren’t these places for photoshoot in Mumbai one better than the other? You can combine multiple locations from this list for a very diverse look for your photoshoot.

Do you have more suggestions for places for photoshoot in Mumbai? Choose a wedding photographer that would provide you with the best results.