Bandra fort: This is one of the lesser-known landmarks of Mumbai for wedding shoots. The fort is located near Land's End in western suburbs of Bandra. It offers a clear view of the Arabian Sea, Mahim Bay, and Bandra Worli Sea Link. The fort is open throughout the week and there is no entry fee to enter the place. Pic/YouTube
Bandra Bandstand: If you are looking for a location that is a mix of natural and manmade wonders, then this is the ideal pick for you. Bandstand brings in the perfect ambience with the people around as well as a sense of raw appeal. Pic/YouTube
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus: This iconic structure is also one of the most favoured pre-wedding shooting locations for photographers in Mumbai. To escape the crowd and hustle-bustle, it is ideal that you opt for an early morning shoot near CSMT in South Mumbai. Pic/YouTube
Gateway of India: You cannot have a more pleasant and iconic location than this for your pre-wedding photo shoot! Early int he morning is the best time to shoot at the Gateway of India as most would believe. The Victorian architecture of Gateway of India in Churchgate, the scenic stretch of the Arabian Sea, boats and yachts on the seashore, and Taj Mahal Palace opposite to Gateway of India are some of the key spots preferred by couples.
Hanging Gardens: Couples can plan their pre-wedding photo shoot at Hanging Gardens in Malabar Hills. The garden is dotted with a variety of flowers. Attractions like animal-shaped hedges, water fountains, and topiaries all around the garden could serve as a beautiful backdrop. Stunning backdrops like Marine Drive, the Arabian Sea and Juhu Beach add to the overall experience. Pic/YouTube
Marine Drive: With a view of the Arabian Sea and the promenade, many couples love to get their pre-wedding photo shoots done here. In Marine Drive, you can also recreate romantic scenes from iconic Hindi movies, if you are a fan of them. If you do manage to get a photo at the Queen's Necklace, you need not ask for anything more. Pic/YouTube
Asiatic Library: The white backdrop of this Greek revival structure, which is located at Fort in South Mumbai, is simply beautiful. Pillars, staircases and the road in front of Asiatic Library cast a magical spell. Early mornings are the best time to get out the optimum quality of photographs. Pic/YouTube
Sanjay Gandhi National Park: If you love nature and are looking for a peaceful pre-wedding photo shooting location in Mumbai, then this is an ideal choice. Located in Borivli, Sanjay Gandhi National Park is a short drive away from the hustle and bustle of Mumbai. The gorgeous landscape of the national park can serve as an amazing backdrop for your pre-wedding photos. Hike up to the View Point of SGNP for a panoramic view of Mumbai. Pic/YouTube
Gorai Beach: This beach is known for its tranquil settings and laid-back charm. It is located at the Gorai village in the North-western part of the island of Salsette and is a frequent option for newly-weds. Pic/YouTube
Juhu Beach: This otherwise crowded beach in Mumbai is also home to some serene and secluded spots if tracked down in the right manner. The best shots at Juhu beach can be captured during sunrise or sunset. However, over the years, it has been quite the congested beach in Mumbai. Pic/YouTube
Kala Ghoda: This is Mumbai’s most artistic locality that hosts a plethora of art events throughout the year. Bring some classic props to shoot at Kala Ghoda, which is located in Downtown, Mumbai. Pic/YouTube
Mandwa: A ferry ride from the Gateway of India will take you to this spectacular island near Mumbai. The beach is a beautiful location for pre-wedding photoshoots near Mumbai. Pic/YouTube
Vasai Fort: This is a great place for couples who love visiting spots of historical significance. Vasai fort is also known as Fort Bassein. Several watchtowers inside the complex are intact and have staircases that lead to the top. It is located at an isolated spot and overlooks the sea. Pic/YouTube
Elephanta Caves: Elephanta Caves is a spot known for its remnants, intricately carved rock-cut temples, and sculptures of Hindu Gods and Goddesses. It is a great location for couples to get themselves photographed.
Mumbai Samachar Building: This building in the Fort area of Mumbai is a favourite among couples. Ask your photographer to carry along some crazy props while shooting in front of this historical landmark in Mumbai. Pic/Bombay Samachar official website
Pre-wedding destination shoots are quite the fashionable thing with many people resorting to it. Here is a list of stunning pre-wedding photo shoot locations in and around Mumbai. Take a look
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