DESTINATIONS india mumbai Do & See EsselWorld
The biggest theme park in India features different rides for adults, kids and families alike. You can find roller-coasters, carousels, water rides, bumper cars and much more. EsselWorld can be reached by car, train or ferry, from Marve Beach or Gorai Creek.
- Address: Gorai Island, Mumbai
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone: +91 22 6528 0305
- More Info: www.esselworld.com
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