You’ve hoisted the flag and you’ve watched the parade. Now it’s time to celebrate the history of the country with scrumptious meals, fun events and maybe even a mini holiday! We tell how to make the most of your Republic Day weekend in the city
Brunch-ing it out
With the theme “Unity in Diversity” setting the mood for this special day, The Earth Plate at Hotel Sahara Star represents the flavours of India with a delectable spread. A combination of culinary assortments from the north and south, with spicy recipes from the east and west reflecting the colours and flavours of the diverse sub-continent, the Republic Day buffet boasts 26 varieties for each course and more than 100 vegetarian options to choose from. So head over to indulge in the flavours of our country.
Price: Rs 2,600
When: Today, from 12.30pm to 4pm
Where: Hotel Sahara Star, Opposite Chhatrapati Shivaji Domestic Airport, Vile Parle (e)
A patriotic stay
It is Republic Day weekend and what better way to spend it than with a mini holiday? Make the most of this national holiday weekend by checking yourself into The Westin Mumbai Garden City. Rejuvenate as you spend time with your loved ones (or even just by yourself), at a discounted price! Their Republic Day Staycation offer grants you a lovely one-night stay with complimentary breakfast and Wi-Fi, as well as 20% off at the Heavenly Spa. Spend this patriotic day with a luxurious stay at Mumbai’s best!
Price: Rs 8,750 (plus taxes)
When: Up to January 29, (early check-in at 12pm and late checkout up to 4pm)
Where: International Business Park, Oberoi Garden City, Goregaon (e)
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It’s the day to commemorate the Constitution of India, the day that the law of India came into effect, but instead of just that, take a trip down memory lane to trace the history of our city. Get ready for an adventurous midnight cycling tour, through the by-lanes, the nooks and crannies and the secret pockets that the city has hidden away. Cycle through the city at midnight and visit the iconic places that define the city, from the Gateway of India to the Taj Mahal Palace and the Raja Bhai Clock Tower. The midnight getaway, spanning over 26km, leaves no part of the city untouched!
Price: Rs 950 (to rent a cycle) and Rs 500 (with your own cycle)
When: Today (overnight), from 11pm to 4.30am
Where: Starts at Colaba, ends at Matunga