Welcome to Mumbai, India
Mumbai, formerly known as Bombay, is the capital of the Indian state of Maharashtra, and the fourth most populous city in the world, with over 20 million people. Mumbai (Bombay) is in the top of the world list of cities, ranked by the benefits for life.
Where is Mumbai?
Mumbai lies at the mouth of the Ulhas River on the western coast of India, in the coastal region known as the Konkan. It sits on Salsette Island (Sashti Island), which it partially shares with the Thane district. Mumbai is bounded by the Arabian Sea to the west.
What to see and where to go in Mumbai?
The Gateway of India is the most recognizable monument in Mumbai. It was built to honor the visit of King George V and Queen Mary. Completed in 1924 and today symbolizes the remains of the British era. The last British troops left the 1947 Mumbai just through these gates. The Gateway of India is a superior example of architecture, and a symbol of Indias turbulent history.
Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat is a massive laundry outdoors, and it provides a spectacular view of the interior of Mumbai. Dirty laundry from all over the city, an endless series of concrete trough, and thousands of people who wash their laundry, this is one of the unusual attraction of this town, and a beautiful place to experience the way of life in it.
Haji Ali is impressive tomb and mosque. It was built in 1431 by a wealthy Muslim merchant Haji Pir Ali Shah Bukhari, who was inspired by changing the flow of life after he visited Mecca. It houses his body. The mosque is located in the middle of the ocean, and her approach is possible only during low tide, and on a small long track a few hundred meters. if visitors can not wait withdrawal tide, on the other side of the road there is a shopping center.
Taj Mahal Palace is Mumbai’s most famous landmark, this stunning hotel is a fairy-tale blend of Islamic and Renaissance styles, and India’s second-most photographed monument. Much more than an iconic building, the Taj’s history is intrinsically linked with the nation: it was the first hotel in India to employ women, the first to have electricity (and fans), and it also housed freedom-fighters (for no charge) during the struggle for independence.
Bollywood – Mumbai is the center of India’s Bollywood film industry. Here, every year produces a large number of films. More specifically, only Hollywood produces more films of Bollywood. Visiting film city is spectacular, and visitors can see the sets where they recorded just their favorite movies and series.
Do you like art? Museums? History?
Kala Ghoda Art Precinct – Kala Ghoda in translation means black horse, because of the statue that was there. This is the cultural center of Mumbai. It contains the best galleries and museums that the city owns. Here are organized and various events, and naročto notable Kala Ghoda Arts Festival, which is held every year in February.
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya Museum is the largest museum in Mumbai. There you can see objects from all over the country. The exhibition begins with ancient statues, then images, and then continues the ancient artifacts from the valley of the Indus River. Here you can see a variety of tools and weapons handmade.
Elephanta Island, this small island is famous for its temples hidden in caves. It is especially known temple dedicated to Shiva. Here we can see statues of deities. Until the island is reached by boat which starts near the Gateway of India.
Dr Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum this gorgeous museum, built in Renaissance revival style in 1872 as the Victoria & Albert Museum, contains 3500-plus objects centring on Mumbai’s history – photography, maps, textiles, books, manuscripts, Bidriware, lacquerware, weaponry and exquisite pottery.
Do you like nature?
Juhu Beach is the most popular and the most elegant beache in Mumbai and one of the most popular in the whole India. Engulfing the coast of the Arabian Sea, and there can be seen bungalows which belong to boolywood stars. On the beach for visitors they organize interesting activities, such as riding horses and donkeys, cricket matches and other funny things.
Marine Drive is built in 1920. Lined with flaking art deco apartments, it’s one of Mumbai’s most popular promenades and sunset-watching spots. Its twinkling night-time lights earned it the nickname ‘the Queen’s Necklace’.
Nightlife in Mumbai
A night out at Marine drive is a great option. Also, going around on a drive around city at night is all sorta different experience. Just enjoying the streets. Take out your car or bike and enjoy the late night Pav Bhaji, Bhurji Pav sold in many areas in late night.
Mumbai is consistently advancing among the top occurrence urban areas on the planet. Frequently alluded to have the greatest night life in India, Mumbai, offers some excessive mixed drink menu’s raking in thousands. To remember, these dance club are certain to blaze an opening in your pocket, as these scene’s don’t come modest. Be that as it may, Mumbai is certain to set your temperament right with its fine alcohol and some astonishing tunes from around the globe.
What and where to eat in Mumbai?
Bade Miyaan, Colaba: Located in the Heart of SoBo, Colaba you will find all kinds of meat at Bade’s. This iconic road side food joint is famous for its, mutton/ chicken baida roti. Sardar Pav Bhaji, Tardeo:For all the Pav bhaji lovers out there, this place is a boon for you guys!Amar Juice Centre, Vile Parle: Apart from its delicious Pav Bhaji, variety in juices and shakes, masala pav, sandwiches and of course the ‘Indianized- Pizza’. This place is a vegetarian’s paradise.
Mughal Sarai, Bandra: Nizami murg mussallam is a must try. Overall this place serves great food and has good value for money.
Also, enjoy gola , sweet corn and many other street food and marine line or Khau Gully.
Mumbai is a very powerful city. Here you can see many sights, meet very interesting people. Mumbai is a city that exudes India. This atmosphere is foreign visitors who come to this city, but they quickly get used to it. And just because of all its charms Mumbai is a ideal destination for unforgettable enjoyment and fun. Give Mumbai a chance, and live it with your whole body.