Mumbai, the city of dreams. A city that never sleeps. A city that welcomes everyone with both its arms stretched, unfurling every newcomer making them one of its own. A melting pot of lifestyles. A city that offers choices to everyone exploring it be it a Connoisseur or gourmets or Artists or Shopaholics or travellers. Whether you are a first-timer or a regular visitor, the city is never a bore. A kaleidoscope of culture, religion, language, food and festivals. Mumbai’s charm cannot leave anyone untouched. Be it Bollywood, the Hindi film industry for the countless fans or the wonderful architectural buildings of coloba with numerous art galleries and museums to the art lovers or the Juhu Chowpatty for the foodies or the numerous amusement parks for the adventure seekers, a one-stop destination for all the ages.
>> An archipelago of seven islands which were handed to the British as part of the dowry of the marriage of the Portuguese princess Catherine to the British Prince Charles ||, now form the southern part of Mumbai. Mumbai, formerly Bombay has changed in leaps and bounds right from the Dutch and British imperialism to the arrival of Gandhi to be the bedrock of the freedom struggle movement and finally turning up to one of the hottest commercial centres of the world and being the commercial capital of the world. A city with a rich history which has preserved its rich architecture complemented by the cosmopolitan culture of the city. The Western Ghats add up to the serenity of the coastal city with numerous beaches and humid Mumbai weather. On the waterfront, stands the gateway of India welcoming you, also you can spot the iconic Taj Mahal Palace hotel. Offshore you have the UNESCO world heritage site elephants caves, sculpted caves dedicated to Lord Shiva.
>>The city is very well connected to all the major cities of the world and to all the major cities of India by rail, road and air. The city itself is very well connected by road as well as by the locals (local trains). Locals being the lifeline of the city, never stopping, catering to the needs of the huge demography of the city. If you are the one with local taste buds choose the locals or the taxis to enjoy your journey. Since Mumbai is a coastal city theirs no much weather variation of the city, but one can choose the ideal climatic conditions be it the monsoons or the spring or summer.
>> There’s no dearth of tourist places in Mumbai nor any shortage of places to visit around Mumbai. As a cosmopolitan, the city has something to offer to everyone be it to a tourist or a foodie or a shopaholic or an art lover. If u don’t want to do anything just go walking and you can be assured to suit something of your choice and a soothing experience.
Confused with where to begin with. Just go Strolling across the Marine drive, which forms the Queen’s Necklace or just sit by the seafront to enjoy the rumbling sea.Take a walk from the Churchgate to CST to enjoy some Street shopping at fashion Street Mumbai and to enjoy the beautiful architecture of the city, a blend of Gothic, Victorian and Indo – Saracenic.
>> The art lovers have multiple museums and art houses, but if you fall short of time to have a glimpse of all of it, few of the must visit are Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Jehangir Art Gallery and Nehru Planetarium. They house some of the rare antiques and masterpieces. Also, you can check out the Red Carpet Wax Museum and have a lasting memory by clicking yourself with your favourite stars.
>> Fun lovers can just step in Essel World, an amusement park for all the age. The foodies have the Chowpatty Beach and the Juhu beach. Gorging on street food at the seaside is real fun. Also, you have numerous Street eateries near the subway of Churchgate and the markets of Dadar and at the Mohammed Ali road. Apart from the regular food, Mumbai has many new food inventions, a blend of traditional and modernity.
>> For those looking out for cloth markets in Mumbai fashion Street is the ultimate destination for some really good stuff at an affordable price. One advice, be good enough to bargain and if you are looking for textiles and fabrics Mangaldas Market of Kalbadevi and Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Mandi of the fort and New Hindmata Market are the places to visit a must. The streets of every area have something to sell for everyone be it Bandra or the or the lanes near CST, just be smart enough to bargain. Those looking for brands can step in High Street Phoenix, R- City Mall, Infiniti Mall and ObeMumbaill.
Other than these Mumbai city’s other attractions include Mumbai University, Mumbai Airport, Mumbai Population, Mumbai Slums, hospitals, culture, events are some important parts of the city which attract people a lot.