Mumbai, the financial capital of India, is a most fascinating place to visit. The city itself has a population of approximately 13 million that contributes to the growing Indian GDP.
Some of the hotspots in Mumbai include The Gateway of India, Elephanta Caves, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, National Park, Prince of Wales Museum, Haji Ali Mosque, and more. For the night revelers the pub and discotheques in Juhu are sheer delight.
Mumbai the erstwhile British state is an important shipping hub, as it is nestled along the Arabian coast. The Prince of Wales Museums offers a peek into the past, and is a treasure trove of art, culture, paintings, and rare coins.
At a distance of 9 km away from Mumbai, you will enjoy the Ajanta and Ellora caves that reverberate the excellence in rock-cut sculptures. If you desire to know the Gothic architecture built during in the British Raj, you must see the massive edifice of Victoria Terminal (Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus), it has towering spires, domed arches and buttresses and pillars of animal carvings in them.
The Gateway of India is built in the memory of King George V arrival in India. It is also a memorial from where the British military left in 1948 post India’s independence. No Mumbai travel would be complete without a visit to Haji Ali’s tomb, Mahalaxmi Race Course, Mahalaxmi Temple, Marine Drive, Nehru Planetarium, and the thriving night life in Mumbai.
If you are an admirer of the antiques “Thieves Market” (Chor Bazaar) is the place for you. There is a whole neighborhood of nothing but antique shops. You may find that treasure you have been looking for years and at a great price.
Jyotiba Phule Market is housed in a building that looks like something right out of Victorian London. You will find little shops and stalls everywhere selling vegetables, pickles, and more.
The Chowpatty Beach welcomes you to the tantalizing Indian food such as bhel puri, gol gappas, and ice-lollies. Often, you would find couples enjoying a romantic evening on the beach. For children it means building sand castles and playing in the seawater.
Esselworld is yet another get-away from the humdrum of city. It is a great family place where you can enjoy the charm of life..
For the night revelers the city is teeming with pubs and discotheques that lay Indian and western music. Sometimes, world-famous DJs also play live music here, which adds onto the nightlife in Mumbai.
Especially during the festivals this business and culturally vibrant city comes to life. Festivals like Ganesh Chaturthi, Navratri, Christmas, and New Year are celebrated with great fervor all across the Mumbai city. And the vibrant discotheques adds to the festive spirit, as they host special events in their premises.
For foodies, Mumbai serves all types of cuisines. Vada Pav (Indian Burger) is most famous and affordable dish. Almost half of Mumbai’s population eat Vada Pav daily. Pav Bhaji is another popular and favourite dish loved by all. There are many other popular dishes. You can find all type of cuisine in Mumbai starting from Indian, Chinese to continental.