Mumbai is the largest city in India and is also the capital of the Indian state of Maharashtra. Mumbai also known as Bombay is the most populous city along with some neighboring regions known as Mumbai Metropolitan Region. The city of Mumbai lies on the Konkan coast which is on the west coast of India. Mumbai was named as Alpha World city because it is the wealthiest city in India which maximum number of millionaires and billionaires in the country. The city is also known as the “City of Dreams” because of the largest film industry in the world. The entire Bollywood is based in Mumbai which makes it a dream city for people where millions of people go daily with a dream of becoming big and popular someday. Apparently, Mumbai is the financial, commercial and the entertainment capital of India which speaks a lot about the city.
Elephanta Caves: It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is a popular tourist attraction in the city. The caves are intriguing and quite mystical in its way.
Marine Drive: Marine Drive is one of the most beautiful arc shaped boulevard along the South Mumbai coastline which gives a spectacular view and is also known as Queen’s Necklace.
Gateway of India: One of the most popular hotspots in Mumbai facing the Arabian Sea in the most beautiful manner.
Haji Ali Dargah: Haji Ali Dargah is one of the biggest and most sacred shrines in India. It is located at a place giving a complete 360-degree view of the sea.
Juhu Beach: It is the longest beach in Mumbai and apparently one that is most crowded because it lies in one of the poshest localities of the city.
Watch a sunset on Bandra Fort, Marine Drive or Silver Beach.
Travel in local trains but avoid doing it at rush hours.
Walk around the Taj Mahal Palace lobby.
Eat Vada Pav, the cheapest and most eaten food in the city.
Elephanta Festival: This festival of music and dance happens there each year in order to entertain the visitors as well as the locals. Read more...
Ganesh Chaturthi: Ganesh Chaturthi is the festival which is grandly celebrated all over India but the way it is done in Maharashtra, the scenario is completely different. Read more...
Gudi Padwa: It is the day when people of the state mark the beginning of New Year according to the Hindu calendar. Read more...
The best time to visit Mumbai is somewhere between October to February. The weather is comparatively less hot than the summers and the wind is pleasant to roam around the beaches of the city.
There are many options for transport within the city and for outside Mumbai as well. People can easily access any public transport according to their choice and fair budget. There is Monorail, Mumbai Suburban railway, Metro, Buses, Taxis, Autos, Ferries etc. There are 6-7 railway stations which connect to all major cities of India. There are bus and water services as well. People can travel by road to any other place conveniently.
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