Mumbai - The City Of Slumdog And City Of Millionaires
Mumbai is one of the most popular and biggest cities in India. It is also the capital of western Indian state, Maharashtra. It is also known as the “financial capital” of India. Mumbai is recognized for its entertainment industry called “Bollywood”. Modern Mumbai is a whole glimpse of India, as people from all parts of India comes here for their livelihood. With rich historical and cultural heritage, it is a great destination for tourists.
Every year thousands of tourists come to visit Mumbai. Here is some important information about Mumbai that will enable everybody to fix itinerary and explore nicely.
Some important information about Mumbai
The total area of Mumbai is 603 sq.km. It is located on the west coast of Indian sub-continent just on the bank of Arabian sea. Mumbai is a combination of seven islands: Isle of Bombay, Mazagaon, Colaba, Parel, Worli, Old Woman's Island, and Salsette Island. The temperature of is always moderate and remains within 25°C-35°C. The city is well-connected with the other cities in India and rest of the world through air, road, and rail. Throughout the year thousands of travelers come in this city to spend some days, but winter is the most suitable time to come here.
Coming to Mumbai through air
The ever-busy Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport connects Mumbai with all other major destinations like New York, Washington, London, Bangkok, Singapore, Hong Kong, Paris, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Dubai, Frankfurt, Munich, etc.
Major destinations in Mumbai
Mumbai possessing many historical architectures or monuments along with ultramodern creations. As such, it is a perfect confluence of old and modern arts and cultures. It is the location of 20 of the country’s most beautiful and most known monuments. Some major destinations in Mumbai are Gateway of India, Haji Ali Dargah, Marine Drive, Mahalakshmi Temple, Elephanta Caves, Marve Beach, Aksa Beach, Worli Fort, Babulnath Temple, Jehangir Art Gallery. Besides, several other renowned places and monuments could be all over the city and its outskirts.
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