India's largest port, its commercial and industrial centre, as well as its fashion capital, Mumbai is an endlessly fascinating hive of activity.
India’s largest port, its commercial and industrial centre, as well as fashion capital and heart of Bollywood (India’s thriving movie industry), Mumbai is an endlessly fascinating, though initially intimidating, hive of activity.
A melting pot for cultures from every corner of the country, Mumbai embodies a little bit of all India’s diverse traditions rolled into one.
- Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, formerly Prince of Wales Museum of Western India, built in the early 20th century has over 50000 artefacts
- Dhobi Ghat: Dhobi Ghat (Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat) is a well-known open air laundromat in Mumbai
- Elephant Island: is an hour away from Mumbai Harbour. This island is a popular tourist destination because of the island's cave temples, the Elephanta Caves, that have been carved out of rock
- Victoria Terminus: Designed by Frederick William Stevens with influences from Victorian Italianate Gothic Revival architecture and traditional Mughal buildings, the station was built in 1887 in the Bori Bunder area of Bombay to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria
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- Best time to travelYear round
- LanguagesIndia has over 22 languages spoken across its 28 States and 7 Union Terroteries. However English and Hindi are its official languages. English is spoken and understood across the country.
- Flying to MumbaiThe major gateways into India are New Delhi in the North, Mumbai ( Bombay) in the West, Bangalore and Chennai in the South and Calcutta in the East.
- CurrencyIndian Rupee
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From maharajas and princes to various kings, presidents, CEOs and entertainers, the Taj Mahal Palace has played the perfect host.
Taj Lands End in Mumbai offers the best of both worlds - breathtaking views of the sea and the energy of city life.
Part of the famous Mumbai skyline, the Trident Nariman Point is located in the heart of the financial and business district.
The Satpura National Park takes its name from the Satpura hills that range across central India.
Darjeeling is a heavenly little plantation retreat which lies on a hillock above the banks of River Rungeet, overlooking the mighty Kanchenjunga.
The narrow alleys of Old Delhi hold secrets of the Mughal rule and the imperial buildings of New Delhi are reminiscent of The British Raj.