Mumbai, formerly called Bombay, is a sprawling, densely populated city on India’s west coast. On the Mumbai Harbour waterfront stands the iconic Gateway of India stone arch, built by the British Raj in 1924. Offshore, nearby Elephanta Island holds ancient cave temples dedicated to Shiva. The city is also famous as the heart of the Hindi-language Bollywood film industry.
Place to Visit
Gateway of India
The Gateway of India is a monument built during the British Raj in Mumbai City of Maharashtra state in Western India . It is located on the waterfront in the Apollo Bunder area in South Mumbai and overlooks the Arabian Sea.
Girgaon Chaupati’, commonly known as just Chaupati, is one of the most famous public beaches adjoining Marine Drive in the Girgaon area of Mumbai, India.
Sanjay Gandhi National Park
Sanjay Gandhi National Park, previously Borivali National Park, is a large protected area in the northern part of Mumbai city in Maharashtra State in India.
Mahalaxmi Temple is one of the most famous temples of Mumbai situated on Bhulabhai Desai Road in Mahalaxmi area. It is dedicated to Mahalakshmi the central deity of Devi Mahatmyam. The temple was built in 1831 by Dhakji Dadaji, a Hindu merchant.
The Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Mandir is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shri Ganesh. It is located in Prabhadevi, Mumbai, Maharashtra.
EsselWorld is an amusement park located in Gorai, Mumbai and established in 1989. The park is owned by Pan India Paryatan Pvt. Ltd.. EsselWorld along with its counterparts, Water Kingdom are stretched over 64 acres of land.
Elephanta Island is one of a number of islands in Mumbai Harbour, east of Mumbai, India.
The Elephanta Caves are a network of sculpted caves located on Elephanta Island, or Gharapuri in Mumbai Harbour, 10 kilometres to the east of the city of Mumbai in the Indian state of Maharashtra.
The Kanheri Caves constitute a group of rock-cut monuments that are located to the north of Borivali on the western outskirts of Mumbai, the capital city of indian State of Maharashtra.
Haji Ali Dargah
The Haji Ali Dargah is a mosque and dargah located on an islet off the coast of Worli in the Southern part of Mumbai. Near the heart of the city proper, the dargah is one of the most recognisable landmarks of Mumbai.
|Visa requirements||Visa is not required.|
|Languages spoken||Marathi, Hindi, English|
|Currency used||Indian Rupee (₹.)|
|Area (km2)||603 km²|