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About Mumbai

Mumbai is one of the most happening cities in India. It's throbbing night life makes it one of the busiest and prosperous city in India. Mumbai is the second home for some of the famous Corporate houses. The most happening place as it has the multi million dollar making film industry. Apart from this the wonderful beaches Mumbai have added more beauty to the busy city. Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the biggest festivals celebrated to promote culture and nationalism. Mumbai and Vada Pav go hand in hand without which Mumbai is incomplete. Ice Gola is one of the coolants that is found on the street of Mumbai .Nowadays, Mumbai street food has made its entry to the kitchen of most of the famous restaurant's menu card. Not to forget to hit the Fashion street and Chor Bazaar of Mumbai for “Shopping” authentic and trendy clothing.

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This is one of the most popular shrines and definitely the most famous temple in Mumbai enjoying a mammoth 25,000 visitors a day. The deity worshipped here is probably the most favorite god among Hindus, Lord Ganesha. The literal translation Siddhivinayak is wish granting Ganesha (Vinayak) and the number of visitors, which includes politicians and movies stars, is a proof how apt the name is. The temple when built in 1801, by a contractor named Laxman Vithu and funded by Deubai Patil, was...
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 Located in South Bombay near Apollo Bunder, this is one of the most popular tourist spots of the city. This majestic piece of monument was built in the honor of King George V and Queen Mary’s arrival to India through this port in 1911. On 1914, George Wittet’s design was finalized and this monument completed in 1924, since became one of the most impressive monument in the state. The architecture is a blend of the Roman triumphal arch and 16th century Gujarat architecture. The design is a...
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A wealthy merchant Sayyed Peer Haji Ali Shah Bukhari gave up all his wealth before his pilgrimage to Mecca. And as a gesture of respect to the saint, this dargah spread over 45,000 sq. meters was built on an islet (just 500 meters away from the cost) in 1413. The dargah share a similar popularity as it is with Siddhivinayak Mandir, with over 40,000 pilgrims visiting alone on Thursdays and Fridays. Even many politicians and movies stars visit this dargah to get blessings. On Fridays, ther...
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Just 11 kilometers off the east coast of Mumbai with impressive buildings and which seems have no traces of ancient history, exists an island that has never been corrupted by the changing time. There is a city which mesmerizes you and then off the coast that is still in reminiscing. In the island of Elephanta is made of two hills: eastern and western. Among them there exists around seven caves and one out of them is the Elephanta caves. This island covers about 4 sq. miles to 6 sq. miles dep...
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The museum listed as a Grade I Heritage Building was originally called as Prince of Wales Museum of Western India. This museum which is built in Western Indian and Indo-Saracenic style was awarded the prestigious '2010 UNESCO Asia – Pacific Heritage Award' for Cultural Heritage Conservation. The foundation to this museum was laid in 1905 and George Wittet was assigned to design this monument. Though the building was ready by 1915, it was initially used as a Children’s welfare center and a...
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This Park was originally called as 'Krishnagiri National Park covering only 7.82 sq. miles. Later in 1969 it was extended up to five folds of its original area. The present park is now a little over 104 sq. km. The park was renamed as 'Borivali National Park Sub-division after India got its Independence. But again in 1981, the park was renamed as Sanjay Gandhi National Park as a gesture of respect to Sanjay Gandhi (son of ex Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi) who was killed in an air-cr...
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Kanheri Caves is located around 6 kilometers from the main entrance of the Sanjay Gandhi National Park. This ancient Buddhist monument has carvings which date to as back as 1st century BCE to 10th century CE. ‘Kanheri’ which is of Sanskrit origin, meaning Black Mountain, possesses nearly 109 caves chiseled out of this gigantic basaltic rock. The engraving here are on rock slab or rock bed on plinth unlike its contemporaries like the Elephanta caves. The caves here were carved out to make ...
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This planetarium was built where first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru, had made his residence. This is one among the five planetariums dedicated to Jawaharlal Nehru. Smt. Indira Gandhi, the then prime minister, who also happens to be the daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru inaugurated this planetarium on March 3, 1977. This planetarium attracts a larger number of audiences who are excited and curious about space and its history. The auditorium here can accommodate around 1000 people at a...
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It is located in Malabar hills and is probably one of the favorite parks among kids. This 4000 sq. feet lush green and well maintenaned park is named after Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru’s wife, Kamala Nehru and is located on top of Malabar hills. Hence it  has a cool atmosphere contrary to the city. The park houses an exhaustive range of flowers and they along with green lawns make the place an ideal picnic spot. This park is considered as a favorite respite from the humidity of the Mumbai city wh...
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This 3 kilometer pavement incepted in 1940 has now become the most favorite and popular place the locals and tourists. It is one of those spots that will entice you come back time and again. Though the official name of this boulevard is Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road, it is also called as Queen’s Necklace since it looks like the one when seen from an elevated point. Don’t forget to taste Bhel Puri, a local dish. Bhel Puri stalls are found in abundant; they are literally everywhere at th...
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