Life in Mumbai – The City of Dreams
No vacation in India is complete without touring this fascinating metropolitan city formerly called Bombay. It is India’s largest financial center and it has one of the most important architectures of India – Gateway of India. Mumbai actually characterizes our country more than any other city. It is most populous and one of the biggest cities of India. It is the powerhouse of Indian businesses and also the entertainment capital of India.
Mumbai is a dream city to visit. It has meals, wheels and colonial appeal which attracts people from far away places to visit India. The city has everything and everywhere starting from luxury housing and amazing ancient architectures.
It also has the largest slum area in the world. More than 30% of the population of Mumbai still today lives in the streets with trash and rats.
Mumbai sightseeing is the best way to explore this dream city. Mumbai is a stunning conflict of hopes, magic, and madness. It has a lot of Dutch architecture which was imperialists to British. Mumbai is the main center of art, culture, entertainment, dance, music, and theatre. Mumbai is the ‘Network City of India’.
When in Mumbai, visit these interesting places!
Marine Drive is an amazing long laid Boulevards in the Southern region of Mumbai. It instills a sense of calm, peace and serenity. It is a must visit place during monsoon. The rain enhances the beauty of this place. The shores of the marine drive will lead the traveler to a different world. It is curved with amazing beachfront promenade famous as ‘Queen’s Necklace’. The architecture of the marine drive is quite similar to the Miami’s architecture so people also call it ‘Mumbai of Miami’.
Gateway of India
Gateway of India is an arch monument of Bombay. It is one of the greatest historical monument during the British rule. Tourists can explore India’s most prestigious and luxurious hotel – The Taj Hotel which has the architecture of Indo-Saracenic style. It was served as the entry and exit point to India.
Elephanta is a beautiful island off the Mumbai coast. It is near Mumbai which boasts of the rich heritage and culture of the city. Since 1987, it is a UNESCO world heritage site. Its name comes from a fact that the Portuguese found a large stone elephant near their landing place.