Mumbai, the capital city of Maharashtra is the most populous city in India. Also known as Bombay, the city is a union of seven islands on the Konkan coastline. A cosmopolitan city, Mumbai is undoubtedly the financial, commercial and entertainment capital of India being home to not only the country’s biggest stock exchanges but also to Bollywood. The architecture of the city is a blend of various contemporary styles, with the world's second highest concentration of Deco architecture after Miami. With landmarks like the Gateway of India, prominent museums & galleries, beaches, some of the most famous temples and religious places in India, the city’s vibrant night life and happening cultural scene keeps attracting people from all over the world to this “City of Dreams”.
Some of Mumbai’s main neighborhoods are:
Colaba & Nariman Point:
Marine Drive to Malabar Hill:
North Mumbai (Bandra, Juhu & Beyond):
How to get from the airport to the city:
How to get from the railway station to the city:
You can find taxi fares for Mumbai on www.taxiautofare.com.
Mumbai in 3 Days (Source: Mumbainet.com)
You will find cuisine from almost every part of the world in Mumbai. But to get the real taste of the flavors of Mumbai, you need to try the street food.
Mumbai has loads to offer in terms of food & drinks but the popular local dishes would include the street side Vada Pav, Chat items like Sev Puri, Bhel, Pani Puri, the famous Pav Bhaji, Misal Pav, various types of Dosas, Sandwiches, etc.
Some of the famous local food joints and their specialities are:
Being a cosmopolitan city, Mumbai has variety of cuisines for people from all over the world. Some of the international cuisines available are Asian, Chinese, Italian, Mexican, Lebanese, Japanese and Continental.
Almost all restaurants serve vegetarian options, you can also find several only vegetarian restaurants in the city. Some of the restaurants which serve pure vegetarian are:
Mumbai is known for its nightlife. You will find various posh clubs and pubs all around the city. Some of the famous places are: