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Mumbai the commercial capital of India is a city of entertainment, which most famously known as the city that never sleeps. This sea soaked city of Maharashtra is the most populous city in India. This capital city of Maharashtra is set at the west coast of India and comprises a rich natural harbor. Presently the Cosmopolitan metropolis city of India was formerly known as Bombay which originally was an accumulation of seven islands namely Bombay Island, Parel, Mazagaon, Mahim, Colaba, Worli and Old Woman's Island on the Konkan coastline which over time joined in to form this island city of Bombay.

mumbai Tours The word Mumbai has been acquired from the famous temple of Mumba Devi: the Hindu goddess, most famous among Kolis (fishermen). The Kolis called her ' Mumba Aai', Aai meaning mother in Marathi. From the combination of this word the city is named as Mumbai. Mumbai has transformed itself from a small island to a dominant cosmopolitan city of India and has become a major centre of trade, commerce, communications, business, industry and tourism in India. Mumbai is considered a cultural melting point as it is a city of immigrants, people from all over the country came and settle here providing. The real charm of the city lies in its liveliness and vivid diversity in its culture. Mumbai being the most modern city of India is has been surely influenced by the west but also comprises Indian values and customs still intact with it.

Mumbai serves as a prominent tourist destination of India as it accommodates the real taste of Indian culture. Mumbai is an absolute destination for foodaholics as well as shopaholics comprising numerous places offering authentic dishes as well as fast food complexes with amazingly fantastic markets, grand shopping complexes and malls. Mumbai is flooded with tourist attractions having discotheques, Restaurants and night clubs, enchanting beaches with shimmering sand being the soul of the city, and various spectacular ancient as well as contemporary wonders. Versova beach is among the famous beaches of Mumbai accommodating a scenic coastline and magnificent landscape with glorious Arabian Sea comprising the sandy coast. It is a dynamic fun destination and is a home to the oldest inhabitants- the fishing community Kolis. It is a unique destination as during high tides whole of the beach gets submerged in to water providing a spectacular sight. The Juhu Beach and ISKCON Temple are yet other beautiful places to visit around Versova beach. Marine drive beach is the most dominant tourist destination of Mumbai which is set at the shoreline of Arabian Sea and stretches itself across the Nariman point to the foot of Malabar hills, both of these ends of this spectacular beach serves a completely contrasting landscape Nariman point being the concrete jungle and Malabar hills bestowing nature's charming beauty. 26 metres high stone archway- The Gateway of India serves as prominent landmark of Bombay. This 16th century old crypto-Moresque archway was designed by George Wittet with the blend of Guajarati and Islamic style of architecture. Kanheri Caves, Jogeshwari Caves, Mahalakshmi Race Course and Elephanta Island, Mahalakshmi Temple, Prince of Wales Museum are some other fascinating destinations of Mumbai.


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