Commercial & Financial Capital City of India

Mumbai prevoiusly known as Bombay, is the capital of Maharashtra. It is the country’s financial powerhouse and its vogue centre of fashion, film and after-dark frolics.

Mumbai prevoiusly known as Bombay, is the capital of Maharashtra. It is the country’s financial powerhouse and its vogue centre of fashion, film and after-dark frolics. Mumbai unravels its undisclosed truths to those who can understand the spirit of the people of India. There is something overwhelming and enormously exceptional about visiting Mumbai, a reward that will always remain. Mumbai is the most populous city in the country is also the headquarters of all Bollywood movies. The city is positioned on Salsette Island, off the west shoreline of India. There are always important places to see in Mumbai. The Elephanta Caves are situated on the Elephanta Island in the harbor off the coast of Mumbai. Many archaeologists believe that the sculptures inside these caves date back to the 9th century. The most famous sculpture here is the one of Ardhanarishvara, the divine hermaphrodite. The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Museum (previously Prince of Wales Museum) is another wonderful place to visit. The museum has ancient exhibits of Indian history including the Indus Valley Civilization artifacts. Other attractions in Mumbai include the Gateway of India, Hanging Garden, Malabar Hill and the Chow Patty Beach. Mumbai is quintessentially cosmopolitan and while the city maybe adorned with beautiful places to visit, the one that will impress you the most will be the vibrant cheerful faces of the people here.

Attractions in Mumbai, around and from Mumbai

  • Dhobi Ghat A unique feature of Mumbai, the dhobi is a traditional laundryman, who will collect your dirty linen, wash it, and return it neatly pressed to your doorstep.

  • Elephanta Caves Across the Mumbai Harbour, lie the seventh-century rock-cut temples of Elephanta. Once known as Gharapuri, or the Fortress City.

  • Gandhi Memorial Museum The memorial is dedicated to this legendary freedom fighter of India & the Father of the Nation, who stayed here between 1917 and 1934 during India's freedom struggle.

  • Gateway of India Mumbai's most striking monument, this too was designed by George Wittet. It has an imposing gateway arch in the Indo-Saracenic style with Gujarati and Islamic elements such as wooden carvings.

  • Hanging Gardens Of Mumbai The Hanging Gardens in Mumbai, also known as Ferozeshah Mehta Gardens, are terraced gardens perched at the top of Malabar Hill.

  • High Court of Bombay The Bombay High Court is one of the oldest and chartered High Courts in the Country. It has Appellate Jurisdiction over the State of Maharashtra, Goa, Daman & Diu.

  • Malabar Hill Malabar Hill is a small hill in South Mumbai, an extremely upmarket residential area, most known for the Walkeshwar Temple which houses the Banganga Tank.

  • Marine Drive It is a 'C'-shaped six-lane concrete road along the coast, which is a natural bay. The road links Nariman Point to Babulnath and Malabar Hill.

  • Prince of Wales Museum This is one of Mumbai's finest example of Victorian architecture. It is undoubtedly one of India's finest museums.

  • University of Mumbai The University of Mumbai (formerly University of Bombay), is a state university situated in Maharashtra.