Coordinates: 19.072800 72.882599
The city of Mumbai was known by the name of Bombay in the past and is situated on the Konkan coast of India. The name Mumbai originates from the name of Hindu goddess, called Mumbadevi. It is the financial capital of India, contributing nearly 70 percent of India’s total trade and investment. Residents of Mumbai city include people belonging to all religions, cultures and economic backdrop, adding to the spirit of Mumbai. City of Dreams is another title given to Mumbai as the roots of the Indian film industry called Bollywood prevail here. Due to this reason Mumbai has secured a position on the global map.
Gateway of India is a treasured gem in the crown of Mumbai and was established in the year 1911 in the month of December. The Gateway of India stands proudly in South Mumbai and is a must visit on your trip to Mumbai. Elephanta Caves is another worthy and noticeable attraction of Mumbai and have been declared by UNESCO as the world heritage site. The cave flaunts exclusive and unique sculpture on its walls and is host to several temples dedicated to Hindu deity, Shiva.
Other places to visit include the recently built Bandra-Worli sea link, Marine Drive, Haji Ali, Worli Fort, Borovili National Park, Essel World, Hanging Gardens, Mahalakshmi Temple, Siddhivinayak Temple, etc. You cannot afford to miss the beaches like Juhu beach, Chowpatty Beach, etc. These beaches help the people of Mumbai take a break from the busy and fast city life.