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Mumbai Video Reviews

Juhu beach sightseeing  Video Review

Juhu beach sightseeing

by Vikram Jain
28th Sep 17
Shri Sai Darshan Mandir  Video Review

Shri Sai Darshan Mandir

by Tejas
6th Jul 17
Awesome place Marine drive  Video Review

Awesome place Marine drive

by Dhavalharanesha
8th Jun 17
Awesome place  Video Review

Awesome place

by Meet
8th Jun 17
A cool place to visit  Video Review

A cool place to visit

by Suraj Bafna
22nd Dec 16
Must visit  Video Review

Must visit

by Suraj Bafna
22nd Dec 16
Must visit gateway of India  Video Review

Must visit gateway of India

by Santosh Rao
30th Nov 15
Gateway of India  Video Review

Gateway of India

by Samyak V m
19th Nov 17
Mandir for well wishes  Video Review

Mandir for well wishes

by Sratsinha Sinha
16th Oct 17
Kanheri caves  Video Review

Kanheri caves

by Shikha Sharma
18th Jul 17

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Reviews (725)

Supriya venkat

Supriya venkat4.3/5

5 reviews

Good place

Was a quick trip so not much to say.
Weather is generally warm.

Walked partial length of the Marine Drive late evening. Enjoyed the experience.
Definitely a must-see/do. A serene, relatively quiet and importantly 'safe' place to walk, even at that hour.

Paid a visit to the monumental Gateway of India and had evening tea at the Taj Mahal Palace. The energy levels and good vibes at the places are refreshing.

Passed by Leopold Cafe (yes! the very same famed one from 'Shantaram' by Gregory David Roberts) and did some shopping around on that street at Colaba Causeway. The variety of knik-knac articles can be overwhelming for people undecided on specific shopping list.
My Status: Shopping incomplete...

If craving for street food, then the Kebab place - 'BadeMiya' round the corner from Taj is a good place for street food experience, though slightly high-priced for street-food, quality is not too bad. They serve from noon until very late into the night.
If peckish at midnight, you are guaranteed to be served, however, be prepared to battle a sea of people in line before you for the same food!

One can easily get to places by cab at reasonable prices and further out places by local train. Local trains are well enough connected and not as crowded as used to be quite some years ago.

Many more places to go to, see, experience and enjoy in Mumbai.
Definitely need more time to see the city and other sights, just a day and a half is insufficient.

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Dinesh pinto

Dinesh pinto5.0/5

1 review

Mumbai Meri Jaan

Mumbai is Lovely and Lively place to stay and roam around. People fall in Love with Mumbai. Feel like coming again and again and again . Water Kingdoms, Caves, Museums and Temples, Churches, Moes are prominent places to visit. Gate way of India and National Park and Elephanta Caves are also place of attractions . Lovely food joints and Pubs are calling all to visit to Mumbai.

Mumbai Overview

History of Mumbai

Mumbai is more affectionately known as “the city of dreams”. The city is a collection of 7 islands and was named after the goddess Mumbadevi. The history of this metropolis is said to date back to the Stone Age! It has been a part of many major empires including the Maurya, the Chalukya and the Rashtrakuta as well as the Maratha. Being a port city it flourished as a trade route and subsequently came under the Portuguese rule.

In 1678, it became the headquarters of the British East India Company and soon became a major international hub for trade, especially in cotton. It became the capital of the Bombay Presidency under the British rule and played an import role in the “Quit India Movement” and “The Royal Indian Navy Mutiny”.

People and Culture of Mumbai

One must take a Mumbai tour to truly experience the essence of the city. It is not only India’s largest city but also one of the most populous. Marathi, Hindi, Konkani and Gujarati are the major languages spoken here and the main religions include Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Judaism and Buddhism. Gudi Padwa, Navratri, Diwali, Moharram and Christmas are the major festivals celebrated here.

Mumbai is a major economic and commercial city with most of its population working in the industrial, finance and IT sector. Mumbai is also home to the Bollywood industry, where feature films and innumerable TV series are shot and produced. Famous personalities like Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan and Sachin Tendulkar reside here.

Things to Do in Mumbai

On a trip to Mumbai, one has innumerable things to see. Being an ancient city, sightseeing in Mumbai is an absolute delight. One of the top places to visit in Mumbai is the Gateway of India built in 1924 for King George V and Queen Mary’s arrival in India. Mumbai sightseeing is not complete without a visit to the Film City where Bollywood movies and TV serials are shot. For a taste of ancient history, the Elephanta Islands and Kanheri caves are a must-see Mumbai tourist places. Other famous places in Mumbai include the Haji Ali Darga and Siddivinayaka Temple.

If tourists are looking for relaxing things to do in Mumbai, a view of the sunset at Juhu Beach is breath-taking. Other exciting places to see in Mumbai are the Essel World and Adlabs Imagica where one can enjoy a day of fun.

Food and Shopping in Mumbai

After a day of experiencing the Mumbai attractions, tourists can treat themselves to the city’s culinary delights. The best places to visit in Mumbai for delectable dishes are Chowpatty and Juhu beach, where one can enjoy the famous Vada Pav, chaats and more. Must-try dishes include the Maharashtrian Thali, crab or prawn curry, Parsi meals, Bombil Fry and kolhapuri mutton gravy.

This city is a shopper’s delight, with the best of almost everything available here. Mumbai is famous for fashionable clothes and junk jewellery. To shop in Mumbai, places to visit are the Lokhandwala market, the streets of Colaba and Bandra, and the Crawford market.

Accommodation in Mumbai

For travellers wanting to know how to reach Mumbai, there are many options. The city is well-connected not only via road and railway but also by flights. Being one of the major cities in India, there are innumerable options for hotels. Some of the top hotels in Mumbai are The Taj Mahal Palace, The Oberoi and JW Marriot Hotel where travellers can find a comfortable stay and excellent facilities.

Photos of Mumbai

Marine Drive, Mumbai

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Jaitik yadav

Evening at marine drive
Gateway of India, Mumbai

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Monika sharma

Gateway of India, Mumbai
Gateway of India, Mumbai

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Monika sharma

Gateway of India, Mumbai
Marine Drive, Mumbai

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Mayuri Kubal

Marine Drive, Mumbai

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