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Juhu beach sightseeing

Juhu beach sightseeing  Video Review

Juhu Beach

Vikram Jain
28th Sep 17

Shri Sai Darshan Mandir

Shri Sai Darshan Mandir  Video Review

Sai Darshan Mandir

6th Jul 17

Awesome place Marine drive

Awesome place Marine drive  Video Review

Marine Drive

8th Jun 17

Awesome place

Awesome place  Video Review

Marine Drive

8th Jun 17

A cool place to visit

A cool place to visit  Video Review

Worli Sea Face

Suraj Bafna
22nd Dec 16

Must visit

Must visit  Video Review

Siddhivinayak Temple

Suraj Bafna
22nd Dec 16

Must visit gateway of India

Must visit gateway of India  Video Review

Gateway Of India

Santosh Rao
30th Nov 15

Gateway of India

Gateway of India  Video Review

Gateway Of India

Samyak V m
19th Nov 17

Mandir for well wishes

Mandir for well wishes  Video Review

Mukti Dham Mandir

Sratsinha Sinha
16th Oct 17

Kanheri caves

Kanheri caves  Video Review

Kanheri Caves

Shikha Sharma
18th Jul 17

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Reasons to go to Mumbai

1Glide Across The Water At Girgaum Chowpatty
Glide Across The Water At Girgaum Chowpatty

Experience the exhilaration of kayaking at the sought after Girgaum Chowpatty. Offered at the H2O Water Complex, you have professional guides who give a briefing and insightful tips regarding the same. HolidayIQ Traveller Vishwas Gowda shares, “Well most of the beaches or maybe all the beaches in Mumbai aren't suitable for swimming as they are polluted. Nice place for foodies, Chowpatty beach is the place where money rules, I mean you can enjoy the costly services available at the beach if you're ready to spend thousands. There's boating, jet ski, parasailing etc., I personally find these rides not worthy as they are lot cheaper in beaches of Goa. The beach is a nice place to take a walk and sit at the shore and hangout during sunset.”


Read more at 10 Things That Will Make You Fall In Love With Mumbai All Over Again!

2Go Shopping At Chor Bazaar
Go Shopping At Chor Bazaar

Chor Bazaar, located near Bhendi Bazaar in South Mumbai, is one of the largest flea markets in India. The area is one of the tourist attractions of Mumbai. According to popular legend, if you lose anything in Mumbai you can buy it back from the. Says HolidayIQ Traveller Amit, "Chor Bazaar, in spite of this reputation, is said to sell mostly second-hand goods rather than stolen goods. The market is now famous for antique and vintage items."


Read more at 10 Things That Will Make You Fall In Love With Mumbai All Over Again!

3Explore Areas Like The Fort And Kala Ghoda
Explore Areas Like The Fort And Kala Ghoda

Kala Ghoda literally means 'black horse' and although the name sounds a bit odd for a location, it offers a great experience especially when you are somewhere in South Mumbai. If you are passionate about arts and architecture, Kala Ghoda is “the place” to visit. This small precinct has more landmark buildings that not only talk about the past of Mumbai, but also talks about the colonial architecture. You can pick up any landmark building here like Prince of Wales Museum now known as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sanghralaya, Elphinstone College, Army and Navy Building, David Sassoon Library, St. Andrew and Columba Church, Knesset Eliyahoo Synagogue and even the Mumbai University building.


Read more at 10 Things That Will Make You Fall In Love With Mumbai All Over Again!

4A Popular Parsi Meat Dish - Sali Boti
A Popular Parsi Meat Dish - Sali Boti

A popular Parsi meat dish, Sali Boti is served on a bed of potatoes with mutton, which is a part of every Parsi's staple diet. This is one food item that finds its place on the menu at every Parsi occasion. The mutton and ginger in this dish make it perfec t to be consumed during winters.

HolidayIQ Traveller Rajashree Das shares, “There are quiet a few parsi restaurants in Mumbai. When in Mumbai do not forget to try one of these. Berry pulao, patra-ni-machhi, Bombay, caramel custard and a fresh lime soda sweet, to beat the Bombay heat are some dishes that you should try in these cafes.”


Read more at From Rogan Josh To Gajar Ka Halwa: 12 Traditional Indian Dishes Best Enjoyed During Winter

5How About An Ice Cream Sandwich At K Rustom Ice Cream?
How About An Ice Cream Sandwich At K Rustom Ice Cream?

This is an old and a recognized place in the South Mumbai area of Churchgate. It is located opposite the ambassador hotel, Veer Nariman Road. Very popular among the locals with flavours which have stole many hearts through the times. One must surely try flavours such as chocolate walnut, rum n raisin, bitter chocolate, strawberry, and coffee. They are also well known in the area for their ice cream sandwiches.  Their ice creams have an unbelievable smooth texture which goes down softly in the throat and melts in your mouth.

Where: Churchgate, South Mumbai


Read more at Nothing Like Have Ice- Cream During Winter! 8 Irresistible Ice-Creams You Must Try

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Sriram subramani

Sriram subramani5.0/5

4 reviews


Visited Siddhivinaya, Korum Mall- Thane, Chembur, Dadar, Temples at Matunga, Andheri. Food and Shopping: Good shopping experience. Highlight of the trip: Hotel City Point that was easily accessible and convenient.

Narender kumar

Narender kumar4.0/5

4 reviews

Mumbai Through my eyes

A very humbling experience at the Siddhivinayak temple. A joyride on the Bandra-Worli Sea link. An architectural wonder in Mumbai, this 5.6 km long cabstand bridge crosses the Arabian Sea and links the Mumbai suburbs with South Mumbai. Heritage buildings in the fort area like Victoria Terminus Train Station, Municipal Council Building, Regal Cinema, National Gallery of Modern Art, David Sassoon Library, Army and Navy Building and Flora Fountain. Elephanta caves give Goosebumps. Paani Puri, Kala Khatta Gola, Bhel Puri, Pav Bhaji, Masala Papad, Veg Kolhapuri, etc. Colaba Causeway for some shopping like antiques, books, junk jewellery, apparels, branded sunglasses etc. Night time at Marine Drive i.e Lighting earned it the nickname the "Queen Necklace" Facing the Arabian Sea on one side and sharp skyscrapers on the other, Marine Drive gives the sense of space which is missing in Mumbai.

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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.

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Mumbai July 6-8, 2018
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Mumbai, Maharashtra

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