Mumbai

Founded on

1526

Founded by

Mughal Empire

State

Delhi

Geographical Area

233 sq mi

Population

1.84 crores

Best time to travel

November to October


About Mumbai

Mumbai (also known as Bombay) is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is the second most populous metropolitan area in India. Bombay, or Mumbai as it is now called, is the commercial capital of India, a city of entrepreneurs, concrete towers, clubs and discos, cricket, Bollywood and more. The city, a cluster of seven islands, was named by its natives after the goddess Mumbadevi. Mumbai include the Victoria Terminus, the Gateway of India, the Hanging Gardens, Mani Bhawan (where the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi resided for several years) and the Prince of Wales museum.

Monuments / Historical Places / Sightseeing in Mumbai

1. Gateway of India

2. Marine Drive

3. Juhu Beach

4. Siddhivinayak Temple

5. Haji Ali Dargah

6. Elephanta caves

7. Victoria Terminus

8. Prince of Wales museum

9. National gallery of Modern Art

10. Sanjay Gandhi National Park

11. Hanging Gardens

How to reach Mumbai

It is very well connected to all the major cities of the country as well as international locations. The strong transportation links mean that easily reach the state via air, rail or road, whatever suits best. Local transportation options are also easily available, such as taxis and buses.

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