Mumbai was once a myriad of islands which came together to form the commercial capital of Mumbai. In the old times, you could get away by telling “Bombay”. Real estate business here booms to the point where it is comparable to that of leading global cities. 

How to go

The Chhatrapaji Shivaji International Airport is not only one of he busiest airport in Mumbai but is also an important international gateway of India. You can book taxis from here or better download the Uber app to book your ride. You can also travel to Mumbai via train. It has all kinds of transportation which  connects it to various parts of the country.

Where to go

You can have a day at the beach, or surf through art galleries or go camping in the Kanheri caves. The north-central part of the city may play havoc on your brain. You will be confused by the sight in front of you. The swanky bungalows of upper middle-class society and the slums of Dharavi are in stark contrast with each other. On the west, you can see the luxurious mansions of the rich and famous.

The south is the most visited part of the city. It has great property rates, and it is home to some quirky galleries, museums and classy shops, including Armani and Herme. The middle-class Gujarati society inhabits the eastern region. On the top north of the city, you will find some clean beaches, which are a huge thing in Mumbai.

You can find the remains of colonial rule at the St George Fort. The Gothic architecture gives a unique vibe to the rather traditional country. Churches around the corners are easy to reach on foot. A walk can be a refreshing change from the dirty and crowded atmosphere of the city.

Some landmark buildings are Gateway of India, Chhatrapati Shivaji Vastu Sanghralaya, Victoria Terminus and the Royal Taj Mahal hotel. Mumbai is known as the Bollywood hub. Thousands of wanna-be artists flock to this city to get a chance to be on the silver screen.

It has a lively rock music and art scene. Many heavy metal bands are revered here. You can enjoy the jazz, rock or metal scene in the city. Theatres are the home to incredible artists who show off their talent on stage.

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