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Mumbai || Commercial & Financial Capital City of India

Mumbai prevoiusly known as Bombay, is the capital of Maharashtra. It is the country’s financial powerhouse and its vogue centre of fashion, film and after-dark frolics. Mumbai unravels its undisclosed truths to those who can understand the spirit of the people of India. There is something overwhelming and enormously exceptional about visiting Mumbai, a reward that will always remain. Mumbai is the most populous city in the country is also the headquarters of all Bollywood movies. The city is positioned on Salsette Island, off the west shoreline of India. There are always important places to see in Mumbai. The Elephanta Caves are situated on the Elephanta Island in the harbor off the coast of Mumbai. Many archaeologists believe that the sculptures inside these caves date back to the 9th century. The most famous sculpture here is the one of Ardhanarishvara, the divine hermaphrodite. The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Museum (previously Prince of Wales Museum) is another wonderful place to visit. The museum has ancient exhibits of Indian history including the Indus Valley Civilization artifacts. Other attractions in Mumbai include the Gateway of India, Hanging Garden, Malabar Hill and the Chow Patty Beach. Mumbai is quintessentially cosmopolitan and while the city maybe adorned with beautiful places to visit, the one that will impress you the most will be the vibrant cheerful faces of the people here.

Places /Attractions Near Mumbai