Mumbai

Mumbai is the capital of the state of Maharashtra. Mumbai is considered to be the most populous city in India. Mumbai was renamed Alpha World City in 2008. Mumbai was a collection of seven islands along the original Konkan coast which over time merged to form Bombay Island City. Mumbai was formerly known as Bombay. The city of Mumbai is home to the largest slum in Asia. India’s most famous film industry is also located here. According to Hindu mythology, Mumbai is named after Mumbadevi.

The city of Mumbai is built on an archipelago of seven islands. The seven islands of the Isle of Bombay, Parel, Mazagaon, Mahim, Colaba, Worli, and Old Women’s Island. The city of Mumbai is also called the city of dreams. It is believed that Mumbai City never sleeps. The city of Mumbai is also very famous for local train travel.

Visiting place in Mumbai 

Gateway of India

Gateway of India

Gateway of  India is an arch-monument. The monument was erected in December 1911 to commemorate the landing of King George V and Queen Mary, the first British monarch to visit Mumbai, at the port of Apollo, Mumbai. The monument was completed in 1924. The monument is designed in the Indo-Ceresinic style. The structure itself is made of yellow basalt and solid concrete and is decorated with numerous Muslim and Hindu motives. The Gateway of India is a historical monument. The view of the sea from here is very beautiful, which attracts the tourist who comes there. Gateway of India is also called the Taj Mahal of Mumbai.

Elephanta caves

Elephanta caves

The temple in Elephanta Cave is mainly dedicated to Lord Shiva. Elephanta Cave has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Elephanta Caves contain rock-cut stone sculptures that show the syncretism of Hindu and Buddhist thought and iconography. These caves are located on Elephanta or Gharapuri Island. The Elephanta caves are divided into two parts of the Alcoves. The first is a large part of the five Hindu caves, and the second is a small part of the Buddhist caves.

 

 

 

 

 

Marine Drive

Marine Drive

This road and outing were built by the late philanthropists Bhagoji Sheth Kerr and Palanji MistryIt is essentially a km.6 km off the coast of South Mumbai. There is a long, arch-shaped boulevard starting at the south end of Nariman Point and ending at Girgaum Chopati, popularly known as Chowpatty Beach. Marine Drive is the hallmark of Mumbai. The night scene is very beautiful and there are lights all around.

 

 

Siddhivinayak Temple

Siddhivinayak Temple

Siddhivinayak temple is dedicated to Lord Ganesha.Construction of the temple in 1801 by Laxman Vithu and Debai Patil. This temple is also due to the popularity of movie stars and industry bigwigs. It is also the richest temple in Mumbai as it receives 100 million donations from devotees around the world every year.

 

 

 

 

 

Haji Ali Dargah

Haji Ali Dargah

Haji Ali’s Dargah is located against a backdrop of beautiful views of the Arabian Sea. Haji Ali Dargah is located on a small island. The dargah is dedicated to a wealthy merchant who gave up his worldly possessions and became a Muslim Sufi saint after a pilgrimage to Mecca. People of all religions can enter this dargah. People of all religions can enter this dargah.

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