‘Mumbai’-The City of Dreams has changed a lot over the years but what hasn’t changed is its insurmountable spirit which makes the city bounce back after each disaster. No wonder millions of people make a beeline to the city to seek their destiny in this ‘Maximum City’.
Tourist Spots in Mumbai
The city of Mumbai offers numerous sightseeing options to travellers which include:-
- Gateway of India
- Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
- Sanjay Gandhi National Park
- Prince of Wales Museum
- Essel World
- Film City
- Mumbai Zoo
- Flora Fountain
- Elephanta Caves
- Mahakali Caves
Shopping Attractions in Mumbai
Mumbai offers several interesting shopping options to shoppers which include a combination of one-stop shops like Grand Hyatt Plaza, Frazes, Fab India which stand next to designer Boutiques like Ensemble, Azeem Khan Couture & Ritu’s Boutique. For more variety and options tourists can visit Chor Market, Bandra Market and Fashion Street that offer some interesting and affordable options.
Eating Out in Mumbai
Mumbai is home to some of India’s best known restaurants and snack food joints that are immensely popular amongst locals and tourists. Some of them are outlined below:-
- Copper Chimney
- Lemon Grass
- Leopold Café
Hotels in Mumbai
Although there is no dearth of affordable full service budget hotels in Mumbai, discerning business and leisure travellers who demand world class comforts and conveniences can choose to stay in the following star class hotels that are the city’s ‘crown jewels’.
- Taj Mahal Palace & Hotel
- Grand Hyatt
- Marriot JW Mumbai
- ITC Grand Central Sheraton and Towers
- Leela Kempinsky
Moderately priced full service hotels such as the Lemon Tree are popular for business as well as leisure travellers.
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Airports in Mumbai
Mumbai has two Airports – The Chattrapathi Shivaji International Airport which caters to International Arrivals & Departures while the Santa Cruz Domestic Airport caters to domestic arrivals and departures.
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Best time to Visit Mumbai
Though Mumbai has a moderate climate all throughout the year but October to February are by far the best months to explore this enchanting city.
Transport in Mumbai
Spread over 440 square kilometres, the city of Mumbai has a well-entrenched network of BEST buses, taxis, auto-rickshaws and local trains which operate not only within the city of Mumbai but also cover its suburban business areas like Thane, Andheri, Kalyan, Malad, Kandivili and Dahisar.