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Mumbai is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra. According to United Nations, as of 2018, Mumbai was the second most populous city in India after Delhi and the seventh most populous city in the world with a population of almost 20 million.

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1 - Chembur

Chembur is an upmarket large suburb in eastern Mumbai, India.

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2 - Lower Parel

   10 km away

Carriage Repair Workshop based at Lower Parel in the city of Mumbai, India is a premier Broad gauge coaching workshop of Western Railway, India. The workshop undertakes the periodic overhauling of passenger main line coaches. It also manufactures wheel sets for the workshop as well as various Locomotives in Mumbai.

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3 - Shore Excursions in Mumbai

   7 km away

This is a private tour of Mumbai and so we are flexible with the start time. The standard start time is 9am, but if you wish to start early or late, it is possible. This tour can be customised for tourists who don’t have enough time but want to see the most of Mumbai. In this tour we offer you a fascinating 'getaway' that gives you a ringside view of the 'madness and magic' of MUMBAI - the living city that 'never sleeps'. The idea behind the tour is for you to experience the city the way locals do, to see Mumbai from an insider’s perspective. We will make sure you experience the real spirit of Mumbai. Total Tour Duration varies for Different options Selected : Sightseeing tour - 5 to 6 Hours Sightseeing tour + Street food - 6 Hours City + Dharavi - 6 to 7 Hours City + Elephanta caves : 8 to 9 Hours

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4 - Juhu

   6 km away

Juhu is an upmarket neighbourhood of Mumbai. It known for the sprawling Juhu Beach. It is surrounded by the Arabian Sea to the west, Versova to the north, Santacruz and Vile Parle to the east and Khar to the south.

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5 - Andheri West

   8 km away

Bhavan's College is a college located at Andheri West a neighborhood in West Mumbai, India. It was established in 1946, a year before India gained independence from The British Empire in 1947. Dr. K.M. Munshi was the founding president of the college. Bhavan's College is a part of the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan.

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6 - Mountain Bike Tours in Mumbai

   7 km away

Experience Mumbai in the early morning by the seat of your bike, before the crowds fill the streets. On this 3 hours 45 mins bike tour, which includes stops for breakfast and tea, you’ll follow paved roads over easy, flat terrain. Cycle at a relaxed pace, stopping regularly to explore markets, temples and railway stations, and listen to your knowledgeable guide along the way. Enjoy the serene atmosphere and cool weather in the morning hours! Numbers are limited to 6 people per group, ensuring an intimate experience with a small group.

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7 - Senapati Bapat Marg

   9 km away

Dadar railway station is one of the major interchange railway stations of Mumbai Suburban Railway. It serves the Dadar area in Mumbai, India.

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8 - Worli Fort.

   9 km away

The Worli Fort is a fort in Worli, Mumbai, India. The fort, often mistakenly referred to as being built by the Portuguese, was built by the British in around 1675.

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9 - Culinary Tour in Mumbai

   7 km away

Join us on our truly small-group Mumbai foodie adventure. Prepare yourself because there is nothing quite like the energy and personality of Mumbai. Home to the Bollywood elite, soaring financial buildings, sprawling slums, the call of the chaiwalla and the lunch-delivering dhabbawallas. Over the evening you'll use Mumbai's transport system including the famous commuter line to visit 3 distinct districts. Hop from stop to stop mopping up curries with crispy  papads, hitting up one of the few remaining Persian bakeries, digging into chaat snacks on Chowpatty, eat lip-smackingly good kebabs and countless other dishes along the way. You’ll wander through old markets, eat ice cream that’s been hand-churned the same way since it opened in the 19th century and be entertained with stories of old Bombay. Just get your taste buds ready for the ride.

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10 - Sewri Fort

   9 km away

The Sewri Fort is a fort in Mumbai built by the British at Sewri. Built in 1680, fort served as a watch tower, atop a quarried hill overlooking the Mumbai harbour.

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11 - Bandra Fort

   7 km away
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12 - Shivaji Park

   7 km away
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13 - Juhu Beach

   6 km away
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14 - Vashi

   11 km away

Vashi is a node in Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, across the Thane Creek of the Arabian Sea on the outskirts of city of Mumbai.

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15 - Dhobi Ghat

   12 km away

Mahalakshmi Dhobi Ghat is an open air laundry place in Mumbai, India. It is located at Mahalaxmi railway station in southern Mumbai, it is also accessible from the Jacob Circle monorail station.

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16 - Haji Ali Dargah

   13 km away

The Haji Ali Dargah is a mosque and dargah or the monument of Pir Haji Ali Shah Bukhari located on an islet off the coast of Worli in the southern part of Mumbai. Pir Haji Ali Shah Bukhari was a Sufi saint and a wealthy merchant from Uzbekistan.

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17 - Malad West

   13 km away

The Western Suburbs is the western precinct of the city of Mumbai, India. The Western Suburbs consist of Andheri, Bandra, Borivali, Dahisar, Dharavi, Goregaon, Jogeshwari, Juhu, Kandivali, Khar, Malad, Santacruz and Vile Parle.

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18 - Girgaon

   14 km away

Girgaon, formerly Girgaum, is an area in southern Mumbai in Maharashtra, India. The Sanskrit term "Giri" stands for hills, whereas the word "gram" denotes a village. Thus, Girgaon means a village at the foothill of mountains.

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19 - Kanheri Caves

   15 km away

The Kanheri Caves are a group of caves and rock-cut monuments cut into a massive basalt outcrop in the forests of the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, on the former island of Salsette in the western outskirts of Mumbai, India.

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20 - Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

   16 km away

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, also known by its former name Victoria Terminus, is a historic terminal train station and UNESCO World Heritage Site in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

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21 - Marine Drive

   16 km away

Marine Drive is a 3.6-kilometre-long Promenade along the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road in South Mumbai in the city of Mumbai, India.

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22 - Nhava

   16 km away

Jawaharlal Nehru Port, abbreviated as JNPT, also known as Nhava Sheva, is the largest container port in India. Located east of Mumbai in Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, this port on the Arabian Sea is accessed via Thane Creek.

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23 - Municipal Corporation Building

   16 km away
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Why should you visit Mumbai ?

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How to visit Mumbai ?

Why traveling there?

Mumbai, the bustling capital of Maharashtra, is a melting pot of cultures, offering a unique blend of history, modernity, and rich diversity. From ancient temples to towering skyscrapers, Mumbai's charm lies in its contrasts. Traveling here allows you to experience the vibrant street life, savor mouth-watering street food, and explore historic sites and architectural marvels.

How to get there?

Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport connects the city to major international and domestic destinations. The city is also well-connected by railways. Mumbai is accessible from major Indian cities via long-distance trains arriving at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) or Mumbai Central Station.

What to book in advance?

It's a good idea to book accommodations and guided tours in advance to avoid last-minute hassles. Popular attractions like the Elephanta Caves and Sanjay Gandhi National Park might require advance booking, especially during peak season.

What are the costs?

Mumbai can be both budget-friendly and luxurious, depending on your preferences. Street food and local restaurants offer affordable meals, while upscale eateries cater to fine dining experiences. Accommodations range from budget hostels to luxurious 5-star hotels. Public transportation is relatively cheap, while taxis and auto-rickshaws can be more expensive.

What are the best things to do?

1. Visit the iconic Gateway of India, a historic monument overlooking the Arabian Sea.
2. Explore the Elephanta Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage site with ancient rock-cut temples.
3. Stroll along Marine Drive, also known as the Queen's Necklace, to enjoy the beautiful promenade and sunset views.
4. Visit the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, formerly known as the Prince of Wales Museum, to admire Indian art and artifacts.
5. Take a tour of the Dharavi Slum to witness the extraordinary resilience and spirit of its inhabitants.

Where to eat?

1. Bademiya: Famous for its delectable kebabs, rolls, and biryanis.
2. Café Mondegar: A popular café offering a mix of Indian and continental dishes, along with a lively ambiance.
3. The Bombay Canteen: For a modern take on traditional Indian cuisine in a trendy setting.

Where to stay?

1. The Taj Mahal Palace: A luxurious and iconic hotel with a stunning view of the Gateway of India.
2. Abode Bombay: A boutique hotel that offers a blend of modern amenities and traditional Indian charm.
3. Backpacker Panda Colaba: A budget-friendly hostel located in the heart of Colaba, close to major attractions.

Off the beaten path:

Visit the unique Global Vipassana Pagoda, a meditation hall and monument dedicated to the ancient technique of Vipassana meditation. Located on the outskirts of Mumbai, this architectural marvel features the world's largest stone dome built without any supporting pillars. The serene and peaceful atmosphere offers a welcome respite from the chaos of the city.

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A sprawling city and the fifth most populous metropolitan area in the world, Mumbai - formerly Bombay - is the capital of the Indian state of Maharashtra, in the center of India's west coast.
With an estimated population of 12,478,447 (2011), Mumbai is the most populous city in India and is at the heart of one of the largest urban areas in the world, home to 18.5 million people.

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Is also the commercial capital of the country, producing 5% of India's GDP, contributing 25% of industrial production, 40% of maritime trade, and up to 70% of the total financial transactions of the Indian economy.

With a higher standard of living than anywhere else in India, it is a popular city for Indian migrants and international tourists, making the city a constant social, ethnic, and cultural hub

Visiting Mumbai offers many charms not to be missed

Colaba is the oldest district of Mumbai: located on the peninsula at the southern end of the city, it is one of the most frequented, especially because it is home to the Gateway of India,
A large basalt arch was built between 1915 and 1924.

Many buildings of Victorian colonial architecture are located there.
This is the neighborhood where the British settled during the 17th century, and relative tranquility reigns in its alleys.

Not far from there, don't miss another must-see when visiting Mumbai: the Taj Mahal Palace, a gigantic luxury hotel built-in 1903.
It is undoubtedly featured on all the blogs dedicated to trips to Mumbai.

What if you went behind the scenes of Indian cinema? 

Bollywood Studio is one of the Pantheons of the 7th Indian art that you can visit.
The time of a day, the studio opens its doors to discover the underbelly of cinema:

 From the sets to the dressing rooms, through the films and series that have marked this place, you will discover all the history, up to the actors that are there

Frequently Asked Questions by Travelers planning a trip to Mumbai

How to get to Mumbai?

The main entry point to India, the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport provides many regular flights from European, Asian, and American cities. 
With or without a stopover, allow about 11 hours for the flight.

By bus, you will find countless private and public bus companies to get to and from Mumbai.
Public buses depart from the central bus station in Mumbai. 

By train, two lines are frequently used: Central Railways (east and south) and Western Railways (links to the north).

Knowing where to stay in Mumbai can be dizzying given the city's immense size

 The best areas to stay in Mumbai are Colaba and Fort if you want to see all the sights and cultural sites.
 Staying in Malabar Hill for relative peace is also an option if you are looking for a place to stay away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

There are several hotels in the area, and you can also choose to stay in a homestay or rent an entire apartment. 
Prices are affordable but higher in the city center.

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