Maharashtra Tourism
Mumbai/Bombay is the commercial capital of India. Read further to know more about Mumbai city.


Having pulsating lifestyle with full of vibrancy and fun, Mumbai lives with the spirit of the changing pace set by liberalization and modernization. Mumbai is the centre of interest for foreign investors. It has changed itself into a thriving market, and an MNC's heaven.

Known as the fastest city of India, Mumbai is the only city where tourists can enjoy a fine nightlife. This is the place of beaches like Marina beach and Juhu beach, and one can also opt to see the site seeings like Gateway of India, Essel World, Mani Bhawan, Jehangir Art Gallery, Siddhivinayak Temple and Bollywood.

Mumbai is also the centre for all glamorous happenings in India with a constant stream of performances in film, music, dance and drama. Mumbai also offers lots of adventurous and romantic activities through its nightclubs, pubs, theatres, beaches and restaurants. And don't forget to taste the mouth-watering Mumbai's own pau bhaji, bhel puri and kebabs.

Mumbai History
After the death of Asoka, Bombay had been taken over by various Hindu rulers until 1343. Mohammedans from Gujarat took the possession in the same year and ruled for nearly two centuries. Then came the Portuguese in1534 and kept the name

Mumbai Excursions
Elephanta caves are in the magnificent Elephanta Island, which is 11 km from Mumbai. It has beautiful carvings, sculptures, and a temple of the Hindu God, Lord Shiva. This UNESCO World Heritage Site has been a commercial, military and religions centre for centuries

Mumbai Entertainment
To take a break from the day long exhausted work schedules, Mumbai has lots of sites, which can give a breathing rest. Gateway of India is a popular place where foreigners as well Indians enjoy a lot in Mumbai. One can also board a short journey

Mumbai Travel Tips
The local trains along with the local bus service run by the BEST carry the huge Mumbai's commuters. Local Trains leave every few minutes from stations in both directions from 4.30 am to 1.30 am. There are also yellow and black taxis, which are a convenient

Mumbai Shopping
Mumbai offers quite wide ranges to the shoppers. Ranges are different, and there are places, which can be suited with every type of pockets. Chor Bazaar, Mutton Street and Zaveri Bazar are some of the important areas, where shoppers enjoy with delight. Phenomenal collection of antiques, jewellery, wooden articles,

How to Reach Mumbai
Being a metro city and the capital of Maharashtra, Mumbai is well connected to the rest of the world and India. International fights are landed at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (formerly known as Sahar Airport) while at Chhatrapati Shivaji Domestic

Mumbai Accommodation
Being Mumbai a metro city of India, it offers a wide range of hotels to tourists. One can find here budget hotels to star hotels with different levels of comfort and budget, which can fit with every pocket. All the hotels offer excellent service, comfort and cleanliness. For higher people, the Taj Mahal Hotel is near the Gateway of India

Mumbai Tourist Attractions
Gateway of India is regarded to be the starting point for most tourists who want to travel around the Mumbai city. This 26m-high structure has four turrets and intricate latticework carved into the yellow basalt stone. Mumbaites, as well as the foreign tourists come down

Mumbai Fairs and Festivals
Ganesh Chaturthi is the biggest festival in Mumbai. It is celebrated with great grandeur for 11 days in the months of October or November. Hindu God Ganesh is worshipped in this festival.