Mumbai is known as the city of the gateway of india. Mumbai, which was previously known as Bombay is a major metropolitan city of India. It is the state capital of Maharashtra . Mumbai city is known as the business capital of India, it being the country's principal financial and communications centre. The city has the largest and the busiest port handling India's foreign trade and a major Interntional airport. India's largest Stock Exchange which ranks as the third largest in the world, is situated in Mumbai. Here, trading of stocks is carried out in billions of rupees everyday.
While using local transport be it taxis or auto rickshaws, make sure that they down the meter. You may get fleeced.
Summers can be scorching hot and winters piercing cold.
Always have a couple of extra rolls / batteries for you camera, there is a lot you can shoot.
Make sure you get a road map if you are planning to do the tour of the city on your own on foot.
Mumbai Location is in the Deccan region of India and it is the capital city of the state of Maharashtra. Mumbai location is perfectly set in the western coast of India, by the bank of the Arabian Sea. Mumbai can be called as an island city as it is made from the cluster of seven islands and its name is derived from Mumbadevi (the goddess of the koli fisher folk). Mumbai city consists of two different regions namely the city and the suburbs.
STD Code :
+91 (country dialling code), and 022.
The Chattrapathi Shivaji
26.926° N, 75.8235° E
Time Zone :
Summer: 45 .0°C (Max.), 25.8°C (Min.) Winter: 22.0°C (Max.), 0.0°C (Min.) Monsoon: 40.0°C (Max.), 35.0°C (Min.) Rainfall: 31.87 cm Hottest Season: April-June Most Humid Season: July-August Best Season: September-March
English, Hindi, Marathi
Summer: light tropical Winter: Light woollen
How to get there:
By Air : Mumbai has both domestic and an international airport- - Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport ( Sahar Airport) or the Chhatrapati Shivaji Domestic Airport ( Santa Cruz Airport).View our " Air Travel by India Chart "for greater details on flights. By Train : Mumbai’s two main railway terminals -
Mumbai Central and Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (or VT) connect it to the rest of the country. By Road : Departure point is the Mumbai Central S.T Bus Depot, where long distance buses depart to several towns and cities.
Gateway of India, Flora Fountain, Mahalakshmi Racecourse, Town Hall, Film City, Churchgate, Banganga, Malabar Hill, Nariman Point, Prithvi Theatre, Juhu Beach, Nehru Planetarium, Hotel Taj Mahal, Jehangir Art Gallery and many more...