Mumbai boost few exotic tourist destinations that are worth exploring. Gateway of India, a 262ft. high portal that lies on the seaside was contrived to solemnize the visit of George fifth in 1911. The aerial Hanging Gardens next door to the fetching Towers of Silence, the exquisite Mahalaxmi Racecourse one of the peerless in India, Rajabai Clock Tower, supreme in the Gothic architectural style, an aquarium and Marine Drive also known as "Queens Necklace" are the wonders of the city. The cities of Mumbai spark like jewels during night.
Mumbai Flim City commonly known as BollyWood, a glimpse, if lucky possibly a chat with film stars will definitely adorned a visitor with a lavish glamour. Lying on the swampy sand of Chowpatty beach with a sip of a cool, refreshing milk of green coconut, or enjoying delicious Phel Puri, Pani Puri are the most memorable moments.
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The group of small island called Elephanta or Gharpure lies 10km. across Mumbai Harbor, entrusted with elegant clump of 6th-8th century rock caves. These caves are crowned at a height of about 76metres above sea level.
National Maritime Museum:
The museum set up by Navy, treasures the items of historical significance collected from other countries, it also contains the model of the ship built in Mumbai. It can be approached by frequent bus services, taxis and trains.
The fort was contrived during the rule of Bahadur Shah. The fort is encompassed with churches and huge walls, a perfect example of European architecture. Train from Churchgate takes an hour to reach the fort.
Best time to visit:
The city can be visited through out the year as it faces the moderate climate being a coastal area, except the rainy months (June-September).
Mumbai the city of tycoons, trade, nightlife and film stars gives also the pleasure of browsing with its enormous shopping hubs. Dadar the main market area is flourished with cotton fabrics, sarees and all kind of stuff a shopaholic is looking for. Broad Shopping Center and Selection Center are other shopping head.
Mode of Transport:
While a large number of international flights operate from The Sahara International Airport is connected to all the major cities in the world. Santa Cruz Airport caters to the domestic flights.
Mumbai is the headquarters of both the Western and Central Railways. Trains from Mumbai connect to all the major cities in India. Dadar one of the railheads in Mumbai is a confluence of both the Western and Central railways, making it a busiest railway station.
Mumbai is well connected by road to Nasik 185km,Mahabaleshwar239 km, Shirdi 307 km, Aurangabad 392 km , Ahmedabad 545 kms and Pune 163km. For moving within the city taxies, auto rickshaws, city buses, electric trains are available.
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