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About Mumbai

Mumbai Night Skyline

The city that never sleeps, the city that makes you feel safe at night, and the city that makes every dream come alive, is also the city with very active nightlife. The nightlife in Mumbai is dazzling enough to make anyone fall for it, be it the party seekers or the people in pursuit of peace. Marine Drive – Nariman Point, juhu chowpatty, worli sea face, live music, late night movies, midnight cycling tours are some of the many places and activities for late night.

Gateway of India

The Gateway of India is an arch-monument built in the early twentieth century in the city of Mumbai. It was erected to commemorate the landing of King-Emperor George V and Queen-Empress Mary, the first British monarch to visit India in December 1911 at Apollo Bunder, Mumbai. The foundation stone was laid in March 1913 for a monument built in the Indo-Saracenic style, incorporating elements of 16th-century Marathi architecture. The structure is a triumphal arch made of basalt, which is 26 metres (85 feet) high.

Sanjay Gandhi National Park

Sanjay Gandhi National Park is a protected area near Mumbai that was established in 1996 with headquarters in Borivali. It is notable as one of the major national parks existing within a metropolis limit and is one of the most visited parks in the world. The rich flora and fauna of Sanjay Gandhi National Park attracts more than 2 million visitors every year. Tourists also enjoy visiting the 2400-year-old Kanheri caves sculpted out of the rocky cliffs which lie within the park.

Beaches

Mumbai city owns a wide platter of tourist attractions out of which the beaches are the most prominent ones. Beaches in Mumbai includes Juhu Beach, Chowpatty Beach, Aksa Beach, Versova Beach, Madh Island Beach, Gorai Beach, Marvé Beach, Manori Beach, Uran Beach and many other amazing beaches. Sunsets and sunrises are the best time to witness the lure of the beaches, as at this time the aura transforms and becomes even more enticing.

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus

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. The terminus was designed by British born architectural engineer Frederick William Stevens, in an exuberant Italian Gothic style. Its construction began in 1878 and was completed in 1887.

Film City

Film City is an integrated film studio complex situated at Goregaon East, Mumbai. It has several recording rooms, gardens, lakes, theaters and grounds that serve as the venue of many Bollywood film shootings. It was built in 1977 by the state government to provide facilities and concessions to the film industry. The plan for Film City was prepared and executed under the guidance of V. Shantaram. In 2014, the tourism board of the Maharashtra state government launched guided tours of the studio for the public.