Destination Travel Guide: Mumbai

mumbai taxi courtesy of nytimes.comMumbai is the center of the most populated metropolitan area in India. Built upon a cluster of seven islands, it has passed through the hands of countless empires both foreign and indigenous, becoming a melting pot of disparate cultures in the process. Traveling to Mumbai, the entertainment capital of India, means an endless parade of activities and sights to see.

Check out these activities in Mumbai great for solo & single travelers and photography lovers like those in our travel club:

• Mumbai is home to India’s booming film studios. As a result, travelers interested in Indian cinemaBollywood Movies can tour the film sets, catch an Indian movie, and even visit its vibrant theater scene.

• Churches, temples, mosques, and other places of worship abound in heterogeneous Mumbai. Many
are not worth the visit and the vast number to choose from can be overwhelming, but there are
India Pagoda courtesy of https://forbesindia.comnumerous exceptions to this rule. The Portuguese Church in Dadar is famous for its unique design, the Global Pagoda teaches people to meditate, while both Hare Krishna temples see a constant stream of sightseers.

• Mumbai’s colonial past can be seen in its distinctive Indo-Saracenic architecture. Although glimpses can be caught here and there, a moreMunicipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai complete experience is found in South Mumbai. Prominent examples include both the Gateway of India and the building that houses the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai.

Of course, this is but a small sample of the rich experiences that Mumbai can offer to wanderlusts of all kinds. After all, it is an intoxicating mixture of old and new influences, providing simultaneous nearness to India’s historical legacies and unimpeded access to modern conveniences.

Wanna go? Come with us on our group tour to India. Our tours in Mumbai will hit many of the above highlights.

 

 


4 Comments

  1. Mumbai is a photographers dream, you have the old colonial buildings, the rich and vibrant life going on around you and, as long as you are not there in Monsoon season, beautiful lighting conditions. Get up early and wander round the paths around the water to see the Indian joggers and power walkers, quite a sight.

  2. Kerri

    I’ve never really considered India as a destination I’d like to travel to but Mumbai definitely looks and sounds pretty intriguing! Perhaps I will have to look into it a bit more! 🙂

  3. Wow. I can’t wait to get to India and Mumbai looks like its a travelers dream.

  4. India is SO on our list! Thanks for sharing!

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