Mumbai, typically known as Bombay, is one of the busiest cities of the world. With a population of over 15 million people, it is the second most populated city in the world. The diverse cultures, bustling traffic, street vender's and the many beaches makes this city well worth a visit.
Mumbai city is also famous for its nightlife and is one of the emerging cities of India so much so that its name 'The city that never sleeps' Many hotels have their own nightclubs offering many types of music.
Mumbai is a shopper's haven with many shopping centers and street markets, linking road market is Juhu is one of the popular markets, a fusion of traditional and modern, surrounded by market stalls selling chapals (flip flops), tunings among other items it's a good Day out for shopaholics.
Colada Market is a must visit, not for the faint-hearted for its persistent show polishing guys and map sellers, this market is targeted towards tourists. Stalls selling jewelery, handicrafts and souvenirs, this market really needs bartering skills so be sure to stick to your guns and remember walk away to get the best price.
There are many historical site and landmarks to visit in Mumbai, a popular tourist attraction is The Gateway of India, basically a port entrance now people gather to see street entertainers, giant balloon sellers and photographer, and people stand around in to take in the atmosphere Around.
Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum is also worth a visit; The House of Mahatma Gandhi is now a museum. The museum shows Gandhi's life and struggles through old books, pictures and objects through his life. Other places to visit are Dhobi Ghat, Marine Drive, The Taj Mahal Palace, Film City, Flora fountain, Chowpatty Beach, Dharavi and Hanging gardens.
Tourists who are visiting Mumbai, can often find an array of accommodation options available there. Most popular of the Mumbai lodging are the 4 star Hotel in Juhu Beach offer comfortable affordable stay.
Juhu beach in Mumbai is one of the most famous beaches in Mumbai and is a good central location to stay. Also famous for its street food Juhu beach is surrounded by the bungalows of many famous Bollywood film stars. As well as the street food there are many multi-cuisine restaurants in Juhu Mumbai, offering fine dining experience and a wide array of dishes to choose from as Mumbai is defiantly a foodie's heaven.