Mumbai is a city, but Bombay is an emotion. Known as Bombay until 1995, the city of Mumbai sure has created a strong bond with its dwellers. This Maharashtrian city lies on the west coast of India and is famous for people hanging out at the beaches all day and night. It is densely populated as people from all over India migrate to this place in search of work as Mumbai is known as Sapno ka Sehar, meaning the city of dreams. This is because of the presence of the Bollywood industry here which creates a lot of jobs for people of all levels of ambitions & skills. The beaches, Bollywood celebrities, Vada pav, and the sea link are some of the things that attract tourists. Book yourself a tour guide so that you don’t miss out on the most touristy, most famous, most worth and the best-hidden gems of this metropolitan city.
The Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport serves the Metropolitan Area of Mumbai and operates, both, international and domestic flights. This airport, after the Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport, is the second busiest airport in India in terms of international passengers flying in and out. One of the top attractions of this airport that it has an art gallery inside. The art gallery is named Jaye He GVK New Museum and holds the works of over 100 artists. It is a modern art museum that can soothe the nervous flyer's nerves and ignite an art lover’s passion. Book your air tickets to the Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport and experience the airport like never before.
Wear the Queen’s Necklace at Marine Drive
When someone talks about Mumbai, they never fail to mention the oh-so-popular Marine Drive. What is so special about is that it is a C – shaped 6 lane road that stretches a whopping 3.6 km along the coastline of the Chowpatty beach. It is known as the Queen’s Necklace as it looks like it when seen from a bird-eye view. You can drive this long road while having spectacular views of the beach, especially at night with all the lights and hustle & bustle. Another name for Marine Drive is Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road. Be it, first-time visitors and regular visitors, no one misses this beautiful drive. Book your tickets with Mann Travel, one of the best travel agencies that will get you the best deals and cheap flight tickets.
Open Gates to the Historical Gateway of India
Built in the early 20th century, the Gateway of India is an arch monument and one of the most famous tourist sights in Mumbai. Standing at 26 meters, this monument was built to commemorate the coming of the first monarch of the British empire to India in 1911 on the 2nd of December. Emperor George V and Empress Mary first landed at Apollo Buder in Mumbai. Built with Indo – Saracenic architecture which is what makes it a beautiful place for tourists and locals to come and click the picture. Booking a travel guide would help you to understand the importance of this historic monument.
Get your Act together at the Film City
Known for Bollywood, the city of Mumbai houses many legendary actors, artists, production houses, film schools as well as thousands of aspiring actors and filmmakers. The film city is a film studio complex located in Goregaon East, Mumbai which was built in 1977 by the state government. This was done to provide for the film industry and it sure has been a great investment. It includes theaters, recording rooms, gardens, etc. which have been used in many Bollywood films. Get your flight booking done, today.
Vada Pav & more!
One of the most popular dishes in Mumbai is the classic Vada Pav. It is made by placing a deep-fried potato Vada inside a bun (pav) halfway through. Native to Maharashtra, it is eaten with green chutney, chilly and lots of lip-smacking. Get the best flight fares with Mann Travel and visit Aamchi Mumbai for a street food extravaganza and gorge on Vada Pav, Pav Bhaji, Sevpuri, Dahipuri, Bhelpuri, Pani Puri, etc.
Chant Ganapati Bappa Morya on Ganesh Chaturthi!
Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the massive festivals celebrated in India in Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Madhya Pradesh, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Telangana, West Bengal Gujarat, etc. While these states have huge celebrations for the festival, Mumbai has its own massive celebration. Chanting Ganapati Bappa Morya, the devotees bring in the massive statues of lord Ganesh by singing, dancing, playing music and throwing flowers and colors all around. The thumping of the drums and the chanting will get not only the devotees but anyone ecstatic. During the Ganesh Visarjan, which it the sending away of the lord’s statue, the same amount of enthusiasm can be seen. Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the biggest festivals in India and experiencing it in Mumbai and/or other parts of Maharashtra would be the way to go. Between the bringing in and the sending off, the statue of the lord stays in people’s homes or in temples during which many devotees refrain from non-vegetarian foods and alcohol. Visit Mumbai during this festival and dance along with the devotees and enjoy delicious food in pandals.
Visit Aamchi Mumbai with your family and friends and take tours for the best experience.