Mumbai, formerly known as Bombay was, has and always will be one of the most happening cities. Well, this could be the New York for the Indians. The chaotic city looks the most beautiful at night especially at Marine drive where you can see the most beautiful Queen’s Necklace that lights up Mumbai at Night or the Bandra-Worli Sea link that takes our breath away with the way it has been designed.
Must see attractions – South Bombay also known as SOBO is the poshest area in Mumbai and has a vintage feeling to it because of the Hotel Taj, Queens Necklace and of course the most famous Gateway of India that stands on the Mumbai Harbour waterfront since forever. There is a lot of hype for the Bollywood movies and actors, a huge number of fans stand outside their favourite’s actor house just to receive a wave from them. Not only Bollywood movies are creating a hype in Mumbai, but also Marathi Movies in Mumbai are getting bigger day by day!
You ask why? Mumbai is based in the state of Maharashtra where Marathi is also spoken by many. Not all prefer the typical Bollywood or Hollywood movies, something different is always accepted and to satisfy the needs of every individual, Marathi movies were created, which has no become huge.
Best time to visit – November to February offers pleasant weather, March to May where summer starts rising and June to October the monsoon begins.
Eateries – Vadapav is the cheapest and the mouth-watering snack of Mumbai followed by roadside Frankie and bhelpuri on the beach.
If you are looking for something interesting or want to look into stuff like art then don’t forget to visit the Jehangir Art Gallery. It was founded by Sir CowasjiJehangir in 1952. The Indian paintings will leave you amazed. The detailed pictures are something you would want to take home with you and put it up on your wall. Not only do they have pictures of the abstract Indian paintings but also paintings of the oldest movies from the ‘90s.
You could also visit during winter and experience Christmas and New year with the energy and excitement they hold. The beautiful churches will leave you breathless, The Mt. Mary Church – Bandra is the most beautiful one during Christmas. The candles and flowers are sold from the time you start walking till you reach the church. You can also visit the Bandra fair that is held during September and goes on for a week.
Visit the Kala Ghoda Festival that is held during the second week of January. Kala Ghoda Festival is an art festival where people put up their stalls and sell handmade products or authentic jewellery and even food stalls. The decoration is usually very creative every year that is all hand made. Creativity, amazing and stunned is what you will be when you see the beauty and creativity that the festival holds. It is one of the most awaited festivals of the year.