Mumbai, formerly known as Bombay, is the capital of Maharashtra and financial capital of India. Regarded as 'The city that never sleeps', Mumbai has a lot to unwind as the place is adorned with sun-kissed beaches, serene lakes, lush green parks, tall skyscrapers, grand malls, religious sites, local bazaars, and great options for heritage walks.
The City of Seven Islands, Mumbai is located on the west coast of India in South Asia and it is bounded by the Arabian Sea to the west. Besides being the abode of the renowned Bollywood stars, Mumbai is a melting pot of cultures. You can observe the refreshingly diverse influences of different cultures in the street food of Mumbai, which offers a unique potpourri of flavors that is extremely satisfying.
When To Visit?
The weather of Mumbai remains pleasant all around the year that makes it frequented by tourists almost every month. Winters (November to February) are the most pleasant in Mumbai as being the coastal area; the temperature goes down to a minimum of 10°C. This time is ideal for sightseeing and outdoor activities. Christmas is celebrated with full enthusiasm in this city which also makes it a good time to visit. Kala Ghoda Arts Festival is a well-known cultural event that is specially meant for those who are indulged in art, literature, and music. Mumbai witness a humid temperature of around 40°C or high during March to May. Monsoon (June to October) is the best time to visit Mumbai. This is the ideal time to plan road trips or weekend gateways to nearby hill stations like Lonavla, Mahabaleshwar, Khandala, Igatpuri, and Matheran.
What To Explore?
The city of dreams has a lot to offer to its travel enthusiasts. Marine Drive, Bandra-Worli Sea Link, Shree Siddhivinayak, Iskcon Temple, Chowpatty Beach, Juhu Beach, Aksa Beach, Nariman Point, Gateway of India, Victoria Terminus, Film City, and Nerul Balaji Temple are some of the best places to visit in Mumbai. If you have an eternal love for shopping, then Colaba Causeway Market, Chor Bazaar, Crawford Market, Flora Fountain, Fashion Street Market, Linking Road, Hill Road and Zaveri Bazaar are the must stop over for you. If you want to send shivers down your spine, then you can explore the topmost haunted places in Mumbai such as D'Souza Chawl, Aarey Milk Colony, Mukesh Mills, Tower Of Silence and various other haunted places that have bone-chilling horror stories attached to them.
What To Eat?
Mumbai is far and wide known for its street food and the tour is incomplete if you have not savored the original taste of vada pav, kheema pav, bun maska, pani puri, sev puri, ragda patties, bhel puri, pav bhaaji, masala pav, misal pav, and various other delicious street food items. Chowpatty is the best place to get indulged in the street food. Feel the pulse of Mumbai's culinary culture by visiting the Khau Gallis. Khau Gallis of Mahim, Ghatkopar, Mohammed Ali Road, Churchgate, Khargar, Chembur, Carter Road and others are known for amazing street food items like biryani, kebab, pav bhaji, kathi rolls and much more that offers a lip-smacking savory treat to your taste buds. To relish the taste of some Maharashtrian specialties, you can try some small shops of Dadar West. And, Bhendi Bazaar is known for Muslim street food.
There are numerous tourist attractions in Mumbai that you can discover with the assistance of a Mumbai travel guide. This is definite that Mumbai tourism offers a delightful experience to its explorers.
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|Area||:||437.7 Sq. Kms.|
|Temperature||:||Summer - Max : 35. Min : 23.
Winter - Max : 29. Min : 19.
Climate and Geography
Most of the year, Mumbai's climate is warm and humid. Between November and February, the skies are clear and the temperature is cool.