Travel Guide to Mumbai | India
Previously known as Bombay, Mumbai—aside from being the country’s most populous city—is India’s center of financial and commercial activities. Founded on an ancient settlement, its name was derived from the local goddess Mumba, a type of Parvati, the consort of Shiva, and one of Hinduism’s main deities.
The city of Mumbai dishes a unique charm, thanks to a wonderful paradox of modernity and tradition, chaos and beauty, squalor, and glamor. Dubbed as the “City of Dreams,” it offers a lot more than what most people saw in the film “Slumdog Millionaire.”
Boasting a bevy of attractions from ancient temples, historic streets, rows of magnificent Art Deco buildings to a myriad of cultural activities, Mumbai definitely lives up to its moniker of abundant aspirations.
For all the hidden gems that…