Photogallery of Bombay, India

Asiatic Society, Mumbai
Asiatic Society, Mumbai by Udoy Bhaskar @flickr
Asiatic Society, Mumbai
Asiatic Society, Mumbai by Udoy Bhaskar @flickr
Asiatic Society, Mumbai
Asiatic Society, Mumbai by Udoy Bhaskar @flickr
Mumbai High Rise
Mumbai High Rise by Tom Jervis @flickr
Mumbai Skyline
Mumbai Skyline by Ashugarg @flickr
Mumbai, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (Victoria Terminus)
Mumbai, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (Victoria Terminus) by Arian Zwegers @flickr
Mumbai by Travelwyse @flickr
Cowasjee Jehangir Building at Fort
Cowasjee Jehangir Building at Fort by Swami Stream @flickr
Gateway of India, Mumbai
Gateway of India, Mumbai by Rohit Chhiber @flickr
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More to see in Bombay
Mumbai is a popular destination among eco tourists. The nearest suburbs of the city host the Sanjay Gandhi National Park. The territory of the park is crossed with numerous touristic walking routes and paths. The parkland is home to numerous rare species of plants and flowers. The main inhabitants of the park are still birds. The park counts about 270 bird species. The luckiest tourists may meet a porcupine or a graceful fallow deer during the excursion. Leopards are also frequently met in this area. A perfect place for a family visit and recreation will be the Nehru Centre and Planetarium. The scale center offers several permanent science exhibitions. The excursions are held even for the youngest visitors of the center. These will be of great interest for kids of all ages. During the exploration of inestimable collections the visitors of the center will learn interesting facts on the world around. Tourists craving to learn more about the natural attractions of the destination will love the Kanheri Caves. The caves host a beautiful lake. Tourists will discover various stalactites and stalagmites while exploring the natural attraction. Exciting boat tours through the caves are held every day. To learn the local natural attractions better one should set off to the Hanging garden which boasts a huge collection of flowers. The Shivaji park offers the best facilities for sport activity and leisure as well as picnicking. The territory of the city counts more than ten scale … Read further

Chapters of the guide to Bombay

Attractions and active leisure

The Shivaji park offers the best facilities for sport activity and leisure as well as picnicking. The territory of the city counts more than ten scale parks and gardens. The Taraporewala aquarium is one of the most popular places to visit among city guests. The aquarium offers not only to learn the sea world inhabitants during exciting excursions but to swim in the pool with the friendliest representatives of sea … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

One of the most prestigious eating destinations of the city is considered to be The Taj Mahal Palace restaurant. The eating house stuns its visitors with luxurious design of the interior and a vast choice of dainty dishes. It is safe to say that the restaurant menu offers excellent dishes for every taste and fancy. Despite the price tags in the menu of the eating house being rather high, The Taj Mahal Palace … Open

Traditions and mentality of Bombay

The capital of the country, the city of Mumbai has two names. The first name of the city is Bombay which is now still preferred by many local residents. The city got this name long ago during the colonial age. The modern name of Mumbai the city got in 1995. At present Mumbai is the most heavily populated city of the country. The main feature of the city is still crowds of people in the streets, public institutions … Open

Travel guide to Bombay

The world-famous local landmark is the Taj Mahal Palace. It stands on the shores of the Arabian Sea and accommodates a prestigious hotel. The construction of the palace was completed in 1903, it was built by the famous magnate Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata. The seven-story, European-style building was originally built as a palace that was supposed to be the city's most luxurious hotel. The idea was a success and today … Open

Bombay for children - what to visit

Those seeking an exciting place for an evening with the family, should check out the Yazoo Park. As it gets darker, the park lights up with gorgeous illumination. This park also has to offer numerous dazzling carousels and attractions, as well as a thrilling Ferris wheel. One of the city’s most extraordinary amusement sites is the Snow World, which offers winter fun activities all year round. It is an … Open

Shopping, streets and outlets

Crawford Bazaar is an important historical landmark since it has been operating continuously since 1871. The market’s stalls are abundant with fresh vegetables and fruits, various meat delicacies and spices, popular national sweets and other local culinary delights that are can’t be found in regular supermarkets. Fashion Street is the main shopping street of Bombay with about 500 stores of all … Open

Top sigths of India

Another beautiful landmark is located in the city of Amritsar. This is the Harmandir Sahib (better known as the Golden Temple), which was open in 1577. The complex is surrounded by the so called “holy lake”, the water from which is believed to have healing properties. City suburbs are famous for amazing pine woods and several popular resorts – Simla, Kulu, Masuri and Nainital. These resorts are a perfect choice for fans of alpine ski and rest in the mountains. … Open

Photogalleries of neighbours of Bombay

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