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Mumbai, which was previously known as Bombay is a major metropolitan city of India. It is the state capital of Maharashtra.Mumbai city is known as the business capital of India
Mumbai/Bombay can not be complete without the mention of Bollywood, the biggest Indian film industry which churns out hundreds of Hindi block-busters every year.

In 1661, King Charles II of England, married Princess Catherine de Braganza of Portugal, and as part of the dowry he received "Bombay" which is today known as Mumbai. Later in 1668 it was handed over to the East India Company.

In 1858 the administration of the country was taken over by the Queen of England, Queen Victoria, from the East India Company. A viceroy was appointed to rule India in the name of the Queen.

Bombay came under the direct rule of the British in 1861.

The first railway line in India was started between Bombay (VT) and Thane in 1861.
In 1864, modern water supply was<

Eating Out  

The history of food in Mumbai is closely linked to the growth of this city from fishing village to megapolis. As wave after wave of immigrants from all over the country came with dreams of gold in their eyes.
Tea is the most popular beverage followed by coffee. There are tea stalls in almost all roads and corners. Other drinks include fruit juices and coconut water. Irani cafés are a part of Mumbai's cosmopolitan heritage.
Must-try foods that define Mumbai's food culture, with Muslim, Gujarati, Goan, Coastal, South Indian, Parsi and of course local Maharashtran influences.
1.Akuri on toast,
2.Baida roti,
3.Batata vada,
4.The Bombay sandwich,
5.Bheja fry,
6.Bhel puri,
7.Chicken manchurian,
8.Dhoklas and farsaan,
10.Fish and prawn curry,
11.Kolhapuri mutton,
12.Kanda poha,
13.Pao bhaji,
14.Vada pao,


Mumbai is not only famous for the international fashion brands and labels, but is also home to a wide assortment of local markets, boutiques and shopping malls that sell almost everything that a local Mumbaikar needs! The markets are located at suburbs and if you are good at bargaining, you can get items for half the price. In Mumbai, you can find the latest outfits, unique furniture, delicate brass work, exquisite paintings, home furnishings and so much more! There are many malls in Mumbai that not only comprises of shops but food courts and entertainment zones as well. A shopper's paradise, Mumbai is truly a great shopping destination for all
'Colaba Causeway' is a huge, local market situated in Colaba where you can get just about everything! If you are looking for modern or traditional objects, handicrafts, jewellery, brass items, outfits and more, then 'Linking Road' is the best option for you. 'Fashion Street' is always cramme

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Hyatt Regency Mumbai,

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ITC Maratha Mumbai,

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Grand Sarovar Premiere,


Hotel Mumbai Metro,

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7 Flags International,

Hotel Royal Park,

Sea Side Hotel,

Host Inn International,

Hotel Midland,

Suvi Palace.


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Hotel Happy Land,

Hotel Sea Lord,

Ratna Palace Residency,

Hotel Skyway Inn,

Hotel Everest,

Hotel Travel Inn,

Arma Residency,

Hotel Marol Residency,

Regal Residency,

Hotel Samrat.









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