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The enigmatic city of Mumbai was a cluster of seven islands of Koli fishermen who lived on the shores of the Arabian Sea and worshipped Mumbadevi. Hence, the place got the name Mumbai. Mumbai was given by Portuguese as dowry to Charles II of England when he married Catherine. The group of seven island was leased to the East India Company who offered freedom of business and religion to persons who came and settled here. Initially a few Parsis and Gujarati came but soon a sizeable population began to thrive here. This was way back in the 17th century. Today also Mumbai is a city of migrants. People from all over the country have come and settled here. This gives the society of Mumbai a multi-lingual and multi-cultural colour. more....
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Gateway Of India,Mumbai Travel GuideAbout Mumbai Travel Guide
Mumbai has lived upto the reputation for which it was established. It is a city built by the residents of the city. Mumbai is more than a cosmopolitan made of concrete buildings. It is a city which never sleeps, its streets are never empty. The factories and mills of operate day and night to meet the growing demands, their efforts has made Mumbai the commercial capital of India. The marvelous natural port of Mumbai is fit for handling an ever expanding world trade. more....

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Marine Drive,Mumbai Travel GuidePlaces to See
Gateway of India, Afghan Church, Chowpatty Beach, Haji Ali Mosque, Headquaters of Western Railways, High Court, Hutatmas Chowk, Jain Temple, Kamla Nehru Park, Mahalaxmi Temple, Mahatama Jyotiba Phule Market, Malabar Hill, Mani Bhawan, Nehru Planetarium, Rajabai Tower, Nehru Science Centre, Pherozsha Mehta Gardens, Race Course, Raudat Tajera more....


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Elephanta Caves, Mumbai Travel GuideExcursions
Elephanta Caves, Bassein Fort, Erangal Beach, Juhu Beach, Kanheri Caves, Chodbunder, Kerala Caves, Karnakla Bird Sanctuary & Fort, Lion Safari Park, Manori Beach, Matheran Hill Resort, Powai & Vihar Lakes, Tansa Lake, Tulsi Lake, Uran Sea Side Resort, Ganeshpuri Ashram, Versova Beach more....


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Kamla Nehru Park,Mumbai Travel GuideMuseums & Parks
Adjoining the Prince of Wales Museum is an institution of a different kind where collectors have been donating their prize specimens foe over a century. One whole floor of Hornbill House, the Society's headquarters, is devoted to beetles and butterflies all neatly eaxonomized. Another floor contains hundreds of jars full of embalmed reptiles, plus drawer after drawer of birds and animals pelts. It is possible to join the society as a tempora5ry member for the duration of your stay in Mumbai. That entitles you to use BNH's extensive library of nature books. There are lectures and slide shows throughout the week. more....


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