About Mumbai

“The City where dreams come true”

Modernity and a rich Colonial heritage coexist in India’s city of dreams. Its illustrious past as one of the subcontinent’s prime hubs of trade lends it an infectious vibe that is inimitable. Get ready to be swept away by the infectious energy of this island city and its residents.

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Sight Seeing

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Heritage structures

Mumbai is imbued in history, and its Colonial quarter is replete with examples of the same. Highlights include the Neo-Gothic Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus building, the General Post Office built in the Indo-Saracenic style, the Blackie House nearby, as well as the grand Asiatic Society Library.
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Mumbai’s neighbourhoods

The city, despite moving forward, has pockets that ooze quiet, old-world charm, like Horniman Circle, a huge garden surrounded by a ring of stunning architecture. The old villages, like Khotachiwadi and Ranwar, retain a quaint feel, and allow you a glimpse into a simpler pace of life.
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Mumbai’s museums

Mumbai hides a wealth of culture beneath its steel-and-glass veneer. Its many museums, such as the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, and the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sanghralaya, are caretakers of a range of rare finds and notable masterpieces apart from being architectural marvels themselves.
Time : 10:15 AM

Activities To Do

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Go on a cycle tour

Cycle through British Mumbai early in the morning, when you can have the city mostly to yourself. Set your own pace and see Colaba as it wakes up to a new day, take in the gorgeous sight of the fountain at Hutatma Chowk and pedal through Ballard Estate, the heart of Mumbai’s Colonial quarter.
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Watch the city from the water

Take a harbour cruise from the Gateway of India to see Mumbai’s famous landmarks from the Arabian Sea. Sail the high seas with the wind in your hair and watch the sun set as the city lights start glittering behind you. You can also hire a yacht or a speedboat for a memorable sundowner.
Time : 24 Hours
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Catch a play

Mumbai’s thriving theatre industry attracts the best performers from across the country. Watch a play at Prithvi Theatre, one of the city’s most storied venues, or at the National Centre for Performing Arts (NCPA), which has a sterling roster of performances throughout the year.
Time : 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Shopping

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Find great local brands

Bandra is home to hundreds of boutiques by fresh and upcoming homegrown designers. Find Indo-fusion wear, avant-garde styles, statement jewellery and unique accessories in tiny stores tucked away in Bandra’s leafy lanes. Linking Road, the prinicipal shopping street, is home to some high-end international labels too.
Time : 10:30 AM - Late evening
taj holidays

Take back a slice of India

Colaba Causeway is downtown Mumbai’s prime shopping district, and is a great place at which to find everything, from brass antiques and vintage clocks to colourful stoles, scarves, and more. Treasures from across the country find their way here, and finding the right price is an experience in itself!
Time : 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
taj holidays

Splurge at High Street Phoenix

Sprawled out over three million square feet, this mammoth retail space in Lower Parel is home to some of the biggest names in fashion and beauty. Calvin Klein, Jimmy Choo, Burberry, Zara, Bobbi Brown, M.A.C. – you name it, and you’ll find it here. Be prepared to make a day of it.
Time : 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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