Mumbai, though known for all its hustle and crowd, offers a combination of enthralling natural heritage and modern entertainment. Mumbai, also known as Bombay, is the capital of the state of Maharashtra. Mumbai came into being when the seven islands which used to be the home of the fishing community called the Koli people, came together. After this phase, Mumbai was reshaped with the construction of the roads and railways, which was when the city began its transformation.
The city had large-scale civil engineering projects which were followed by a series of growth in Mumbai. This transformed Mumbai into one of the largest seaports on the Arabian sea. Currently, Mumbai is one of the most popular cities in India, possessing a perfect combination of both the urban and the rich history; Mumbai is subsequently called the city of dreams. Mumbai experiences many tourists visiting throughout the year, to visit its beaches, hills, monuments and also the happening nightlife and glitzy glamour filled lifestyle.
A reposeful stay in this beautiful city
Located very close to the airport, this eco-friendly hotel in Mumbai has several facilities including transport to the customers to and from the airport, completely air-conditioned, it consists of a banquet that is so big that it can hold any type of event ranging from weddings to hosting a ceremony of any sort. The staff at this hotel are always available to the guests at any time and they are very hospitable.
Keeping up to the mark as one of Mumbai’s best hotels, the Orchid Mumbai has won several awards. It is situated in the wonderful city of Mumbai amidst the numerous attractions as mentioned earlier. The hotel place would promise to give the customers a cozy stay and an adventurous trip.
The Attractions of Mumbai
Between the months of September to April is the ideal time to visit Mumbai, as it avoids the hot and sticky summer as well as the rainy season.
Gateway of India
The Gateway of India is located in the Colaba area of Mumbai, with its guard up facing the Arabian sea. This attraction was an appealing monument built in the honour of King George V when he was proclaimed as the Emperor of India. The Gateway of India became the entry point for the British governors, paradoxically it was the exit for the British as well.
Marine Drive’s huge stretch is a sight to witness. With the glittering waters of the drive sparkling in the day and the twinkling lights at night, along with the soft breeze blowing through your face, this glorious arc never disappoints. Marine drive is half a kilometer long and lies towards the south of Mumbai and stretches along the north forming a Bay. Recently, Marine Drive has been nominated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its stunning neo-Gothic structures from the 19th century and 20th-century art deco style buildings.
With its vast history this city is linked with a bulky past, which is reflected in its museums. The museums are not only devoted to one type of a marking or topic but has different themes across different museums, like some are devoted to the culture and religion of the historic times and some are devoted to the arts and crafts be it modern or ancient. The Prince of Wales Museum also known as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, displays artworks, the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum’, is the oldest museum in Mumbai, the Monetary Museum is a monetary museum. The Victoria and Albert Museum is one of Mumbais prized structures.