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The Financial Capital of India Mumbai is also known as Bollywood City. This city never sleeps. Its magnificent beach shores, sky crapping buildings, monuments belonging from 7th century till last colonial rule, marvellous food variety, vibrating lifestyle all makes it an enviable place in the heart of Maharashtra. Arabian Sea touches the city with munch and makes the weather an all season welcome place for tourist all over the world.
Gate Way of India
Gateway of India is located on the Southern Part of Mumbai on shores of Arabian Sea. Its marvellous architecture belongs to colonial era which was constructed in the memory of brave soldiers. It reminds of their sacrifices to save the pride and honour of the country. Its pillars built with the combination of Indo-Sarcenic architecture. It is supported by beautifully carve pillars
It is also known as Necklace of Queen because it is in the shape of inverted “C” and in the night time from a considerable height due to the lights it shines bright like a jewel. It stretches 3 km from Nariman Point to Malabar Hill. The sunset view from the shores of Marine Drive makes it magnificent place to spend a soothing evening. At the road side, a wide variety of continental, Mexican, Chinese and several mouth watering foods is available.
Haji Ali Dargah
This tomb is dedicated to Saint Haji Ali and built in the middle of the sea. It is built with white marble with a stretch of 300 yards and have different courtyard for ladies and gents. During low tide entry is restricted due to security reasons, so one can reach the Dargah by travelling a pathway via Mahalaxmi Temple which is located on the opposite side of the mosque.
It is also known as Hutama Chowk. It is built with the white Poland stone with a stupendous combination of neo-Classical and neo-Gothic styles of architecture. It is located on the Dadabhai Noroji Road which is exactly in the centre of city, lying peacefully in between the sky scrapers. The best view of this architectural fountain can be enjoyed best in the evening time with the light work.
Another stunning architectural marvel of Mumbai is Elephanta Caves which leaves its visitors awestruck with its magnificent built formation. 10 km away from Mumbai, Elephanta Caves is the most peaceful place leaving behind all the chaos of city life. It was supposed to be built in 7th century but the rule of dynasty at that time is still unknown. This is uniquely built using Hindu Rock Art and Buddhist Rock Art and dedicated to Lord Shiva. The inside built of the caves are somewhat resembles to Ajanta-Ellora caves.
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