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Opinions

Practicals

Transport

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Mumbai - train travel - i.h. photo

Mumbai - train - i.h. photo

Mumbai - bus travel - i.h. photo

Mumbai - double-decker bus - i.h. photo

Mumbai - taxi - i.h. photo

Food

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Mumbai - cooking - i.h. photo

Others

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Mumbai - bamboo for soft drinks - i.h. photo

Background

Mumbai - Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai - i.h. photo

Destination in brief

Population (in 2020): 12.7 million (city area) and 20.4 million (metro area)

Average net monthly salary (in 2020):  570 USD -  (India's average: 430 USD) 

History

Mumbai was formerly Bombay. This name was given by a Portuguese sailor (1508) based on the Portuguese name Bom Bahia (Good Bay). In 1996 the metropolis was officially renamed Mumbai, named after the Hindu goddess Mumbadevi associated with aai, which means "mother" in Marathi


Attractions

Gateway of India

Mumbai - Gateway of India - memorial - m.d. photo

Mumbai - Gateway of India at night - s.b. photo

Taj Mahal Palace

Mumbai - Taj Mahal Palace - m.s. photo

Mumbai - Taj Mahal Palace - t.n. photo

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