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Mumbai

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Brief Information about Mumbai, INDIA

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Mumbai

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  2. 2. Lord Ganesha
  3. 3. Marine Drive, Mumbai
  4. 4. Bandra-Worli Sea Link. Mumbai
  5. 5. Mount Marry Chruch, Bandra, Mumbai.
  6. 6. Dabbawala’s, Mumbai
  7. 7. A Taxi Ride, Mumbai
  8. 8. Mumbai (Bombay) lies on the western coast of India. It is a group of seven islands in the Arabian Sea which lies off the northern Konkan coast on the west of Maharashtra state in India. These seven islands which were once seperated by creeks and channels were filled and bridged over the years by the inhabitants.
  9. 9. Mumbai is built on what was once an archipelago seven islands:  Bombay Island,  Parel,  Mazagaon,  Mahim,  Colaba, Worli, and Old Woman's Island (also known as Little Colaba)
  10. 10. Grand Hyatt Mumbai Trident Hyatt Regency Mumbai ITC Maratha JW Marriott Mumbai The Oberoi The Leela Kempinski Intercontinental Marine Drive Intercontinental The Lalit Four Seasons Hotel (Worli)
  11. 11. Renaissance Mumbai Hotel Le Royal Meridien Sun n Sand Taj Lands End The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower ITC Grand Central Taj President The Park Navi Mumbai Palms Hotel The Retreat The Resort
  12. 12.  Most of the year, Mumbai's climate is warm and humid. Between November and February, the skies are clear, and the temperature is cooler. From March the temperature becomes warm and humid till mid June, the beginning of monsoon. During monsoon there are torrential rains, sometimes causing the flooding of major roads and streets of Mumbai. The average rainfall which is brought by the south-west monsoon winds in Mumbai is 180cms. Monsoon ends by the end of September. October is comparatively hot and humid.
  13. 13. Public transport:  Mumbai Suburban Railway  Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) buses,  Black and yellow metered taxis/ Private Taxis  Auto rickshaws  Ferries
  14. 14. Road: National Highway 3 National Highway 4 and National Highway 8 of India's National Highways system  The Mumbai-Pune Expressway was the first expressway built in India
  15. 15. Rail: Mumbai is the headquarters of two of Indian Railways' zones:  The Central Railway (CR) headquartered at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus),  The Western Railway (WR) headquartered at Churchgate
  16. 16.  Mumbai Metro is an underground and elevated rapid transit system currently under construction.  The Mumbai Monorail, currently under construction, will eventually run from Jacob Circle to Wadala.
  17. 17. Air: Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (formerly Sahar International Airport)  The main aviation hub in the city and the busiest airport in India in terms of passenger traffic  The Juhu Aerodrome was India's first airport, and now hosts a flying club and a heliport.
  18. 18. Sea: Mumbai is served by two major ports:  Mumbai Port Trust  Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust Mumbai Port has one of the best natural harbors in the world, and has extensive wet and dry dock accommodation facilities Ferries from Ferry Wharf in Mazagaon allow access to islands near the city.
  19. 19. Mumbai's culture is a blend of  traditional festivals,  food,  music and  theatres. The city offers a cosmopolitan and diverse lifestyle with a variety of food, entertainment and night life, available in a form and abundance comparable to that in other world capitals
  20. 20.  Birthplace of Indian cinema  World's largest IMAX dome theatre  The Mumbai International Film Festival and the award ceremony of the Filmfare Awards, the oldest and prominent film awards given for Hindi film industry in India, are held in Mumbai  Asiatic Society of Bombay is one of the oldest public libraries
  21. 21.  Ganesh Chaturthi, a popular festival in Mumbai involves worship of idols of Ganesha.
  22. 22. Popular English language Newspapers: The Times of India, Mid-day, Hindustan Times, DNA, and Indian Express Bollywood is based in Mumbai  Produces around 150–200 films every year
  23. 23.  Cricket is the most popular sport in the city The city has two international cricket grounds:  The Wankhede Stadium and  The Brabourne Stadium.
  24. 24. Sincere Thanks to : Wikipedia Treakearth.com The Images/Photo used in the presentation is for representation purpose only and belong to there respected owners.

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