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Mumbai formerly known as Bombay is the capital of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is the most populous city in India, and the second most populous city in the world. Mumbai is the commercial and entertainment capital of India. 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.

List of Mumbai Hotels 5 star hotel
The Taj Mahal The Oberoi Renaissance Hotel & Convention Centre
Le Royal Meridien Taj President Itc Grand Central - The Luxury Collection
J W Marriot Hotel The Lalit Leela Kempinski
Trident Nariman Point Trident Bandra Kurla ITC Grand Maratha Sheraton
Taj Lands End    
First class Hotels
Hotel Fariyas The Ambassador Courtyard by marriott Marine Plaza
Hotel Sands Quality Inn Parle Hotel Kohinoor Hotel Shalimar
Sun-N-Sand Ramada Palm Grove Hotel Orchid Holiday Inn
Sea Princess Lotus Suite Park Navi Mumbai Grand Sarovar Premiere
Fortune Select Exotica Ramee Guestline Mirador Hotel Rodas Hotel
Ramada Powai
Mumbai Beaches
Chowpatty beach Juhu beach Marve & Manori beach

Excursions
Elephanta island Sanjay gandhi national park Manori beach
Matheran Lonavala and Khandala Chaul
Kihim & Alibag Bassin fort

Sightseeing
Gateway of India Marine drive Victoria terminus
Flora fountain Crawford market Nehru planetarium
Kamala nehru park Hanging gardens Taraporewala aquarium
National gallery of modern art Chowpatty beach

Places to eat

Restaurants at Colava
Leopold Cafe & Bar: On Colaba Causeway Leopold Cafe & Bar is a Mumbai institution. It has an extensive Continental, Chinese and veg/non-veg menu, and the quality of food is pretty good.
Piccadilly Restaurant: On Colaba Causeway, a few blocks south of Leopold, is the place to go for cheap western breakfast .
Cafe De La Plaza: On the 2nd floor of the Metro Plaza complex on Colaba Causeway, is a tiny outdoor terrace cafe serving juices, burgers and sandwiches.
Tanjore: At Taj Mahal Hotel, is a sumptuous restaurant with a select menu of tandoori dishes and thalis. It has Indian music and dance on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

Restaurants at Fort
Mocambo Cafe & Bar : It is a fine spot in the heart of the fort serving a mixture of Indian and Continental fare. The beer is cold, the sandwiches are good and the open street frontage lets you absorb the fort's atmosphere.
Fountain Inn : In Nanabhai Lane, is one of several gallery-style moderately priced restaurant-bars in the fort. It's a welcoming place with a vast menu ranging from tandoori crab to simple potato chaat.
Apoorva : It is an excellent Mangalorean seafood specialist whose mouthwatering crabs and prawn gassis are known throughout South Mumbai.
Suvidha : In the National Insurance Building at 204 Dr D Naoroji Rd, has excellent South Indian vegetarian and Punjabi food .

Restaurants at Churchgate & Nariman Point
The Pizzeria : On the corner of Marine Drive and Veer Nariman Rd, has the best pizzas in the city and beautiful views of the lights of Back Bay and Mallabar Hill at Night .
Bay Bities : At the end of J Bajaj Marg, is a snack shack set in a private garden looking over the water to Cuffe Parade. It's a good place for a cheap lunch and is a comfortable vantage point from which to watch koli fishing boats heading out to sea.
Samarat Restaurant : On J Tata Rd, Churchgate, is a smart, air-con, pure veg. restaurant .

Restaurants at Chowpatty Beach & Malabar Hill
Cafe Ideal : It is an amiable Irani-style cafe on Chowpatty Seaface with CD jukebox and the usual Continental, Chinese, Indian hybrid menu.
Cafe Naaz : On the edge of Malabar Hill's Kamala Nehru Park, is a multi-tiered terrace cafe with superb views of Back Bay and Chowpatty Beach. It's a great place to loiter around sunset as the lights of Marine Drive come on.
China Garden : In Om Chamber, Kemps Corner is an elegant Chines restaurant and cocktail bar.

Shopping

Shopping in Mumbai will be a memorable experience as you wander through its Bazars with striking names like Chor Bazar, Mutton Street and Zaveri Bazar. At Chor Bazar you'll find a phenomenal collection of antiques, jewellery, wooden articles, leatherware and general bric-a-brac.

Cities of Mumbai

Mumbai Pune Aurangabad
Mahabaleshwar Kolhapur Nashik
Bhandardara Nagpur