Mumbai ~ The City That Never Sleeps

The blog is about one of the most popular cities of the country. It is known as 'The city of dreams' as almost every other person has come to Mumbai with a suitcase full of their dreams. The high-spirited people of this city and their never-say-die attitude is what makes it vibrant and always on the move.

Mumbai ~ The City That Never Sleeps

Mumbai ~ The City That Never Sleeps

Mumbai, also commonly called Bombay is a city in India. It is also known as Maharashtra and people mostly converse in Marathi here. It is famous for its hardworking, high-spirited, and always-on-the-go kind of people fondly known as Mumbaikars. People from every part of the world come to Bombay to fulfill their dreams. This is what makes Bombay - 'the city of dreams.' Bombay is a magical city to live in. No matter when you enter this city, be it late at the night or early in the morning, it is always on high electrifying energy with people all around. Hence, it is also known as 'the city that never sleeps.' This does make sense as soon as you land in this beautiful city as its energy will amaze you in and out. Any other city can rarely match up to the aura of Bombay. It makes you feel alive, works hard to party even harder, and gives you the best life experiences. As the best life experiences topic has been raised up, let me tell you, sitting near Marine Drive at night and sipping on your tea can be the most beautiful experience of your life. The sound of the waves makes you feel at peace like you have never been. Let's not talk about the breathtaking view but see it in the image below.

Apart from all the beautiful things and views Mumbai has, it is a hub of opportunities for young people. As we all know that Mumbai is the home of the film industry of India popularly known as Bollywood, the young artists who want to be an actor, directors, producers, take a part in PR agencies, etc come here to fulfill their dream. Mumbai also has the largest number of billionaires and millionaires among all the cities in India.

Famous places to visit in Mumbai -

  • Gateway of India
  • Haji Ali Dargah
  • Elephanta Caves
  • Siddhivinayak Temple
  • Powai Lake
  • Juhu Beach
  • Prithvi Theatre
  • Bandra-Worli Sea Link

These are some of the famous places a tourist can visit in Mumbai. There are a lot more places which can be seen but these places are known to almost every person and they are covered with tourist crowd in the peak time. Mumbai has something for everyone. This city never disappoints. Mumbai is a very special place and if you want to take a part of Mumbai with you, it has got you covered. It is very famous for street shopping, spices, jewelry, postcards from the Gateway of India, etc.

Places to shop in Mumbai -

  • Colaba Causeway Market
  • Linking Road
  • Hill Road
  • Lokhandwala Market

Mumbaikars prefer traveling by public transport as Mumbai is infamous for its traffic at any point in time. Mumbai has well-maintained public transport like local trains, buses, taxis, auto rickshaws, etc. The local train of Mumbai is also a sight tourist attraction as every Mumbaikar has used it at some point of time in their life. It is always overcrowded as everyone goes out of their way to fulfill their dreams.

Now, talking about the food we get in Mumbai is just amazing. From street hawkers selling food to the most expensive restaurants and hotels, as I said, Mumbai has something for everyone and it won't disappoint you. It is famous for Vada pav, Pav bhaji, Bhelpuri, Panipuri, Bombay sandwich, and so on and so forth. The list is endless. Even if there is poverty present like in every city in Mumbai, nobody sleeps hungry here. Everyone can eat whatever they want as the street food starts from just around 10 rupees which most people can afford. If you notice, the famous street food listed above can be made really swiftly, which is because this city never stops. All these food items can be had on the go and this is what the Mumbaikars prefer. Now listing some trendy street food joints below;

  • Anand Stall
  • CST Station
  • Haji Ali Juice Centre
  • Mohammed Ali Road
  • Khau Gali

Lastly, as I mentioned that Mumbai is the home of almost every celebrity and the film industry, the houses of the superstars like Mannat (SRK's house), Jalsa (Amitabh Bachchan's house), Galaxy apartments (Salman Khan's house) are also some places the tourists want to see and even the taxi drivers show voluntarily on the way. I know how much seeing Bollywood celebrities spark a thrill inside the common people like us, hence I am listing below some of the very famous and posh places you will definitely find some celebrity or another on your visit to Mumbai. All the best!

  • Prithvi Theatre, Juhu
  • Joggers Park, Bandra
  • Andheri Link Road
  • Bastian, Bandra
  • Olive Bar and Kitchen, Khar
  • Soho House

This is Bombay, in a nutshell. BUT, so much more to explore. It is an experience in itself and one should definitely visit Magical Mumbai once in their life. I promise it will not disappoint you.