The star studded city of India: Mumbai

by Nancy Eben

One of the four metropolitan in India, Mumbai is the largest city and the state capital of Maharashtra. Earlier called Bombay, Mumbai is factually a congeries of seven island located on the Konkan coast. Mumbai is best known for its Bollywood industry which is an internationally acclaimed Hindi film industry. Since Mumbai is an important city, accommodations come in all variety. Whether you are looking cheap Mumbai hotel or luxury hotels in Mumbai, you will find it all here. Offering you a gamut of interesting holiday packages to choose from, Mumbai Hotels are just the right place on earth to relax

Well dotted with architectural wonders, cozy restaurants, and first-rate hotels, Mumbai is a Chic city. Some of the famous hotels in Mumbai are as follows: Taj Hotel in Mumbai If one were to describe the Taj Palace Hotel of Mumbai in a word then it would no doubt be magnificent. Since its inception in the year 1903, the Taj Hotel has made a mark for it self. The structure of the hotel is an eclectic architectural brilliance of Oriental, Moorish and Florentine styles. The interiors of the hotel and its rooms has been decorated and embellished delightfully with exquisite art collection, hand-woven silk carpets on the floor, an impressive cantilever flight of steps, arched alabaster ceilings, spacious guest rooms, gigantic halls, crystal chandeliers among others.

Hotel President Mumbai One of the finest five star hotels in Mumbai, the Taj Presidency Mumbai is an excellent place to put up if you are looking for indulgence and world class comfort. Centrally located and boasting of many interesting features like the idyllic harbor views from the rooms that are charmingly furnished this hotel make you feel like GOD.

Mumbai has many places of interest for visitors and tourist. Being the dream city of India, Mumbai is full of surprises and attractions. Chowpatty beach is one of the most exuberant locations in Mumbai. The balmy beach with pleasant breezes passing by makes you feel absolutely wonderful. A quite stroll on the beach, or basking in the sun or simply savoring the beauty of this serene beach is a great way to spend your time here. The best time to visit Chowpatty beach is during the months of August/ September when the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated throughout the state with great pomp and show. Do not miss on the special bhelpuri dish of this beach. In South Mumbai harbor you will be dazzled by the Gateway of India. A colossal structure, the design of the Gateway of India has been inspired from the16th-century Muslim styles of Gujarat. A landmark of Mumbai, the vicinity of the arch is full of snake charmers, street hawkers and touts. Another breathtaking attraction of Mumbai is the St. Thomas Cathedral. Being the oldest of all English building in Mumbai, the cathedral was recently renovated in the year 2004 and has been awarded the renowned UNESCO World Heritage Award. Its erection commenced in the year 1672 and the after a long period of remaining unattended its construction was completed in the year 1718.

A great place to hit on your vacation, Mumbai is where dreams come true.
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Author is an associate editor of http://www.a1indiahotels.com. The website offers exclusive information of india and hotels in mumbai. We also provide online hotel reservation of hotels in mumbai.
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