The city of Bombay originally consisted of seven islands, which have since been joined together by a series of reclamations, formed part of the kingdom of Ashoka, the famous Emperor of India. (Seven Islands) In 1534 the Portuguese established here tread center, after one century this seven islands given to the british English King (Yuvraj) “Charles II” in dowry on his marriage to Portuguese Princess Catherine of Braganza in 1662. And after six year this island was given to the East India. company on lease afterword this seven island development started and British The East India company shifting of their East India Company’s headquarters to Bombay in 1687. Located on the west coast of Maharashtra Mumbai largest Population in the world, once in history there was Just Seven Islands, namely, Mazagaon The word Mazgaon that means “my village” (Maza Gaon) derived from the Marathi Maza Gaon, meaning my village, Colaba – (the village of fishing)-Prongs Lighthouse, Gateway of India and Sassoon Docks are located in Colaba, Old Woman’s Island (Little Colaba), Mahim, Wadala, Parel (It was Popular for the cotton mills in and around the island now modern outlook of Mumbai with skyscrapers apartments and luxurious hotels in this area,, and Matunga-Sion. This group of islands (seven-islands), which have since been joined together by a series of reclamations, formed part of the kingdom of Ashoka, the famous Emperor of India. (Seven Islands) on the west coast of India. become the commercial capital of the nation. Native of this island “Koli” fishermen believed to be the original inhabitants of Mumbai they called “Mumba” Mumba Devi the Hindu Goddess to whom a temple is dedicated to the goddess Mumba. The original temple was built in 1737.
The Gateway of India in Mumbai which was built in 1924 structure- (colossal structure) situated on the tip of Apollo Bunder, bordered of the Arabian Sea in the Colaba district Mumbai, every one who arrive in Mumbai for the first time visitors/ Tourist are so much enthusiastic to see “The Gateway of India” Most Tourist attractions Place in Mumbai and landmark also.
Elephanta cave tour from Gateway of India Mumbai
Elephanta situated on Gharapuri (“the city of caves”) is an island off the Mumbai coast. From Gateway of India it takes 1 Hrs, Elephanta Island, From the Gateway of India Mumbai every 30min boat available for Elephanta First boat started from 9:00AM and Last boat Departure from Gateway of India by 12:00 and it takes around 1 Hrs to reach Elephanta. From Elephanta last boat departure 05:30PM . you need to come down before 5:15PM to board last boat after complete tour of Elephanta cave tour.
“Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya” Formerly called as “The Prince of Wales Museum” is one of the only kind for ancient old antiquities, Historic paintings and Art work on various things including weapons used by Raja Shivaji, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, formerly known as the “Prince of Wales Museum” of Western India situated in Mumbai, The Museum located inside the Victoria Garden near Gateway of India. “Prince of Wales Museum Building is a great architecture Example of the Indo- Saracenic style, really fine art. Now this Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya building is listed as grade I Heritage, and it was awarded by UNESCO Asia- Pacific Heritage Award for cultural Heritage Conservation. The museum Belong several collections of ancient artworks, sculptures Stone Sculpture gallery with sculptures from Elephanta and other important sites especially from Western India. Decorative Art objects in jade, wood, ivory, metal and textiles, Painting collection includes one of the best collections of miniature paintings in the country and also collection of 2000 rare miniature paintings from several noteworthy art schools in India. The museum also have section comprised of European oil paintings. The museum includes a collection some of animal life reptiles, mammals, amphibians, birds and fishes. Other section there is arms section inside museum that displays Indian arms and armor that displays an array of weapons, swords, shields in addition to other projectiles. The Museum also has a magnificent collection of the Nepalese and Tibetan artefacts are ascribed to important religious and artistic phases of these regions.Museum also gifted from some generous donors like Dorabji Tata, Sir Ratan Tata.
Nehru Planetarium: Architecture of Nehru Planetarium beautiful and unique architecture, the main building looks like cylindrical structure and beautiful white dome, Nehru Planetarium itself captivates the attention of its visitors and attract toward visitors. Most of the visitor are students, astronomers and amateur scientists who were interested in space and astronomical studies, they visit Nehru Planetarium. Mostly people/ visitor attract for Planetarium Shows. The special Planetarium’s sky shows are like the Representing the most perfect treat for everyone who visits this place, Everyone can understand very well after watching this show.
Nehru Planetarium Show in all days of The week Except Monday from morning to Evening 11:00AM – To – 05:00PM and show available in three language.
1st show on 12:00nn Available In Hindi language called as “कहानी ब्रम्हांड की”
2nd Show on 01:30PM Available In Marathi language called as “गोष्ट ब्रम्हांडाची”
3rd Show on 03:00PM Available In English Language called as “Biography of the Universe”
4th Show on 04:30PM Available In Hindi Language called as “कहानी ब्रम्हांड की”
Mumbai Tour/Mumbai Darshan: visitor can visit Tourist Places in Mumbai:
Gateway of India, Worli Fort, Taraporewala Aquarium, Walkeshwar Temple, Jijamata Udyan, Powai Lake, Regal Cinema, Global Vipassana Pagoda, Nehru Science Centre, Nehru Centre, Shivaji Park, Aksa Beach, Banganga Tank, Mahakali Caves, Marvé Beach, Rajabai Clock Tower, INS Vikrant Mumbai, Castella de Aguada, Cathedral of the Holy Name, Knesset Eliyahoo, Wankhede Stadium, Brabourne Stadium, Vihar Lake, Mahalaxmi Racecourse, Afghan Church, Jama Masjid, Mumbai, Madh Fort, Metro Big Cinemas, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Siddhivinayak temple, Girgaum Chowpatty, Essel World, Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Haji Ali Dargah, Elephanta Caves, babulnath mandir, Prince of Wales Museum, Kanheri Caves, Elephanta Island, Bombay High Court, Jehangir Art Gallery, JW Marriott Mumbai, Mumbadevi Temple, Kamala Nehru Park, Mahalakshmi Temple, Mumbai, Horniman Circle Gardens, Mount Mary Church, Bhau Daji Lad Museum