Five reasons to visit Mumbai | Private jet charter
India’s largest city – and its main financial centre – Mumbai is located on the north-west coast and is the heart of the Bollywood film industry. It’s a buzzing metropolis offering visitors superb five-star hotels, fascinating colonial architecture, international as well as local cuisine, a renowned nightlife and a beautiful national park, as well as great beaches. Here are five reasons to visit Mumbai via private jet charter today.
The epicentre of the Indian film industry, Bollywood’s Film City studios are located in Mumbai’s western suburbs in Goregaon. Take in a movie at the stunning Eros cinema next to Churchgate railway station, or head out to the studios for a tour – you may even get to star in your own Bollywood movie!
Dadar Flower Market
Mumbai’s main wholesale flower market is a riot of colour, noise, fragrance and atmosphere. Traders are here early to sell their stunning selection of flowers, tulsi leaves, and garlands as well as veni or gajras to adorn your hair.
This world-famous Mosque is also a tomb, constructed in 1431 by a Sufi saint Pir Haji Ali Shah Bukhari after an inspired visit to Mecca. This wealthy merchant is also buried in this island tomb which is only accessible during low tide via a walkway.
Sanjay Ghandi National Park
A stunning protected national park of around 104 square km, still within the city, Sanjay Ghandi National Park is a welcome respite from the madness of Mumbai. Best to bring your own picnic food as amenities are limited. There are lion and tiger safaris, a boating lake, rock climbing, toy trains and nature trails. The incredible Kanheri caves here are also well worth a visit. Hand-carved from volcanic rock, the largest cave is home to several huge Buddha sculptures.
Khotachiwadi – Mumbai’s former Portugeuse Quarter
Located in Girgaon in south Mumbai, this quiet hamlet is one of the more unusual attractions in the city. Originally home to around 65 houses with beautiful Portuguese architecture, it now only has 28 dwellings – all of which have been standing for two centuries with many boasting colourful verandas and archways. Look out for the red-painted chapel – constructed in 1899 by locals who escaped the plague.
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