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Victoria Terminus in Mumbai
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (Victoria Terminus) in Mumbai. The Gothic Revival Mughal style architecture railway station was designed by the British architect F. W. Stevens and built in 1887. It is one of the busiest railway stations in India, it serves as a terminal for long-distance and commuter trains. The Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus official website is a UNESCO World Heritage Site
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About the City of Mumbai

Seal of MumbaiSatellite view is showing Marathi Mumbai (until 1995 known as Bombay), on the west coast of Maharashtra state of India. The megacity is located on Salsette Island together with the cities of the cities of Thane and Mira-Bhayandar, bordering the Arabian Sea in west.

Gateway of India monument, Mumbai
Gateway of India, a Indo-Saracenic-style triumphal arch. The 26m-tall monument was built in 1924, it is located on the waterfront in Apollo Bunder area in South Mumbai.
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Mumbai is capital city of Maharashtra state, it is India's most populous city and one of the most densely populated cities in the world, 3.2 million people live in South Mumbai, about 14 million people live in the metropolitan area.

Mumbai is India´s finance center, it houses among others, the Reserve Bank of India, the Bombay Stock Exchange, and the National Stock Exchange of India.

The city is also the hub for the Hindi language film industry, known as Bollywood (made up of Bombay and Hollywood), it is one of the largest film producers in India, and eventually in the world.

Some of Mumbai's attractions.

Temples: Babulnath, the ancient Shiva temple; Siddhivinayak Temple, dedicated to Ganesha, the remover of obstacles; Global Vipassana Pagoda, within the pagoda is the world's largest stone dome built without any supporting pillars. Haji Ali Dargah, the mosque on the islet off the coast of Worli, constructed in 1431. Mumba Devi Temple near Zaveri Bazaar, is an old Hindu temple dedicated to the goddess Mumbā. Mahalakshmi Temple, the famous ancient shrine dedicated to 'Goddess Mahalaxmi'.

Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, Mumbai
Taj Mahal Palace Hotel is a five-star hotel located on the tip of Salsette Island in South Mumbai.
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The Elephanta Caves official website a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the sculpted caves are a collection of rock art linked to the cult of Shiva, located on Elephanta Island not far from Mumbai.

Parks: Sanjay Gandhi National Park (Borivali Park), a large protected area in the northern part of Mumbai. Kamala Nehru Park, a garden area and a famous picnic spot.

Mumbai came to the public attention around the world on 26 November 2008, when 10 members of Islamic Lashkar-e-Taiba (Army of the Good), carried out a series of 12 coordinated shooting and bombing attacks. The assaults lasted four days across Mumbai. 164 people were killed and more than 300 wounded. The series of attacks ended on 29 November, when India's National Security Guards (NSG) stormed the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel and killed all of the remaining gunmen barricaded in the hotel.

The Map shows a city map of Mumbai with expressways, main roads and streets, and the location of Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport official website (IATA code: BOM) located about 8 km (5 mi) by road (via Santacruz – Chembur Link Road) north of Mumbai's CBD.

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Local Time Mumbai:
Saturday-October-22  01:39  
Indian Standard Time (IST): UTC/GMT +5:30 hours
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Google Maps: Searchable map/satellite view of the City of Mumbai, Maharashtra State, India.

City Coordinates 18°58′30″N 72°49′33″E
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