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  Date : 4th February | Time: 2pm onwards
 
 
Cultural Tour of Mumbai

Mumbai, a melting pot of cultures, pulsates with activity. India’s financial powerhouse and also the capital of Maharashtra, Mumbai dazzles the visitor with it glitzy Victorian architecture, shopping centres, exciting Bollywood, theatre and music culture, gourmet restaurants and interesting sightseeing. This gigantic metropolis also boasts of a well networked transport system, a salubrious climate, towering skyscrapers, historic bungalows and very visible contrasting lifestyles of its haves and have-nots.Visit the Gateway of India, Taj Mahal Hotel, Mumbai's principle landmark. The arch of yellow basalt was erected on the waterfront in 1924 to commemorate King George V's visit to this colony in 1911. Visit Colaba Causeway, a busy street with (Leopold Cafe) cafes and street side shopping. Drive past the Secretariat of Maharashtra Government, Trident Hotel, Nariman Point and along the Marine Drive which is fondly known as the 'Queen's Necklace', Jain temple, Hanging Gardens, Chowpatty. Visit Mani Bhavan, where Mahatma Gandhi stayed during his visits to Mumbai. Drive past Haji Ali Mosque, a shrine in honour of a Muslim Saint on an island 500 m. out at sea and is linked by a causeway to the mainland. Stop at the 'Dhobi Ghat' where Mumbai's 'dirties' are scrubbed, bashed, dyed and hung out to dry. Watch the local train passing close by on which the city commuters 'hang out like laundry' – a nice photography stop. Also drive pass Crawford market, Victoria Terminus and to the Flora fountain in the large bustling square, in the heart of the city.
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