Mumbai - The City That Never Sleeps
Mumbai, formerly Bombay, is the capital of the Indian State of Maharashtra and the most populous city in India. It is home to a whopping 20.5 million people and is located on the West Coast of India. The city produces about 5 % of India’s GDP and is the wealthiest city in South, West and Central Asia.
Mumbai was given by Portuguese as dowry to Charles II of England when he married
Catherine. The group of seven island was leased to the East India Company on 10 British Pound who offered freedom of business and religion to persons who came and settled here.
India’s first Train was started in 1863, started in Mumbai to Thane With 14 carriages & 400 passengers left Bori Bunder now Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminal a distance of 34KM.
Juhu Aerodrome (Mumbai), founded in 1928 is the first airport of India. It served as the city’s primary airport during and up to World War II.
The Taj Mahal Hotel (Mumbai), founded in 1903, is India’s first ever 5 star hotel.