Mumbai History, Culture, Nightlife And Shopping

Mumbai History

Mumbai is having a great historical significance as it was ruled by many kingdoms and kings. The history of Stone Age can be known after visiting elephant caves. It gained its access over Mumbai, since 250 BC. Later Maurya dynasty came to own the region along with Emperor Ashoka. Later Shikhara Empire took t5he land of Mumbai under his control till 13th centuary. The invasion of Mumbai was done by Portuguese in 1534 AD. The city became dowry for the marriage of Catherine de Braganz and Charles II of England. East India Company handed the city in 1668. Most of the developments within the city were done by them. Finally, the rule over Mumbai was finished and it was known to be as a union of India after Independence.

Mumbai Culture

Mumbai's culture has abundance of lifestyles, traditions, beliefs, cuisines, festivals, theatres and music. The collection of different cultures has grown up into this land due to migration of people from different countries since British era. The city of dreams that turns into reality has given birth to Indian cinema since 20th centuary. The city houses many cinema halls that show Hindi, English and Marathi films. Mumbai International Film Festival, Film fare Awards and other award ceremonies takes place in Mumbai.
The festivals that are celebrated in Mumbai which stunning decorations, different cuisines and enthusiasm are Navratri, Holi, Diwali, Eid, Good Friday, Moharram, Dussehra, Ganesh Chaturthi, Maha Shivratri, Durga Puja etc. Some other festivals are Banganga Festival, Gudi Parwa, Maharashtra Day and Elephant Festival. Beaches are the cnter of attraction of this city that grabs attention f people. They are Versova Beach, Girgaum Chowpatty, Dadar Chowpatty, Juhu Beach, Aksa Beach, Marve Beach, Madh Beach, Gorai Beach and Manori Beach. Don't forget to visit Essel World.

Nightlife Of Mumbai

If you want to explore this city, spend your nights enjoying at different places. You can spend your nights in bars, cinema halls, night clubs and discotheques. The nights are busy as days. Traffic seems to be like never ending. You can find traffic in some areas even in nights.
Mumbai has a sprawling nightlife and enjoyed by every visitor. People dance on western songs and other foot tapping music in discotheques and clubs on dance floors.
Mumbai is a city which did not sleeps at nights. This city has many things to do. Mumbai grabs people to show them its wonderful features and ausom nightlife. You should also visit Mumbai and groove on DJ nights. You can even have mouth watering cuisines in restaurants and watch movies in cinema halls. Thus, nightlife is really amazing in Mumbai. As being the part of Maharashtra, this city is its major city which represents richness in entertaining things. Its culture, places, nightlife and so on adds beauty to this city.

Shopping In Mumbai

Shopping in Mumbai is an ausom activity enjoyed by everyone. The city has fashionable collection of dresses. Indian Film Industry is based on fashionable and stunning designer clothes in Mumbai and that is why this city s known as the 'New York of India'. Amchi Mumbai caters shoppers that contain not only street styled shoppers but also urban clothing. Some of the shopping centers of Mumbai are as follows:
1. Colaba Causeway
2. Fashion Street
3. Kemps corner
4. Breach Candy
5. Chor Bazar
6. Zaveri Bazaar
7. Crawford Market