20 Interesting & Amazing Facts about Mumbai

Facts about Mumbai
Having a deep picture of Roman Catholic religious orders, Mumbai city is now the most lively and glamorous city of India. The city never sleeps and also do not let you sleep by offering varieties of films and media spice.
Explore right below what else the city has to offer in general.

● Mumbai is the most populous city in India, second most populous metropolitan area in India and fifth most populous city in the world.
● It is the wealthiest city of India and in 2009 it was named an “Alpha world city”.
● The city got its name from the Hindu goddess “Mumba“and “Aai” which means mother. Combining these two words it became Mumbai.
● In India Mumbai means Bollywood, home of Indian Film Industry.
● Prices of real estates in south Mumbai is compared to those in Manhattan.
● Hajji Ali Dargah is one of the most visited places in Mumbai. The city also has temples, mosques, churches, Parsi agiaries, and even a few synagogues.
● The Bombay Stock Exchange is the oldest stock exchange in Asia.
● The weather in Mumbai is hot and very humid especially in between the months of March to September.
● Camping can be done safely on spots such as Lonavala, Tungarli Lake, Val Van Lake, Rajmachi and Mahableshwar.
● Mumbai provided the initial lead in the IT industry. Despite competition from Bangalore, Mumbai has created a niche in the IT industry scenario of India.
● Among many street foods, Vada pav (Indian veg burger) and Pav bhaji rules all of them in Mumbai.
● Running out of money in Mumbai is not a problem as Foreigners can earn a quick buck as extras in Bollywood movies from Rs 500-700 for a full day.
● Mumbai has the finest Crickets stadiums namely Brabourne Stadium (Church gate), Wankhede Stadium (Marine Lines) and D.Y.Patil Stadium (Navi Mumbai)
● Mumbai was the first choice for the rock stars visiting India for performances.
● Many theatres can also be enjoyed in languages like English, Hindi, Marathi and Guajarati.
● Always the first priority for foreigners to live as it has all the lifestyle luxuries with world class quality.
● North central Mumbai has a specific locality, which is the India’s largest slum area.
● Mumbai is also an industrial hub as many core industries and government organizations have their headquarters in the city.
● Mumbai is among one of the world’s biggest cotton market.
● The dabbawallah’s, offering food service among private and public offices has got the credit for the best supply chain management with negligible errors.

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