City Reviews on Mumbai

Here is a city of contrasts in the Indian sub continent; it is also India's largest and biggest port city. Well, we are delving about Mumbai, the commercial and financial capital of India. No wonder this city also happens to be home to one of the world's largest harbors. You can well imagine the big ships plying to and from this destination. Another uniqueness associated about Mumbai is it being the fifth most expensive city in the world. The more you read about Mumbai, the more you will know about this city. As per city reviews on Mumbai, this city has 40% of reclaimed land from the sea.

Mumbai is congested, yet spacious, and bustling with life, yet serene. City reviews on Mumbai published by the travelers themselves point out about the beauty associated with the city. Right from the beaches, calm sea, fishermen engaged in fish-catching with their boats to the standing skyscrapers, townships, monuments, and various attractions, the city acts as respite for all. And Bollywood is the biggest attraction not to mention the principal stock exchanges, viz. the NSE and BSE that steer the stock market. Around 7 hundred thousand plus vehicles drive on the roads, leading to 60% air pollution.

What is the most interesting fact about Mumbai? Formerly Bombay, the city was under the clutch of the Portuguese. It was given as dowry to King Charles II of England in 1661 when he married Princess Catherine de Braganza of Portugal. The city was handed over to the East India Company in 1668 followed by taking of the administration over by the Queen of England in 1858.

Dining in the restaurants in Mumbai is a pleasure. There is no cuisine specific to any region across the world that is not served here. A research online before you go dining will well serve your purpose of finding the right restaurant. Few of the restaurants in Mumbai worth mentioning are Vie Deck and Lounge, Masala Kraft Restaurant, Jamavar Restaurant, Mahesh Lunch Home, and the list goes on. City reviews on Mumbai also find mention about the various restaurants in Mumbai.

Steily William is freelance Railways and travel guide writer and is writing review articles on About Mumbai, India Tourist Guide, City Reviews - Mumbai, India Tourist Guide, Train Tickets.