There are hordes of "fast-food outlets" on almost every road, offering delectable choices of Mumbai's pau bhaji, bhel puri and kebabs. Mumbai is also a shopper's delight with bargain buys, exclusive boutiques, cultural markets and bazaars. The seat of the Hindi film industry, well-known as Bollywood, it produces the largest number of films in the world. Old and new, rich and poor, classical and modern - it's all here for you to savor and enjoy!
The city also has various must see tourist spots. Mumbai's one of the top attractions, the Gateway of India was constructed to honor the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to Mumbai. Designed to be the first thing that visitors see when approaching the city by boat, the Gateway was completed in 1920 and remains as a striking symbol of the British Raj. The Gateway of India is a famous place to start exploring Mumbai.
Mumbai's landmark Taj Palace Hotel, built in 1903, is an incomparable architectural marvel that brings together Oriental and Florentine styles. Its structure is remarkable, with many chandeliers, archways and domes. The hotel also has an outstanding collection of art work and artifacts that gives it an eclectic feeling.
The 260 foot high Rajabai Clock Tower was modeled on Big Ben in London. The clock tower was designed by an English architect, Sir George Gilbert Scott. Completed in November 1878, it took almost 10 years to build. It was named after the mother of a rich 19th century stockbroker who funded its construction. Unfortunately, it's not possible to go inside the clock tower.
From budget to luxury, there are all kinds of accommodations available in Mumbai. Whether you are here for business or vacation, finding a suitable hotel according to your needs will not be tough. For business travelers there are hotels that have conference rooms and board rooms including hi-tech meeting rooms. These Conference Rooms are perfect for VIP meetings and are fitted with an inbuilt LCD projector.
Some of the facilities offered by these business hotels in Mumbai are:
Flat screen PC workspace with high speed internet access
Colour laser printer, scanner with inbuilt email services and ADF, high-speed photocopier, fax lines, laminator/ binder
Projection equipments compatible with laptop, DVP/CVDs television channels
Wireless touch panel remote control unit capable of networking with multi projection systems
Video conferencing facilities
Some of the services and facilities may not be available on a 24-hour basis or without advance request so make sure to book in advance. Fees on certain facilities and services may apply. Your trip to this city of dreams will definitely be memorable with luxurious hotels ensuring a comfortable stay.