Mumbai is regarded as the commercial capital of India. The capital of Maharashtra, Mumbai is a very famous for its skyscrapers, colorful starry nights and off course its cultural diversity. Mumbai can be called the cultural hub of India as the Indian film industry is primary based here and so it's popular as the Hollywood of India.
The most popular tourist destinations in Mumbai include
Gateway of India: The Gateway of India is the most famous monument of Mumbai and is the starting point for tourists visiting Mumbai. A significant historical monument of India, It was built as a triumphal arch to commemorate the visit of the then British Queen Victoria in 1913. This magnificent monument is a great attraction at night, in its pristine glory against the backdrop of the sea.
Nehru Planetarium: One of the famous planetariums of India, the Nehru Planetarium offers you many wonderful views and activities. It's a large domed shaped popular with amateur astronomers. You can enjoy here the famous sky theater show 'Hide and Seek in the Sky', which uncovers the timeless mysteries of the cosmos. The place has grown into a center for scientific study of astronomy and for meeting of scientists and scholars for discussions and lectures, arranged periodically on various stellar and Astronomical events.
Other tourist attractions here are Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Mahalaxmi Temple, Tadoba (a tiger reserve in Andheri), National Art Gallery and Museums.
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