MY CITY-MUMBAI EUMIND PROJECT
MUMBAI Mumbai is the dream city, Mumbai city never sleeps. Mumbai is the financial and entertainment hub of India. Although Mumbai is crowded and a conjusted city because of high population rate,it has fulfilled the dreams of millions of people by giving them job and employment.
MUMBAI • It is destowed with a rich cultural heritage in the form of many historical monuments like GATE WAY OF INDIA. • The highlights of MUMBAI includes Nariman point ,Mount Mary Church, Chowpatty, Juhu beach, Bandstand and Hanging gardens etc. • There are few areas blessed with lush greenery like National park and Aarey col.
MUMBAI • People staying in Mumbai belong to different religion but still unity in diversity is perfectly observed in the people. • The beautiful panaromic views of beaches is very fascinating . In a nutshell, I would like to conclude by saying that my city is my pride • -os.RITIK MEHTA
CHOR BAZZAR Chor Bazaar, located near Bhendi Bazaar in South Mumbai, is one of the largest flea markets in India. The area is one of the tourist attractions of Mumbai. The word chor means thief in Hindi and Marathi. The market is thought to have originally been called Shor Bazaar, meaning noisy market. The current name is said to have come from a British mispronunciation. Eventually however, stolen goods started finding their way into the market, resulting in it living up to its new name. According to popular legend, if you lose anything in Mumbai you can buy it back from the "Chor Bazaar". The market has been mentioned in popular novels, including RohintonMistry's Such a Long Journey, where it is described as "not a nice place".
CHOWPATTY GirgaumChaupati (Marathi:गिरगावचौपाटी), commonly known as just Chaupati (pronounced as chow-patty), is one of the most famous public beaches adjoining Marine Drive in the Girgaum area of Mumbai, India. The beach is famous for Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations when hundreds of people from all over Mumbai come to immerse the idols of Lord Ganapati in the Arabian Sea. It is also one of the many places in the city where the Ramlila is performed on a stage every year. An effigy of Ravan, that is erected on the sand, is burnt by the end of the 10-day performance. One can find several bhelpuri, panipuri, ragda patties and pavbhaji vendors on the beach.
CRAWFORD Crawford Market (Marathi: क्रॉफर्ड मार्केट) (officially Mahatma JyotibaPhuleMandai, Marathi: महात्मा ज्योतिबाफुलेमंडई) is one of South Mumbai's most famous markets. It is named after Arthur Crawford, the first Municipal Commissioner of the city. The Market was later named after Mahatma JotiraoPhule after a long struggle by the President of Mahatma PhuleSmarakSamiti, MukundraojiBhujbalPatil. The market is situated opposite the Mumbai Police headquarters, just north of ChhatrapatiShivaji Terminus railway station and west of the J.J. flyover at a busy intersection. The market houses a wholesale fruit, vegetable and poultry market. One end of the market is a pet store. Different varieties of dogs, cats, and birds can be found in this area.
C.S.T Victoria Terminus is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and historic railway station which serves as the headquarters of the Central Railways in Mumbai, India. Designed by Frederick William Stevens with influences from Victorian Italianate Gothic Revival architecture and traditional Mughal buildings, the station was built in 1887 in the BoriBunder area of Bombay to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria. The new railway station was built on the location of the BoriBunder Station and is the busiest railway station in India, serving as a terminal for both long-distance trains and commuter trains of the Mumbai Suburban Railway. The station's name was changed to its present one in March 1996 and is simply known as CST (or VT/CSTM).
DHOBI GHAT Dhobi Ghat (Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat) is a well known open air laundromat in Mumbai, India. The washers, locally known as Dhobis, work in the open to wash the clothes from Mumbai's hotels and hospitals.
ELEPHATA CAVES The Elephanta Caves (Marathi: घारापुरीचीलेणी, GharapurichyaLenee) are a network of sculpted caves located on Elephanta Island, or Gharapuri (literally "the city of caves") in Mumbai Harbour, 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) to the east of the city of Mumbai in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The island, located on an arm of the Arabian Sea, consists of two groups of caves—the first is a large group of five Hindu caves, the second, a smaller group of two Buddhist caves. The Hindu caves contain rock cut stone sculptures, representing the Shaiva Hindu sect, dedicated to the god Shiva.
FLORA FOUNTAIN Flora Fountain, at the HutatmaChowk (Martyr's Square), is an ornamentally and exquisitely sculpted architectural heritage monument located at the southern end of the historic DadabhaiNaoroji Road, called the Mile Long Road, at the Fort business district in the heart of South Mumbai, Mumbai, India. Flora Fountain, built in 1864, is a fusion of water, architecture and sculpture, and depicts the Roman goddess Flora. It was built at a total cost of Rs. 47,000, or 9000 pounds sterling, a princely sum in those days.
JUHU BEACH Juhu Beach is one of the most famous beaches in Mumbai. It may be accessed from the suburbs of Vile Parle, Santacruz and Andheri. Many tourists make it a point to visit the beach when they come to Mumbai, as it is a relatively uncrowded free space in the city, although it does get crowded in the evenings and weekends.
KANHERI CAVES The Kanheri Caves (Sanskrit: कान्हेरीगुहाःKānherī-guhāḥ) constitute a group of rock-cut monuments that are located north of Borivali on the western outskirts of Mumbai, India. Deep within the green forests of the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, the caves are 6 km from the main gate & 7 km from Borivali Station. Tourists can enter after 7:30 a.m. The Kanheri Caves demonstrate the Buddhist influence on the art and culture of India. Kanheri comes from the Sanskrit Krishnagiri, which means black mountain. They were chiseled out of a massive basaltic rock outcropping.
MARINE DRIVE Marine Drive is a 4.3-kilometre-long boulevard in South Mumbai in the city of Mumbai. It is a 'C'-shaped six-lane concrete road along the coast, which is a natural bay. The road links Nariman Point to Babulnath and Malabar Hill. Marine Drive is situated over reclaimed land facing west-south-west. The bay is part of the Arabian Sea. In 2012, the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai announced that the entire road would be resurfaced, 72 years after it was originally laid.
TAJ HOTEL The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), branded as Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces, is an Indian chain of hotels and resorts headquartered in the Oxford House in Mumbai. This company is a part of the Tata Group, one of India's largest business conglomerates. Taj Hotels Resort and Palaces owns and operates 93 hotels in 55 locations across India with an additional 16 international hotels in the Maldives, Malaysia, Australia, UK, USA, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Africa and the Middle East and employ over 13000 people.
NEHRU CENTRE Nehru Centre was conceived in 1972 in Bombay, India. It includes the Nehru Planetarium: A centre for scientific study of astronomy and for meeting of scientists and scholars for discussions and lectures
NEHRU PLANTARIUM Nehru Planetarium is the name given to five planetariums in India, named after India's first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. These are located in Mumbai, New Delhi, Pune and Bangalore, plus there is a Jawahar Planetarium in Allahabad. Nehru Planetarium in Pune was the first one in Asia, established in 1954.
RAJABAI The Rajabai Clock Tower is a clock tower in South Mumbai, India. It is located in the confines of the Fort campus of the University of Mumbai. The tower stands at a height of 85 m (280 ft).