Advantages: Longer you are there the more to see. Disadvantages: Busy, Polluted, Frenetic.
...mixture of shops, eating places, hotels and street sellers. Lively till late at night.
4. Victoria Terminus.
Known to everyone as V.T., this is an incredibly busy railway station in the heart of Mumbai. The architecture is so wonderful and spectacular that some will think, if not knowing, that it is was a palace or great house. Sorry, but it was built in the late 19C and now is the departure point...
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Review of Mumbai (Bombay)
Advantages: Ideal for a short stopover between flights Disadvantages: Not a great location for more general tourism
I'm almost always nervous when I book a hotel in India and in Mumbai I was quite concerned about whether the place I had chosen would be OK. In the past I?ve been lucky enough to stay in some of the finest and most expensive hotels in the city but that was when I was there for work and someone else was paying. When it came to putting my hand in my own pocket I wasn't willing...
Advantages: Prices as tasty as the food - that's very! Smart surroundings Disadvantages: Over attentive staff; inclusion of goats' cheese in salad
...York's 'Mumbai Lounge' is a rather slick contemporary Indian restaurant on the city's Fossgate. We turned up at Saturday lunchtime at the end of the half term week when the city was teeming with tourists but we didn't have a problem getting a table. In fact the restaurant was rather quiet and we were given a table in the window and right beside the door; only a couple of other tables were...