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The Global Vipassana Pagoda is a newest monument of Mumbai, which gives service of peace and harmony. The monument is located in between Goria creek and the Arabian Sea on a peninsula. This is been built out of Graduates of Buddha, his teaching and community of monks practicing his teaching. Its traditional Burmese design is an expression of gratitude towards the country of Myanmar for preserving the practice of Vipassana. The shape of the pagoda is a copy of the Shwedagoan Pagoda in Yogon, Myanmar. It was built combing ancient Indian and Modern Technology to enable it to last for a thousand years. About Global Vipassana PagodaGlobal Vipassana Pagoda was inaugurated on 8th Feb, 2009 by the E...
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  December 10, 2012, 12:13 pm
Mount Mary Church is the most famous church in Mumbai it is a Roman Catholic Church, also known with the name of ‘The Basilica of Our Lady of the Mount’. The Mount Mary Church is located in Bandra Suburbs of Mumbai. The church is made in 1640 and is visited by the people of all religions. Church is located along side of Arabian Sea at the attitude of approximately 80m above sea level. The church is believed to have miracles healing pores and is thronged by devotees throughout the year. It is said that who pray here honestly and faithfully get their wishes fulfilled.History of Mount Mary ChurchThrough the church was built in the 17th Century, its present structure is not more than 100 yea...
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  December 9, 2012, 3:06 pm
Planning to go on trip on these holidays, we have some tips for you which will help you in planning and also in implementing your tour in effectively. Itinerary This is the basic but most important point for the tour as it will help you to save the time and give you the opportunity to explore maximum for the destination place. Before making these, do some googling and try to find the information about the routs and the means of transportation to reach the place. Timing is of operation about the place you are visiting and on which day the monuments are closed. This step is the first step of your tour and it is important that you do it properly. DocumentsAfter Itinerary the second step comes i...
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  December 8, 2012, 6:17 pm
Jogeshwari Caves are some of the ancient Hindu and Buddhist caves temples sculpture locted off the Western Express Highway, and are surrounded by encroachments. The caves are used as a temple by the encroachers. The caves are accessed through a long flight of stairs into the main hall of this cavernous space. It has many pillars and a Lingam at the end. Idol of Dattatraya, Hanuman and Ganesh line the walls. There are also relics of two doormen.The cave also has a murti and footprint of goddess Jogeshwari (Yogeshwari), whom the area is named after and a also considered as a Kuladevi to some of the Gujarati Brahmins.History of the cavesThe western Trunks Route of Bombay (Mumbai) were extended ...
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  December 8, 2012, 12:22 pm
Mumbai is coming up with new transportation system for the public relaxation and reduce the load of Mumbai Local Train and Buses. The Mumbai Monorail is Monorail system which is under construction in Mumbai. The project is being implemented by MMRDA (Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority) with the help of L&T and a consortium of Malaysian Infrastructure Scomi Engineering, construction of Mumbai Monorail has started in January 2009 and first line is schedule to be started in January 2013.On August 13, 2008 the notification for construction of Mumbai Monorail has been cleared by Present Chief Minister of Maharashtra Late Mr. Vilasrao Deshmukh. The System will traverse through Ja...
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  December 7, 2012, 12:59 pm
Fashion Street (FS) is the name itself gives of the idea that for what region this street is famous. Fashion Street is famous for Readymade Garments and Accessories with endless option and variety.Fashion Street in Mumbai is very famous in the Student and Teenagers, who make the style statement in their classrooms and the realm of fashion.Fashion Street is a market flooded with export surplus clothing. It is group of more than 150 shops, where you can get chic clothes and fusion accessories at very cheap rates. Readymade garments are one of Mumbai’s chief exports – and the surplus lands up at Fashion Street, a huddle of little shops on Mahatma Gandhi Road. They cost only a fraction of th...
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  December 6, 2012, 6:03 pm
Haji Ali one of the oldest mosques located in India. Surrounded with water from all side, and well know place for all tourist. History of Haji AliIn the memory of Sayyed Peer Haji Ali Shah Bukhari, a Wealthy Muslim Merchant this dargah has been made in 1431, who gave up all his worldly possessions before making a pilgrimage to Mecca. He travelled around the world in the early to mid-15th century, and then settled in Mumbai.According to the legends surrounding his life, once the Saint saw a poor women crying on the road, holding an empty vessel. He asked her what is the problem was, she replied with stumbling voice that her husband would thrash her as she had stumbled and accidentally spilled...
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  December 6, 2012, 1:10 pm
Slums are the biggest problem what Mumbai is facing today. As we know the problem leads to lots of Questions, some of the biggest question about the slums are, How these slums come in existence?, when & how these slums concepts come into existence in Mumbai? What are the steps that are being taken to overcome from it? And lots more. In my todays post I will try to solve some of these problem and will try to get on the conclusion about the fact that why we are unable to overcome this issue in a huge amount of time and for this who all are responsible.   How these slums come in existence?Relation of Mumbai and Slums are very old, it started a way back in 17th Century when Gerald Aungier ...
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  December 4, 2012, 4:50 pm
In the category of top five this time we have luxury hotel list, where you can enjoy once you are in Mumbai for you holiday or on official tour, below is list which is been finalized by Mumbai Guide Selection Team.Taj Mahal Palace:Taj Mahal palace is the best and the first hotel in India, located alongside of Gateway of India, famous for its luxury and Dinning experience. Taj Mahal is different from all because of its location as it is good for people who are on the official work or for tourist who are in Mumbai to enjoy. Hotel has seen the bad phase on the terrorist attack of 26/11 in which building structure has been damaged; still it is the best hotel in Mumbai and India. For more about T...
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  December 1, 2012, 4:01 pm
It’s been long time when I am writing about the monument and tourist attraction of Mumbai but it’s my first article about some serious issue of Mumbai, when I cross on some traffic light, under the over bridge or on station of Mumbai, what I can see is beggar’s. Here I am talking about the 54% population of Mumbai who are either under some over bridge or in slums. This is another picture of Mumbai which is always served as a neat nutshell’s in a platter to the world. According to the study of Times of India, 1 of every 5th Mumbaikar is under poverty line. According to this equation, when we calculate the total no of people under poverty line (which is also known as the BPL) comes aro...
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  November 30, 2012, 12:43 pm
Flora Fountain is the fountain of adorned stone which is located in the fort area of South Mumbai. The Name is on the Name of Roman Goddess “Flora” which is the “Goddess of Abundance”. It has been made way back in 1864 with the Indian Rupee of 47,000 of that time which was a huge amount of that time; construction of the fountain was done by the Agri-Horticulture society of Western India. The design of the fountain is done by R. Norman Shaw and sculpture by James Forsythe. Now Fountain is included into a heritage structure.   The Stones that are used to make the fountain is imported from Portland. This fountain is made in the honour of Sir Bartle Frere, who was the governor of Bomba...
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  November 28, 2012, 4:16 pm
Mumbai Film City, officially known as the Dadasheb Phalke Nagar. It is named after Marathi director and father of Indian Cinema Dadasheb. The city is built by the state government for providing facility and concession to the Indian film Industry. Film City has lots of recording studios, garden, lakes, and temple which act as venue in many of Bollywood movies. Film city was established way back in 1977 on 26 September, from then this school of film is the house of learning and temple for many artist, side artist, cameraman, and director and lucky for many producers. Till now the film city has proved for what it has been made for. History of Film City  In the service of 35years Film city has ...
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  November 26, 2012, 3:52 pm
Nehru Planetarium right next to Mahalaxmi Race Course,is a large domed building, popular with the city’s amateur astronomers. Inside, various cubicles estimate your weight on each of the nine planets of the Solar System while in the domed interior, daily shows uncover the timeless mysteries of the cosmos.The Nehru Planetarium, commissioned on 3rd March, 1977 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. In the Basement, the Nehru Auditorium usually boasts classical music and dance recitals, concert and plays.The Programmes are aimed at inspi...
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  November 22, 2012, 3:49 pm
Five Famous and well known Garden and Parks for you all.Shivaji ParkThe Shivaji Park largest in Mumbai and named after legendry 17th century warrior king of the region, Chhatrapati Shivaji, the park was created in 1925 by the Bombay Municipal Corporation in the British Raj. The Park has historical and cultural value because of the social and political gathering it has witnessed, both in pre as well as post-Independence Mumbai. This park is very well known for the rise of stars like Sachin Tendulkar, Sunil Gavaskar and Late Mr. Bala shaheb Thakre, this park have the last evidence of late Mr Thakre as in funnel is done in this park on 18/11/2012. The park is spread in 22acers.Diamond GardenDia...
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  November 20, 2012, 11:42 pm
When you are on the tour and if you don’t talk about food it is incomplete journey so to complete your Mumbai visit our team has searched out the top Five restaurant for you in Mumbai, with the location variation so that when you are out for site seeing you can have the flavor of different culinary as well.Starbucks Café:First in the list is newly opened Starbucks café, after the lots of “if and buts” finally the first outlet is opened in Mumbai after its World presence. The taste of Starbucks cafés coffee is world famous, so once you are in Mumbai don’t forget to have a Cup of coffee there. It is located in Eliphinstone Building on Veernariman Road.The Table:The Table is one of t...
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  November 19, 2012, 2:50 pm
Elephanta is an island located 10 KM away from the city of Mumbai in Arabian Sea. The island has caves which is famous with the name of Elephanta Caves.The Elephanta Caves is the bunch of the different temples, which are the cut out of rocks. The Caves of Elephanta are divided into two categories they are Hindu Caves and Buddhist Caves. These caves were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987.  These caves are back from 5th Century. Elephanta caves is having temple which also consists of gorgeous Sculptures. The elephanta caves are not as famous as Ajanta and Ellora, another Cave in Maharashtra, but they look same, these caves are interesting. Here some stones are finished and some ar...
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  November 17, 2012, 4:27 pm
Taraporewala Aquarium is the only aquarium in the city of Mumbai, located on the famous Marine Drive. The Aquarium is built in 1951 at the cost of Rs 800,000 at that time and is inaugurated by the president of that time Dr. Rajendra Prasad. It hosts marine and freshwater fishes. The Aquarium is named after a Parsee who donated 200,000 for the construction. The Aquarium is one of the tourist attractions of the city. Taraporewala Aquarium houses exotic marine life and rare species of fishes and also some exquisite pearl jewellery. It is planned to renovate the Aquarium into a high- tech Aquarium with a glass vision seaworld. The Aquarium has three large rooms where fish are displayed in such a...
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  November 16, 2012, 12:07 pm
Versova Beach presents a scenic coastline, nestled cozily in Greater Mumbai. It is separated from Juhu Beach, attributable to a creek. The glorious Arabian Sea charge the sandy coast with its cooling waters. Absolutely a fun destination, Versova Beach is residence to the oldest inhabitants of Bombay, the Kolis a fishing community. One can visit this lovely place anytime round the year, yet months between September and February offers the best time, when the city observes less clamminess. Versova Sea is unlike MarineDrivewhich is guarded by the tetrapods: versova beach in Mumbai uses massive rocks to buffer the buildings from the waves. When there is high tide, the whole of the beach goes und...
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  November 13, 2012, 11:11 am
The Jehangir Art Gallery is located in South Mumbai in the heart of the fort Area or the historic core of the city. Over the years, this area has evolved as the center of art activity in the city, a phenomenon triggered off in the 1950s with the establishing of the Jehangir Art Gallery. As a rendezvous point for artists, patrons and art lovers, the Jehangir Art Gallery complex over the years became a nationally recognized center of contemporary India art. It is a major platform for the artists from different places to exhibit their works. Its part is related to the renaissance of Indian art. Since it is a tourist spot, you can reach the gallery by local trains, taxi and buses.There are four ...
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  November 11, 2012, 11:19 am
The Mahalakshmi Race course is a horse racing track in Mahalakshmi neighbourhood, of Mumbai. The track is oval shaped with 2400m straight chute, spread over approx. 225 acres of open land in the heart ofMumbai City. It was created out of a marshy land known as Mhalakshmi Flats. Built in 1883 and modeled on the Caulfield Race course in Melbourne, it is spread over on 225 acres of land facing the sea. It was originally donated by Sir Cusrow N Wadia and today it os on lease from the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) to Royal Western India Turf Club which runs the racecourse.The grandstand, off the course, is a designated heritage structure. The racecourse is the only helipad open f...
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  November 10, 2012, 11:33 am
Team of Mumbai Guide Proudly announces their first giveaway competition thisDiwali.We at Mumbai guide support and love all the reader and followers of Mumbai guide on the different social networking website like facebook, twitter and googleplus.Giveaway competition is open to all the reader and follower around the world on different social networking sites.For participating in this competition visit our page on facebook or click on the Giveaway page of our blog.Rules and Regulation: -We at Mumbai guide don’t expect proxy activity only genuine entries will be   accepted.            -The last entry of the competition will be till 2400 hrs. 13th Nov (IST)            -...
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  November 10, 2012, 10:35 am
Touring Mumbai and love to do shopping we have shorted out five best shopping malls in Mumbai for you, these malls have huge game, food and entertainment zones as well.Unfortunately, many of the big malls are located in Mumbai’s outer suburbs. This make them quite inaccessible to the average visitors, still there are some excellent centrally located malls where you can shop till you satay in Mumbai.Atria Millennium MallFirst in the list is five level Atria mall, Atria Mall is one of the famous mall in the Mumbai among centrally located in Mumbai. This mall comes in function in the mid of 2006. The mall has Eco Corner Store is worth checking out for its unique range of environmentally frien...
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  November 9, 2012, 12:03 pm
Linking Road, which is officially known as “Vitthalbhai Patel Marg”, is one of the famous shopping destination for Mumbai people come from far away to shop on the linking road, linking road is one of the famous road for the shopping as it has outlets of famous branded stores to the cheap Chinese item stores.Linking road is extended from Bandra Talkies to Shanti Ashram, Bandra in Mumbai. It is famous for its shopping. Many people come from all over Mumbai, from thane and Dombivali Belt, and from the outside of Mumbai, it is also famous tourist place, as tourist visiting Mumbai likes to visit and shop on the road. Linking road, gives you the different type of shopping experience the people...
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  November 7, 2012, 11:44 am
Colba Causeway one of the famous commercial Street in Mumbai with every day carnival. The shopping experience you will get in Colba Causeway will be nowhere in Mumbai, especially for the tourist. The place will give you everything in Indian Language you can say that “Sab Kuch Milega”.The place is opened every day and till late night, it is located near fort area and to the east of Cuffe Parade in south Mumbai, it is closer to Mumbai’s famous landmarks, the Gateway of Indiaand Taj Mahal Place.The market have lots of things to explore especially for the tourist, the most amazing thing what I saw there was if you want your name to be written on the grain of rice this is the place where yo...
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  November 5, 2012, 11:07 pm
Full Name of Wankhede Stadium is Seshrao Krushnarao Wankhede Stadium located in the Indian City of Mumbai in Maharastra. The first match on this ground was match between India and West indies in 1975 and it became the evidence of Indian victory in the Cricket world cup of 2011 after 28 years.The name of the Stadium was marked on the name of S.K Wankhede, a politician and the secretary of the Mumbai Cricket Association. It is located in south Mumbai near Churchgate Station. The stadium is built in six months and made available for the final test between India and West Indies in 1975 and from then it has taken the owner from Brabourne Stadium as the main cricketing venue in Mumbai.The stadium ...
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  November 5, 2012, 11:34 am

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