Some Facts About Mumbai you Must Know

How much we love a place does depend on how much we know of it. Incomplete knowledge is also dangerous, of course. The City of Dreams, Mumbai has strived to woo the hearts of many, fulfilled the desires of many, sowed the seeds to their dreams and even helped to accomplish their dreams and take them to the zenith.

All this makes Mumbai so adored. If you are planning to visit Mumbai, say from Kolkata, then check for the 12321 running status and grab this train and visit Mumbai. One can also reach Mumbai via airplanes and various flights, which run everyday to the city of Mumbai. Check for the one which best fits your schedule and budget and steadfast to Mumbai.

Before you fall in love with this city, it is necessary that you get to know it deeper. So here are some of the amazing facts about Mumbai which will make you love it more.

  1. The city of Mumbai was initially seven separate islands. These islands were amalgamated to form a single one big part of land, which was the Mumbai city. Amazing isn't it?
  2. Monorails started in Mumbai. Initially in India, such a rail system was the Kundala Valley Railway and the Patiala State Monorail Trainways, which shut down in 1920s. After that, the Mumbai Monorail began in 2014. It is a great public transport system, carrying thousand of people everyday.
  3. The first five star hotel in India was opened in Mumbai by the Tata group, and was the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, a five star hotel in the Colaba region of Mumbai. A visit to this place will leave you taken aback by the grandeur and royalty of the hotel. The royal chambers, quintessential suites, scrumptious food served here, excellent hospitality and warmth of the staff and immaculate architectural structure are a must watch for a perfect sojourn in Mumbai.
  4. The first railway line of India was started in Mumbai, laid by the Britishers. The Mumbai suburban railway was the first one to start from Boree Bunder (now, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus to Thane), covering a distance of 34 km. It is also the oldest railways of India.
  5. Transportation and commutation in Mumbai has been made pretty easy, and there are 36 skywalks in Mumbai currently. It was estimated in 2008 that the daily footfall of 26 skywalks was 565000, which is pretty huge a number.
  6. The dear Mumbai was the first city to start the bus service in India. It has always strived to improve and flourish the public transport, and this is quite evident with this article. The first bus service was started in 1926 between Afghan Church and Crowford Market. And till date, buses in Mumbai continue to contribute a major portion of the public transportation.
  7. The reason why there are so many beaches dotted in the city of Mumbai is that the city has a very long coastline. The coastline or the shoreline of Mumbai is about 149 km, which is quite huge for a small city of Maharashtra.

About the author:

Atul Chaudhary is a travel enthusiast and passionate travel writer for an online travel search engine in India. India is one of his favorite tourist places. He also explore Places to visit in , Mata Vaishno devi mandir and trains information like: Bangalore to Chennai train, Mumbai to Katra trains etc.

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