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Mumbai is the capital of Maharashtra and India’s largest city, considered as the country’s Tinseltown. This famous metropolis offers a melting pot of cultures, with great diversity in its religions, communities, cuisines and cooking methods. A trip to the city that never sleeps is incomplete without getting a taste of its mouth-watering local street food, which is especially abundant within the Chowpati area. Mumbai also offers visitors a wonderful blend of traditional Indian architecture and modern innovations, and features some of the most sacred sites in the world including the breath-taking Kanheri Caves that comprise of complex Buddhist rock carvings, and the Haji Ali Dargah mosque, which draws thousands of devotees every year to pay homage at its shrine. The Mumba Devi Temple is another sacred spot worth exploring, devoted to the Hindu goddess Mumba. To visit these iconic attractions for yourself, flights to Mumbai can easily be booked with Brightsun Travel from a wide range of destinations in India.
Mumbai welcomes visitors with a plethora of ancient monuments. The most impressive ones worth discovering are the Elephanta Caves which boast a collection of idols, shrines and caves, and the famous Gateway of India, which is the famous colonial monument from the British reign. The museums of Mumbai will be another delightful highlight of your trip; take a halt at the Prince of Wales Museum to observe a striking display of Indian art, learn all about Mumbai’s extensive transportation network at the Transport Museum and enjoy over 500 interactive science exhibits throughout a science park and galleries at the Nehru Science Centre. You can book cheap flights to Mumbai with Brightsun and look forward to visiting the city’s epic museums and cultural centres. Why not plan your travel during one of Mumbai’s colourful festivals or events? These traditional ceremonies are the limelight of this city... Some of the best include Holi, Diwali, Navaratri, Dusshera, Ganesh Chaturthi, Durga Pooja and Shivratri.