Mumbai



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Located in Salsette Island beyond the west coastline of Maharashtra State, Mumbai, facing the Arabian Sea, boasts a natural deep-water port. Mumbai is also the capital of the business and entertainment in India and has important financial institutions. Also, it is the base camp of the India's Hindi & Marathi film and television industry, known as Bollywood.

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Climate: tropical monsoon climate

Language: Hindi and English

Currency: Rupee

Embassy Official Website:http://www.indianembassy.org.cn/Default.aspx

Embassy/Consulate:

  • Embassy of the Republic of India

Add.:No. 1, Ri Tan Dong Lu

Tel:65324486

Fax:65324684

  • Consulate General of the Republic of India in Guangzhou

Add.:01-04 Units, 14th Floor, Skyfame Tower, 8 Linhe Zhong Road, Guangzhou   510610

Tel:020-85501501~05

Fax:020-85501510

District:Guangdong, Fujian, Hunan, Hainan, Yunnan, Sichuan, Guangxi

  • Consulate General of the Republic of India in Shanghai

Add.:Room 1008, Shanghai International Trade Center, 2201 Yan'an Xi Rd., Shanghai

Tel:021-62758885

Fax:021-62758881

District:Shanghai, Zhejiang, Jiangsu

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On the whole, Mumbai's climate falls into two major seasons: wet season and dry season. Of which, the wet season ranges between March and October and features high humidity and high temperature (more than 30 °C). The dry season lasts from November to February of the next year, and features moderate humidity and warm or cool temperature.

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1. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

Introduction:Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, previous known as Victoria Terminus (abbreviated as CST or VT), is located in Mumbai City, India, and it is a time-honored railway station in the suburb of Mumbai and operates some long-distance trains. As the headquarters of the India Central Railway Corporation, is one of the busiest railway stations in India.

2. Elephanta Cave

Geographic Location: Located on the Arabian Sea, the Elephanta Cave is 6km to the east of Mumbai, India

So far, the Elephanta Cave has been given the position of a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. With a grand and magnanimous style, the Elephanta Cave is built through the inward rock carving method, with the result that it holds lots of marvelous underground shrines. In the cave, most sculpture topics are related to the Hinduism, such as the legend of the Lord Shiva, one of the Hinduism's three major gods. And some topics also depict ancient Indian people's daily life. Therein, the most renowned sculpture is the 5.5m-high SHIVA STATUE, which is seated at the No. 5 Grotto.

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1.Railway

In Mumbai there are the Central Railway Station (transit for passengers towards New Delhi), Victoria Railway Station (transit for passengers towards Calcutta, Varanasi, Madras, Hyderabad, Bangalore, and Cochin), and the suburb-based Tida Railway Station (transit for passengers towards Goa).

2. Downtown Traffic

In the downtown area there are diversified traffic tools including taxi, bus, and trolley. Of which, most taxies are beat-up cars, and few passengers will choose them. Buses are red and double-deck and start from the Prince of Wales Museum of Western India. However, both the downtown and the suburb are packed with trolley lines.

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1. Airport Name

Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport

2. Basic Information

Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is an international airport in Mumbai, the capital of Maharashtra State, the Republic of India. Today, it is regarded as the country and even the South Asia's larges and busiest airport, and its name derives from Chhatrapati Shivaji, founder of the Maratha Empire. In the airport, the first terminal building Santa Cruz operates domestic flight courses, and the second terminal building Sahar is responsible for international flight courses. Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is the main hub of the Air India and the Jet Airways, and the secondary hub of the Kingfisher Airlines.

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