Mumbai (formerly Bombay) is the most populous city in India with about 13 million residents
The Gateway of India (finished 1924) was the first thing visitors to Bombay would see
The famous Dhobi Ghat of Mumbai with rows of concrete wash pens, each with its own flogging stone.
Mumbai is the commercial capital of India, and houses the
Bombay Stock Exchange
The Hanging Gardens of Mumbai were laid out in the 1880's
Mumbai has Asia's largest IMAX dome theatre, which featuring Bollywood and Hollywood films
The city is home to India's Hindi film and television industry, known as Bollywood.
The Jains primary belief is non-violence. Mumbai has one the largest populations of Jains in India.
Gandhi was a major political and spiritual leader of India and the Indian Independence Movement.
Gandhi is considered the father of India, and affectionately referred to as Bapu, meaning father
He was the pioneer of resistance through civil disobedience founded upon ahimsa (total non-violence)
Gandhi has inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world
Gandhi remained committed to non-violence and truth even in the most extreme situations
In 2004, Mumbai received three heritage conservation awards from the UNESCO.
Mumbai is the birthplace of Indian cinema, with the oldest film broadcast here in the early 20th century
The Taj Mahal Palace is a famous hotel located next to the Gateway of India.
It has a distinguished list of former guests- Mick Jagger, Prince Charles, Bill Clinton and others