Mumbai is a city which is in the Indian state of Maharashtra.It is a hill station which is located in the Western Ghats range. Mumbai has three villages that are Malcolm Peth, Old ‘Kshetra’ Mumbai and part of a village called Spindola. Mumbai is a plateau bounded by valleys on all sides. It is also known as Wilson or sunrise Point. It is the is the source of the Krishna River that originates and flows across Maharashtra. It is said that the source of the legend of the river flows from the mouth of a statue of a cow in the old ancient temple of Mahadev. Stories of legends say that Lord Vishnu is Krishna and he himself is the result of a curse on the Trimurtis by Savitri. The climate of the area is much favourable for cultivation and growth of strawberries as they contribute to about 85% of the total strawberry production in the India.
In old Mumbai, there are many tourist points and 5 temples where you can see a sense of old Indian architecture. There are also natural viewpoints named by British at the time of British Raj. Panchaganga temple which is an origin of the seven rivers that are Krishna, Koyama, Gayatri, Savitri, Vienna, Saraswati and Bhagirathi. From out of them, springs of first 5 are continuously flowing whereas the spring corresponds to Saraswati comes alive after every 60 years and the spring correspond to Bhagirathi comes after every 12 years. There also a place called needle hole which is located near Kate’s point. It can be seen like a natural rock formation with a hole in between, thus giving the name Needle-hole.
Winding roads, a cool breeze all times, vantage points offering breath-taking views of hills and valleys, plenty of strawberries to on and the main street full of shops offering all kinds of curious and snacks. It is one of the exciting places, and that is Mumbai for you which along with Panchgani makes a wonderful holiday or for even just a weekend getaway trip. The top attractions of Mumbai are Pratapgad which is out of the 360 forms that bear the testimony to the glory of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. It commands a spectacular view of the surroundings.