Mumbai, or Bombay, is the largest city of India . Once a conglomeration of 7 islands, today - an infrastructure developed metropolis, it is known as the "Indian Manhattan". In present-day Mumbai, branches of world-famous corporations, banks, universities are open. Rest and study here come people who know exactly what they want.
Tourist, restaurant, shopping infrastructure, objects of cultural and historical heritage are concentrated in a metropolis in the South Mumbai area. Here you can see the houses of the richest inhabitants of "Indian Manhattan". The administrative infrastructure is in South Central Mumbai. In this district, a lot of educational institutions are concentrated, a student of any of them today can become every single-minded foreigner. European boys and girls come to India not only to gain academic knowledge in priority subjects. Study in this country allows you to get acquainted more closely with its unique culture, traditions, incomprehensible, shocking, sometimes absurd, but worthy of attention.
Contrasts of Mumbai
In contrast to Mumbai, as in any other city in India, contrasts are the first to strike the eye. This applies primarily to poverty and wealth. Indian oligarchs, holidaymakers on the terraces of houses, foreign millionaires visiting Bombay museums or entertaining on the beaches, students from all over the world absorbing Indian culture, while speaking in fashionable English, the middle working class, the poor from the outskirts of the megalopolis are all integral components A cocktail called Mumbai.
Mumbai contrasts can be studied gradually during daily walks in different areas of the city. But there is an opportunity to see them as in the palm of your hand. It is enough to visit the famous Aer Bar in the ForSeasons hotel.
It is located on the roof of a skyscraper, it is considered one of the best viewing platforms of the city. From the Aer windows, you can clearly see the fashionable quarters of South Mumbai and the slums of the poorest districts of the metropolis. Contrasts enough in the bar and restaurant. Here you can taste Indian cuisine and taste popular European dishes.
The excursion in Mumbai is special. Here, to see artifacts, documents that have the greatest historical value for India, it is necessary to go not to the museum of local lore, but to the High Court. It is one of the main architectural sights of the city. In one of the halls of the court there is a permanent exhibition. With the volume of its historical collection, no museum in the city can be compared.
Where to relax a student in "Indian Manhattan"?
In a multifaceted Mumbai, in their free time from school, young people are not bored. Here you can find something to do for lovers of the party, cognitive, beach holidays. The first can visit the local colorful bars. For example, in the Exchange you can buy alcohol at an auction. Bidding is in real time. The less the demand for a particular drink, the cheaper the price. As soon as demand begins to increase, so, respectively, and the price of it increases.
Excursion holidays in Mumbai are a lot of routes and directions. Among the interesting places of interest are the Chhatrapati Shivaji railway station, the Crawforth market, the Temple of Fire, the Floro fountain, the Fort Chitorgar, the pride and the symbol of Bombay - India Gate, the Prince of Wales museum, the Jehangir gallery, the old Regal Cinema cinema, which show the new Bollywood, the Marin Drive . You can go around all the sights on a completely European bus. But on bike or moto rickshaws it's much more interesting to travel. But it is not recommended to rent cars to foreign students. In Mumbai, traffic is characterized by a single word - chaos. Rules here are absent in principle. To get used to it is very difficult.
Aksa Beach, Girgaon Chowpaty, Juhu and the beaches of the island of Manori await free time for beach lovers in Mumbai. The coastal zones are an excellent place not only for getting sun tan and water entertainments, but also for a picnic, a secluded quiet rest in the bosom of nature.
Student weekdays in the multifaceted Mumbai can be brighter than in any other city in the world. Megapolis, which is Britain outside and India inside, is one of the best places in South Asia to receive quality education and cultural enrichment.