Migrants call it the land of opportunity and hope. Its inhabitants dub it as the city that never sleeps. But how do visitors and newcomers view Mumbai? What sights capture their imagination? Nevin Thomas shares a few frames from his trails, when he first arrived in the metropolis. In pic: The Gateway of India. All pics/Nevin Thomas
Capture the awe-inspiring cable bridge, the Bandra-Worli Sea Link, to complete your trip
Walk (and sit) with Bollywood stars at Walk Of The Stars, Bandra
No visit to Mumbai is complete without spending an evening at Marine Drive, also known as the Queen’s Necklace (at night when the street lights are switched on, the stretch resembles a glittering necklace)
The iconic Asiatic Society of Mumbai building, sometimes called the Town Hall, is also home to one of the city’s most treasured libraries. Sit on the stairs and watch the city in action.
A rush-hour Mumbai local train ride is worth mentioning in your achievements list
The Bollywood Art Project, which started two years back, is transforming the walls of the city and is becoming increasingly popular with tourists
Stroll through Colaba Causeway and try out some of the delicacies at the famous Leopold Café. File pic
Face the sea and enjoy a light moment at the city's one of the most spectacular sites, Bandstand promenade
Mumbai is a city (in)famous for its crowded, heavily populated settlements, especially Dharavi, one of the largest slums in the world
A trip to Bandra Bandstand is incomplete without a sneak peek of Mannat. The house of Bollywood superstar, Shah Rukh Khan, Mannat also happens to be one of Mumbai's popular photography spors.
Whoever comes in Mumbai gets himself/herself clicked in front of Jalsa. The residence of Bollywood megastar, Amitabh Bachchan, Jalsa is a popular tourist attraction site in the City of Dreams.
Girgaon Chowpatty is yet another popular sea beach in Mumbai located just beside Marine Drive. The sandy shore is speckled with food stalls and calls for a perfect hangout joint in Mumbai
Sanjay Gandhi National Park, earlier known as Borivali National Park, is a large protected area in the northern part of Mumbai city in Maharashtra State in India
What are the sights and sounds that capture the lens and the imagination of first-time visitors to Mumbai? The guide presents a slideshow of a few popular and favourite frames
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