Located on Bhulabhai Desai Road close to Worli , Mumbai Mahalakshmi is a temple dedicated to Godess Lakshmi is one of the most famous temple of Mumbai. This temple was built in 1785 by Dhakji Dadaji. There has been a belief that the temple was built during the construction of Hornby Vellard in Mumbai. It is said that the construction of the Vellard had collapsed twice and the architect had dreamt of a devi statue in the sea near the site. Incidentally after building the temple, the construction of Vellard went on well without any snag.
Places to stay
There are several star rated and budget hotels in Mumbai. Some of them are Hotel Alka (Tariff – Rs2,007), Hotel Galaxy Residency ( (Tariff – Rs.1440), Hotel Cosmo(Tariff – Rs 1758) and Hotel Cruz RoyaleHotel (Tariff – Rs.1300).
Language: The official language of Mumbai is Marathi. The other spoken languages include Gujarati, Kannada, English, Telugu, Konkani, and Hindi.
Some famous festivals and events of Mumbai include Navaratri festival is the most famous event where devotees throng into temple.
Place to visit
There are several interesting places of tourist attraction in Mumbai. Some of the places include Chhatrapati Shivaji (6kms from Mumbai Mahalakshmi ), Film City (3km from bus stand), Juhu Beach (15 kms from bus stand), Mahakali Caves (16kms from bus stand), Prince of Wales Museum (2kms),
Haji Ali Dargah (3 km from central bus stand), Siddhivinayak Temple (3km from Central railway station bus stand), Chowpatty Beach ( 20.63 km from bus stand).
How to Get There
The Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is the main aviation hub and is also considered to be the second busiest airport in India. The airport is about 22 kms away from Thane.
Thane was earlier a station for passenger trains in India. Now this railway station is a junction for Thane-Vashi Harbour Line and Central Line. This junction is considered to be one of the important major railway stations of Mumbai Railway
There are more BEST buses from Thane that connects to Andheri, Ghatkopar, Borivali and Trombay. TMT buses only ply inside South Mumbai. Meanwhile MSRTC from this suburb connects to all the destinations of Maharashtra.Some of the best bus operators that offer exceptional experience for passengers include Siddhivinayak Tours & Travels, AP Travels and Madhura Tours & Travels. TicketGoose.com, a leading Online Bus Ticket Booking Service that provides low price, high quality options for bus travelers - choosing from multiple top operators, bus types, convenient schedules and price.