Mumbai is the birthplace of a number of international authors
Rudyard Kipling, author of Kim and The Jungle Book, and Salman Rushdie – author of Satanic Verses and Midnight’s Children, are one of the famous Mumbai-born authors. Kipling Bungalow, where the author was born, is one of the main attractions in the city for literary fans from all over the world. Some of the famous contemporary Indian writers including people like Rohinton Mistry also come from the city.
The most expensive slum in the world
Dharavi is not only one of the largest slums in the world, but also one of the most expensive! Building a house in this slum could potentially cost at least 3 lakh rupees.
Rank 6 in the number of billionaires in the world
Mumbai is home to 32 billionaires, with a net worth of $ 115.1 billion. Therefore, this city is ranked sixth in the list of cities with the most billionaires in the world.
Where to keep the original manuscript of Divine Comedy
The Mumbai Asian Association’s library, housed in the majestic City Hall building in Fort, is said to be holding one of the two original manuscripts of the Divine Divinity written by Dante Alighieri in the 14th century. That’s one reason. more so that literary enthusiasts arrange a trip here soon!
Gilbert Hill is 66 million years old
You might think Mumbai is full of modern buildings, the city also has interesting natural phenomena to admire. That’s the 61m-high Gilbert Hill in Andheri that formed when molten lava erupted out of Earth’s fissure, and it’s about 66 million years old. You can visit the hill recognized as a heritage structure in 2007, and two Hindu temples sit on top of the hill for a great panoramic view of the city’s western suburbs.