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South Mumbai, is the southernmost precinct of the city of Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, comprises the city's main business localities. It is the richest urban precinct in India. Property prices in South Mumbai
Mumbai
are the highest in India
India
and are among the highest in the world. Notably Cumballa Hill, Cuffe Parade, Malabar Hill, Breach Candy, Altamount Road- Kemps Corner
Kemps Corner
as well as some parts of Worli
Worli
are constantly ranked in the Global Property Index. Billionaire Mukesh Ambani's $1.5 billion home Antilia is located here and is now a part of the iconic skyline. Most residents of South Mumbai
Mumbai
belong to old money business, law, trade and fashion families. Geographically, South Mumbai
Mumbai
lies at the southern corner of Salsette Island. Most city residents use the term to refer to the stretch extending from Colaba
Colaba
to Mahim
Mahim
as South Mumbai. The area is delimited on the east by Mumbai
Mumbai
harbour and on the west by the Arabian Sea. South Bombay is also home to the most prestigious schools; namely The Cathedral & John Connon School, JB Petit, Campion, Bombay International etc. ; the most exclusive clubs: CCI, The Willingdon Sports Club as well as Bombay Gymkhana
Bombay Gymkhana
and the most expensive hospitals: Breach Candy
Breach Candy
Hospital, Jaslok and Hurkisondas Hospital; in the nation.

Contents

1 Significance 2 Division 3 Old Bombay 4 See also 5 Notes 6 References 7 External links

Significance[edit] South Mumbai
Mumbai
hosts the Reserve Bank of India
India
and the Bombay Stock Exchange. Its primary business districts are the Fort, Nariman Point, Ballard Estate
Ballard Estate
and more recently Lower Parel. Many leading Indian and multi-national companies are headquartered here. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) and Churchgate
Churchgate
serve as headquarters and starting point for country's Central and Western Railway lines respectively. The area houses a significant proportion of prime upmarket residential neighbourhoods of Mumbai
Mumbai
including: Peddar Road, Nepean Sea Road, [Kemps Corner], Altamont Road, Carmichael Road, Breach Candy
Breach Candy
and Walkeshwar
Walkeshwar
Road, forming a sort of golden quadrilateral and includes some of the most expensive residential areas in the world, such as the Hanging Gardens, Kemps Corner, Cuffe Parade
Cuffe Parade
and Malabar Hill. Lately there has been a surge of landmark real estate projects which have come in and around Lower Parel
Lower Parel
like Crescent Bay by L&T Realty, Mahalaxshmi, Prabhadevi, Lalbaug, Parel, Curry Road, Dadar, Matunga and Worli
Worli
hence consolidating South Mumbai
Mumbai
as one of the most prestigious and costliest places to live in India. Govt of Maharashtra has selected Parel
Parel
for smart city initiative. Many distinctive sporting clubs have been an integral part of South Mumbai
Mumbai
landscape like the Willingdon Sports Club, the Turf Club at Mahalaxmi Racecourse, the Bombay Gymkhana, the Breach Candy
Breach Candy
Club, the N.S.C.I, and the Malabar Hill
Malabar Hill
Club (Formerly W.I.A.A Club). The CCI and MCA are located at Mumbai's two cricket stadiums, Brabourne and Wankhede respectively. Although land reclamation has allowed the southernmost tip of the district to double in size since the 1970s, the business districts face an acute shortage of real estate. As a result, the real-estate prices are among the top ten worldwide. As a ratio to average per capita income, real-estate prices in the business districts remain the most expensive in the world.[citation needed] South Mumbai
Mumbai
is also the home to several of the city's sporting grounds, including Brabourne Stadium, Wankhede Stadium, Cooperage Ground, Azad Maidan
Azad Maidan
Oval Maidan
Oval Maidan
and Shivaji Park. Ethnically, south Mumbai
Mumbai
continues to be dominated by the diverse communities of the ethnic population. South Mumbai
Mumbai
has become even more congested with the creation of the Bandra
Bandra
Worli
Worli
Sealink. This facilitates quicker transport between people residing in the suburbs and the corporate offices in south Mumbai. Traffic is a major concern and is not looking like improving any time soon. South Mumbai
Mumbai
is one of Indias most diverse areas since it contains a variety of eating options from 5 star hotels to street food. Being connected to the coast has also made it a very important port for business. Division[edit] The city of Mumbai
Mumbai
lies on Salsette Island. Administratively it has two official divisions: Mumbai
Mumbai
City district and Mumbai
Mumbai
Suburban district. Mumbai
Mumbai
City district consists of the southernmost part of Salsette Island
Salsette Island
- the area called South Mumbai. Mumbai
Mumbai
Suburban district consist the Western,Eastern,Central and Northern part of the city The northernmost portion of the island - outside Mumbai
Mumbai
city limits - lies in Thane
Thane
District. Old Bombay[edit]

Bombay in 1909

Old Bombay
Old Bombay
was used to refer to the area which was formed by the merging of the seven original islands of Mumbai, India. The term was used from the 19th century until the 1980s, and is now considered archaic. The more widely used term today is South Mumbai
Mumbai
'.[citation needed] See also[edit]

Mumbai
Mumbai
portal

Salsette Island Western Suburbs Eastern Suburbs

Notes[edit]

^ Population and Employment profile of Mumbai
Mumbai
Metropolitan Region, p. 7

References[edit]

"Population and Employment profile of Mumbai
Mumbai
Metropolitan Region". Mumbai
Mumbai
Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA). Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 December 2009. Retrieved 4 June 2010. 

External links[edit]

Wikivoyage has a travel guide for South Mumbai.

Altamont Road – Voted 10th Richest L&T Realty

Wikimedia Commons has media related to South Mumbai.

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Mumbai
Mumbai
topics

History

Timeline Silhara dynasty Bombay Presidency Seven Islands of Bombay Elephanta Caves Banganga Tank Old Bombay Worli
Worli
Fort Girangaon Samyukta Maharashtra
Maharashtra
Movement Tanks Growth of Mumbai 1992–93 riots 1993 bombings 2008 attacks Terrorism

Geography

Powai
Powai
Lake Vihar Lake Tulsi Lake Thane
Thane
Creek Mahim
Mahim
Bay Back Bay Mithi River Ulhas River Gilbert Hill Malabar Hill Salsette Island Mumbai
Mumbai
Harbour Middle Ground Climate Beaches Eastern Suburbs Western Suburbs South Mumbai Neighbourhoods

Buildings

Architecture of Mumbai Gateway of India Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Naval Dockyard Bombay Stock Exchange Hutatma Chowk General Post Office Shreepati Arcade Regal Cinema Mount Mary's Church Haji Ali Dargah Flora Fountain David Sassoon Library Mumba Devi Temple Mahalaxmi Temple Prince of Wales Museum National Gallery of Modern Art Asiatic Society of Mumbai Jehangir Art Gallery Gowalia Tank Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Mahim
Mahim
Church

Transport

Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport
Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport
(BEST) Mumbai
Mumbai
Suburban Railway Central Railway Western Railway Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Juhu
Juhu
Aerodrome Auto rickshaw Metro Monorail Skywalk Western railway elevated corridor Water transport Mumbai
Mumbai
Bus Rapid Transit System Mumbai
Mumbai
Urban Transport Project

Roads

Airoli
Airoli
Bridge Altamount Road Bandra– Worli
Worli
Sea Link Carmichael Road Colaba
Colaba
Causeway Currey Road Bridge Dadabhai Naoroji Road Eastern Express Highway Eastern Freeway Fashion Street Hughes Road Jeejabai Bhosle Marg JVLR Linking Road Lady Jamshetjee Road LBS Marg Lamington Road Mahim
Mahim
Causeway Marine Drive MTHL Nepean Sea Road P D'Mello Road Pedder Road Princess Street SCLR SV Road Sahar Elevated Access Road Sion Panvel Highway Vashi
Vashi
Bridge Veera Desai Road Western Express Highway

Economy

Bombay Stock Exchange National Stock Exchange of India Reserve Bank of India Mint Dalal Street Nariman Point

Education and Research

Universities & Colleges

University of Mumbai
Mumbai
(MU) SNDT Women's University Indian Institute of Technology - Bombay (IIT-B) Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute
Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute
(VJTI) Mulund
Mulund
College of Commerce ICT (formerly UDCT) NITIE Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies
Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies
(JBIMS) SP Jain Institute of Management and Research NMIMS St. Xavier's College Sathaye College Ramnarain Ruia College DG Ruparel College Ramniranjan Anandilal Podar College of Commerce and Economics V. G. Vaze College of Arts, Science and Commerce

Schools

Bombay Scottish School Campion School Cathedral and John Connon School Dhirubhai Ambani International School Dr. Antonio Da Silva High School Jamnabai Narsee School Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan King George High School, Dadar(E) St. Theresa's Boys High School

Institutes for Science & Learning

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
(TIFR) Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
(BARC) Nehru Planetarium Nehru Science Centre Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM-DAE CBS)

Civic

Mayor Police Commissioner Municipal Commissioner Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation Mumbai
Mumbai
Police Wards Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport Demographics Water sources Bombay High
Bombay High
Court Sheriff

Culture

Marathi Mumbaiya/Bombaiya/Bambaiya Dabbawalas Mumbaikar Street food Vada pav Bhelpuri Sevpuri Dahi puri Panipuri Ragda pattice Cultural centres Cinemas Kala Ghoda
Kala Ghoda
festival Mumbai
Mumbai
Marathon Tourist attractions Little Bombay, Jersey City, USA

Religion in Mumbai

Jainism in Mumbai Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Bombay History of the Jews in Mumbai List of churches in Mumbai Anglican Diocese of Bombay Mumbai
Mumbai
Orthodox Diocese

Other topics

Bombay High Kamathipura Dharavi People from Mumbai

Category Commons Mumbai
Mumbai
portal

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Mumbai
Mumbai
metropolitan area

South Mumbai

Byculla Colaba Cuffe Parade Dharavi Nariman Point Churchgate Marine Lines Walkeshwar Malabar Hill Kemps Corner Kalbadevi Mumbai
Mumbai
Central Altamount Road Carmichael Road Mahalaxmi Worli Lower Parel Parel Dadar Prabhadevi Matunga Mahim Sion Wadala

Navi Mumbai

Sanpada Vashi Juinagar Nerul Seawoods Belapur (CBD) Kharghar Koparkhairane Airoli New Panvel Mahape Taloja Ghansoli

Eastern Suburbs

Bhandup Chembur Ghatkopar Govandi Hiranandani Gardens Kanjurmarg Kurla Mankhurd Mulund Nahur Powai Trombay Vidyavihar Vikhroli

Western Suburbs

Bandra Khar Santacruz Vile Parle Juhu Andheri Marol Saki Naka Versova Jogeshwari Oshiwara Goregaon Malad Kandivali Borivali Dahisar

Mira-Bhayandar
Mira-Bhayandar
( Thane
Thane
district)

Mira Road Bhayandar Uttan

Thane
Thane
( Thane
Thane
district)

Thane Kopri Wagle Estate Kolshet Majiwada Ghodbunder Road Kalwa Mumbra Kausa Shil Phata Diva

Kalyan-Dombivali
Kalyan-Dombivali
( Thane
Thane
district)

Dombivli Thakurli Kalyan Mohone Titwala

Ulhasnagar
Ulhasnagar
( Thane
Thane
district)

Vithalwadi Ulhasnagar Shahad Ambernath Badlapur Kulgaon

Bhiwandi-Nizampur ( Thane
Thane
district)

Bhiwandi Nizampur

Vasai-Virar
Vasai-Virar
( Palghar
Palghar
district)

Naigaon Vasai Vasai
Vasai
Road Navghar Manickpur Nala Sopara Virar Palghar Boisar

Suburbs in Raigad district

Alibag Rasayani Pen Neral Matheran Karjat Khopoli Khalapur

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Tourist attractions in Mumbai
Mumbai
(list)

Pre-colonial

Elephanta Caves Kanheri Caves Worli
Worli
Fort Mahim
Mahim
Fort

Colonial

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus BMC Headquarters Hutatma Chowk Worli
Worli
Fort David Sassoon Library Gateway of India Rajabai Tower Mount Mary's Church Bombay High
Bombay High
Court Ballard Bunder Gatehouse South Mumbai St. Thomas Cathedral

Beaches

Aksa Beach Dadar
Dadar
Chowpatty Girgaum Chowpatty Juhu
Juhu
Beach Kalamb Beach Madh Island Marvé Beach Powai
Powai
Lake Versova

Places of worship

Babulnath Haji Ali Jama Masjid Mahalaxmi Temple Cathedral of the Holy Name, Mumbai Mahim
Mahim
Church Basilica of Our Lady of the Mount, Bandra Shrine Of Don Bosco's Madonna ,Matunga St Peter's Church,Bandra St. Andrew's Church, Mumbai,Bandra,Mumbai Portuguese Church (Mumbai) Mumba Devi Mandir Siddhivinayak Temple Shitala
Shitala
Devi Temple Swaminarayan Mandir Walkeshwar
Walkeshwar
Temple

Cultural

National Centre for the Performing Arts Experimental Theatre (NCPA) Jehangir Art Gallery Taraporewala Aquarium Asiatic Society of Mumbai Marine Drive Royal Opera House Regal Cinema Eros Cinema Metro Adlabs Nehru Science Centre Film City Capitol Cinema Liberty Cinema

Boulevards

Marine Drive Fashion Street Linking Road Nepean Sea Road Breach Candy Bandstand Promenade Worli
Worli
Seaface Bandra- Worli
Worli
Sea Link Carter Road Promenade

Districts

Western Suburbs Nariman Point Malabar Hill Kala Ghoda Colaba Bandra
Bandra
Kurla
Kurla
Complex

Shopping

Chor Bazaar Fashion Street Colaba
Colaba
Causeway Lamington Road Linking Road

Buildings

Bombay Stock Exchange Hutatma Chowk David Sassoon Library Taj Mahal Palace & Tower Nehru Planetarium India
India
Government Mint

Parks, zoos and stadia

Bandra
Bandra
Kurla
Kurla
Complex Ground Brabourne Stadium Cross Maidan Essel World Gowalia Tank Hanging Gardens Horniman Circle Gardens Jijamata Udyaan Kamala Nehru Park Mahalaxmi Racecourse Middle Income Group Club Ground Sanjay Gandhi National Park Shivaji Park Wankhede Stadium

Museums

INS Vikrant Prince of Wales Museum Mani Bhavan National Gallery of Modern Art

Forts

Bassein Fort Belapur Fort Bombay Castle Castella de Aguada Dongri Fort Fort George Madh Fort Mahim
Mahim
Fort Mazagon Fort Riwa Fort Sewri Fort Sion Hillock Fort Worli
Worli
Fort

Restaurants & Bars

Café Mondegar Leopold Cafe

Coordinates: 18°58′N 72°49′E / 18.96°N 72.82°E

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