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The capital of India's southwestern Maharashtra state is also the entire country's most populous, with a population of 21 million. Situated on the coast of the Arabian Sea, it's famous as a business and especially cultural hub - among other things home to the legendary Bollywood film industry. The best time to visit is winter, December through February, you'll find a wide variety of hotels to suit your budget, and there's something for everyone here; it's worth noting as well that Mumbai is a safe and welcoming place to visit for women traveling solo.
Without further ado, here are the top ten places you shouldn't miss on a visit: