Navi Mumbai is a sub-urb of glamorous Mumbai city, separated by Arabian Sea. This beautiful city in Thane district was founded in 1971. The eminent city planners or architects saw an alternative of rapidly growing Mumbai city land limitation in the form of Navi Mumbai.
It is separated from Thane by the Thane creek. Not many people are still interested in moving there. With IT and ITES industries are gradually putting a firm foot and other businesses trying to gain momentum the scenario is soon expected to improve.
The twin city of Mumbai is the largest planned city in the world. The two areas viz. Vashi and Nerul are popular as king and queen of Navi Mumbai respectively. Other regions of Navi Mumbai that are worth mentioning are Airoli, Kalamboli and Taloja.
The panoramic views of hills, gardens, waterfalls and nearby popular hill stations Lonavala-Khandala magnetize visitors with its contemporary charms. Cricket is popular sport in the city and finds its place in DY Patil stadium which has been host to many International cricket contests......including 3 IPL T-20 matches and the IPL T-20 Cricket Final. Cricket enthusiasts rate it among one of the best grounds in India.
City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) works responsibly towards the development of infrastructural needs of Navi Mumbai and thus is leaving no stone unturned to make it an independent, well-balanced, self-contained and planned metro city.
Navi Mumbai is a city of 21st century which is indeed emerging as new place for escape from hustle bustle of crowdy Mumbai and business and education destination. It is well-connected with all parts of the country through wide transportation network of Road, Rail and Waterways.
The city receives ample rains so it doesn't see extremities of temperature. The wet sub-tropical humid or semi arid climate is typically wet and dry. Temperature remains always fluctuating.
During winter temperature of Navi Mumbai varies between 17°C to 20°C while in summer mercury reaches from 36°C to maximum 41°C. Annually the average rainfall is 2000–2500 mm and due to this there is always humidity ranging around 61-86 %.
Places to see in Navi Mumbai
Beautiful Navi Mumbai or New Bombay is booming satellite town about 29 kms to the northeast of Mumbai in travel and tourism too.Kharghar Hills
The hills in Belapur are a cool place for hangout with friend on holiday and for a walk through in evenings and morning. Though being a must visit place, avoid going to this fun filled place during monsoon following the fear of landslide.Sarovar Vihar Garden
This garden situated nearby creek is a prominent retreat place provides beautiful view of the sea. People relish spicy chat watching variety of flora here. Thus we may say that it is like a second marine drive.Pandavpada
Monsoon doubles the excitement...cascading Pandavpada at kharghar looks stunning during rains. Tourists see it as an ideal picnic spot.
Rajiv Gandhi Maidan, Rain Tree Marg, temples of Balaji, Swaminarayan, Amritandamayi and Narayanguru, Little Flower Church, Epsworth Methodist church and Palm Beach are the other places that may interest people visiting Navi Mumbai.