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Mumbadevi Temple, Mumbai (Bombay)
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Get sprinkled by holy water in a shrine which gave name to Mumbai at Mumbadevi Temple, a small but locally very important Hindu temple set in the busy Zaveri Bazaar area. Originally erected in 1635, the temple was reconstructed in 1737, the temple features a statue of Jagdamba Mata sitting on a lion adorned in a glittering gild robes, and an image of Annapurna Mata as well as central Mumba Devi, the city’s patron goddess with a silver crown, a nose stud and a golden necklace. An integral part of Mumbai’s history, the goddess is closely associated with women’s fishing community. Prayers are held several times a day in this popular religious site. Use our Mumbai (Bombay) vacation planner to add Mumbadevi Temple and other attractions to your Mumbai (Bombay) vacation plans.
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  • It is the source from where mumbai gets it's name 'MUMBADEVI' .. lots of rush .. but still a nice place to visit and know about the local culture of mumbai... 
  • This is one of the prominent temples located in Mumbai and in case you happen to be in Mumbai, then this is a must must visit place for you. Its said that the name Mumbai is derived from this temple a...  more »
  • I am not sure but I heard from folks that Mumbai city has got its name from this temple. The place is almost always busy. If you want to visit it you need to plan better an the queue is never ending a...  more »
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  • Amazing reglious palce For Hindu People of Mumbai India in heart of jewellery market. Lake of people go for prayer evey day.
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  • A fantastic temple located at Zaveri Bazar that pays homage to Mumbai's patron deity. It is usually very clean and orderly with none of the pushing that you see in other temples.
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