The city name was changed into Mumbai ( current name derives from goddess Mumba) in 1995 due to the fact that the former name Bombay was associated with the British Raj or Empire - and it was viewed it has an unwanted legacy of the colonial period.
There is a general belief that big cities should be skipped due to continues noise, smog, too many people and constant traffic jams. In spite of all the inconvenience you can come across in such a great city like Mumbai, it is really worth staying there at least 2 days doing sightseeing and slowly falling in love with this mind blowing place.
10, Nightlife, Mumbai at night
If you find energy to continue exploring the city of Mumbai, make sure to leave it for the evening. Mumbai at night is an extremely atmospheric thanks to the lights of the city,still very lively and having extraordinary charm. Of course, you can go on a tour of Mumbai's pubs, clubs and bars, getting to know the nightlife of the city and its inhabitants, dancing to the sounds of Indian music, getting to know locals or trying Indian dishes.
You can also choose a more economical option, i.e. go for a relaxing stroll or a ride around famous places in Mumbai. Must visit Marine Drive, Victoria Station and the area around Gates of India with the Taj Hotel. You can go to the famous Juhu beach or Chowpatty beach to observe the life of the locals and try local delicacies - Indian street food.