Mumbai as a city is growing at an enormous pace and buildings are coming up anywhere and everywhere. Andheri is one of the liveliest places in the happening city of Mumbai. It is one of the most affluent suburbs and covers a huge area at a distance of 25 km north of Mumbai. It is also a railway station on the Mumbai Suburban Railway, Western line. Like other Suburbs, you will find Andheri divided into two sections – East and West, separated by the Railway line. Both these parts witness a lot of commercial, industrial, cultural and social activities. It implies pockets of eye-catching housing areas, with peaceful tree-lined streets, easy connectivity in suburban Mumbai etc. But it has many more things worth exploring like the beaches, awesome food, celebrities, malls, movies, sunset, market, airport, call centers & many more things.
The oldest settlements in and around Andheri were those of the East Indians. The name ‘Andheri’ was derived from Udayanagari, the name of the hill near the Mahakali Caves. In
early 1900s, as urbanization began to spread, other natives began occupying this areas that included Marathi, Gujarati and other settlers. Andheri, today has a population exceeding 1 million, and as per record is considered one of the most populous suburbs of Mumbai. West Andheri is largely a residential area which includes Lokhandwala Complex, Yamuna Nagar, Millat Nagar, Dhake Colony, D.N. Nagar(Earlier named as Dhake Colony), Four Bungalows, Seven Bungalows, etc. whereas East Andheri is a mixture of commercial and residential areas including MIDC-SEEPZ (Santacruz Electronic and Export Promotion Zone), Saki Naka (an Industrial Area) etc. Many call centers and business process outsourcing companies are located in the Chakala area of Andheri. You will find old houses of the Parsi community in Andheri West and some of the famous Parsi bakeries here are the Merwans and Ahura, which are flooded by patrons throughout the day. Today Andheri West is an area buzzing with sound and energy. Residential areas have sprung up from nowhere. Some key places to visit here are the Andheri Sports Complex, Juhu Circle, Infiniti Mall, Laxmi Industrial Estate etc. Booking a hotel accommodation in Andheri will help you explore places like Mahakali caves, The Vanchasiddhi temple, SEEPZ, Gilbert Hill etc. Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport also falls in close proximity and you will find many hotels around this premise.
There are a large number of business travelers and to make the most of their business trip, they go for a relaxing hotel stay with comfort and transportation to and from the airport. There are plenty of choices of various budget hotels that span the city. Most of the hotels in Andheri offer complimentary breakfast along with a stay for a good amount of travelers. You can travel in Andheri and book hotels online to get best deals from good websites like Arzoo.com. All such places and attractions of Andheri attract many domestic and international players to increase hospitality and increase business in this area.