Bombay Bombay is the capital of the state of Maharashtra, and one of the most populous cities in the world. It is the commercial and entertainment center of India. 6 Photos Goa Goa is the smallest (in terms of area) state in India, located just south of Maharashtra. The state is renowned for its beaches, and was earlier a popular destination for hippies. 6 Photos Leave a Reply Cancel reply CommentConnect with FacebookName * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.