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Flora Fountain

MG Rd at Veer Nariman Rd, Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Ranked #51 of 278 Attractions in Mumbai (Bombay)
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Fountains
Description: Located in the heart of Bombay’s business district, this stately, ornate fountain is in Martyr's Square, a site populated by vendors.
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Newdelhi india
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Now known as Hutatma Chowk it is one of Mumbai`s Heritage Sites located at the central crossroads of old central Business district & the new one -Nariman Point between the main suburban CST central rly line & Churchgate western rly line.It was built about 150 years back by the Agri-Horticultural Society of western India.In the past i remember it was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Flora fountain, an architectural heritage monument, is located in the southern end of Dadabhai Naoroji Road at Hutatma Chowk (formerly, Martyr’s Square). Built in 1864, this fountain made up of Portland stone and was later defaced with white oil paint depicts the Roman Goddess Flora. The fountain is illuminated at night for a beautiful view. The fountain stands at exactly... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The most I can say about this monument is that you should not visit it during rainy season as the fountain is not even running and there are no plants or flowers around it. It is a very unique statue/fountain, but I would not have known it was the flora fountain other than the fact that it was in the... More

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Monrovia, Liberia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

It was an amazing experince to see the wonderful Flora Fountain under the heavy rains. This fountain is surrounded by old heritage buildings, the remniscences of British era. A poetic expression of Flora: A Glass and concrete jungle; In its midst always Quiet, comely, With hope filled face, she stands Flora These days, It is known as Hutatma Chowk in... More

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Well this place has nothing as such except for corporate offices of banks and a few eateries. However if you are person who enjoys heritage then this place is a must. The building are old and have managed to retain their charm. I have always been an advocate of keeping the old building as they are instead of breaking them... More

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Tortona, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Exactly located in the heart of Colaba, this is nothing more than a mediocre fountain, there are millions more beautiful than this around the world, but personally it has a dramatic effect in the context of chaotic urban planning of the city, although it may seem mediocrity, every so glad to run into a sculptural work like this in a... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Flora Fountain, at the Hutatma Chowk (Martyr's Square), is an ornamentally and exquisitely sculpted architectural heritage monument located at the southern end of the historic Dadabhai Naoroji Road, called the Mile Long Road, at the Fort business district in the heart of South Mumbai, Mumbai, India. Flora Fountain, built in 1864, is a fusion of water, architecture and sculpture, and... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

earlier name of this place was flora fountain which was built by Britishers during there stay in mumbai. but now locally it is known as "HUTATMA CHAUK "as this place is also a memorium of martyrs who died in the partition of maharastra & gujarat on 1971. there is continuous flame lighten at this place... its an open structure so... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

This is supposed to be a historical spot of the freedom struggle. It has been refurbished a bit, but occupies a lot of space in downtown Mumbai.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

While walking to Starbucks which is down the street I came across the fountain. It is well maintained with no litter around it and the garden is kept up. It's a nice place to take a picture amongst the hustle of the city.

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