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Gateway of India

Address: Peninsula at end of C. Shivaji Maharaj Marg, Mumbai (Bombay), India (Gateway of India)
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Mumbai City Highlights Small-Group Tour
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Ranked #21 of 273 Attractions in Mumbai (Bombay)
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Museums, Sights & Landmarks
Fee: No
Owner description: Built in 1911 to welcome the King and Queen of England, this stone...
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Type: Specialty Museums, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Museums, Sights & Landmarks
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Built in 1911 to welcome the King and Queen of England, this stone archway in Colaba is now a historic landmark.
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Luton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

My wife and i were staying in The Tower wing of The Taj Palace Hotel where our room on the 17th Floor directly looked out onto the Gateway of India, i had so much wanted to walk through this magnificent structure but couldn't as the Indian Army were in attendance for a show to various Indian and International VIP'S PERHAPS... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Its a signature of mumbai...beautiful place and superb sight...Taj is just next to it...u can roam around buying cheaper thgns and u have a option to go to Taj and spend lot of money... go for a boat ride..

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Great monument to go around and stop over for a trip to Elephanta Caves. The view from the sea is great and a must go place if you are traveling for first time.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

The structure itself is not breathtaking, but the aura around it and the view that it offers make it a real delight. However, if you go there on a weekend or on holidays, you will find it ovrcrowded with persistent hawkers and touts. Best thing to go there is early in the morning or late in the evening on a... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

The gate was built to commemorate the visit of the king and queen, and is a quite impressive structure along the waters-edge. There are security gates but it's free to enter, and has a plaque in English & Hindi to explain the history behind the gate. At the end of the day it is only a giant door but it... More 

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Delhi
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Once a actual gateway to enter India, not in public and government apathy. This place is being maintained very poorly by BMC. Cleanliness is big issue. If you planing to visit this place, please make sure you do not carry waste generating items. Plus : You can see the great architecture made by Britishers. Minus : The Gateway of India... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

it may be just a gate .... but when you visit this place ... the giganticity of this place makes it an experience ... just opposite the historiacal taj mahal hotel ....this place forms its own charm ... a must have experiece if you are visiting Mumbai .

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Noida, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Your journey to mumbai does't complete without visiting this place, because it is the gateway built by british when they arrived to India at first time. This place has nothing more special, it's a bit dirty but you should visit.

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Thane, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Indeed, its the Gateway to people's hearts from all over. You can just sit there and enjoy the view or the wind blowing. There are people performing and u can watch the Taj right in front of you. YOu can also see the light show in the evening.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

You must go there. Ignore the idiots who advise against. It's a period monument in India & lots of Indians visit it. Of course it's not like it is in the west but just look around you; stunning buildings in a developing country- Taj Mahal Hotel built by an Indian & the RBYC built by the British. Great place to... More 

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