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Address: Peninsula at end of C. Shivaji Maharaj Marg, Mumbai (Bombay), India
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Description: Built in 1911 to welcome the King and Queen of England, this stone archway...
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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Great Structure !!

The Gateway of India is a real iconic structure and had seen many a times in magazines, movies, etc. This was my first visit to the famous landmark of Mumbai in last 10 years... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

The Gateway of India is a real iconic structure and had seen many a times in magazines, movies, etc. This was my first visit to the famous landmark of Mumbai in last 10 years. Loved the beauty of the place with two great hotel facing the sea along with the this amazing arch structure.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

This is a monument built to celebrate the landing of majesties King George and Queen Mary at this Bunder by the British Raj. Today, it is one of the most popular tourist attractions of Mumbai. The ferry ride in the evening and a dinner at a nearby restaurant can prove to be one of the best dates ever. Adjacent to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

It was amazing experience in gateway of india &Tajmahal hotel.i saw the history of gate way & hotel,it was too interesting.100% sure u will be in other world when u will go to elephanta cave,.u can buy 130/person for small boat and 160/ big boat,The ticket also worth we should travell 10 km through Arabian sea it will take 45... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

A favourite spot for tourists, nowadays, this monument attracts vendors, food stalls and photographers. The passing of the 'First Battalion of the Somerset Light Infantry' was recorded as the first main event that took place at the Gateway of India. This ceremony was conducted on February 28, 1948, when the last set of British troops and divisions left India, post-independence.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Its a very good place with historical buidings and a wonderful view over the sea and the boats to Elephanta, but it's also THE place in Mumbai to sqeeze money out of tourists so when accepting blessings or offerings, be aware that they all come at a price and the ones called holy tend to be most expensive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

This gateway looks like the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. It's a landmark. If you are getting a ferry to anywhere - like I did for Elefanta Caves, you won't miss this. It can also be viewed from the street by the Taj Hotel area where there are silver horse drawn carriages. Good for photo taking.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Being from Mumbai, I have been to this location countless times, but it never ceases to amaze me, with its majestic view. Both looking towards the ocean through the gateway or turning around to view the impressive Taj Hotel..

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Manipal, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

A place one can't miss in Mumbai. The feel of Gateway and the magnanimous Taj standing in front is amazing. In the night they have colorful lights over the architecture which gives a totally different feel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

The beautiful architecture of the Gateway to India as well as the the iconic Taj Hotel are wonderfully symbolic of Bombay. An evening visit especially over the weekend allows you to participate in a festive atmosphere replete with carriages decorated with coloured neon lights giving the whole scene a dream-like quality! The cleanliness of the area could be improved though... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

A marvel of Architecture and an epitome of heritage for the City bestows the stature of Gateway of India. A must see tourist attraction for visitors and a regular spot for Mumbaiyites who prefer to have a time by the sea overlooking its richness over Apollo Docks. Gateway of India is best seen from the sea on a boat ride... More 

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