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Gateway of India

Peninsula at end of C. Shivaji Maharaj Marg, Mumbai (Bombay), India (Gateway of India)
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Ranked #22 of 280 Attractions in Mumbai (Bombay)
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Specialty Museums
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Traveler Description: The Gateway of India is of course, the logical place from where to begin your tour of Mumbai. After all, you're following in the footsteps of... more »
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Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

The gateway is nice, but there is just so many barricades and the local photographers make the experience less than perfect. This place does get a different feel at night with the lighting.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

technically its another india gate but its on the harbour and in lovely surroundings. the pain here is the never ending touts trying to take your picture for a fee but once you get past that it is a really beautiful place. the Taj palace is just behind it and here is where you board your boat to elephant island.... More

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Ahmedabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

The gate way of India.... Built during the British Raj in Mumbai but still structure is great condition... It was nice place to take snap with beautiful view...

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New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Great to walk around this open space but be prepared to be harrased by vendors selling everything. Watch for the free blessings and a piece of string tied to your wrist followed by the request for donation.

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

The building and surrounding views are beautiful. The only reason I haven't given a 5 star for this is because the entire time i was there, i had the locals taking pictures of me and following me around as i am blonde...making the experience uncomfortable.

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Howrah, West Bengal, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Like to find people of varying age, race religion roaming as tourist or for business from tourist - go to Gate way of India. Go early - so that u can take a launch to Elefanta Island which is also a must see. take snaps at Gate Way of India to keep it in memory for ever.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

been to gateway of india on 5th of october,big sunny day hot and humid,it is just next to the iconic taj mahal hotel of mumbai,you can get a ferry ride if you want to go to elephanta caves from here.There are lot of photographers over there who can give you instant prints from portable digital printers for 30 rs or... More

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I have been here more than 2 times and every time its full with crowd. Every one you will find here very excited to pose in front of the GATEWAY OF INDIA.Its good to visit and enjoy. You can try the steamer and go into the sea also. I have not tried that as it takes some time. They take... More

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

GOI is a nice place for any visitor who is in mumbai for official or personal trip. Place is over crowded each time as it is a local place, but feels nice to be here,like Gate opening of India from Arabian sea. You can get ferry as well here for visiting elephanta caves, which is ok ok place. Overall nice... More

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Well if you are in Mumbai you cant miss GOI....nothing great about this place....mostly it is crowded but if visit Mumbai u can take few snaps to share in social media...I think there are better waterfront promenades in Mumbai...

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